Welcome To Leawood, Kansas, please explore our website to learn about our organization.

2017-18 Executive Officers
Viola M. Dreyer, Secretary; Patti Brady, Advisor; Sandy Berland, President; Karen Strange, 1st VP; Charlene Nye, Treasurer; Helen Lawson, Membership VP.

Join us and get acquainted with your Leawood neighbors.

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The Leawood Welcomers has been a social organization since 1958. Our members work to improve and enrich the lives of the women in the Leawood area through activity groups, luncheons, club parties and a variety of club functions.

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If you are interested in opportunities, making new friends and want to have lots of fun and laughter, the Leawood Welcomers is the club for you.

Hospitality EVENTS for 2017-2018

Coffees are held every Spring and Fall

Our Spring Hospitality Coffee was held Wednesday, April 18. Our Guest Speaker Mary Lynn Swoffard.

Ms Swoffard recently had a beautiful sculpture unveiled at St. Luke's Hospital. She will speak on the complexities of design and completion of a bronze sculpture.

The Fall Hospitality Coffee was held in September with our guest speaker from the Leawood Police bringing us up to date on many areas of Safety.

Please contact Elaine Rutledge - 816-943-0408 for additional information


Luncheon EVENTS for 2017-2018

Welcomers Luncheons are held every Fall, Holiday & Spring

Our Spring Luncheon at Iron Horse Golf Club
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
15400 Mission Road, Leawood, KS

11 AM social (cash bar)
12 Noon Lunch
Brisket, beans, salad, rolls, coffee or tea
Reservations $25 by May 10 to Judy Kostusik

Presentation by Chef Renee Kelly
She is with Harvest TV show with Jasper Mirabile.

Holiday Luncheon at Hallbrook Country Club -- December 6, 2017
11200 Overbrook Rd.
Social 11:00 AM -- Lunch 12:00
Grilled top sirloin with scallons and rosemary.
Twice baked potato and grilled asparagus
peppermint ice cream

At the December 6th Holiday Luncheon, Lynn Strout will give a presentation of her 40 year collection of Handmade Folk Art Santas.

Folk Art Santa made from tree branches by Gary Yost

Our Fall Luncheon was held at Mission Hills Country Club -- October 18, 2017

We welcomed Marlene Katz as she brought history alive portraying Eleanor Rosevelt.
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Please contact any of our Officers for more information about any activities that may interest you.


President, Sandy Berland…913-491-4475
1st V.P., Karen Strange...650-796-9426
2nd VP/Membership, Helen Lawson…913-338-5310
Parliamentarian, Mary Ann Waldenmeyer..913-499-7714
Treasurer, Charlene Nye…913-345-9680
Secretary, Viola M. Dreyer…913-400-3113

IMG_0043 (L/R)Helen Lawson, Karen Strange, Charlene Nye, Viola Dreyer, Mary Ann Waldenmeyer, Sandy Berland