Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Upcoming Programs:


9/7-Polywood/Sharon Doan

9/14-WCHS Athletics/Dave Anson

9/21-Ghost Tours/Greg Steffe



President, Trace Hansen, called our meeting to order at @ 7:00am.

Invocation by:  Bill Crane.

Greeters:     Marty Becker & Jeff Crawford.

96 Members & Guests:       

  1. Nancy McGlothin-guest of Steve McGlothin.
  2. Kaer Raymeel-guest of Art Gakstatter.
  3. Debbie Messenger-guest of Art Gakstatter.
  4. Athena Schlitt-Octagon.
  5. Allison Miller-Octagon.
  6. Matt Townsend-guest of Travis McConnell.

Birthdays:  Scott Whitaker, Dave Illingworth, Everett Nifong, Luke Becknell, Joel Wihebrink, Mike Hollingsworth and Rich Haddad.  Happy Birthday!


Pam Galloway conducted:

  • 2nd Reading-Stu Wysong-who was sponsored by John Elliott.

Program:  Dawnna Plummer from Beloved, not Forgotten presented this morning.  Thank you for the eye opening information with our group!

Committee Reports/Announcements:

  • Safe Assured Sign Up-Missy Mitchell.  
  • Octagon Club doing fundraiser, pumpkin project.
  • YAP Clothing Drive-Jen Kerns announced.
  • Red Out September-wear Red Optimist shirts.

Check Presentation:  None this week.

CEO Report:  Jen Kerns announced Ron Henry this morning.  Thank you for ALL of your efforts and dedication to our club and our community Ron!

50/50:   Jim Lancaster won this morning!

Sergeants-at-arms:  They entertained us.


  1. Next Week:  Polywood/Sharon Doan.
  2. Thank You Guests & Speaker.
  3. Clean your tables.

Quote: “Trust the wait.  Embrace the uncertainty.  Enjoy the beauty of becoming.  When nothing is certain anything is possible.”   -Unknown.

Thanks and have an Optimist Week!