December 14, 2016
21-Christmas Carols/Optimist Singers
28-White Elephant Auction
Invocation by: Dave Turner
Greeters: Rob and Brenda
Members & Guests:
Katie Wonderly (Trina Hoy)
Matt Ralston (Andrew O’Connell)
George Brennan, Jonathan Harding, Michelle Brickel, Rob Bishop. Happy Birthday!
Brooke Hamstra conducted:
- Dr. Matt Ralston (Andrew O’Connell)
- Katie Wonderly (Trina Hoy)
Tony Ciriello, “What is a Coroner.”
- Elves for Elders (Alan Lucht) looking for people to deliver packages to the elderly.
- Santa House (Andy O’Connell) Sunday was canceled because of weather. Setup for next weekend.
- Chris Mahan Oratorical Contest, Feb 24 at Courthouse. 17 or younger as of October 1. “Difference Optimism can make in the world.”
- Brooke Hamstra still needs help with the mentorship program.
- We have a Facebook page. Warsaw Optimist.
- Jeff Owens – Oratorical “What the world gains from Optimism.”
CEO Report: by Jen Kerns
- Mike Metzger, Joined Optimist Club March 2012. Married to Cathy. 9 children and 20 grandchildren! 2 dogs. Lived in Warsaw for 30 years. CEO of Metzger Trucking Co. Hobbies: Fishing, riding motorcycle. Burning desire: Be able to help people in a positive way. Key to success: Try to treat people the way I want to be treated. Honors: Past Chairman of Indiana Motor Truck Assoc. Something no-one knows about me: I talk so much I have no secrets. Favorite Optimist Memory: Last week hearing my grandson Mason speak to our group.
50/50: Jen Kerns won!
Sergeants-at-arms: Jim Smith, Juergen Voss, and Travis McConnell entertained us.
- Thank You Guests & Members.
- Clean your tables.
Thanks and have an Optimist Week!