November 16, 2016

November 16, 2016

Upcoming Programs:


23-Cake Auction

30-John Sullivan’s Musical Talents


7-Big Brothers Big Sisters/Kate O’Connor

14-Polywood/Sharon Doan

21-Christmas Carols/Optimist Singers

28-White Elephant Auction


Invocation by: Fred Nieter

Greeters: Tim Hamann and Jason Gergely

Members & Guests: 

  1. Katie Wonderly (Trina Hoy)

  2. Pam Leak (Trina Hoy

  3. Carol Ramon (Art Gakstatter)

  4. Michelle Voss (Kris Shipley)


Check Presentation: 

  • Annual Christmas Party, $2000
  • Shop for a Cop, $1000
  • Holiday Festival, $500


John Sullivan, K.T. Kishan, Jenny Lucht, Mike Gavin.  Happy Birthday!


Brooke Hamstra conducted:

   1st Reading:

  • none

   2nd Reading:

  • none

   3rd Reading:

  • none


  • none


KYLA, by Tony Ciriello

Committee Reports/Announcements:

  • Brook Hamstra is looking for mentors and encouraged members to use Optimist business cards to recruit new members.
  • Harry Gijous- Annual cake auction. All money goes to the Cub Scouts

  • Santa House needs Santas and supervisors.

  • Brad Jackson and Terry Poulston reminded us of Hoops for Hope, Friday and Saturday at Grace College. $7 each day

  • Hoops for Homework needs court monitors, 12-3pm


CEO Report:  by Jen Kerns

  • Travis McConnel

50/50:  Jim Smith won!

Sergeants-at-arms:  Jim Smith, Juergen Voss, and Travis McConnell entertained us.



  1. Thank You Guests & Members.
  2. Clean your tables.

Quote: “If your dreams don’t scare you, then you’re not dreaming big enough!”

Thanks and have an Optimist Week!