Warsaw Breakfast Optimist, April 13, 2022

Bruce Kettler, Indiana Department of Agriculture, was our speaker

Presiding – Jim Smith

Attendance – 90

Invocation – Ken Anderson

Greeters – Pam Galloway

$1,500 to Kosciusko County Soccer League
$1,000 donation to Big Brothers/Big Sisters
$500 donation to Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy

Guests – Aaron Gaff, Jonathan Catron, Jackie Gorski, Kip Tom, Elaine Kokensch, Jeff Fawcett, Emily Fields, Katie Tuttle. Bob Bishop, David Morton


  • Nelson’s, Saturday, April 16
  • Car Show, May 15
  • Ot is organizing a Optimist Club Workday for Habitat for Humanity.
    Saturday May 7th, 8:00 am to 12 Noon.
    423 E Arthur Street, Warsaw IN 46580

The Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Choir sang Happy Birthday to Brent Mock and Art Gakstatter

Birthdays – Paula Deming (11th), Brent Mock (14th), Art Gakstatter (15th)

50/50 – $47 to Marv Miller

Sergeants at Arms – Various members celebrated personal accomplishments and other members were harassed with $1.00 fines for bogus reasons.

Program – Bruce Kettler will be introduced by Kip Tom. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) was established as a separate state agency by the Legislature in 2005. Administratively, ISDA reports to the Lt. Governor, who also serves as Indiana’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. ISDA is also a member of the Governor’s Cabinet. Major responsibilities include advocacy for Indiana agriculture at the local, state and federal level, managing soil conservation programs, promoting economic development and agricultural innovation, serving as a regulatory ombudsman for agricultural businesses, and licensing grain firms throughout the state.

Next Week’s Program – will be Matt Boren and Jason Meyer with Cardinal Services

Your positive quote -“Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder”