Warsaw Breakfast Optimist, August 16, 2023

Melanie Wilhite, Kosciusko Cares, was one of our speakers today
Heidi Blake was another representative from Kosciusko Cares.

Presiding – Chris Plack

Attendance – 70

Greeter – Evertt Nifong

Invocation – Glenn Hall


  • This weekend Optimist District Meeting is being held in Warsaw
  • Golf Outing is September 12, still time to form a team to compete, need greeters for the Golf Outing
  • Fall Displays are coming, signup to help is now open, several open slots need to be filled

Birthday – Happy Birthday to Joe Thallemer

Brooke Hamstra was our Sergeant Intern

Sergeants – Brooke Hamstra was our Sergeant Intern today.  Several Optimist Dollars were given for family celebrations.

Program – Melanie White from Kosciusko Cares was our speaker today. The Mission of Kosciusko Cares Youth Services is to advocate for, support, and promote healthy youth development.  The Vision of Kosciusko Cares Youth Services is a safe community with abundant healthy lifestyle choices; where a sense of pride in our children and youth is apparent, education is valued, and together we support resilient children and families.  Kosciusko Cares Youth Services, Inc. is sponsored by the Otis R. Bowen Center for Human Services, Inc. with funding provided by the Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addictions, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, K21 Health Foundation, the Harkless Foundation, and generous donors.