Warsaw Breakfast Optimist, February 12, 2020

WCHS Swim Team
WCHS Athletic Director,
Matt Binker

Presiding – Pam Galloway

Attendance – 94

Greeters – Everett Nifong, Mitch Goon

Guests – Melissa Deming, Ann Myers, Matt Binkel, Todd Davis, Tieng Chit Cheung

Announcements –

     *Rick Kerlin made an appeal for club to submit ideas for the club to donate a large sum of money to support and encourage youth in the community.

     *Paula Deming –  Triathlon website has been updated 

     *Dime a Day – This program is a funding program for Optimist International to provide funds to support the endeavors of Optimist International and its mission.

     *Wayne Snider – donation taken in his memory to build the scholarship fund

     *Oratorical  and Essay Contest – Deadline is soon, need participants and submissions. Oratorical prompt:  “Just Imagine a World Without Boundaries.”

     *Tri Star Basketball – Sunday ,February 23, 2020

50-50 – $38.50 to Ella (Trace) Hansen 

WCHS Men’s and Women’s Swim Team – Presented by Tony DeBrota

Program – Matt Binker, Athletic Director, Warsaw Community High School. 

“We believe in being an irresistible athletic department by doing sports as a team the Warsaw way!”  Students and coaches are supported and know that the school “believes” in them.

  • Beliefs for the program:
  • Show Up On Time
  • Do the Work
  • Turn in the Work
  • Ask for help 


  • Requirements to be an Irresistible Athletic Department:
  • Leadership
  • Academic Support
  • Athlete Development Class
  • Honest Feedback & Accountability
  • Synergy:  The SUM is greater than the individual parts

Membership – Second reading for Ann Myers

Induction – John Armacost by Everett Nifong, sponsor David Haines

Birthday – Alan Lucht 

Sergeants – Sergeants harassed various members on trumped up charges.

Next Week’s Program – Super Mileage Team, Wawasee High School – Allen Coblentz

Happy Birthday Alan Lucht
Induction of new member,
John Armacost