Warsaw Breakfast Optimist, June 17, 2020

Stephanie Overby, Director of the Kosciusko County Community Foundation, presented our program today.
New member, Sally Scott was inducted.
Kris Williams was here for his birthday celebration!

Pam Galloway – Presiding

Attendance – In person, 50 / Via Zoom 22

Greeter – Mickey Smithers

Invocation – Ot Schroeder

Guests – Jeffrey Smithers, Bill McCormick

  • Announcements:
    Elections (Rob Bishop) – Elections this year will be an on line ballot.  The web site will be open until 11:55 pm,Tuesday June 23, 2020.
    Prom – Trace Hansen informed the club about the “Prom” being offered July Need 45-50 Optimist members to serve.  $30.00 per ticket.
    Invocation Sign Up – need members to sign up to give the invocation for upcoming meetings.
    Austin –  Any members who has a dues balance of over $170.00 needs to contact Austin and pay their dues.

Program – Kosciusko County Community Foundation (KCCF) – Stephanie Overby The mission of the KCCF is bringing caring people and charitable endeavors together, we make donor dreams shine for the good of our community.

This is done this by:

  • Serving as the vehicle for donors’ charitable dreams
  • Awarding grants to charitable projects and organizations
  • Addressing community needs as a catalyst and convener
  • Current assets are $58 million

Induction – Sally Scott  sponsored by Rick Swaim, By Trace Hansen, Past President

Birthdays – Mike Cusick, Josh Finch Mike Hawkins and Kris Williams

Sergeants – Kris Williams served as the lone sergeant.

Video – Red Skelton video showing the meaning of The Pledge of Allegiance.

Program next week – Warsaw Airport Update – Nick King

Optimistic quote  – “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair.  So let us be loving hopeful and optimistic, and we’ll change the world.”
Jack Layton