Warsaw Breakfast Optimist, October 5, 2022

Rob Parker, Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce was our speaker today

Presiding – Chris Plack

Attendance – 90

Greeters – George Brennan, Joel Wihebrink

Prayer – Chris Plack

Guests – Several members of the Plymouth Optimist club visited, along with many other guests.

Happy Birthday to Mitch Goon

Birthdays – Mitch Goon, Ot Schroeder

Amy Rowe was named
Rookie of the year for 2021-22

Rookie of the Year – Amy Rowe

New members Tammy Smith, Josh Siebert and Trish Nichols

Membership – Induction of Trish Nichols, Josh Siebert, Tammy Smith

50-50 – $42 to Tom Tierney

Newly minted sergeants, Joel Wihebrink and Jeff Owens deputized Amanda Sautter as an
“Intern Sergeant”

Sergeants – Joel Wihebrink, Jeff Owens and Steve Hollar (no show) are the Sergeants for the Year. Chris Plack was harassed by the Sergeants and fined several dollars to get the gavel and bell returned.


  • Need help to clean up the Goat Barn from Fall Displays, 9 am @ Fairgrounds
  • Nelson’s Golden Glo was sold last Saturday, $1,800 earned
  • Big Brother’s and Big Sisters banquet Tuesday evening, see Shari Benyouski or Tammy Smith
  • Darren Maierle was moved into rehab in Fort Wayne

Program – Rob Parker, Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce.

Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce is the voice of members to stimulate healthy and diverse business growth in our community.

Supporting Chamber events through partnerships not only helps the Chamber provide the event, but also provides income to assist with the mission of the Chamber. The return on your investment not only provides a benefit to your business through advertising and attendance, it also provides a return on community support through the Chamber efforts that are recognized by all of our members and the relationships established in the community at large. Partnerships provide new business ribbon cuttings, business advocacy, business education and networking in various ways

Next Week’s Program – Attorney General Tod Rokita