Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017

Attendance: 92

Invocation: Chris Mahan

Greeters: Jo Faulkner, Jeff Serviers

Guests: Dana (Joey Hickerson), Jim Swanson (Rich Haddad), Kyle Mangus – Indiana All-Star Recipient (Doug Ogle), Rick Elliott (Erica Elliott), Kay Hayes (Trina Hoy), Sandy Doyle (Trina Hoy)

Birthdays: Art Gakstatter, Jim Bricker

Check Presentation: None


Brooke Hamstra conducted:

1st Reading: Kody Carpenter (Joey Hickerson)

2nd Reading: Mike Doub (Everett Nifong)

3rd Reading: Helen Berry (Travis McConnell), Michelle Stavrou (Erica Elliott), David Grant (Erica Elliott)

Ron Donkers conducted:

Induction : Lisa Mahan (Chris Mahan)

Program:  Jim Tag – Immensity of the Universe

Committee Reports/Announcements: 

  • Club Elections being held 4/26
  • Jenny Lucht – Need help finding sponsorships for the Car Show happening June 4. Everyone bring a door prize!
  • Ron Chambers – Six people attended the Club visitation on Monday in Rochester. They almost had Trina, but she went to the Bowling Alley!
  • Erika Elliott – Lake City Living which she publishes, and about the Fat Skinny Tire fest coming up May 19-21.
  • John Elliott In need of more letters for Carl Snyder for the Honor Flight April 26.
  • Ot Schroeder – Gradway Open House Auction happening Saturday, April 29.

CEO Report

  • None

50/50: Jay Tate wins!!

Sergeants-at-arms: Juergen Voss entertains us!


  1. Thank You Guests & Members.
  2. Clean your tables.
  3. Like our Facebook page and share Optimist events

Thank you and have an Optimist week!