Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 Election Day

Attendance: 101

Invocation: David Haines

Greeters: Mitch Goon and Tim Hamann

Guests: Bill Cook (Noon Optimists), Don Parker (Noon Optimists), Clinton Stamper (Donovan Austin), Betsy Voss (wife of Juergen Voss), Mike Bergen (Jason Gergely)

Birthdays: Frank Gross, David Robertson, Brandon Penrod, Jo Faulkner, Jim Smith, Walter Groninger, David Benning

Check Presentation: Kosciusko County Riley Kids Fund and Anthony Wayne Council Boy Scouts of America

Membership: Brooke Hamstra conducted:

1st Reading: Simon Stone (David Haines)

2nd Reading:

3rd Reading: Jeff Rockett (Michele Bickel)

Induction conducted by David Haines: Mike Doub (Everett Nifong), Helen Berry (offcially!) (Travis McConnell)

Program:  Rob Parker of the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce speaking about the Alley Crowdfunding Project – turning the alley off Buffalo St. into a public area. Check out the details here !

Committee Reports/Announcements: 

-Anne Cuahuizo, Jason Gergely, Jen Kerns and Brooke Hamstra shared their KLA white paper projects.

-Coach Kessler thanked everyone for their prayers and recommended everyone get a pneumococcal vaccine.

CEO Report: None

50/50: None

Sergeants-at-arms: None

Election Results: 

President: Rob Bishop

Vice Presidents: Everett Nifong and Jeff Owens

Board Members: Trina Hoy, Jenny Lucht, Travis McConnell and Jim Smith


  1. Thank You Guests & Members.
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Thank you and have an Optimist week!