Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
9/3 Wed. Girls Soccer
9/10 Wed. Girls Golf
9/10 Wed. WCHS Athletics / Dave Anson
9/17 Wed. Crystal Heckaman / Rachel’s Challenge – Friends of Rachel
10/1 Wed. Wagon Wheel / Rachel Mondragon
10/22 Wed. Stonehenge Golf / Trent Barlow, Head Golf Pro
10/29 Wed. Lake City Bank / David Findlay, CEO
11/12 Wed. Beamon Home
President Everett Nifong led our meeting.
98 Optimists & 5 guests:
- David Daylor-Guest of Kellie Malcolm.
- Vicky Owens-Guest of Jeff Owens.
- Tim Delvin-Program.
- Mason & Lia Geiger-Program.
Door Greeters: Bart Templeton.
Prayer: Bob Jackson.
Pledge was given to the American flag.
Promise yourself was said in unison.
Hail to Optimism was sung in unison.
Birthday Honorees: Sam Whitaker, J. Davis Illingworth Jr., Nick A. Deeter, Luke Becknell, & Everett Nifong.
Membership Induction by George Brennan:
o Sarah Masterson-Sponsored by Mike Cox. Welcome to the club Sarah!
None at this time.
- The 2014-2015 Optimist Directory will underway soon. New pictures will be taken Aug. 6th-Sept 3rd. Ads are due by September 10th. Update Member Information deadline is Sept. 17th. Committee & Project info due by Sept. 17th. Please see Dr. Jason Rich and Jim Hayes for more information.
- The 24th Annual Car Truck & Motorcycle Show was a huge success raising just under $13,000 for Baker Youth Club’s after school programs. Thank you to all who participated!
- Jay Tate – Safe Assured Event at the Heart of the Harvest Festival will b held from 11am-5pm on Saturday, September 27th.
- Rotary Challenge – 8th annual Fur Ball Event Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 6-9pm at the Rice Toyota location.
No checks presented this morning.
Sergeants-at-Arms: Trace Hensen & Lyle Enyeart entertained us:
- $1 Charge-
o Dr Charles Hollar for Tuesday being Founders Day and for him being such a long standing member of our Optimist Club.
o Merl Heckaman for sky diving and for Saturday being Ride the Wind Day.
o Jim Reeve just because day.
o David Meier for being a sky diver and for sitting at the “Ladies” table.
o Several people were charged for not responding to update their Membership Contact information for the directory.
o Steve Albertson for wearing the same shirt as Lyle Enyeart.
- Happy $1-
o Ron Chambers for traveling to and from Russia safely.
o Jim Kessler for Gary Tanner shared his 50/50 winnings with the table.
o Dave Taylor for being alive and breathing today.
o Bill Landrigan.
o Larry Bishop paid $2 for 1) Celebrating his 44th Wedding Anniversary on Friday and 2) His cigar, insurance, arson story.
o Ann Sweet announced that Oct. 9-11th Mobile Meals at Madison Elementary School will be looking for donations and volunteers to help raise money to feed other nations.
o Jim Reeve is looking to recruit new boys for cub scouts. Friday from 5-7pm for boys that are in 1st-5th grade, can come out to Eastlake Skate Center to skate and eat pizza for FREE!
o Laurie Schotz thanked Trina Hoy for creating the PAC’s (Performing Arts Center) new logo. They have a new website too and the season starts Saturday, September 27th. For $100 you can attend 7 shows!
50/50: Dr. Gary Tanner was today’s winner!
Tim Delvin, Mason and Lia Geiger presented this morning. They shared about the amazing journey they took traveling from Mexico to Canada on a bicycle. It was a strenuous, difficult and challending venture that changed their lives forever. Over 2700 miles. Tim rode while Mason and Lia filmed and photographed the excursion. Check out their blog for more details: https://www.filmforthemaker.com/blog/2014/7/12/days-26-32-butte-through-banff.
For more information contact:
2nd Mile Adventures Go A New Distance
Mason & Lia Geiger
Film For the Maker
PO Box 733
Winona Lake, IN 46590