Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Upcoming Programs:


7/20-Tech Endowment Fund-Eric Sorensen

7/27-Scholastic/Randee Salisbury


Call To Order @ 7:00am.

Invocation by:  Tim Hamman.

Greeters:      Pat Donkers & Gina Voelz.

88 Members & Guests:       

  1. Vickie Lootens-guest of Jane Wear.
  2. Lisa Cassel-guest.

Birthdays:  Yolanda Hedington.  Happy Birthday!


Pam Galloway conducted:

  • 3rd Reading-Vickie Lootens who was sponsored by Jane Wear.

Program:  Eric Bidinger, DNR presented this morning.  Thank you for sharing!

Committee Reports/Announcements:

  • District Meeting will be on Aug. 20th at Das Essenhaus.  Please contact Michele Bickel if you are interested in attending.
  • We need help with the Optimist Directory, please contact Jim Hayes if you can help.  Also contact him if any of your contact information has changed.
  • We will be back at the Fairgrounds next week!  Thank you Tracy Furnivall and BYC for hosting us these past two weeks.
  • Ann Sweet announced Feed My Starving Children will be held this year on Oct. 5-8th to help pack food for children.  You can go to for more information.
  • Lisa Cassel mentioned they need volunteers for a Scout event they are hosting on Aug. 5-7th.

50/50: Bruce Hansen is this weeks winner and he donated it back to the club!  

Sergeants-at-arms:  Tim Hamann and Joel Wihebrink entertained us.


  1. Next Week: Eric Sorensen, Tech Endowment Fund.
  2. Thank You Guests & Speaker.
  3. Clean your tables.

Quote: “Don’t worry about what everyone else is doing.  Just work hard, focus on improving and building on yesterday’s hard work.  And don’t forget to stay humble.”  -Unknown.

Thanks and have an Optimist Week!