Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Upcoming Programs:


7/27-Scholastic/Randee Salisbury


8/3-Goodwill/Lauren Byers

8/10-Warsaw Education Foundation/Barb Smolen

8/17-Lakes & Streams/Dr. Nate Bosch

8/24-National Weather Service/Mike Lewis

8/31-Beloved, Not Forgotten/Dawnna Plummer


9/7-Polywood/Sharon Doan

9/14-WCHS Athletics/Dave Anson

9/21-Ghost Tours/Greg Steffe



Call To Order @ 7:00am.

Invocation by:  Ot Schroeder.

Greeters:     Jay Tate and Jeff Owens.

94 Members & Guests:       

  1. Matt Metzger-guest of Dan Metzger.
  2. Chris Mohrbach-guest of Dan Metzger.
  3. Eric Sorensen-guest of Dan Metzger.
  4. Vickie Lootens-guest of Jane Wear.
  5. Brandon Penrod-guest of John Elliott.
  6. Barry Frisinger-guest of Marty Becker

Birthdays:  Doug Ogle, Jason Gergely, Craig Allebach, Kris Farwell and Jeff Owens.  Happy Birthday!


Tracy Furnivall inducted:

  • Vickie Lootens who was sponsored by Jane Wear.
  • Brandon Penrod who was sponsored by John Elliott.
    • Welcome to the club Vickie and Brandon!

Program:  Eric Sorensen from Tech Endowment Fund presented this morning.  Thank you for sharing!

Check Presentation:  Mitch Goon presented a $500 check to Tracy Furnivall to help support the Baker Youth Club Cruisin’ Hoosiers Car Show that will be held on Friday, August 5th.

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.
  • Luke Becknell will be passing the basket the next two weeks for Christmas in July to help those in need in our community.
  • Sign up sheet for the Annual Big Wheel Race sponsored by Penguin Point, volunteers are needed.
  • Fraternal Order of Police Golf Outing will be on September 15th at Stonehendge Golf Course.  Sign up to play on a team or be a sponsor for the event to help fund programs in our community.
  • Kelby Jones Technology Endowment Fund will help assist the Warsaw Community Schools technology programs.  You can contribute by making a donation.  Visit donate and designate Kelby Jones Technology Fund.  Visit their Facebook page to learn more

50/50: Denny Andrews is this weeks winner.  

Sergeants-at-arms:  Entertained us.


  1. Next Week: Scholastic/Randee Salisbury.
  2. Thank You Guests & Speaker.
  3. Clean your tables.

Quote: “Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life.  its about what you inspire others to do.”  -Unknown.

Thanks and have an Optimist Week!