Wednesday, March 21, Morning Optimist
Greeters – Rick Kerlin & Chris Williams
Guests – John Siessenop, Trish Smith & Dawn Burns
Birthdays – Randy Polston & Charlie Wagner
Students of the Week – Lakeview Middle School students were recognized by Amy Sively & Troy Akers
Committee Reports – Community Quiz Bowl was held last evening, several members participated; Car Show will be May 19; Riley Radio Days, Friday March 22nd.
50 – 50 Winner – Randy Polston, $40.50
Program – Mayor Joe Thallemer presented his State of The City for 2018, listed below are the highlights: The six goals set by the Warsaw Common Council are: 1. Growth Management; 2. Business Retention & Expansion; 3. Business Attraction; 4. Neighborhood Revitalization; 5. Improve Communication Infrastructure; 6. Encourage Downtown Growth. There has been an 8.7% increase in population growth in Warsaw since 2002. Some of the challenges facing Warsaw include: * Workforce training to insure skilled workers are available; * Housing; * Addiction Assistance; & * Child Care