Wednesday May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 

Attendance: 103

Invocation: Dave Benning

Greeters: Erica Elliott and Michelle Stavrou

Guests: Brent Mock (Max Mock), Annette Hammond (David Meier), Carrie Avery (Cheryl Avery)

Birthdays: Katie Wonderly, Paul Heaton, Karen Kauffman and Trace Hansen

Check Presentation: None

Membership: Brooke Hamstra conducted:

1st Reading:

2nd Reading:

3rd Reading: Simon Stone


Program:  Holly Hummitch –  Winona Lake Limitless Park

Committee Reports/Announcements:

Luchts: Car show is fast approaching! Not everyone who sponsored last year has signed up – sign up today we are still in need of trophy sponsorships.  The City of Lakes Cruise In is June 4th!

Adam Heckaman: T-shirt sign up for triathlon volunteers is going around at today’s meeting. The 24th Annual Optimist Triathlon is taking place June 24th!

Everett Nifong: Golf outing is coming up June 15th!

CEO Report: Travis McConnell has volunteered to take on. Thank you, Travis!

50/50: Fred Nieter wins! Cha-ching!

Sergeants-at-arms: Travis McConnell, Jim Smith and Juergen Voss entertained us.


  1. Please remember to be polite while others are speaking.
  2. Optimist events happening almost every weekend in June.

Thank you and have an Optimist week!