Attendance: 90 members and 5 guests
Invocation: Ivan Schuler
Greeters: Trina Hoy and Mike Doub
Guests: Reggie Berry (Daren Maierle), Alaina Cotten (George Brennan), Megan Farver (Anne Cuahuizo), Jen Kerns (Michele Bickel)
Birthdays: Alan Grossnickle, Bill Katip, Max Mock, Jim Walmer
Check Presentation: None
Membership: Joey Hickerson conducted
1st Reading: Reggie Berry
2nd Reading: None
3rd Reading: Sebastian Flores
Program: The DePuy Heritage in our Community, by Jackie Gustafson
Students from the Octagon club introduced themselves and shared a special message of “thanks” to the club members for supporting fall display fundraiser.
Pam Galloway – displayed a yearbook photo as representation of celebrating club anniversary next year. Members were asked to guess who it was among them on the screen.
Andy Swihart – reminded everyone that the Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser is evening of Oct. 26. Seats are still available at the Optimist table. See Andy if interested in attending.
Art Gakstatter – Spooktacular volunteers needed. Mon. Oct. 23 at 6:00 p.m. meet at Art’s warehouse to help with candy and witches broom give-away prep. Night of volunteers also needed.
District meeting reminder – Saturday, Oct. 21. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Lunch is $20. There will be a hospitality reception at Wyndham beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 20.
CEO Report: Travis McConnell with member Annette Petersen conducting
50/50: Vickie Lootens wins $51.00!
Sergeants-at-arms: Jeff Owens announced the yearbook photo was none-other than Charlie Hollar. Gina Voelz and Sam Whitaker, along with Jeff, worked the membership for extractions.
Quote: “If you have a DePuy implant stand up and pay a dollar,” said one wise tooth fairy.
Thank you. Hail to Optimism!