Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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

Committee Reports/Announcements:

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!