October 19, 2016
26-Ghost Tours/Greg Steffe
2-Beaman Home/Tabatha Gabbard
9-Veterans Day Program/Optimist Singers
16-Trine University/Alli Finch
30-John Sullivan’s Musical Talents
7-Big Brothers Big Sisters/Kate O’Connor
21-Christmas Carols/Optimist Singers
28-White Elephant Auction
Invocation by: Joe Wilkey
Greeters: Austin Donovan and Josh Finch
Members & Guests:
- Joey Hickerson-guest of Joel Wihebrink
- Chuck Yeager-guest of Doc Haynes
- Katie Wonderly-guest of Trina Hoy
Birthdays: Tammy Keirn and Aaron Rovestine. Happy Birthday!
Brooke Hamstra conducted:
- Joey Hickerson-sponsored by Joel Wihebrink
Check Presentation: $500 was presented to Big Brothers/Big Sisters by Rob Bishop. Shelly Schwab accepted the contribution on behalf of her organization.
Program: Life Touch Ministries. Jeff France and Stephanie Essick introduced their organization, a Christian based Counseling service, helping people return to joy since 1997. Thank you Life Touch!
- Friday, October 28th is the Spooktacular. Volunteers are needed from 4:30 to 9:00.
- The next Club Visitation will be with the Warsaw Noon Optimists on November 7th at Grace College.
- Joe Wilkey announced that $163 had been raised by Optimist Club to send help to Haiti.
CEO Report: by Jen Kerns
50/50: Ott Schroeder won this week!
Sergeants-at-arms: Jim Smith, Juergen Voss, and Travis McConnell entertained us.
- Next Week: Ghost Tours/Greg Steffe.
- Thank You Guests & Members.
- Clean your tables.
Quote: “The two greatest days are the day you are the born and the day you know why.”
Thanks and have an Optimist Week!