Listen up Optimists alot went on today at our morning meeting. I will do my best to highlight the announcements and events:
Al Aegerter missed the prayer… President CrawDaddy took over.
Pledge by Cynthia K.
Guests: Lisa Gerbel-Brad’s sis
DeeDee Deleo Pres of Octagon
Jim Jamison with app in hand
Matt Smith CMS JOI Advisor
Mary Watson: John’s Valentine
Pasta for Pennies CMS 1100 Hrs
SF Mtg after breakfast mtg
BOD gave money away to:
Robotics, Cub Scouts, H2O Polo & Lacrosse
Passing of Art Jones services March 10th
OI membership pins to:
Blumenthal 3 new members
Kunberger 1st new member
Coronado Optimist over $10 per person to OI for year 2016-2017 Patch
Thx card from Christian at Library for Teen magazines
Where is our dues going:
OI $64…$22 Dist #41 Our Club $40
Dues going up to $126 next year
New members will be back to prorate with regular dues. Irish and Roy are the membership committee…do you have a new member, get in touch with them to vet the new member.
Liaisons: Carla – Girls Lacrosse
First year was 1996..new coach and assistant: Kaitlyn Couture. Banquet for team in May…looking for a photographer or donate time at concessions during the girls games.
Erin: Octagon Club President DeeDee Deleo. Thanked club for help on SuperBowl of Caring…the kids collected 648 items. The kids are working on adopting a low income school to collect and donate books to the students.
Bragging…is was a quiet moment of the meeting…but kicked back up for some dinging…Mark was chasing his tail after Optimists who forgot their pins and sadly caught Dan H arriving promptly at 0720 hrs.
NO birthdays, but a few anniversaries: Mike Lavin 8 yrs, Michael Manning 6 yrs, Gyorgy Bassola 4 yrs, Tom Kane 4 yrs, and Johnny Perez 1 yr.
Mayor Bailey with hair and swimming to keeping in shape… THANKS RICKY….
February 7, 2018
SPORTS FIESTA CHAIRPERSON Bill Parry will be holding a meeting for SF 2018 after Thursday weekly Optimist meeting.
Please plan to stay and get involved to make this year another success to raise money for the kids.
Volunteers are needed in many areas….come get involved.!!!!
BRING YOUR VALENTINE TO THIS WEEK’S OPTIMIST MEETING.
Each year we celebrate your special Valentine with a lovely red rose…come enjoy the morning and start your day.