President Carla Fargo started us off sans bell ringing just a little bit late, but who’s keeping track. Robert Kracht shared a prayer and John Watson led us in the pledge.
We had guests: CHS Football team and coach, Cynthia, Dick Owens and Chris Cervantes had their guests…sadly your editor did not get a few of the names. URGH! Chris brought in Joe and he shared his Eagle Scout project of a cart for a campground in east county. We are a giving crowd and dug deep into our lint filled pockets and gave him our extra dollars to get him on the right track.
A few club announcements: JOI Kids garage sale on November 17th at Erin’s house 2nd and D Ave. Clean out your garages. The CHS Octagon club has 10 new members and anxious to get busy volunteering around town. The kids are running Father Joe’s 5k on Thanksgiving…they needed some help with entry fees and John Watson stepped up and paid for the kids.
Lawn Bowling against those other people(ROTARY) is set for October 20th at 1300 hours. The team has been named, but apparently Coach Carinder said wrangling us here Optimists will be an adventure.
Our distinguished Mayor announced there will be an proclamation for Stan Searfusat the council meeting on October 16th…Jan and the twins will be there…show up yellow shirts and show our support.
Mon Oct 15th a 1100 at Sacred Heart Church, services for our dear Fritz Gaylordwith a reception following at the Golf Course.
Halloween Happening with the recreation on Friday October 26th…Charlie Ahren is taking the helm to assign job tasks. Help serve Frito nachos, hot dogs and cupcakes!
The BOD had a meeting and we 60k in the kitty to help support the kids of Coronado.
Carla is looking for a Song Master as Jim Rodgers our crooning song master has moved to be with family. Can you carry a tune? Then you will need to teach the club how to sing HBTY!
School Board candidates will be having a panel on Oct 22nd for Q & A from the public….If you need a Lee Pontes sign…swing by 9th and I Ave to pick up a sign…YES LEE is running for his seat again.. VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!
DINGS and BRAGS: Cavanaugh is expecting grand-baby #4….Howland is expecting grandchild #6, The Mayor is one of the TOP SD Leaders under 40 years of age….Bailey was on TV and in Discovery Magazine…NEVER SAID HE WAS AN OPTIMIST….. no pins for Waczek, Downey, Cervantes, Pontes, or Mueller.
The Ding Master found some random writings of Roy Mantz’s in the Flying Midshipman…not sure if it was current or an older writing or who got dinged!