Optimist Club 2015-16, week of September 5, 2016

6:03 pm Uncategorized

Greetings Optimists,

It’s a little toasty outside today! But the forecast 7 days from now is temps in the upper 60’s or low 70’s, yes fall is coming at us faster than we want.

Did anybody notice that there is a little more traffic in Whitewater since Sunday?

Our next general member meeting will be Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The meeting will feature “Youth of the Month,” catered lunch at $7 for each club member, and speakers will be Mark Elworthy (New School District Administrator) and Nathan Jaeger (Business Manager) regarding the upcoming Whitewater Unified School District referendum.

Current events needing helpers:

Warhawk Football Ticket Taking. There are still a few time slots (two?) needing workers. Check the Google spreadsheet, “2016 Football Ticket Taking,” for the last few remaining slots. Hopefully, you can use the link in the spreadsheet title in the previous sentence to edit the spreadsheet and add you name in the appropriate cells. If you have trouble entering your name, let me know and I’ll help.

*** Do you have a topic you would like to present to the club? Do you know someone who could speak to the club? Job related? Travel related? Sports related? Youth related? Let me know if you, or someone you know, would like to present. See the dates below where we need speakers. ***

Looking back one year, at this time last year we had 95 “likes” on our Facebook page. Today we have 123!


Dates for upcoming club meetings and events:

  • September 10, & 24; football ticket taking
  • September 13, Exec Board meeting.
  • September 20, 12:00pm, speakers will be Mark Elworthy (New School District Administrator) and Nathan Jaeger (Business Manager) re: the upcoming school district referendum.
  • September 26; Annual Banquet hosted by Jeanine and Rick Fassl.
  • October 4, 12:00pm, speaker will be Kevin Bullis, Warhawk Football coach.
  • October 8 & 22; football ticket taking
  • October 11, Exec Board meeting.
  • October 18, 12:00pm, speaker TBD.
  • October 25, 5:00 pm. Speaker TBD.
  • November 1, 12:00pm, speaker TBD
  • November 5; Football ticket taking
  • November 7, Exec Board meeting. (New date to avoid conflict with the Presidential election on November 8)
  • November 15, 12:00pm, UC 259, Youth Appreciation Luncheon.
  • November 22, 5:00 pm. Speaker TBD.
  • November 29, 12 Noon, UC 259A, stuff goody bags for Breakfast with Santa.
  • December; Mitten tree, Toys for Kids
  • December 3; Breakfast with Santa
  • December 6, General member meeting, 12:00pm
  • December 13, Executive Board meeting
  • December 17, General member meeting, 12:00pm

That’s all for tonight.

Share the Optimism,

Dave Halbach

UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club

920-650-6089 or 262-472-5749

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