The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at 6:00pm at O’Rorke’s Restaurant in Gettysburg. Everyone enjoyed an excellent dinner selected from the menu.

President Brian Skidmore welcomed 13 members and two guests. Brian opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and an invocation.

Speaker: Ted Hill of Theodore Productions. Ted provides the Magic Show for the Optimist Club and also has an animated dinosaur production called the “Jurassic Wonder Dinosaur Show”.

Business Meeting:

Secretary’s Report approved
Treasurer’s Report approved
President’s Report

Committee Reports:

Golf Outing – May 16 Bruce Bradshaw reported that the outing is getting close. It looks like 24-25 teams but hoping for more. There will be no meeting on May 15 due to the Golf Outing.

Special Olympics will be on May 17 (York Club). This event will begin at 9:00am at the York City Ice Arena. Members interested in attending please contact Brian Skidmore.

Wine Festival Parking September 7-8 Mark your calendars and pray for rain.

May 22 Dollars for Scholars

Next Meeting May 1, 2019 at Valentine Hall

Closing Remarks
Walt Jones – May 2 will be the Eisenhower Senior Self-Improvement Awards at Gettysburg High School, 7:30 am. All members are invited. A great breakfast will be served !!

Wayne Hill – Reminder that Sue Hill be presenting a program at the June 5 meeting about the “Lewis and Clark Expedition” at the June 5 meeting.

President Brian closed the meeting leading a recitation of the Optimist Creed.

Optimistically submitted, Fred Darling