Entries by Gettysburg Optimist

Meeting Minutes January 5, 2022

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 6:30 PM by Zoom. We had 11 members present for our meeting. President Gary welcomed all in attendance for our first meeting in 2022 even though Zoom was not the plan. Due to our current community covid status the officers and board of […]

2022 Basketball Announcement

At this time the Optimist Club would like to inform all the participants and families signed up for the 2022 Optimist Basketball Program that, due to increased covid cases in the area, we will be postponing the start of the basketball program until February 5th.  ALL JANUARY WEEKEND SESSIONS ARE CANCELED.  We feel that it is in […]

Happy New Year!

”We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Christmas Holiday Party December 7, 2021

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at the Gettysburg Fire Hall. Stacey and her staff had the fire hall decorated in the Christmas Spirit. Hors d’oeuvres and a fantastic dinner was prepared again by Stacey and staff “Biggerstaff Catering”. President Gary Rappoldt welcomed 30 members and guests along with 10 […]

Giving Tuesday 2021 – A Global Day of Giving

In November, we have three days dedicated to shopping; Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Today, on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021, people around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to […]

Basketball Sign Up December 11th, 9 AM – 11 AM at Lincoln Elementary Cafeteria

It’s that time of year everyone starts thinking about Basketball! The Gettysburg Optimist Club included. Our members are happy to announce the tradition will continue in 2022!  Registration is OPEN online.  Youth in grades K-6 are welcome to participate in this free basketball program. Sessions begin January 8th at the Lincoln Elementary School Gym and will occur every Saturday through the end of February. 

2022 Gettysburg Optimist Basketball Program Announcement

It’s that time of year everyone starts thinking about Basketball! The Gettysburg Optimist Club included. Our members are happy to announce the tradition will continue in 2022!  Registration is OPEN online.  Youth in grades K-6 are welcome to participate in this free basketball program. Sessions begin January 8th at the Lincoln Elementary School Gym and will occur every Saturday through the end of February.