Entries by Mark

An Optimist Call To Action!

This is an important announcement for all Optimist Club of Gettysburg members who shuck, steam, fry, and stew each year to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the Optimist youth of Gettysburg.  It is time once again for the Optimist Club of Gettysburg All You Can Eat Oyster and Shrimp Feed.  This year’s feed will be […]

Farewell To A Dedicated Gettysburg Optimist

We regret to inform our members and loyal Optimist Club of Gettysburg supporters that Ronald Heiges, a long time member of the Club, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2014.  Ron was an active Optimist Club member for nearly than 52 years, having joined the Optimist Club of Gettysburg on March 1, 1962.  He led this club […]

It’s The Magical Time of Year Again!

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg is sponsoring the All Star Magic Show on Friday December 13, 2013.  For more than 25 years the Gettysburg Optimist have sponsored the event with the funds going to support more than 19 Optimist, youth related programs conducted throughout the year.  Magic Show Chairman, Doug Miller has once again planned […]

Optimist Soccer Parking Project

The Annual Summer Youth Soccer Tournament Parking Project will be held this coming weekend, August 24 and 25, 2013.  This is the second soccer parking event for the Optimist Club of the year and is a major source for funding for the Gettysburg Optimist Club Programs conducted throughout the year.  Don Davis has announced that […]

Gettysburg Optimist To Host Zone Meeting

Once again the Optimist Club of Gettysburg will be hosting the fourth quarter Zone meeting, traditionally referred to as the “Pig Roast”,  on Wednesday, August 21, at the Lake Heritage Pavilion.  The popular annual event will kick off with a traditional meal of pulled pork, baked beans, potato, salad, dessert and beverages.  Members throughout Optimist […]

Optimist Club of Gettysburg Family Night 2013

Wayne and Sue Hill once again hosted the Optimist Club of Gettysburg Family Night on Wednesday, July 17, and as usual the evening was a huge success and a great time with plenty of good food and a lot of fellowship for Optimist Club members and their families.  After the feast, the attendees gathered around […]

The Optimist of Gettysburg, Third Annual Golf Tournament

The Third Annual Optimist Club Of Gettysburg Golf Tournament will be held at the Links of Gettysburg on Thursday, May 23, 2013.   A scramble format will tee Off 1:30 pm.  Cost is $85 per player or $300 per foursome.  Contests include longest drive, closest to pin, green of gold, putting contest, and a hole in […]

Attention All Optimist Shuckers. All Hands and Knives on Deck!

The Annual Gettysburg Optimist Oyster and Shrimp Feed is upon us.  As in the past, members will be asked to roll up their sleeves, slip on their gloves, man their favorite tool and prepare to shuck, pad, steam and fry.  This is a last call for members to tune-in and turn out and prepare for […]