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September 4, 2019 Meeting Minutes

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, September 4 at Lake Heritage. President Brian Skidmore welcomed (12) members and (2) guests. Our guests were Sergeant Pruy and Officer Bo Taylor from the Gettysburg Borough Police Department. We opened the evening with all members reciting the pledge of allegiance and Brian giving the invocation. A […]

Volunteers Needed

Hello Optimists, Supporters, Family & Friends, We are less than 2 weeks away from the Gettysburg Wine and Music Festival, September 7 & 8, and we are still seeking volunteers to help with parking!  We are parking cars and accepting donations at the entrance.  Your help is essential in continuing programs like Reading is Fundamental […]

Meeting Minutes August 21, 2019

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. We hosted the 4th quarter zone meeting at Lake Heritage. President Brian Skidmore welcomed (14) members and (5) guests from Gettysburg. We had (7) guests from the East York and Lancaster Optimist Clubs. We opened the evening with all members reciting the pledge of […]

Pick of the Counties

Please Vote for the Optimist Club of Gettysburg in the 2019 Pick of the Counties; Volunteer Organization, Non-Profit and Kid Friendly – Basketball Program!  

Meeting Minutes August 7, 2019

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Lake Heritage. President Brian Skidmore welcomed (12) members and (2) guests. Our guests were Chris Bender’s wife April and daughter Lilly. We opened the evening with all members reciting the pledge of allegiance and Brian giving the invocation. Dinner was enjoyed by all. […]

Meeting Minutes July 17, 2019

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 for our summer picnic hosted at Sue and Wayne Hill’s residence. Wayne and Sue were the grill masters providing an assortment of burgers and sausage. Members provided covered dishes. After dinner Kris Accardi challenged us with a game of trivia. Thank you again Wayne […]

National Cemetery Tour Reminder

Hello Optimists, I just want to remind everyone that we have a tour scheduled for Wednesday, July 24th at the National Cemetery in Gettysburg. Our tour guide will be Caitlin Brown from the park service and she asked that we meet at the Taneytown entrance of the cemetery at 6 pm. You can park in […]