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Reminder

No Optimist Meeting this Wednesday November 20, 2019. Our next meeting is our Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ the Refectory.

2019 Magic Show Announcement

Mark your calendars! The annual Optimist Magic Show has been scheduled for December 13 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Elementary School. Promising to entertain audiences of all ages, they have designed a show with a mix of amazing stage illusions, entertaining and skillful escapes, audience participation and exciting music that gives you more ‘bang for your […]

November 6, 2019 Meeting Minutes

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the Deatrick Community Center. President Marci Cropp welcomed 15 members. Marci opened the evening by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Brent Smith gave the invocation. A delicious chicken and meatball dinner was prepared by Cropp Catering. Also, included was a very tasty crab […]

Renovations to the Gettysburg Recreation Park Amphitheater

Nearly thirty-five years has passed since the Optimist Club of Gettysburg (Optimist) volunteered to build the Amphitheater at the Gettysburg Recreation Park. Over the decades since it was first opened to the public, thousands of Gettysburg area residents have migrated to the amphitheater to enjoy a variety of entertainment offerings. Originally many local contractors and […]

November 6, 2019 Meeting Announcements

We will have a board meeting this Wednesday 11/6/2019 @ 5 PM before our regular meeting. This meeting is at Deatrick Village Community Center. The Optimist Club of Gettysburg membership will meet this Wednesday, November 6th @ the “Deatrick Village Community Center” 6 PM social and 6:30 PM dinner and meeting. See you then!

2019 Reading Is Fundamental Program

For Immediate Release: 2019 Gettysburg Optimist RIF Program The Optimist Club of Gettysburg held its annual Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) dinner meeting on October 16, 2019. Each year the Optimist Club of Gettysburg supports more than 19 youth related programs throughout the Gettysburg area that “Bring Out The Best In Kids.” The RIF program, known by […]

Magic Show – Donation Requests

The annual Optimist Magic Show has been scheduled for December 13 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Elementary School.  Phone solicitations for donations has begun. We THANK YOU in advance for donating to continue this tradition which allows ALL Children to attend for free. Tickets will soon be available for distribution. Donations may also be sent […]

October 16, 2019 Meeting Announcement

Our meeting this Wednesday October 16th is at the Lutheran Seminary Refectory 6PM social and 6:30PM dinner. This is a great meeting you want to attend and also an opportunity to invite guests to attend with you. You will have an opportunity to meet and show support to members of our local schools who help […]

October 2, 2019 Meeting Minutes

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary Refectory. A delicious chicken and ham dinner was prepared by Biggerstaff Catering. President Brian Skidmore welcomed (17) members and (6) guests. Brian opened the evening by leading the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the invocation. Business Meeting: 1. Brian […]