The Gettysburg Optimist Club met on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Valentine Hall. President Brian Skidmore opened the meeting at 6:00 pm with an invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
This was followed by another great meal supplied by Stacey Green. Thirteen members of the club were present.

Treasurer’s Report: Tom Barako reported that the club is in a nice financial condition.

President’s Report : Brian reported the following:

STARS Breakfast: Brian and Dan Mattern attended this event on January 30. Brian described the various activities and categories associated with the organization. Click Here to view photos on Facebook

Youth Basketball: Kris Accardi presented an update on this program. He said everything is going well and attendance is at an all time high. He also said that coaches and players will be invited to an appreciation dinner.

Oyster Feed: The annual feed will be held March 16 at the Gettysburg Fire House. Wayne said plans are going well and to get out there and SELL!! Stacey mentioned that we will continue using paper plates.

Golf Outing: May 16 Bruce reported that plans are proceeding very well. Foursomes are $320 and Singles $85. More sponsors are still needed.

Wine Festival: September 7 and 8. Brian reported that the parking will be done the same as last year. No rain please!Everyone is welcome to help out.

Christmas Magic Show: Doug Miller said that it was a huge success.

Brian Skidmore will attend the Zone Meeting in Lancaster on February 19. Let him know if you would like to go.

Brian closed the meeting at 7:45 pm with recitation of the Optimist Creed.

Optimistically submitted, Fred Darling