The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary Refectory.  A steak dinner was prepared by Biggerstaff Catering. President Brian Skidmore welcomed 21 members and 6 guests. Brian opened the evening with the Pledge of Allegiance and Wayne Hill gave the invocation. We had a great evening of fellowship.

Speaker:  Sue Hill was our speaker and shared Wayne and her trip on the “Lewis and Clark Expedition”.

Business Meeting:

  1. Secretary’s Report approved
  2. Treasurer’s Report approved
  3. President’s Report
  4. Committee Reports:
  • Dollars for Scholars was reported by President Brian and our female recipient was Julia Gessaman and our male recipient was Taylor Neller. Both received $1,000.00 scholarships from our club.
  • Our 9th Annual Golf Outing was reported to be a success by chairman Bruce Bradshaw. We had great weather and made a nice amount to assist in keeping our Optimist Activities going. Thank you Bruce and everyone involved to make this a success.
  • Wine Festival Parking for September 7 – 8 is in the planning. Chairman Brian is circulating a sign-up sheet.
  1. The meeting was concluded by reciting the Optimist Creed.

Upcoming Dates:

  • 6-19-2019 Regular Meeting @ Lake Heritage Pavilion
  • 7-3-2019 No Regular Meeting
  • 7-17-2019 Summer Picnic @ Wayne and Sue Hill’s residence
  • 8-7-2019 Regular Meeting at Lake Heritage Pavilion
  • 8-21-2019 Regular Meeting and 4th Quarter Zone Meeting at Lake Heritage Pavilion
  • 9-7 & 9-8-2019 Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival Parking

Respectfully Submitted, Daryl Aurand, Secretary