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. Thank you Stacey.

Evening Agenda:
1. First order of business was the nomination and election of officers. Our officer slate for 2019 thru 2020 will be:
a. President – Marci Cropp
b. Vice President — Brian Skidmore
c. Treasurer — Tom Barako
d. Secretary — Daryl Aurand
2. Committee Reports:
a. Wine Festival – The Gettysburg Optimist Club will be parking cars on September 7th and 8th. Brian Skidmore is chairman of this fundraiser and will be sending out the time schedule that we have volunteered to help. If you have not signed up and can help please contact Brian.

Upcoming Dates:
• August 21st Zone Meeting at Lake Heritage, Steak dinner, please RSVP to Daryl by August 16th . We also need a few “grill master chefs”.
• September 7th and 8th, Wine Festival Parking fund raiser
• Our Christmas magic show is in the works

Respectfully Submitted, Daryl Aurand, Secretary