The Gettysburg Optimist Club met on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Mark Cropp’s home.  A delicious steak dinner was  cooked on the grill by Mark.

After dinner President Daryl Aurand conducted a brief business meeting, beginning at 7:40pm. The main order of business was nomination of officers and Board of Directors for the coming year.  The following members were nominated:

President   Dan Mattern
Vice President  Brian Skidmore
Secretary  Daryl Aurand
Treasurer  Tom Barako
Board of Directors  Doug Miller, Mindy Accardi, Bill Pyron

Congratulations to all of you !

Tom Barako presented the Treasurer’s Report:  General Fund and Activity Fund

Tom said that the club is in excellent financial condition. He said that the extra P.O. Box key is missing. If anyone knows the whereabouts of it, please contact Tom.


Officer Installation Banquet  10/4  @Refectory  6:00pm  $10   All are welcome.
Oyster/Shrimp Fundraiser  3/24/18
Golf Tournament  5/17/18 


Marci will arrange to have pictures taken at the Installation Banquet.
Wayne mentioned that tickets for the Oyster Feed will be $40.

President Daryl closed the meeting at 8:20 pm with recitation of the Optimist Creed.

Submitted by Fred