Entries by Gettysburg Optimist

Giving Tuesday 2021 – A Global Day of Giving

In November, we have three days dedicated to shopping; Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Today, on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021, people around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to […]

Basketball Sign Up December 11th, 9 AM – 11 AM at Lincoln Elementary Cafeteria

It’s that time of year everyone starts thinking about Basketball! The Gettysburg Optimist Club included. Our members are happy to announce the tradition will continue in 2022!  Registration is OPEN online.  Youth in grades K-6 are welcome to participate in this free basketball program. Sessions begin January 8th at the Lincoln Elementary School Gym and will occur every Saturday through the end of February. 

2022 Gettysburg Optimist Basketball Program Announcement

It’s that time of year everyone starts thinking about Basketball! The Gettysburg Optimist Club included. Our members are happy to announce the tradition will continue in 2022!  Registration is OPEN online.  Youth in grades K-6 are welcome to participate in this free basketball program. Sessions begin January 8th at the Lincoln Elementary School Gym and will occur every Saturday through the end of February. 

Gettysburg Optimist Club Meeting November 3  20021

Gettysburg Optimist Club Meeting November 3  20021 The Gettysburg Optimist Club met on Wednesday, November 3,2021,at Dunlap’s Restaurant. President Gary Rappoldt opened the meeting with an invocation and Pledge of Allegiance. This was followed by  a social time from 6:00-6:30. The Business session was called to order by Gary after dinner at 6:30. Business Session President Rappoldt […]

#givingspree #67

Reminder – Tomorrow is the day! November 5, 2021 is the day to donate, so make sure you don’t miss it! Giving Spree #67! Join us and support the Optimist Club of Gettysburg’s mission. Donate here! 

Constantly Adapting to Better Our Community

Adaptability is vital in helping you to grow in new circumstances. Our local club has adapted to the challenges presented during the pandemic. The organization is continuing to adapt to the ever changing climate, and we hope that our willful spirit and perseverance will shine through and continue to motivate us to move forward. We […]

Meeting Announcement

Good Day Gettysburg Optimists, Our club has a busy week ahead of us so mark your calendars: Meeting Wednesday 11/3 @ Dunlop’s Restaurant, social 6PM and dinner 6:30 PM. Adams County Community Foundation 2021 Giving Spree is Friday 11/5. This is a great time for our membership and community to make donations due to the foundation’s […]

Mission, Vision, Purpose

Mission, Vision and Purpose. Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves. Vision: Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential. Purposes: To develop optimism as a philosophy of life […]