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Happy New Year!

”We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Girls Grades 4-6 Time Change

The Gettysburg Optimist Club is mixing it up a bit this year. To accommodate participant demand, the basketball committee has decided to host both the boys in grades 4-6 and the girls in grades 4-6 from 11AM to Noon.  There will no longer be sessions from noon to 1 pm. Registration is still open! Sign […]

Christmas Holiday Party December 11, 2019

The Optimist Club of Gettysburg met on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary Refectory. The Refectory was decorated in the Christmas Spirit. A fantastic dinner was prepared by Biggerstaff Catering. President Marci Cropp welcomed 37 members and guests along with 8 children. Brent Smith opened our evening with the invocation. Evening Agenda: […]

Basketball Registration

In person Basketball Registration will be held on Saturday, December 14 in GAMS Cafeteria from 9 AM – 1 PM. For more information including online registration NOW OPEN visit our informational page.    

Magic Show Reminder

The Gettysburg Optimist Club will be hosting their Annual Magic Show on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Lincoln Elementary School Cafeteria.  The event is FREE to all youth.  Come one, Come All for a magical evening. Basketball registration will also be available.

Basketball Sign Up December 14, 10 AM- 1 PM GAMS

It’s that time of year. The weather is changing and the Gettysburg Optimist Club is getting in gear for Optimist Basketball.  Registration is OPEN online.  Youth in grades 1-6 are welcome to participate in this free basketball program. Sessions begin January 4th at the Gettysburg Middle School gym and will occur every Saturday through the […]

2019 Holiday Dinner Reservations

No Optimist meeting this week. The annual Gettysburg Optimist Christmas Dinner will be Wednesday December 11, 2019 at the Gettysburg Seminary Refectory. Social at 6 PM with dinner 6:30 PM. Calling all members to not miss out on this gala evening and all children and grandchildren are invited. President Marci has been told we may […]

Giving Tuesday 2019 – 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. On Tuesday, December 03, 2019, people around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. […]