The Optimist Club of Gettysburg held its annual Reading Is Fundamental/Drop Everything And Read and Gettysburg Middle School Outdoor Education Donation Dinner on February 20, 2013.   Each year the Optimist Club makes a donation to the reading programs of James Gettys, Franklin Township, and Lincoln Elementary Schools as well as Adams County HeadStart, St. Francis Xavier School, and the Vida Charter School.  Additionally, the Gettysburg Middle School received a donation for their Outdoor Education Program.


James Gettys Elementary DEAR Representatives: Kristin Mooney, Valerie Andrews, Victoria Parrish, Henry Mooney, Olivia Andrews, Isabell Parrish, Maggie Mooney and Optimist President Craig Sweet













Adams County HeadStart RIF Representatives: Jen Showers and Optimist President Craig Sweet












Lincoln Elementary RIF Representatives: Vikki Slaybaugh, Val Stone, Zachary Slaybaugh, Grace Stone and Optimist President Craig Sweet










Franklin Township Elementary RIF Representatives: Becky Kohler, Ellie Kohler and Optimist President Craig Sweet












Gettysburg Area Middle School Outdoor Education Representative: Principal Dr. Jim O’Connor and Optimist President Craig Sweet