President Report:

-The next zone meeting will take place on Monday, December 10th in York at Alexander’s restaurant.  It will be $15 per person. Craig will be attending; anyone else is welcome to join him.

-There will not be a regular business meeting for the month of December.


Secretary Report:

-The Optimist will not be joining this year’s Holiday Parade.  However, we will keep the Halloween Parade in mind for next year.

-Wayne will be looking into pricing for oysters/shrimp.  A date is TBD.


Treasurer Report:

-Despite consideration, it was decided not to invest in the Powerball 🙂

-The Optimist Magic Show appears to be exceeding expectations for donations already!

-We have two sponsors confirmed so far for the Optimist Golf tournament.  Please continue to seek out local businesses for support.


Upcoming Events:

-Optimist Hoops registration will take place on Saturday, December 8th and 15th from 9-11am in the Gettysburg Middle School gym.

-Optimist Christmas Party is set for Wednesday, December 12, 2012.  Mingling and appetizers to begin at 6pm with dinner set for 6:30pm.  Prime rib, crab imperial, and chicken tenders (for our young guests) will be on the menu.  Please RSVP Stacey at if you plan on coming.  Santa will be stopping in, so if you are bringing a child as a guest please remember a small gift with their name on it.  Feel free to bring a bottle of wine to share with your fellow Optimists.

-The annual Optimist Magic Show will take place on Friday, December 14th at 7pm at the Lincoln elementary school.