West Flint Optimist newsletter 11/21/2019

Great meeting this morning! 13 members in attendance. 50/50 winner was the KING. Proceeds were promptly donated to OI FOUNDATION "DOLLAR A DAY" This mornings program chair, Jeff Dennings, introduced Jim Stephanski from the Eastern Michigan Food Bank. We all know that...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 11/14/19

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 11/14/19

Our Guest speakers this morning were Major Randy and Joy Martinbianco from the Salvation Army. We have supported this organization for many years. They are asking if we would ring bells again this year. The date will be Dec 6th at Elga CU on Pierson rd. There will be...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 11/7/19

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 11/7/19

Welcome Mike! Our newest member Mike Butts was installed by the prez, this morning. Mike is a lifelong member of the Flint area, an Ainsworth grad and retired from GM. We are proud to have Mike as a member. Cindy Sullivan was our guest speaker this morning. Cindy is a...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/31/2019

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/31/2019

Soon to be...….King Mic! That right, folks. The reign of terror, under the Dread King Jeff, is coming to an end. Soon to be new member, Mike Butts, has turned in his application and money. Our Halloween meeting began with Kevin leading in the pledge. The General also...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/27/19

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/27/19

Guest speakers Steve and Rose Schlott We had another lively meeting this morning. 13 members on hand with a number of fines paid by Steve and Art. Steve and Rose Schlott were our speakers this morning. If you remember, last year Steve told us of his saga with...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/20/19

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/20/19

Phil Holmblade, Ms Black Fit and Fine Patty Williams and President Greg. Dan Crannie led us off this morning's pledge with 14members in attendance. Phil introduced "Dime a Day", a program we participated in last year, with money going to the OI foundation. Mic...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/10/19

Robin Chamberlain (Answer Center for Women)with our own Mic Goulet Robin Chamberlain visited us this morning to share information about Answer Center for Women. This organization dedicated to encouraging young people toward "positive life decisions" has been providing...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 10/3/19

Recently installed President Greg Hilliker opened the first meeting of this Optimist year with Pledge and Prayer led by 2 of the 13 members present this morning. Matt Mrasek announced that the Xbox game system donated by the Club to Hurley Children's medical program...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 9/26/19

Stephanie Confer with our own Bill Hentgen Stephanie Confer, long known as "Stephanie K" (radio personality/DJ), is now a spokesperson for the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA), our award-winning and nationally recognized public transit system. Started in 1971, the...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 9/19/19

Director Deb from St. Francis Prayer Center Deb Hawley from St. Francis Prayer Center came to tell us more about her work near the intersection of Carpenter Road and Dort Highway. Started by a priest in 1974, concern was focused on the poor in "the Projects" (a term...

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