West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 7/5/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 7/5/18

For those of you that are avid readers of the newsletters, you may have noticed that Comments are now allowed. You may be asking Why now? or Why haven't they always been available? The problem with opening up comments is quite typically you are leaving your website...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/28/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/28/18

Amy Krug spoke with us about the need for, changes is, and impact of Ele's Place: a "Healing Place" for people (especially youth) struggling with grief, loss, and death issues. Focusing on ages 3-18 and operating in a "facilitated peer support" format, trained...

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3rd Annual Walt Widder Memorial Scramble

3rd Annual Walt Widder Memorial Scramble

Saturday, September 15, 2018 THE WALT WIDDER MEMORIAL SCRAMBLE IS A 4 PERSON TOURNAMENT FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD PLACE TEAMS, AS WELL AS 1 LUCKY RANDOM TEAM VIA DRAWING. CONTESTS TO WIN PRIZES FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN WILL...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/21/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/21/18

Kayla Bright spoke to us this morning after an introduction by the incredibly brilliant yet excessively modest Speaker Chair Jeff Dennings. Kayla teaches Special Education at Swartz Creek Middle School. As you may already know our club sponsors the Community Based...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/14/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/14/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – June 14, 2018 Lieutenant Governor Jeff Dennings followed up on last week's presentation by Optimist International's Jim Boyd, talking about recruitment and membership, very important aspects of our Club function in light of the data...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/7/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – June 7, 2018 Jim Boyd, Membership Director for Optimist International, has experience in Club development and expansion: 44 new clubs have been started this year with a total of 57 expected by year end. Despite this, OI is expected to...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 5/31/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – May 31, 2018 Bill Hentgen sold "50/50" tickets as we gathered for the morning meeting and after the typical opening ceremonies (Pledge, Prayer, Presentation of the Crown), "King" Phil Holmblade immediately fined the entire Club for not...

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CANUSA Games and Flint Olympian Games 2018

CANUSA Games and Flint Olympian Games 2018

On May 10, 2108 Mic Goulet arranged to have two guests representing the CANUSA Games, Sean Croudy and Jim Whitinger, address the Club.  This year will be the 62nd Flint Olympian Games and the 61st CANUSA Games, and this year the CANUSA Games will be held in Hamilton,...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 5/3/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – May 3, 2018 Rick McNally, Attorney currently living in Flushing and running for Circuit Court office this fall, was Mic Goulet's guest this morning, speaking with the Club about some of the vagaries of auto insurance coverage. Noting...

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West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 4/26/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – April 26, 2018   Cathy Blankenship, Vice President for Development and Communications (accompanied by Trina, her new Outreach Manager) came to breakfast this morning from the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. The Food Bank's task seems to...

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