CANUSA Games and Flint Olympian Games 2108

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,...

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....

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...

2018 Chicken Dinner

Yesterday, April 29, we held our annual chicken dinner fundraiser at the Masonic Temple in downtown Flint, chaired by Bill Hentgen. We had a good showing of workers to help serve delicious 😋 chicken 🍗 dinners. Workers from our club included: Bill Hentgen, Mic Goulet,...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 4/12/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – April 12, 2018 Susanne Gunsorek, Hurley Food Pharmacy Coordinator and Registered Dietitian,spoke with the Club this morning about her “Food Farmacy” endeavors. A 2016 survey called attention to the...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 4/5/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – April 5, 2018 Dave Geiger, former Police Chief and now Mundy Township Supervisor, returned as the guest of Peter Venos to speak of developments in and of the township’s Hill Road Recreational Park. With drawings, maps, and...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 3/29/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – March 29, 2018 Our Oratorical Contest winners, Jason Van Tol (1st Place) and Jacob Winter (2nd Place), were here to speak this morning on their “Roots of Optimism”. Accompanied by family members, the young men gave...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 3/22/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – March 22, 2018 Newly appointed Circuit Court Judge Celeste Bell, guest speaker scheduled by Judge Joe Farah, introduced herself to the Club this morning, having arrived before Hizzoner (costing him a fine). This newest Circuit...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 3/15/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter -March 15, 2018 Circuit Court Judge and Club Member Joe Farah spoke this morning about some of the prominent legal issues and controversies: the exits of several standing judges and cases and challenges facing the new replacement judges...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 3/8/18

West Flint Optimist Newsletter -March 8, 2018 David Simancek, Director for Child & Community Development at Swartz Creek Schools, spoke to the Club this morning about his transition from Mathematics teacher through Assistant Principal to his current position and...