West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 8/22/19

Kevin Shaw, from Coffee Beanery, spoke with this morning’s 16 members about coffee, his coffee, and his business. Started by Kevin’s parents with $75 and enthusiasm under a different name in 1968, the business has expanded to 60 domestic location and 30...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 7/18/19

A small gathering of 10 members this morning saw President Phil Holmblade open the meeting with the Pledge (led by Bill Hentgen) and Prayer (led by Ken Cullen), followed by several announcements: Bill Hentgen announced the delayed opening in December of the Proton...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 7/12/19

Casey Schlinker, having moved from “Development Director” to “Program Manager” at Whaley Children’s Center, returned to speak with the Club about new developments regarding the Whaley kids. A huge new commitment, in keeping with the...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/27/19

Richard and Carole Beauchamp told us about “The Secret Life of Bees” this morning, sharing details of the mating, reproduction, division of labor, lifecycle, and communication patterns of the honeybees that are so important to the pollenation and...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/13/19

Tom Travis and President Phil Tom Travis is Director of Education and Social Services for Carriage Town Mission and was here to speak about his role in assisting our area’s homeless community in connecting with resources and gaining the skills and contacts that...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 6/6/19

Chad Young is “Township Manager” for Mundy Township and came to tell us about the plans for June 18th Official Groundbreaking for the Miracle League ADA accessible ballfield and the new Hill Road Park development. Mundy Township just passed its 1st-ever...