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...

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...

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...

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...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 9/12/19

Today’s guest speaker from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint spoke to a small group, prompting speculation about rain endangering some hairdos. “Nevertheless, she persisted”: Emily Leonard is Director of Grants and Public Relations at BGCGF,...

West Flint Optimist Newsletter – 9/5/19

“People, Pigs, Planet: Sustainable Farming” is an excellent slide presentation offered to us by Mary Kelpinski , CEO of the Michigan Pork Producers Association. In addition to passing out recipes and cooking suggestions, Mary pointed out that pork...