Meeting Notes

We are adding photos to the online directory of members on Please show up on May 21 with the clothes on that you would like in your picture. Pictures will be taken and added to the web directory.

We did not have a speaker this morning so we could talk about some unfinished business. The board meeting for tonight has been cancelled. As a club we voted to donate to the Flint Institute of Music with a portion tagged for a specific recipient.

Money from the sale of our 31 Day Raffle need to be turned in weekly. Contact Jeff Dennings if you don’t have a packet of tickets.

A signup sheet was passed around for helping at the Swartz Creek Hometown Days. The event starts on Friday May 29th and will end on Sunday May 31st. Shifts will be two hours at a time so if you can volunteer for four or six sign up for consecutive time slots. Sign up sheets can be found online just click here.

Special Olympics Softball Toss will be held Friday May 15th. Volunteers need to arrive at 9:00 AM. The event will last until about noon.

Answering phones for Children’s Miracle Network will be from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on June 7th. Jack Medemar has the Signup Sheet.

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Dan Crannie opened our meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Pete Venos led us in a prayer.


  • Cancelled – Board Meeting 6 PM May 14th at the Bridge
  • Special Olympics May 15th
  • Dodging for Dollars 10 AM to 2:30 May 16th at Boys and Girls Club of Flint
  • Children’s Miracle Network June 7th
  • Optimist Leadership Conference June 13th

Yours in Optimism,

Jeff Dennings