Meeting this morning opened with ringing of sleigh bells which has replaced our missing club’s bell that the
club lifted right in front of our president last week.
Sorry Alan, your sleigh bells will not replace the real thing, so you best bite
the bullet and go get our club’s bell. If you need help let us know when to be
Flag Salute, and Invocation by Gary Mahone, followed by this day in 1861. Having no one living at that time from our club, here is the story.
July 21, 1861 was the battle of Bull Run
during the start of the civil war. This being a major defeat of the north and
both sided lost more than 5000 men during this battle between the states. For
more of the story see me at next week’s breakfast.
Road Clean-up: Next
7-23-11 meet at the east end of
the parking lot at K-mart See
you there, it’s fun to work with your fellow Optimists. Beaverton
Pacific Northwest O I Convention: August 25 to 27 at
is our district’s annual convention. This should be a good
event and O I Bellevue Washington president Danny Rodgers President-elect Jack Creswell will be in attendance. The august
convention is a family O I get together and training sessions for new officers.
The old timer’s breakfast is a must attend.
Raffle: Marv Thompson was paid (less hold-back) And this mornings winner dancing on his chair was Joe Coss. Joe will get $6.00 (with hold-back) next week if he shows. I wonder what our president will do with all the hold-back $’s when he leaves office?
Birthday: This morning Steve Crowthers sang to us for quarters for his birthday, Sorry Steve you missed out on the cake last week. HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEVE
Auction: Items from Marv and Jack, two items from
, wild rice and mesquito eggs, and one from Minnesota , a rock. The bid went to Alan for $6.00, Great buy!! South Dakota
Speaker: Jack Franklin after returning from a several state’s trip though the U.S. Jack talked about his day at
and Crazy Horse monuments. We were shown a video of the making of the faces on Mount Rushmore
and the time it covered. Jack said this was a mini review of his trip with more
to come at a later date. Thanks Jack
Don’t forget the road clean-up this Saturday