Meeting opened with the flag salute and invocation after the ringing of the bell. Did you notice no today in history (later)
Secret greeter: This week was Vern Williams turn to be the secret greeter. Vern could not find anyone in the crowd that did not shake his hand, no fines. Sorry Vern!
This day in history: Oh yes I did find something that happened August 25th 2011, this writer won the RAFFLE this morning. ($ 1300.00). After as many years of not winning the interest grows on my investments. I like the power of the pen!!!Alan is out of town for his rewrite.
Golf: Marv Thompson pitched the up-coming golf tourney October 1st, it’s time to sell those hole sponsors for the Dean Mitchell program. Contact Marv for the letters to sell the hole sponsors.
Get well soon Lillian after your hand surgery, see you soon we hope!
Membership: Joe Coss has mailed out next years membership renewal invoices, all are due by September 23rd 2011 prior to our next year start on October 1st.
Farmers Market: September 10th is the next Optimist market, This time it all proceeds will go to the Candle Lighters. Marv Doty will have a sign-up list soon.
Speaker: This morning we again had our Chaplain Wally Johnston reviewing 9/11 ground zero pictures. Remember the 9/11 10th anniversary is coming up. Thanks again Wally
Speakers for September:
9-8-11 Dave Bishop, retired Beaverton Police Chief
9-15-11 Martha DeBry, City manager of North Plains
9-22-11 Jim Hough, city manager of Banks
9-29-11 Allison George, Washington County Visitors Assoc.
See you all next week, until then!