Wednesday, April 16, 2014

2015 Optimist International U18 Curling Championships

It has been announced that the 2015 Optimist U18 Curling Championships will take place in Edmonton at the Jasper Place Arena. Details will be posted.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Soccer Parking Saturday April 19

We have been assigned our first parking event of the year. This will be a Soccer Game at Clarke Stadium from 4pm to 7pm . Some gates may be needed at different times. Optimists have been assigned to work this event but if your are interested please contact Opt Clint for details or if you wish to help out at the next game.

Monday, March 31, 2014

April 14 Meeting

Our next meeting is April 14 at the at
Szechuan Castle 15415 111 Avenue at
615PM. This will be a regular meeting.
Reports on our upcoming spring projects
such as our bicycle safety projects. All
members are urged to attend and please
bring a potential new member.

Bike Safety Events

A dozen Edmonton Dinner Optimist are needed
April 26 help with this event for Boys & Girls Clubs
of Edmonton. Our role will be to fit helmet and act
as support for the bicycle safety event. The kids
are bussed in from several Boys & Girls Clubs
and usually have about 100 attend. The event will
be held indoors at Northlands. Contact Opt
Keivin for details.

Edmonton Dinner is operating a Beaver Bike
Safety event on Tuesday April 29 at the Britannia-
Youngstown Hall. About 50 kids usually attend
and Optimists are needed for Mechanic checks
and to operate a rodeo in the tennis court area.
Contact Opt Beryl for details.

The Bikeree will be held Saturday May 10th . The
Optimists are running this event in the river valley
and we expect 200 to attend. Already we are at
about 150, with 10 packs so expect this to be
another success. Optimists are asked to contact
local business for grab bag items. At the end of
the Safety events kids are given a bag of items
such as pens, pencils, key chains and safety
related promotional items.