Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Optimist International U18 Curling

The Optimist International U18 Curling International will be held Mar 30-Apr 3 at Edmonton Jasper Place & Saville Curling Arenas. If you are interested in attending any part Contact Opt Clint. This is a major event and over 300 curlers, coaches, and family will be attending. Kids are from Across Canada (including the Territories), Across the United States and kids from Japan. Optimists are needed to operate two information booths at the Arenas.
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Friday, March 11, 2016

Next Dnner Meeting New Optimists Welcome

Our next meeting is in the Edmonton Room in the Continental Inn, 16625 Stony Plain Road on March 14, 2016 6:15 pm. This will be a program meeting, and this will be our NOW event. Join us for a buffet dinner.

New Optimists Welcome event will be a special program presented by the membership committee and no business will be conducted.  Instead a series of presentations will be given on our Optimist Club. Special guest Shawn Bishop a Area Commissioner of Scouts Canada will be giving a presentation on our role with Scouts. A unique power point presentation will be given on the various activities through out the years, past and current. We have a Optimist international video on Optimism world wide. Governor Edie Harris will be addressing our Club.
We expect at least fifteen guests to learn about our club. All members are urged to attend and are asked to bring a guest. Special Invitation cards are available to give to your guests. This will also be an excellent opportunity for newer members to learn about our organization. Contact Opt Lucile for  additional details. 

All members are urged to attend and please bring a guest especially a prospective new member.

Saskatoon Board Meeting

The next District meeting is in Saskatoon April 29 & 30. Newer members are urged to attend and may Contact Opt Keivin before March 28th for details and registration. The event will take place at the Park Hotel and features the oratorical contest.  About six members currently will be attending.

98th Optimist International Convention

Quebec City is hosting the 98th Optimist International Convention June 30th to July 2. About seven members will be attending and if you need additional information contact Pres-elect John Anderson.