Wednesday, April 17, 2019

April 22nd meeting

The meeting on April 22nd is Easter Monday, and because of the holiday weekend we will not be having a meeting. Happy Easter!!!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Our next meeting is April 8th

Our next meeting will be Monday April 8th at 6:15 PM and it will be at the Continental Inn 16625 Stony Plain Rd. This will be a program meeting with our Oratorical Contest.

The Optimist Oratorical Contest  has become the longest-running program sponsored by Optimist International.  Now with a total prize of $25 000 we have at least two speakers who will give us a presentation on the Topic: “Is There a Fine Line Between Optimism and Reality?” The students will speak for about 5 minutes each and then we will hear feedback from selected individuals. Hopefully we will have three contestants so we can have the contest however the two speakers on April 8th will automatically go to the Regional Oratorical Competition taking place on May 4th, 2019. 

 The Regional Competition will take place in Red Deer at Tiffanys Restaurant at 3515 Gaetz Ave (50th Ave) Red Deer starting at 1:30 PM

If time permits, brief reports will follow. Don’t forget this is our birthday cake meeting. Please attend this important meeting and please bring a guest..

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Our next meeting is March 25th

Our next meeting will be Monday March 25th at 6:15 PM and will be a buffet in Szechuan Castle 15415 111th Avenue.

This is a program meeting and will feature the Optimist Oratorical Program. This is a contest for kids under 18 where they can present a speech for 4-5 minutes and prizes vary from club level of $500 to Optimist International level combined prizes of $25 000. There will also be a presentation by Ian Johnson, a Correctional Officer at the Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Institute.

If time permits, brief reports will follow. All members are urged to attend and this is a great meeting to bring a potentially new member.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Zone 5 news

Our Lt. Governor has announced that our next Zone meeting, the 3rd Quarter Zone Meeting, will be on Sunday March 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM hosted by the Beverly Optimist Club. There will be a crib tournament afterwards at 1:00 PM. The meeting will be at the Maple Leaf Athletic Club 12133 67 Street Edmonton, AB.

This meeting will also be an election for 2019-2020 LG position. We currently have two candidates, LG Peggy and President Bert.

The crib game is a fun activity and features a potluck lunch midway through the game and cash prizes. Entry fee is $5.00.