West Flint Optimist Club – 6/20/24 Newsletter

West Flint Optimist Club – 6/20/24 Newsletter

12 of us gathered this morning for a meeting that had originally been suspended: we thought that we would have an informal gathering at the Summerfest tent site, but we got enough done last night to allow us to have a “regular” meeting at Valley’s before the work and...
Newsletter – June 13, 2024

Newsletter – June 13, 2024

Tim Jones, Communication Director of this area’s very important “9-1-1” service was introduced by Mic Goulet to talk about the functions, costs, and coverage in this critical operation. 460,000 calls per year, “one every 75 seconds”, go through this system,...
Newsletter – June 4, 2024

Newsletter – June 4, 2024

Attendance and Atmosphere:  Eighteen members gathered for this morning’s meeting, making for a good turnout. However, some members were a bit rowdy, leading to President Cindy being fined for losing control of the meeting. The entire east side of the room had to...
Newsletter – May 30, 2024

Newsletter – May 30, 2024

Attendance and Atmosphere: Fifteen Optimists gathered for this morning’s meeting, bringing a lively yet tame energy to the room. Flushing SummerFest Updates:  President Cindy once again highlighted the Flushing SummerFest, detailing tasks, timelines, and other...
Newsletter – May 23, 2024

Newsletter – May 23, 2024

Mic Goulet awarded by Optimist International and Lt. Gov. Bill Reaves for his many contributions to the Club and the community, most notably for having recruited and sponsored a fifth Club member. Mic spent some time in today’s meeting recounting (with exhibits)...
Newsletter – May 16, 2024

Newsletter – May 16, 2024

Member Jeff Gauger (far left in photo) introduced (l-r in photo) Denina Peacock (Work-Based Learning Coordinator), Timothy (Job Corps residential student) and  Shane Loose (Training Manager) from Flint Genesee Job Corps, and they told us about their beautiful 21-acre...