2016-2017 OPTIMIST YEAR

President Linda Thompson

10/06/16   Installation Banquet  No morning meeting
10/13/16   Linda Thompson  Presidential Goals
10/20/16   Bill McCarty  Election and Voting Procedures AARP
10/27/16   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship-Halloween
11/03/16   Adrian McClelland  Clothing Donations Kids Closet
11/10/16   Emily Arndt and Susan Terranella  Center for Clinical Research WMed
11/17/16   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship-Thanksgiving
11/24/16   Thanksgiving  No Meeting
12/01/16   Mark Newhouse  Lifestyle Management iClone Concierge, LLC
12/08/16   Marilyn Lenox-Bosma  PGI
12/15/16   No meeting  Snow day
12/22/16   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship-Gift Exchange
12/29/16   No speaker  Time for connection and conversation
01/05/17   Linda Thompson  BOCK New Year Resolutions
01/12/17   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship
01/19/17   Bruce Vincent  Mentoring Program-Schoolcraft Kid’s Hope
01/26/17   Lyn Lenox, Andy Stork and Joanne Beverage  Meet Your Board Members
02/02/17   Mindy Miller, Val Lippincott and Jeannette Meyer  Meet Your Board Members
02/09/17   Sarah Allen  Weekend Backpack Program for Hungry Children PowerUP
02/16/17   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship-Valentine’s Day
02/23/17   Cathelia Cowles  Strive Program-Vicksburg
03/02/17   John Curran  First Day Shoe Fund
03/09/17   Sonya Bernard-Hollins  Merze Tate Scholars
03/16/17   Jeanette Meyer Fellowship-St. Patty’s Day
03/23/16   Joanne Beverage Essay Contest Winners
03/30/17   Michael Evans  Literacy Education for Adults Kalamazoo Literacy Council
04/06/17   Val Lippincott  BOCK Membership
04/13/17   Jen DeWaele  Intentional Community Building for Kids Peace House
04/20/17   Dan Mills  Oratorical Contest Winners
04/27/17   Nancy Gallihugh  D/HH Communication Contest Winners
05/04/17   Sergeant Juday  Respect for Law/Community Policing KPS
05/11/17   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship
05/18/17   Jeff Kalmbach  Kalamazoo Strong
05/25/17   Leslie Lami-Reed  Warm Kids Project
06/01/17   Tina Robbins  ASK- Advocacy Services for Kids
06/08/17   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship
06/15/17   Marilyn Lenox-Bosma  Professional Development Program (PDP)
06/22/17   Angela Johnson Impact of Back to School Shopping/Auction Promo
06/29/17   Sarah Drumm Partnerships to improve early childhood for Kazoo
07/06/17   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship-4th of July
07/13/17   Beth Walters  Kalamazoo Drop-In Childcare Center
07/20/17   Dan Mills  OI Conference Report
07/27/17   Kathy Praedel Be a Big! Big Brothers Big Sisters
08/03/17   Emily Kobzo  Kids’ Closet Underwear Drive
08/10/17   Nicole Kilmbach Fellowship
08/17/17   David Campbell  Career and Technical Education
08/24/17   Nicole Ingersoll  OI Foundation Blind Auction
08/31/17   Linda Thompson  Club Logo Discussion
09/07/17   Nichole Westrate Child Care Programs
09/14/17   Scott VanLoo and Mandy Damico  Let Me Run
09/21/17   Linda Thompson  Presidential Wrap-Up
09/28/17   Jeanette Meyer  Fellowship-Birthday Party
10/05/17   Installation Banquet  NO MEETING