Book Club

The BOCK Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month, 5:30–6:30 pm, at Grand Traverse Pie Company on Westnedge, Portage, MI, to discuss an agreed upon book. March 2018 Book: Alas Babylon by Pat Frank April 2018 Book: TBD May 2018 Book: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty June 2018 Book: TBD July 2018 No Book Club August 2018 Book: TBD September 2018 Book: TBD […]

Golf2017

13th Annual Childhood Cancer Campaign Golf Outing Sunday, September 17, 2017 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at Heritage Glen Golf Club in Paw Paw, MI. Hole Sponsors and Players are needed. Registrations forms for either can be found at the bottom of this post. The 13th Annual Childhood Cancer Campaign is quickly approaching on Sunday, September 17th.  […]

Respect for Law

2017 Respect For Law and Movie Night Friday August 4, 2017 Celery Flats, Portage MI BOCK is proud to co-sponsor the third annual Respect for Law Movie Night in conjunction with the Portage Youth Advisory Committee. The event will feature public safety demonstrations from 7:00-9:00 pm and will be followed by the movie Moana around 9:15 pm. This event is free to […]

2017 CCDHH

BOCK will hold its annual Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH) contest in February. The topic for the 4-5 minute speech is “What the World Gains from Optimism.” There are prizes for first, second, and third place. The date of the contest is February 18, 2017, 10 am  at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors […]

2017 Essay Contest

The Breakfast Optimist Club of Kalamazoo (BOCK) is seeking candidates for the annual Optimist International Essay Contest. This year’s topic is: “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges.” Student must be under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2016 to participate. The contest is designed to give young people valuable experience in expressing their thoughts in […]

2017 Oratorical Contest

The Breakfast Optimist Club of Kalamazoo (BOCK) will hold its annual oratorical contest in February, 2017. The topic for the 4-5 minute speech is “What the World Gains from Optimism.” There are prizes for first, second, and third place. The date of the contest is February 18, 2017, 10 am  at the Greater Kalamazoo Association […]