St. Cloud Morning Optimist Club
Every Wednesday at 7:15 A.M. at Capital 360
Capital 360 Community Room
30 7th Ave South St. Cloud MN 5630
7:00 Purchase Breakfast at Cafe
7:15 Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance
7:16 Short Business Meeting
7:59 Recite Creed
Optimist Weekly Programs
November and December Programs
Nov 6 Great River Childrens Museum/Greg Palm
Nov 13 YMCA/Greg Gack
Nov 20 Civil Air Patrol/Shawm Warneke
Nov 27 Youth Appreciation Breakfast at Boy Scout Office in Sartell
Dec 4 Charitable Gambling Report
Dec 11 Community Foundation/ Caryl Turrow and Greta Stark-Krater
Dec 18 Holiday Social
Dec 25 No Meeting
Dec 31 Pizza Ranch Fundraiser 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Jan 1 No Meeting
Jan 8 Charitable Gambling Report
October 1, 2019 is the beginning of our new Optimist Year. As our year moves forward, watch for our weekly programs, projects, awards, new members and Optimist International programs which we sponsor giving youth in our community scholarship opportunities.
Our November Programming
At our Nov 6 meeting Greg Palm gave us an update on the possibilities of a children's museum in St Cloud In 2020.
In January of 2014 Charles Hempeck began his work as executive director of Anna Marie’s Alliance, whose primary program is an emergency shelter for battered women and their children. The St Cloud Morning Optimist presented Charles with a $5500 check for Anna Marie's House n Nov 6. it will be used to continue the great work they do with children of victims of domestic violence .
Shawn Warneke, Commander of the St Cloud Civil Air Patrol visited our club to tell us what the Civil Air Patrol does in our area and how the are colled to help the military when someone is loss, search for a missing plane or help with disasters
We Welcomed our October Program Speakers
At our October 30th meeting Renee was presented with a plaque from the DMM District for reaching Honor Club President status for her efforts in making the St Cloud Morning Optimist Club an Honor Club for 2018-2019.
Cathy Wogen spoke to us about the "Kids Against Hunger" packaging food program for the hungry. The Optimists visited the Catholic Charities Youth House to hear about the homeless shelter for area youth. Suzanne Friedrich and Sara Greenberg-Hassen talked about their efforts to Feed Areas Children Together when they are not in school. FACT provides packages of food that are placed in school backpacks on Friday so children are fed on the days they do not have school.
On September 26 the St Cloud Morning Club
had our installation banquet to kick off our new year.
DMM Governor, Dave Martin, installed our new leaders Makayla Wijeratne as President and new board member Don Berger.