NOW:53051:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
59°
H 63° L 59°
Clear | 0MPH

Optimist Club of Menomonee Falls Celebrates Forty Years

Jan. 8, 2014

The Optimist Club of Menomonee Falls plans to celebrate and commemorate 40 years of service to the Menomonee Falls community and the kids within our community. The dinner reception and program  “The Optimist Club of Menomonee Falls  40th Gala Celebration” will be held on Saturday January 25th   at 5:00 pm at the Radisson Hotel and Banquet center on Main Street in Menomonee Falls. Current members and former members who may be interested in attending this event are encouraged to contact Sue Jeskewitz at 262-251-9595.

The Optimist Club of Menomonee Falls, celebrating 40 years of “Bringing out the Best in Kids”, offers many opportunities for the youth of the community to be recognized for the good things they do such as the Student of the Month, John Weaver Do The Right Thing, and college scholarships.  Students also have opportunities to volunteer for the community through Senior Leaf Raking, Adopt a Highway, Drop and Shop.  The club offers opportunities for youth to develop skills through speech and essay contests, Distinguished Young Women, and sports contests.  
 
Club members get involved in "Fun" fundraising at the popcorn wagon, golf outing, Packer raffle, poker tournament, trivia contest and many more events.
 
All that "Fun" fundraising gives our club the opportunity to give donations to any organization that helps to fulfill our mission of "Bringing out the Best in Kids."
 Since starting the scholarship award program in 1982, we have given out $153,000 in academic awards to 149 local high school students!
Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been given to Jr. Miss winners, summer band camp attendees, Boys and Girls State attendees, Dolphinettes, Little League and many more youth organizations. Our donation helped build a diamond at the Little League complex named "Optimist Field."

“Personally, joining this club 5 years ago was without doubt the best decision I made as I have made so many friendships and can truly call this club my family.” said Dawn Mariscal, Optimist member.
 
Join us at a meeting!
The Optimist Club of Menomonee Falls meets every Wednesday morning at 7:15 a.m. in room 102 of the Menomonee Falls Community Center, N8645 Margaret Road; also a night meeting every quarter at various local establishments. For more information, please call membership chair, Cathy Sharkey, 262.844.1538.
Hope to see you soon to help make a difference in the lives of kids in our community. Help us “Bring out the Best in Kids”.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Preps football photos of the week: Aug. 29 8/29

» Germantown officials respond to mandated revaluation of village 8/27

» Bay boys soccer team opens NSC defense with 3-0 win over GT 8/26

» Plan proceeds for large Falls apartment project Updated:  8/26

» Germantown district pursues personalized learning options 8/26

» Germantown district examines possible changes to employee handbook 8/25

» Germantown officers urge people to protect against accidental emergency calls 8/25

» Police seeking man who claimed he was Ozaukee County lieutenant 8/25

» Germantown affirms heavyweight status 8/22

» Oak Creek rallies for victory over Falls 8/22

» Preps football photos of the week: Aug. 22 8/22

» Peeping Tom caught in the act at Germantown bar 8/21

» Peeping Tom caught in the act at Germantown bar 8/21

» Menomonee Falls considers its twelfth TIF 8/20

» Menomonee Avenue facelift almost complete 8/20

» Menomonee Falls revises policy on placement of campaign signs 8/19

» Water rates in Menomonee Falls could spike as much as 9 percent 8/18

» Work on Menomonee River Bridge begins tonight 8/18

» Nicolet cancels varsity football season 8/14

» Brandtjen tops GOP field in Assembly primary 8/13

» Severson earns easy victory over challenger 8/13

» Eric Severson wins landslide vote for Waukesha County sheriff Updated:  8/12

» Menomonee Falls woman gets 30 months on tax, mail, food stamp fraud 8/11

» Whitefish Bay latest to enact sex offender residency rules 8/7

» Germantown police officers administer Narcan 8/7

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Local Business Directory

CONNECT