Optimist International Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 Club Grant Program. Any Adult Club served by Optimist International Foundation is eligible to apply for a $500 grant to be used for a NEW project of the Club. The Marana-Foothills Optimist Club won a 2016 Club Grant for their MCAT High School Garden Club. Applications must be received in the St. Louis office by March 10. Applications and more information are available here.
Optimists Celebrate the 60â€™s
Weâ€™re celebrating the Sixties at the GATEway Districtâ€™s First Quarter Conference at Chateau Ã‰lan Winery and Spa in Braselton, Georgia, October 28-30, 2016. Join Governor Rudy and your fellow Optimists from across Georgia and East Tennessee as we come together to get that groovy Optimist feeling! Enjoy a weekend of fun, fellowship and outstanding training as the GATEway District kicks off the 2016-2017 Optimist year. Saturday evening youâ€™re invited to an â€œI Love the 60â€™sâ€ party â€“ there will be games, bubble gum, popcorn, hula hoops, costume contests and dance competitions. So grab your bellbottoms, Mary Janes, Go Go Boots, tie-dyed shirts and let the celebration begin! Make your reservations today!
The City Market…
The Art and Soul of Savannah!
Spouses and guests attending the First Annual GATEway District Convention in Savannah, Georgia, August 12-14, 2016 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel are invited to join First Lady Laura Bell on the spouse/guest tour to visit Savannahâ€™s historic City Market â€“ known as the art and soul of Savannah. The tour will begin with a ferry ride from the hotel and a short walk to the Market. Participants will enjoy a stroll through the marketâ€™s shaded courtyard, surrounded by bistros, shops, and art galleries while being serenaded by local musicians. At 12:00 noon everyone will gather at historic Belfordâ€™s Savannah for lunch and experience some of the southâ€™s finest cuisine.
First Lady Laura is looking forward to seeing you on August 13th. If you have any questions please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302.981.5447. Donâ€™t miss this opportunity to enjoy Savannahâ€™s art and soul.
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