05.13.2019 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

May 13, 2019

Call to order: President Dewey at 12:09 p.m.

Invocation:  C.O. Scheffer

Pledge:  West Park


Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)


Welcome any new or returning members



Birthdays and Anniversaries



Mystery Person

Skipped Mystery Person this week.


Sign In or Pay the Pig



President Announcements

  • Board Meeting this Thursday, May 17, 2019 at the Tiger Hotel at 6:00 pm


  • Food Bank: Larry Fick or Jim Murphy were not there this week. So, we didn’t find out what is going at the food bank last week.


  • Soap Box Derby: President Dewey asked Rick Mckernan to provide an update on Soap Box Derby planning. Rick talked about that we are the largest derby out of 8 states that host a Soap Box Derby.   At the 1st Soap Box Derby they didn’t charge for sponsorship. Now we charge $1,500 for gold  sponsors  who is Columbia Ready Mix/Boone Quarries. Our sliver sponsors pays $1,000 and they are Plaza Tire Service, Flat Branch Mortgage, and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Our bronze sponsors are Bopp Collision Center, Shelter Insurance- Ed Hohlt Agency, Hawthorn Bank and Dents Unlimted.  He also passed around a signup sheet for drivers to drive the trucks with soap box derby cars back up the hill. He has 5 slots for 2 1/2 hours shifts and he needs 20 drivers. That is 4 drivers for each shift.  Also this week there will be a soap box derby clinic at the clubhouse starting at 6:30 pm. Still in the need of 2 super stock drivers from ages 9 to 17 years old less than 179 lbs.


  • Scholarships:
    • President Dewey indicated scholarship awards will be presented at the Columbia high schools as per the dates and times below:
      • Douglass High School: Friday, 5/24/19 at 10:00 a.m. at Missouri Theatre. Rick Mckernan has agreed to make the presentation;
      • Hickman High School: Tuesday, 5/21/19 at 7:00 p.m. in Hickman Gym. Jim Murphy as agreed to make the presentation;
      • Rockbridge High School: Wednesday, 5/22/19 at 7:00 p.m. in Rockbridge Gym. Steve Klein has agreed to make the presentation.
      • Battle High School: Wednesday, 5/22/19 at 6:15 p.m. in Battle Gym. A D.O. Club member to give presentation has not yet been determined.  We are checking with a D.O. Club member, who is a teacher at Battle High School, to see if he will make the presentation.
    • Socials:

Reminder the upcoming Summer Games and BBQ will be on Thursday, July 11 at the Club house at 6:00 pm. The cost is $10.00. Larry Fick will let us know when he will collecting the money for this social soon.


  • Boone County Relay for Life walk: This event occurs on Friday, 5/31/19 at Hickman High School Track from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Please come out and support the American Cancer Association in finding a CURE for Cancer.
  • Bike Safety Rodeo: The Bike Safety Rodeo at Karis Church (606 Ridgeway Ave) Thursday, 6/6/19 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with set up starting at 4:00 p.m.  Tables and chairs will be provided.
  • Carl Scott reported that 2 of the Columbia High School Golf Team Qualified for State: Rockbridge High School (class 4) and Father Tolton High School (class 2). Columbia County Club will be hosting the class 3 Monday and Tuesday this week coming up.
  • O. Sheffer also reported that he has order all the trees for this years.


Today’s Speaker

There was NO Speaker today. Talked about the upcoming changes about that will take place in 2019-2020 for the Club. I will be send out a letter to all the club member by the end of next week with what is going on with the club 2019-2020.


  • 5/20/19 – Kelly Meyer – Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home
  • 5/27/19 – NO MEETING (Memorial Day)
  • 6/3/19 –  Julia Dorm and Brittney Abbott from The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri
  • 6/10/19 – MacKenzie Everett-Kennedy from Hickman Review and Celena Schmolzi the winner from the Optimist Essay Contest.
  • 7/22/19 – Clara Umber from Ten Outreach Program
  • 8/5/19 –  Ellen Drummond from Junior Achievement Program


Adjourn with the Creed: 12:45 p.m.

Optimistically Yours,

Mary Dewey, President


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