05.09.2022 Weekly Bulletin

Downtown Optimist Club of Columbia

Zoom/In Person Meeting Newsletter

Monday, May 9, 2022 at the Downtown Optimist Clubhouse

Members attend in person President Tony Parisio, Red Leighton, Ken Oster, Ed Musterman, Mary Dewey, Rick McKernan, Pat Brown, Deb Swanegan, Steve Klien, Mike Hachett, C.O. Scheffer, Carl Scott and Jerry Sullivan. Special Guest Lexi Linsenman next week speaker from the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture

Prayer- Mary Dewey

Pledge: Deb Swanegan

Birthday/Anniversary: N/A

Paying the Pig:  Mary Dewey paid $.50 for being in the Columbia Daily Tribune BOONETOWN magazine playing shuffleboard last year.

Upcoming events for May for the Downtown Optimist Club

HyVee is still saying No for us to come back there for our meeting. The next 4 meeting we will be meeting at Shakespeare Pizza South of town.

In May 

May 14th from 8 to 11 am will our Bike Safety Rodeo at Karis Church  

Please sign up to help
May 18th from 5 to 8 with 2 shifts, which are 5 to 6:30 and 6:30 to 8:00 pm is Family Fun Fest at COSMO Park with a theme of “Bee Kind to Your Mind”. We will have an information booth there. Please sign up to help.

May 21th is the 4-H BBQ at the Boone County Fairgrounds from 4 to 7 pm. Cost is $12.00 ahead of time and at the door will be $15.00. Attached is the flyer.


May 28th from 10 to 5 pm there is NOW get together for ZONE 1, 2 and 3 at the Sunrise Optimist Club. There will brats, hamburger and drinks provided and side dishes will come club member in each zone. Cost is $10.00 for the food and donation to play in the corn hole tournament. Our zone is support to be bringing desserts to this party. Attach the flyer

Reminder Rick is looking for drives for Sunday, June 12 for the Soap Box Derby. Will bring a sheet for sign up to drive the kids back up the hill with their cars. Rick passed out the sign-up sheet for the drives to sign up for 2 hours shift. Mizzou swim team will be helping this year again at the end of the hill to load the cars onto the trailer.

There will be 2 high school scholarship giving out each high schools in Columbia. They are Battle, Hickman, Rock Bridge, and Douglass High School.

Guest Speaker:  Lexi Linsenman next week speaker from the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture

Meeting end at 12:45 pm

Tony Parision, President                                             

Pictures from the Fishing Derby:

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