We're having our monthly business meeting and planning our Pancake Breakfast today at our Lebanon Optimists meeting. We tried a panoramic pic... Can you spot the 3 mistakes? Bonus if you can name the Optimists that got messed up when the panoramic was processed!
Our fellow Lebanon Optimist, Lebanon City Manager and Metallic Coin Artist Gary Marks, is here today to start delivering the first orders of this year's "Lady Liberty" coin, "Liberty's Legacy" featuring another Lebanon Optimist, Boys and Girls Club Community Outreach Director Cassie Cruze. These beautiful coins represent a powerful message of support to abuse victims that tell us we can Live Free and a percentage of proceeds will be donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of The Greater Santiam and the ABC House. Contact us today to get your gorgeous coin!
Today's Guest Speaker is Becky Van Atta from the Enliven Foundation. Becky is telling your Lebanon Optimists about how the Enliven Foundation is working to overcome obstacles for college bound single parents- helping them budget and find support so they can get their education while still providing for their kids. What a great cause! If you'd like to support the Enliven Foundation and the young parents they help, contact your Lebanon Optimists and we'll get you in touch!
Our fellow Optimists, Lynda Palmer and Secretary Leah Wolfenbarger, telling your Lebanon Optimists about this year's JOYA program coming up on Tuesday, May 17th at the Lebanon River Center! The JOYA Awards are given to our students that demonstrate excellent optimism and youth leadership! Each winner also becomes eligible for an Optimists Scholarship which will also be awarded Tuesday night! We'll see you at the River Center at 6:30!
Roseanne Hartness from the Lebanon Community Schools District telling your Lebanon Optimists about the hard work she is doing to help the homeless kids in Lebanon. She is a miracle worker who strives to keep every kid fed, sheltered, and supplied so they can get the education they need to live successful lives! If you would like to donate money, food, or items, please let us know!