Thursday, September 19, 2019

Here is Dena Burian Blackwell telling your Lebanon Optimists about the much needed work Dala's Blue Angels is doing in Lebanon and Linn County. They are a strong and dedicated volunteer force that works tirelessly to prevent child abuse and support victims. They are responsible for the yearly "Turning Blue" you'll see in Lebanon in April. This great group is spearheaded by our own Dala Johnson. Message us to find out how you can help.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Erin Nunes from Lebanon Fire Department telling your Lebanon Optimists about the Fire Academy for Girls. This wonderful program features volunteer mentor firefighters that help young girls interested in firefighting lessen what it takes and how they can make it happen

Thursday, January 3, 2019

We're proud to donate $250 to the Lebanon Robotics Team aka the Skallywags! If you believe in helping kids learn how to design, build, and compete robots against a variety of engineering challenges, follow our lead! These tech titans compete against big city teams that have 3 times the budget, and the Skallywags need our help! Also, if you know about any available warehouse space... They need a home!

Please join us in welcoming your newest Lebanon Optimist, Maryann Ewing!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Here is Debbie Tracy of Obria Medical Center (formerly the Pregnancy Alternatives Center), telling your Lebanon Optimists about the needed work they do to support young adults and young families as they navigate the complexities of having children.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Here are our guest speakers for the week, Crystal Kelly and Lewis Kiker
from the Andando Organization, telling your Lebanon Optimists how Andando helps with development in the country of Senegal in West Africa. They help establish wells and gardens to stabilize and support African villages, providing a great life for whole communities!

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Here is Linn County Deputy District Attorney Michael Wynhausen telling your Lebanon Optimists about the current state of crime, drugs, and the justice system in Linn County.