Optimist Club of Richfield
Bringing Out the Best in Kids Since 1958
Richfield Optimist Club

Rich-O-Gram Weekly Meeting Recap

Each week we meet for comradery and coffee. To go over upcoming projects, and to hear from this weeks speaker.
We normally meet at 8am at 501 W 77th St in Richfield, but we are currently meeting online only via ZOOM.

Next Meeting: June 2, 2021 at 8:00 AM via ZOOM
Our guest speaker will be: Kris Wiebe, Richfield Recreational Department
Sign on for Zoom is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81482306704 (See e-mail from M. Sandahl for Signon code)
Our guest speaker last week was Rebecca Butler Mona, 2018-19 President of Optimist International. She is a member of the Western Des Moines Iowa Club. She shared some highlights of her year as President, which happened to be the 100 year anniversary of OI. During her year, OI added 89 new clubs & 51 new JOI clubs. During the 100th Convention in Louisville, KY they dedicated a permanent plaque commemorating the birth of Optimist International, in Louisville. Rebecca, who hails from Red Oak, Iowa, Retired from a 32 year career with IBM. Many know that former member Joe Carlson, And Steve Lindgren’s relatives came from Red Oak. Rebecca was a strong leader during her year as President, and is currently Chairperson of the OI Board of Directors.

Happy Birthday on June 10th to Blaine Joerger.