Optimist Club of Jasper

Optimist Club of Jasper

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Appleton Team Award!

PHS Cross Country Team Receives Appleton Team Award
The Optimist Club of Jasper presented the Jerry W. Appleton Team Award to the Pickens High School Cross Country team for their participation in the 2017 Flapjack Run held in June.  They had the most runners of any team on that race day.
Parish Lowrie, Flapjack Run Chair, congratulated the team members following a team practice.  Sue Appleton proudly presented the award in memory of her late husband who had been an Optimist and was known for being a great team member throughout his life.

L to R:  Sue Appleton, John-Paul Faix, Hannah Vincent, Evan Morris, Eric Pagel, Zachary Bobak, Avery Franklin, Sabrina Young, Parish Lowrie.  


2017 Donations

The Optimist Club of Jasper presented their annual donations to 9 local organizations at their two August meetings held at The Lunch Box.  Each year the club holds 3 fundraisers including annual pecan sale in November, their golf tournament in May and their Flapjack Run in June.  Through these fundraisers they are able to fund numerous service projects as well as make donations to organizations that help support their mission of "bringing out the best in kids".  This year these 9 organizations along with the Pickens County Library summer reading program received $7,750.00 in total.  

On August 3 donations were made to:
L. to R:  Richard Vaughn of CARES, Richard Hauenstein of Youth Enrichment Programs, Fran Bishop of Weekend Snack Program, Ander Olson of Youth Enrichment Programs, Rachel Wigington of the Pickens County 4-H presented by Susan White, Club President.





On August 17, donations were made to:
L. to R:  Michele Brackin of Boys and Girls Club, Steve Lowe of The Joy House, Valerie Peel of Habitat for Humanity, Margy Lohman of Prevent Child Abuse Pickens, Ralph Barker of North Georgia Pregnancy Center presented by Susan White, Club President.

                                  

To learn more about the Optimist Club of Jasper, visit our club website at www.jasperoptimist.blogspot.com and "like" us on Facebook at Optimist Club of Jasper GA.


Upcoming events....

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

SPEAKER:  DIANNE SCOGGINS 
OF THE CASA PROGRAM

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND OUR ANNUAL INSTALLATION BANQUET ON
SEPTEMBER 25TH AT MADELINE'S ON E. CHURCH STREET.    
Invitations emailed. 

NO MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 21ST!

MADELINE'S (COAST2COAST) 
   6:00 PM/SOCIAL
   6:30 PM/DINNER
   INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS AND MORE....
   SPECIAL GUEST:  
   MARY STILL 
   GATEway District Governor/2017-2018

Thursday, July 27, 2017

August and September - What's Up?

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

AUGUST 2017

Thursday, August 3 -CLUB MEETING 7:00 AM 
THE LUNCH BOX. NORTH MAIN STREET
           
 DONATION RECIPIENTS:
 Weekend Snack Program:  Fran Bishop
 Pickens County 4-H Program: Rachel Wigington
 Pickens County Youth Enrichment: Richard Hauenstein
 CARES -  Richard Vaughn

Thursday, August 10 -CLUB BOARD MEETING 5:15 PM
Pickens County Library

Thursday, August 17 -CLUB MEETING 7:00 AM  
THE LUNCH BOX NORTH MAIN STREET

DONATION RECIPIENTS:
North Georgia Pregnancy Center -  Ralph Barker
Habitat for Humanity -  Valerie Peel
Boys and Girls Club/Pickens County -  Amber Wellman, Michele Brackin
The Joy House -  Steve Lowe
Prevent Child Abuse Pickens -  Margy Lohman

SEPTEMBER 2017

Thursday, September 7-CLUB MEETING 
THE LUNCH BOX NORTH MAIN STREET
PROGRAM:  Diane Scoggins of CASA

Thursday, September 14 -CLUB BOARD MEETING 5:15 PM 
PICKENS COUNTY LIBRARY

Thursday, September 21 -NO CLUB MEETING

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 -ANNUAL INSTALLATION BANQUET
 (More information to follow)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Current Events

OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER CALENDAR/JULY AND AUGUST 2017

Thursday, July 13 -  CLUB BOARD MEETING AT 5:15 PM
            PICKENS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD ROOM

Thursday, July 20 -  CLUB MEETING AT 7:00 AM AT THE LUNCH BOX           (north Main Street)
            SPEAKER:  GEORGIA STATE SENATOR- CHUCK PAYNE

            SPECIAL MEETING:   DISTRIBUTION OF CLUB DONATIONS TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Thursday, August 10 -  CLUB BOARD MEETING AT 5:15 PM
PICKENS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD ROOM

            SPECIAL MEETING:   DISTRIBUTION OF CLUB DONATIONS TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

FlapJack 2017 Photos









Monday, June 26, 2017

2017 FlapJack Results - All Winners....

Flapjack Run 2017
Times

Seth White
18:16
Jasper
Zachary Bobak
18:24
Jasper
Avery Franklin
18:51
Jasper
Eric Pagel
18:53
Jasper
Jon-Paul Faix
19:10
Jasper
Cayleb Stewart
20:05
Haysville, NC
Jay Dykes
20:39
Jasper
Reece Sanford
20:46
Ellijay
Steve China
20.53
Jasper
Evan Morris
21:09

Christian Burton
21:45
Talking Rock
Sabrina Young
22.13
Jasper
Brandon Tyler Poole
22:24
Jasper
Iam Berry
23:49
Ellijay
Misty Henderson
23:51
Jasper
Mattie Bryant
24:08:00
Ellijay
Robert Breitschneider
24:12:00
Canton
Alyster Connelly
24:20:00
Jasper
Unknown
24:21:00

Smith Tallant
24:23:00
Cumming
Dianne Gorsky
24:40:00
Canton
John Thomas
24:47:00
Jasper
Alan Flint
24:54:00
Hickory Flat
Bruce Godfrey
24:56:00
Ball Ground
Dianna Hinton
25:10:00
Waleska
Jaron Defebaugh
25:36:00
Jasper
Dana Burton
26:02:00

Jenna Shaw
26:03:00
Jasper
Kerri Ann Sanford
26:04:00

Don Burkett
26:32:00
Mineral Bluff, GA
Dustin Nelson
26:52:00
Reinhardt University
Barry Hardison
27:24:00
Jasper
Scott Reed
27:33:00
Jasper
Andrew Sherwood
27:52:00
Atlanta
Jay Funk
27:57:00
Jasper
Jesse Mueller
28:08:00
Ellijay
Jackie Powell
28:25:00
Canton
Ron Burnette
28:30:00
Jasper/Big Canoe
Hannah Vincent
28:33:00
Talking Rock
Bill Leahy
28:47:00
Jasper
Elisabeth Byess
29:00:00
Canton
Shyann Williams
29:10:00
Gilmer County
Steve Dennison
29:11:00
Jasper
Hannah Hardison
29:18:00
Jasper
Melinda Hughes
29:30:00
Turtletown, NC
Reagan Hardison
29:49:00
Jasper
Duane Hill
29:52:00
Holly Springs
Sheila Stiles
30:02:00
Murphy, NC
Sandra Quinton
30:06:00
Jasper
Daniel Hunt
30:23:00
Calhoun, GA
Unknown
30:30:00

Kellie Bertram
30:41:00

Suzanne Hardison
30:56:00
Jasper
Larry Morris
31:08:00
Jasper
Steve Coltrane
31:09:00
Jasper
Bob Kenyon
31:23:00

Johnathan Hill
31:34:00
Reinhardt University
Tommy Shaw
31:35:00
Jasper
Marisa Pearson
31:42:00
North Hollywood, California
Chloe Young
32:04:00
Jasper
Cole Cumbest
32:13:00
Atlanta
Marie Cumbest
32:15:00
Atlanta
Monica Burnette
32:25:00

James Pearson
32:29:00
Smyrna
Abigail Evans
33:16:00
Ellijay
Cayman Moore
33:21:00
Calhoun, GA
Marion Henderson
33:33:00
Tate
Eleanor Boothe
33:38:00
Jasper
Rebecca Stewart
33:45:00
Woodstock
Charles Sargent
33:58:00
Trion GA
Renae Fountain
34:25:00
Jasper
Brenda Griffin
34:40:00
Jasper
Rodney Richards
34:41:00
Canton
Patrick Wunsch
34:42:00
Canton
Leslie Young
34:55:00

Shari Nunez
35:15:00
Cumming
Angie Carlisle
35:56:00
Dawsonville
Georgette Hunt
36:13:00
Calhoun, GA
Chief Ten Bears
36:18:00
Haysville, NC
Joseph Forrest
36:23:00

Nancy Vandiver
36:55:00
Ellijay
James Hefner
37:09:00
Jasper
Unknown
37:10:00

Donna Wren
38:26:00
Ellijay
Ronnie Marshall
38:29:00
Ellijay
Tiffany Kohler
38:39:00
Dawsonville
Susan Burkett
39:04:00
Mineral Bluff, GA
Angela Reinhardt
39:11:00
Jasper
Tom Ress
39:16:00
Big Canoe/Jasper
Laurel Rosenthal
40:06:00
Buford, GA
Jeff Rosenthal
40:11:00
Buford, GA
Sherri Arp
40:17:00
Jasper
Mistie Brookshire
40:19:00
Jasper
Rob Parr
40:50:00
Jasper
Ernest Smallman
40:57:00
Canton
Ted Brooke
41:15:00
Cumming
Elaina Latty
41:19:00
Jasper
Unknown
41:30:00

Unknown
42:20:00

Larry Robbins
42:27:00

Elijah Sargent
42:29:00
Trion GA
Jenn Rich
42:56:00
Jasper
Staci Funk
42:57:00
Jasper
Stephanie Sargent
43:15:00
Trion GA
Jeremy Young
45:01:00

Luella Ledford
46:59:00
Jasper
Bart Connelly
47:30:00
Jasper
Regina Hedden
48:05:00
Ellijay
Jason Watkins
51:09:00
Gilmer County
Emily Holcomb
52:04:00
Trion GA
Nikki Wilson
52:05:00
Jasper
Lisa Owens
54:43:00
Jasper
Cindy Bryant
54:44:00
Jasper
Lois Bryant
54:50:00
Jasper
Deanna Dean
60:03:00
Canton