OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBER
By Sue Appleton/Secretary
The Optimist Club of Jasper met on October 3rd and heard Becky Denney, County Commissioner, speak about Pickens County government as well as economic needs of the county and more. Becky provided an overview of how the new form of government functions and how the 3 commissioners work together to meet the needs of their community.
At this same meeting, the Optimists welcomed a new member, Jack Hollis, to the club. His willingness to get involved with the club and its mission of “bringing out the best in kids” here in Pickens County will make him an invaluable member.
Be on the lookout the first part of November for the annual Optimist pecan sale. Once again the club will be bringing to Pickens County this year’s crop of 12 oz bags of pecan halves perfect for baking and the holiday season selling for $8.00 a bag. You’ll be able to find them at Garner Ace Hardware, Renasant Banks, United Community Bank, Foothills Ace Hardware, Community Banks of Pickens County and all Optimist club members. More information will follow. All money raised from the pecan sales stays here in Pickens County to help youth-oriented programs.