Optimist Club of Jasper

Optimist Club of Jasper
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Sunday, November 29, 2015

December Calendar Reminder:

Dear Fellow Optimist Club of Jasper members:

Our Club is now meeting at



Thursday, December 3 - 
 Club meeting at 7:00 AM at Woodbridge Inn 
Speaker:   Rick Jasperse, District 11 Representative/Georgia House of Representatives

PECANS:   Please bring to the meeting money that you have collected from the sale of your pecans. If you have been unable to sell all of them, please bring the bags that have not sold!

Thursday, December 10 - 
 Club Board meeting at 5:00 PM
 Pickens County Library/Board Room

Thursday, December 17 -  
Club meeting at 7:00 AM at Woodbridge Inn
          Speaker:  Parish Lowrie
          Topic:  The Kindness Revolution

See you there!

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Jasper Optimist Opportunities!

Dear Fellow Optimists of the Optimist Club of Jasper:

There are several opportunities coming up to get involved with the club and our community.
Why not sign up?

Friday, November 20 at 1:00 PM -  Pickens County Library Festival of Trees
            Our club will be setting up our tree for the Festival of Trees
            Just show up!

Ringing of Salvation Army Bells
            We have been contacted by the Salvation Army for Cherokee County.
            They will be ringing bells between 9 am and 9 pm at Kroger, Wal-Mart and Ingles in Jasper.
            If you are interested in volunteering to do so, contact Sue Appleton:  

Concession Stand at PHS Basketball Games 
            Tuesday, January 19, 2016
            Tuesday, January 26, 2016
            Contact Paul Ray at parmel@tds.net (Our Concession Captain)

STAR Banquet will be held in February.  (Tentative date:  February 25th
            We need volunteers to help and learn the "ropes"
            of putting on this annual banquet for over 100 people.
            Like to get involved?  Contact Reeder Burch at rtburch@etcmail.com
Annual Flapjack Run -  April 23, 2016
            Planning begins soon!  Never too early!!!
            Like to be part of the Flapjack Run Committee?   Contact Parish Lowrie at        

Annual Golf Tournament/ May 11, 2016.   
            We will be looking for volunteers after the first of the year.
            Mark your calendar.   We need more teams so think about possible teams!!!

We are also considering additional projects  (more information to follow)

Did you know .....

the Club has a website at www.jasperoptimist.blogspot.com

the Club has a facebook page:   Search for Optimist Club of Jasper GA and "like" us.

Saturday, November 14, 2015


Je pleure avec les citoyens de France! Je suis désolé mes amis!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Starting 12/3/15:

Starting December 3rd, 2015:
Meetings will be at 7AM on the 
1st and 3rd Thursday of each month 
at the Woodbridge Inn in Jasper. 

Friday, November 6, 2015

Precious Perfect Pecans in Pickens!

The Optimist Pecans have arrived in Pickens County and have been delivered to Garner Ace Hardware, Ace Hardware at Foothills, Renasant Banks (both locations), United Community Bank, Bank of North Georgia, R and R Trikes and Shaw Supply. More will be delivered on Monday including Community Bank of Pickens County (both locations), Falcon Physical Therapy, Pickens Progress, Shottenkirk Ford, Parish Lowrie State Farm, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and more. Special thanks to Barbara Ress and Steve Greenwell for helping this afternoon to get 1/2 of the cases delivered today!

Monday, November 2, 2015

Optimists feed the Dragons

Friday, October 30, 2015
The Optimists Club of Jasper participated in “FEED the DRAGONS”. Michele Brackin chaired the event that fed the PHS football team before their game with Gilmer County. Club participants cooked and served dinner to the team sending them off well fed. Our Treat PHS defeated Gilmer Count 28-9.