At our April 20th meeting the following new members were inducted, sworn-in and recognized:
We welcome these new members and hope they can also bring in some new blood to our organization. Under Scott Gassen's leadership we are heading the "new members" enrollment for the Eastern Missouri Region!
Photos from the ceremony appear below:
At our March 9, 2017 meeting Scott Gassen announced that the club has two new members and received one new member application.
Our newest member is Darwyn Apple, a professional musician performing the violin. You can learn more about Darwyn at his web site: www.darwyn-apple.com.
Information on other new members will be posted when it is received. Photos will be posted when received.
At our April 9th meeting, the club welcomed another new member, Garrett Hill, sponsored by Rod Grimes.
Garrett, welcome to our club and we look forward to your time commitments as an active volunteer. We need more youth!
At our February 12th meeting, the club welcomed its new member, Dennis Walsh, sponsored by his cousin Jim Baxendale to the club. Dennis was an active participant at this past season's Christmas Tree Lot and we thank him for joining and helping out before his official induction by President Rick Ringsdorf. Photos of the welcome appear below. Welcome Dennis!
The Kirkwood Optimist Club officially introduced two new members at our January meeting:
(1) Kenny Delap (Gregg Hilleren sponsor)
(2) Shane Hurst (Chuck Schuder sponsor)
Another recent new member who has not been noted previously on this web page is Anthony (AJ) Kinthiseng.
Welcome to our club and, as a member, you can sponsor and introduce other potential members by inviting them to participate in future meetings and volunteer activiies.
Photos of the new members taken at our last February meeting appear below with their sponsors.