Catch the Optimism!

APRIL/MAY 2015

This month in Opti-News...

  • BASEBALL PITCH, HIT & RUN EVENT
  • PLAQUE PRESENTED HONORING JOHN REEL
  • 2015 CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION
  • WELCOME NEW CLUB MEMBERS
  • PLAINFIELD STUDENT ADVANCES TO DISTRICT COMPETITION
  • EVENTS CALENDAR FOR APRIL & MAY

MLB® PITCH, HIT AND RUN™ EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!

We'd like to express our appreciation to the many participants, families and volunteers who supported the 2015 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL® Pitch, Hit & Run™ Competition held Saturday, April 18th, at the Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex.


Approximately 80 youth participated in the event!

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PRESENTATION OF PLAQUE HELD SATURDAY AT THE OPTIMIST MIRACLE MOVERS FIELD

A newly installed plaque honoring longtime Optimist John Reel can now be found at the entrance to the Optimist Miracle Movers Field at Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex.


Read about Mr. Reel and his efforts in making the field a reality:


Nov 16, 2013

Apr 19, 2014

Sep 20, 2014

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REGIONAL ORATORICAL COMPETITION

Katie Osborne and Tyler Mylcraine, winners of the Plainfield Optimist Club local oratorical contest, competed April 18th in the 2015 Regional Oratorical Competition held at the Plainfield Public Library.


Congratulations to Katie who will advance to District Finals on May 2nd where she will have a chance to win a $2500 scholarship!

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Plainfield contestants Tyler Mylcraine and Katie Osborne with Plainfield Optimist Treasurer and Financial Administrator Michael Woodward

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Regional Contestants from Terre Haute, Plainfield, Avon, Mill Creek and Indy Westside

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2015-2016

Exciting changes ahead for the Optimist Oratorical Contest and Scholarships!

WELCOME NEW CLUB MEMBERS!

Sharing the Optimism & Bringing out the BEST in Youth!


CRAIG CLARK

JAMES BUSCHE

BRITTANY BUSCHE

BECKY BENNETT

JEFF BRADSHAW

PLAINFIELD OPTIMIST CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION

Calling all Plainfield students entering grades K-6 in the fall of 2015!


FEATURING NEW CHEERS, POMS & UNIFORMS!


STEP ONE:

Register online at www.plainfieldoptimistclub.com starting May 1st.

Registration fee is $85 when paid by June 6th.

Late registration of $100 available June 7th-June 13th.

No registration after June 13th, no exceptions. Online payment plan is available.


STEP TWO:

Be fitted for a new uniform at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. Uniform fittings are mandatory and will be held on dates indicated below:

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ALL CHEERLEADERS MUST BE REGISTERED ONLINE - AND - ALL CHEERLEADERS MUST BE FITTED FOR A UNIFORM IN PERSON.


For further information contact:

Ashley Mathis at 317-607-6862 or ashleynmathis7@gmail.com,

or Sierra Storm at 765-894-2834 or slstorm1987@gmail.com

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2015 OPTIMIST LEADERSHIP SUMMITS

Choose the one that's right for you!

Plainfield Optimist Club

Bringing out the BEST in our Kids, Ourselves, and our Community