Friday, April 7, 2017

Optimist Club meeting with the Mayor of McCall - April 10

Hello Optimists and Friends,

This coming Tuesday, April 10th, Nate Coyle and Mayor Jackie Aymon will join us at our breakfast meeting. They will present information on the upcoming May 16th Water and Sewer vote. Don’t miss your chance to have a conversation with the City Planner and the Mayor. We have lots to talk about. Please join us and invite a friend. 0700 at the Pancake House.

We will have bingo flyers to hand out for the April 21st bingo game and letters to businesses to support our Graduation Sober Party and the Committed Program.

Tom Crawford
McCall Optimist Secretary

Promise yourself: To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.


Monday, March 13, 2017

Optimist Meeting - March 14, 2017

Hello Friends and Optimist.  Tomorrow morning there will be a presentation by Mida’s Gold.  Don’t miss an interesting slide show and a chance to ask questions and get updated on the Golden Meadows project at Stibnite.

Also, we have bingo game this Friday, St. Patrick’s Day!  We got a few details to discuss and we have more flyers to hand out.  Email or text me if you have any questions.  0700 at the Pancake House.  Thank you.


Tom Crawford 315-2714
McCall Optimist Secretary

Friday, January 27, 2017

Optimist Club meeting, January 31

Hello Friends and Optimist,

On Tuesday, Jan 31st, Amanda Keaveny will be our guest speaker at our Optimist meeting. Amanda is the new Program Director for AWeSOMe! (Adaptive Wilderness Sports of McCall). She will talk about what is planned for the program this year and will present a slideshow. Next Saturday, Feb 4th, our Club is sponsoring AWeSOMe! at Brundage Ski Hill. If you are skiing that weekend, stop by a witness the joy. You can check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/awesomeadaptive/

Please join us and come learn about a wonderful organization that we support. Welcome Amanda Keaveny, 7am at the Pancake House. Ask a friend to join you for a great breakfast and discussion.


Tom Crawford, McCall Optimist Acting Secretary

Promise yourself, to talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.


Friday, January 20, 2017

Optimist Club meeting January 24

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This coming Tuesday, Jan 24th, we have Melissa Hamilton as our guest speaker at our Optimist Meeting. Melissa is employed with the University of Idaho as an Extension Educator in Valley County. Mellissa will speak about the duties of her position and the projects she is currently working on. She originally came to Idaho by the McCall Outdoor Science School and did an internship in the Cascade Extension Office in 2009. Her focus areas include Community Development and Ag/horticulture. She plans on applying her experience working with farmers markets, small scale sustainable agriculture, and regional planning.

Melissa is trained in environmental education and experiential education. She previously worked with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department as an interpretative ranger. She created original content rich programs that were educational and entertaining for the public. She developed her curriculum inclusive of music, math, science, art, writing and language in order to appeal to multiple learning styles in her audience. She has worked in the environmental sector for eight years playing a key role in public outreach, management, fieldwork, and education. She enjoys strengthening the resilience of communities and strives to connect people, natural resources, and local economic opportunities within bioregions.

Please join us to welcome Melissa Hamilton, 7am at the Pancake House. Bring a friend.

Tom Crawford, McCall Optimist President

Promise yourself, to talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Optimist Meeting, January 16



Hello Friends and Optimist,

Please come join us tomorrow morning, 7:00am at the Pancake House, and welcome Kirby Blakely. Kirby is a senior and McCall/Donnelly HS, and will presenting his senior project a Homeowner’s Guide to Noxious Weeds in Valley County. This will be Kirby’s 1st presentation and he is welcoming feedback to make his senior project a success. Your support will be greatly appreciated.



Tom Crawford, McCall Optimist President

Promise yourself, to talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.