May 4, 5, Fri., Sat. - 3rd Quarter Ohio District Conference @ Embassy Suites, Dublin, Ohio
June 27 - 29, Wed. - Fri. - Optimist World Oratorical Championship @ St. Louis, MO "Where are My Roots of Optimism?"
July 5 - 7, Thur. - Sat. - J.O.I International Convention @ Ottawa, Ontario
July 8 - 10, Sun. - Tues. - 100th Optimist International Convention @ Ottawa, Ontario
July 19 - Aug. 9 - Optimist International Junior Golf Championship @ PGA National Resort & Spa / Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Aug. 16 - 18, Thur. - Sat. - Ohio District Convention & Officer Elect Train. @ Holiday Inn Fairborn, Ohio
Dor-Wood Optimist Club GUEST SPEAKERS
Below is a partial listing of some of our past guests.
> Tony Capizzi - Juvenile Court Judge > Mark Schwieterman - Kettering City Manager > Peggy Lehner - State Senator of Ohio > Cincinnati Reds Caravan with players & Hall of Fame broadcasterMarty Brennaman. > Rick Chamberlin, Univ. of Dayton football coach > Mike Kelly, former Univ. of Dayton football coach & current Assist. A.D. > Scott Nagy, W. S. U. Men's Basketball Coach > Billy Donlon, former W. S. U. Men's Basketball Coach > Ron Chalecki, Mended Little Hearts > Tina Patterson, Executive Director - Homefull > Oliver Purnell, former U.D., Clemson & DePaul basketball coach > Kellen Winslow, former Central State Univ. Athletic Director > Larry Hansgen, WHIO Radio News & Sports > Mike Hartsock, WHIO TV Sports Director > Tom Nichols, Dayton Dragons > Dave Roer, Special Wish Foundation > Arnold Sanders & Roger Doty, SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) > Respectively, former Alter & Fairmont basketball coaches Joe Petrocelli and Hank Bias > Alter & Fairmont football coaches > Neil Sullivan, University of Dayton Athletic Director > Charles Sousa, Jr., Senior Resource Connection > Connie Steinke, Director, St. Vincent Hotel / Depaul Center > Ralph Denneler, Dayton Theater Guild > Amy Radachi, Chairperson, Rebuilding Together > Mary Beth Thaman, Kettering Parks & Recreation > Rich Pearson, Cox Arboretum > Mike McCall, Senior U.S. Open Golf > Mark Adams, Sports Announcer > Tom Archdeacon, Dayton Daily News sports columnist > Bob Grant, Wright State U. Athletic Dir. > Eric Deutsch, Dayton Dragons > Clint Garber, Boy Scouts of America > Brian Gregory, former U. D. basketball coach > Tim Harrison, Wildlife Expert - snakes, sharks, crocs > Matt Hieb, Dorothy Lane Market > The late Tony Huesman, Heart Association > John Husted, Ohio Secretary of State > Ken Lackey, Kettering Schools, Dir. of Business > Chick Ludwig, Sports writer & radio sports talk show host > Deborah Jay, Juvenile Court > Ray Marcano, Dayton Daily News > Officer Tom McEwan, Computer Fraud > Adam Middleton, Dayton Heart Hospital > Don Motley, State Politics > Ron Nischwitz, former W.S.U. Baseball coach > Vicky Pegg, Dayton Politics > Alan Pippenger, Requarth Lumber > Doris Ponitz, Passage to Peace > Grey Reinhart, Iditarod Race > The late Diana Schwab, Golf > Charles Simms, Builder > Brad Smith, U.D. Golf > John Tirpak, Appalachian Trail > The late Omar Williams, Dayton sports journalist & reporter > Wendy Ernst - Daybreak > Jim O'Dell, retired Chief of Police, Kettering > Shauna Green, U. D. Women's Basketball Coach > Mike Bradbury, Wright State Women's Basketball Coach > Jim Butler, Ohio State Representative > David Lawrence, C.A.O. / Former Principal - Dayton Reg. STEM School > Randy Overbeck, Teachers: The Real American Heroes > Cindy Smith - C.A.P.S.S. > Debbie LeValley - 7 Continents Club > Carolyn Rice - Montgomery County Treasurer > Tom Butts, Fire Chief, City of Kettering > Alan Gabel, The Macedonia Experience > Janis James, Bee Keeper > Jacque Fisher, Kettering Backpack Program > Andy Niekamp, Hiking the Appalachian Trail >Kerri Miles, Kettering Environmental Educ. Coord. > Professor Thomas Girvin, "Movie Magic" > Mike Bellanca, Siebenthaler's Garden Center > Ken Neufeld, Victoria Theater Association > Scott Fowler, Amusement Park History > Katie Tilly, SICSA > Wade O'Connor, Elite Basketball Academy > Scott Inskeep, Supt. Kettering City Schools > Eric Horstman, Flyin' to the Hoop Basketball > Jamie Jarosik WDTN Meteorologist > Judge Dennis Adkins, Mont. County Veterans Treatment Court > Angie Hoschouer, Woodland Cemetery > Capt. Eric Piper, Coast Guard Auxilliary > Tanya Brock, Carillon Brewing Co. > Pam Skelly, Resident Home > Jay Weiskircher, Oakwood Assistant City Manager > Jeff Giles, Dir. of Development - W.S.U. Athletics > Partners for a Healthy Youth > Mollie McGinnis, Clean Care > Ashley Pester, CHOICES > Kris Horlacher, Shoes4theShoeless > Monnie Bush, Dayton Victory Project > Steve Flickinger, Sons of the Amercian Revolution > Jeff Long, A. D. @ Univ of Arkansas / Bowl Champ. Committee > Lynn Wood, Muse Machine > Don Donoher, Early Days of U.D. Basketball > Jane Klose, Dayton/Montogmery County Library > Jay Minton, Wayne H.S. Football > Jeanne Evans - Miami Institute of Food & Spirit > David Schmidt - Kettering History > Nancy Bernotaitis - Good Works Farm > James Brown, WHIO TV News Anchor > Bryan Erdmann, Wellness > Mark Fisher, DDN Restaurant / Beverage Writer > Maureen Swarts, Hospice > Steve Popp, Better Business Bureau > Jane Novick, CASA child advocacy > Lori Bryner & Bonnie Pittl, Kettering Back Pack Program > Brigid's Path, Jill Kingston & Dr. Richard Rapp > Chris Corba, We Care Arts > Becky Edgren, Surviving Fire > Tim Williams, former OSU Kicker > Eric Dahlstrom, RiverScape River Run > Mike Pittman, The Life of Bees > Hal Melia, Jazz Band Camp > Jonelle Carroll, Youth & Family Community
Since March 1, 2010
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