On Sunday, July 10, the Optimist Club of Carlsbad — “The Achievers” held its second charity Bowl-A-Thon at Vista Entertainment Center this year. The theme of this event was Hawaiian Summer and it brought in fifty bowlers and kids out of the heat and into the fun. The event price included 3 games of bowling, shoe rentals and baked goods snacks. Raffle tickets and door prizes were available, and the proceeds will go towards the charities and service organizations — focusing on helping the youth in our community — supported by the club.
On Saturday, April 30, the officers of the Sage Creek High School Junior Optimist Club were officially inducted by President Irene Chow Pong. The officers are Lily Prince (Treasurer), Angelina Rocca (Secretary), William Maas (Vice President), and Brianna Bunchman (President, not pictured). These officers are also members of the high school’s track and field team and are currently in their Junior year at the school. There are currently 15 members that regularly attend their club meetings. We look forward to supporting their efforts!
On Saturday, August 22, the Optimist Club of Carlsbad “The Achievers” hosted two guest speakers. We learned about a project involving building a wooden table-like display Boy Scout Keith Pereira is working on for the library at school Sage Creek High. This project is for his Eagle Scout badge. The display will hold featured books at the library. Keith is working with a piece of Oak wood (60-in x 22-in x 2 in), which was chopped down during the building of Sage Creek High School. The school saved the wood and asked Keith to use it for the display case. (more…)