The Club gained 14 new splendidly active members, but mourned the deaths of four members, three of those past presidents. New member, Brennan Hovland, boldly stepped up to be treasurer. Joan Madouse organized memorable programs all year. Coronado High School Octagon Club (Carla Fargo) and the Middle School’s Junior Optimist Club (Jennifer Landry) flourished. Sports Fiesta week (Golf-John Bowen; Diving-Bernie Roeder; Big Three-Don Crawford) were successful and enjoyable, while fundraising (Carla Fargo) set a record high. Two CHS seniors were each awarded $4,000 scholarships. The Optimist Club of Coronado granted money to a myriad of youth activities. Optimist of the Year: Don Crawford. Membership Award: Jack Larison. Year-end membership: 115.