Optimist Club of Coronado

Weekly Meetings

Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 AM
Neptune Room | Coronado Community Center
1845 Strand Way, Coronado, CA 92118

Coffee and pastries are served at a nominal charge
Guest Speaker Program starts at 7:30 AM
Visitors are welcomed

Upcoming Speaker and Programs


June 6
John Baker, Voices for Children: Court Appointed Special Advocates

June 13
Sean Carey, Lifeguard Captain for City of Coronado

June 20
Mary Hang, Young Entrepreneur Society

June 27
Plan of action for 4th of July Parade and Sports Fiesta


July 4
No meeting

July 11
San Diego Seals Football team

July 18
Serge Dedina, Mayor of Imperial Beach and Founder of Wild Coast, speaking on the Tijuana Estuary issue.

July 25
Sports Fiesta program (Don Crawford and Bill parry)


August 1
Perry Ye with Acts of Valor

August 8
Stephen Delacruz, Motivational Speaker

August 15
Diane Alexander, “Teaching Youth to sing Opera”

August 22
Coronado City Councilman Mike Donovan

August 29
Captain Tim Slentz, CO Naval Base Coronado

Weekly Optimist Meeting 07-11-2019

Giving Big Checks to the Scout, Lacrosse Professionals and More Cynthia Kosciuczyk gave us prayer and Pat Kelly started the pledge, so under the steady hand of The Crawdad we moved into the middle of July. Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts took home big checks for their...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 06-27-2019

July 4 and the discovery of raindeer in San Diego Arne Nelson, one of the docents on the USS Midway also looks for interesting items from past issues of the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. Arne found this treasure in the January 1926 issue. When visiting Havana, the...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 05-16-2019

The Middle School Fav Students, Track, Robotics The Room was full of young folks, parents, and finally Optimists. John Bowen had orchestrated another of our special days to celebrate the youth of Coronado, and we also had on hand school activities leaders to take home...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 04-18-2019

Introductions Much to do this morning and so we start with potpourri, to wit: bread baked sans leaven and brought annually to our meeting by BJ Adleson to mark the Passover. This morning somebody got all the cream cheese and jam before I arrived at the table. Next,...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 04-11-2019

Introductions Before we get to the meeting here is your password "OCCyouth". Use it to log into the Members Resources in our beautiful revised website. And now to the meeting on this gorgeous morning. Dennis Dorman was driving the bus this morning, and he introduced...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 04-04-2019

Introductions What a whale of a program we had this morning. When we ambled into the meeting room, if you were half awake, you noted some guys unpacking plastic guy toys that looked like they were designed for lift off. The pictures above are of a flying object and...