Optimist Club of Coronado

Weekly Meetings

Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 AM
Nautilus 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

March 6
John Pollack: Questions for kids

March 13
Pierre Asselin SDSU, American and Foreign Relations

March 20
USS Midaway : Dick Walker Ted Krone

March 26
Tom Bernitt” Pro Kids”

April 2
San Diego Strike Force

April 9
Sarah Parry Cheese Lady? Oratorical kids

April 16
Admiral Greene: Navy Seal Base

April 23
Jim Jaimeson Optimists Liaisons

April 30
Alex Johnson- Fantasy Sports

May 7 – May 28
Student awards and scholarships

June 4

June 11

June 18
Lee Cargill

June 25

July 2
Parade briefing

Weekly Optimist Meeting 02-27-2020

Caroline Lull lead us off with a prayer asking for God's blessing on our CHS Boys Basketball Team who plays for the San Diego Division III Championship tonight against San Ysidro. Bill (don't be a stranger) Carinder started off the Pledge of Allegiance. GUESTS: Mark...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 02-13-2020

Lyman Green lead us off with a beautiful prayer reminding us to keep our hearts open to love. Googe started off the Pledge of Allegiance. GUESTS: We had one guest this morning. Mary Watson, the club CPA and John Watson's wife of 39 years.  PRESIDENT'S...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 02-06-2020

Today we had a Great Presentation on the next round of renovations planned for our Sharp Coronado Hospital.   Prayer: Paul Lull Pledge: Jim Callaway CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTSOPTIMIST ORATORY CONTEST This years contest will be held March 2 in the Winn Room. See Gene...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 01-30-2020

We celebrated Paul Dudley's 90th Birthday today with a beautiful carrot cake. Paul also reluctantly participated in a spontaneous rendition of "This is Your Life"CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTSOPTIMIST ORATORY CONTESTThis years contest will be held March 2 in the Winn Room. See...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 01-23-2020

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS ROUND TABLE Round Table at Coronado Winn Room 10am..."Art of the Sea" by Geoffrey Beaumont is the speaker. THE COUNTSThe counts on February 6th and 13th will be occurring at 11:42-1:117-JOI Liaison is CMS Teacher Matt Smith if you have any...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 01-16-2020

The meeting kicked off promptly at 0700 with a prayer from Charles Ahren and pledge lead by Bill Carinder. Our speaker needed to postpone but Optimist member, Roy Mantz stepped up to be our speaker.DONATIONS If you have been approached regarding Coronado Optimist...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 12-19-2019

Well, here we are at the end of an Optimist Year. There will be much to discuss at the Christmas party tonight. Cocktails at 5 and dinner served up at 6. Brenda promises great fun and fellowship--Lord knows that our world is in need of fellowship and humor. Andy...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 12-12-2019

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS Bring your sale items for JOI garage sale this Saturday Dec 13th to 777 H Avenue and the sale starts at 0800 am...help support the kids raise money for Childhood Cancer! City of Coronado Recreation Stacy Berman thanks the Optimists again for their...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 11-21-2019

You are going to wear green, slide in the mud and get shot at! Thanks to Renee for the -lovely -breakfast of pies, whip cream and other breakfast treats! A cool morning with little dampness in the air brought out 44 Optimists but no guests. We had a prayer and the...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 11-14-2019

READY..SET..JUMP! We had 39 members at the meeting and President Dennis settled them down with the ring of the bell. Irish led us in prayer and Lee started the pledge. We welcomed JOI kids from Coronado Octagon Club-Cole, Kaylie and Olivia and they bragged on our...