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

November 7
Chris Hoffmann, Founder & CEO, VET Training & Coaching

November 14
Clint Russell and Tom Rice, Normandy Jump

November 21
Coach G

November 28
NO MEETING, Thanksgiving


December 5
Strike Force

December 12
Volunteers for America

December 19
Doors of Change

December 26


January 2

January 9

January 16
CHS Mock Trial Competition

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...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 11-7-2019

Looks like our President Dorman is getting the hang of the Thursday morning meetings...his reign is in full swing. Cynthia shared a prayer and memory for Veterans Day on Monday. Richard Loomis led the pledge. Lots of excitement in the room as President Doorman made...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 10-31-2019

WHY? We Optimists were greeted by smiling faces of Past Presidents Diana Drummey and Jack Larison. We had 6 guests and 38 Optimists up and moving at 0700 for a wonderful Halloween Day. Pat Kelly led us in prayer and Dick Owens started the pledge. We had dings and...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 10-24-2019

WHY? Bob Sheridan started by reminding us of the vast and incomprehensible nature of the universe and then lead us in a prayer of gratitude to our Maker and for the world he gave us to inhabit, acknowledging how little of it we understand, but that we trust in Him to...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 10-17-2019

STEP Program Charlie Ahern lead us off with a prayer of thanksgiving for our gathering and fellowship and Jean Radcliffe started off the Pledge of Allegiance GUESTS: We had one guest and one party crasher this morning. Tony Tervainen was our guest and speaker. The...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 10-10-2019

Generate Hope Charlie Ahern lead us off with a prayer of thanksgiving and asking our God to bless with the energy and enthusiasm to follow the Optimist Creed and George Kunberger started off the Pledge of AllegiancePRESIDENT'S ANNOUNCEMENTS The BOD approved $375 to...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 10-03-2019

Bears, Seals and Penguins, OH MY! Mike Lavin lead us off with a prayer of generosity written by St Ignatius of Loyola and Laz Waczek started off the Pledge of Allegiance. GUESTS: We had two guests this morning. Chuck Schroeder and out Guest Speaker Blaise...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 09-26-2019

Coronado Housing Challenge Charlie Ahern lead us off with a prayer of thanks for those who severed as Club Officers in 2018-2019 and a blessing on those who will serve in 2019-2020. Recently returning member Bridgette Jorgenson started off the Pledge of Allegiance  ...

Weekly Optimist Meeting 09-19-2019

San Diego Port Authority Briefing Pat Kelly lead us off with a prayer that reminded us all of the value of time and our responsibility to be good stewarts of the time we have in this life. Carla took the lead on the Pledge of Alliegence   GUESTS: We had a plethera of...