The Optimist spirit is alive in the Weatherford community
Braden Baker Guest Speaker at CCDHH
Braden Baker, guest speaker at CCDHH Contest at Wford High School today. Braden raised $30,000 to help deaf and hearing impaired to have hearing aids. Braden goes to Fort Worth Country Day School in Ft Worth and is hearing impaired also. He travels all over the world and United States to help those who can’t afford hearing aids! An …
Father Jerry Ward
Father Jerry Ward is a longtime friend of Optimist member Larry and Sara OConnor. Father Ward and his sister Mary are also current Optimist Members in a club in Ft.Worth. Father Ward is a catholic priest and was a Chaplain in the Air Force for many years (retired now but still does funeral services all over the …
Brad Burnett, City of Weatherford
Brad Burnett, City of Weatherford Assistant Manager, spoke at the Club this morning and gave an update on the happenings in Weatherford.
John Chitwood, Stars and Strides
John Chitwood, Stars and Strides Therapeutic Riding Center, shares the great work this group is doing. What is Stars and Strides? Stars & Strides Stables, believes in the remarkable therapeutic power of the equestrian experience. Stars & Strides Stables is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 2012 to give riders with disabilities a place to learn and become effective …
2018 Annual Banquet
On Tuesday, September 25, the Optimist Club held the Annual Banquet. David Belding was the Master of Ceremony. David is a long-time Optimist member himself. The Club was honored to have David along with his wife, Angela to help celebrate the past year. The banquet was held at the Vintage Grill and Museum in Weatherford. …
Jordi Renteria Receives College Scholarship
Congratulations to Jordi Renteria! He is the recipient of the Weatherford Optimist Club’s college scholarship for 2018!
Lance Arnold, Weatherford Police Chief
Weatherford Police Chief, Lance Arnold spoke to Weatherford Optimist Club. The club meets every Thursday at 6:30 am at Weatherford College.
Shannon Goodman, Parks and Recreation of Weatherford
Shannon Goodman, Director of Parks and Recreation for Weatherford, Texas speaks to Club.
Jodi Oesterle CCDHH 2018
Jodi Oesterle, 2nd place winner for Local and District CCDHH 2018. Congratulations Jodi!
Pythian Home Accepts Donation
Lisa Watson, Administrator at Pythian Home accepts a donation check from Weatherford Optimist President Debbie Braudaway. The Pythian Home hosted this week’s club meeting. The Pythian Home invites the Club each March to hold a meeting and breakfast with their staff. We appreciate all these dedicated staff members do for children of Parker County.
2017 Annual Toy Bowl
The 2017 Weatherford Optimist Annual Toy Bowl collected a car load of toys to donate to Freedom House. Each year for the tackle championship games, spectators bring a new unwrapped toy as admission to the playoffs. Pictures are Juanita Perez, Debbie Buckman and Mary Lou Curry.