Above, 2018-19 Installation of Imperial Beach Optimist Officers: Diana Drummey, Governor of California-South District; Virginia Syverson, Installation Chair; Raleigh Sanders, Foundation Rep; Sue Arciaga, President; Mark Blumenthal, Lt. Governor and installing officer. (Not pictured: Jean Ordonez, Treasurer) The club has planned special projects to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Optimist International, 2018-19.
The installation took place at their meeting on Tuesday, October 16th at the Fleet Rreserve Association. Special guests included: Katie McNamara, Mark Blumenthal, new Lt. Governor, and Diana Drummey, new Governor of Cal South District.
What Optimists Do
Optimist Clubs participate in community service programs that are dedicated to bringing out the best in kids. Since each Club is autonomous and run by members in their community, Optimists have the unique flexibility to serve the youth of their area in any way they see fit.
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