Monday, March 31, 2014

Meeting notice April 2

Good Afternoon!

Reminder that the JOC meeting will be this Wednesday, April 2nd at 6:30pm at the Jerome Senior Center.

Items to discuss at the meeting:

Easter Egg Hunt: scheduled for April 19th be at Forsyth Park at 8:30am. Baskets will be put together at this meeting on Wednesday.
Special Needs Fishing Derby: Monday, May 12th
Officer elections for 2014-2015

Looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday!


Joyfully Serving,
Marsha Martin
2013/2014 Sec/Tres

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Jerome Optimist Club update

Happy Saturday Members of the JOC,

Please find a summary of the last meeting held on Wednesday, February 5, 2014:

Updates on projects:

Coats for Kids - another successful year warming our youth with coats, hats, gloves!  Thank you Sheri for all your hard work!  Question proposed on if we should present the Library with a certificate.

Breakfast with Santa - certificates for student participants - Lori to report.

Easter Egg Hunt - April 19th at Forsyth Park.  Egg purchase needs to be soon.

Special Needs Fishing Derby - Stormi Reynolds' senior project.  Proposed dates are 05/06 or 05/12/2014.

Jerome State Park - JOC was visited by Kathy Markus of the Jerome State Park Coalition.  They have raised +$83,000 of the needed $100,000 for a 4,500 s/f skate park in the City of Jerome.  Tony Hawk reviewed the design of the skate park.  The contractor for the skate park will be the same who built the Hailey skate park.  The board to discuss if funds will be allocated to contribute.  Contact information is:  jeromeskatepark@gmail.com.

Scholarships 
- delivered to JHS and due date is 4/25/2014.

FFA Visitor Report - FFA Nationals Reports by Nick Avila and Travis Compton.  Nick's favorite memory of the trip was visiting the Louisville Slugger Museum.  Travis' favorite memory was showing off the state of Idaho and seeing a sea of blue of all the FFA jackets while at nationals.  

Next Meeting - March 5, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Jerome Senior Center.

See you all at the next meeting!

Joyfully Serving,
Marsha Martin
2013/2014 Sec/Tres

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Next meeting this Wednesday, Feb 5

Happy Super Bowl Sunday or Ground Hog Day!

Reminder that the JOC meeting will be this Wednesday, February 5th at 6:30 at the Jerome Senior Center.  

Updates on projects:

Coats for Kids - Continued thanks to Sheri for all her warming efforts in distributing coats to our kids!  Thank yous received from those benefiting from our loving warmth of coats to be read at the meeting.

Breakfast with Santa - what a great success!  Big crowd served and many, many helpers!  Details to be provided at meeting.

Meeting agenda to include:  
the upcoming Easter Egg Hunt, special guests from the JHS FFA and discussions of the proposed Jerome Skate Park. 

If you are able bring cookies and there will be a cookie contest with prizes!  (Cookies are not necessary, we would just love to see everyone.)

See you all at the next meeting!

Joyfully Serving,
Marsha Martin
2013/2014 Sec/Tres