Bringing the tree home in a convertible is the best.
Trees a plenty await buyers.
Englander and Zetlin
Mark Zetlin right) receives a thank you plaque from his successor, club president Jeff Englander.
Newmember
Bob Bohle, the new webmaster and social media manager for the club, is inducted by Jeff Englander, president.
Nov3speaker
Edwin Fountain, general counsel of the American Battle Monuments Commission, gave an illustrated and very informative talk on the World War I Memorial now being constructed in the District.
The October Meet and Greet attendees were (back, left to right) Jeff Englander, Rodney Louis (new member), Brian Kellenberger, Johno Steffan (new member), Sandy Bushue, Tim Landis (new member); (front row, from left) Peter Wehmann, Sue Gartner, Lola Reinsch, Bob Bohle.
Sept Meet and Greet
These are the lucky folks who turned out for September’s meet and greet: (front row) Trisha O’Hara, Jeff Englander, Sandy Bushue; (back row) John Hilton, Bob Bohle. Lola Reinsch, Peter Wehmann, Sue Gartner, Mark Zetlin. Join us in October!
September’s meet and greet at Texas Jack’s was successful and a good time was had by (from left) Peter Wehmann, Jeff Englander, Mark Zetlin, Sue Gartner, Sandy Bushue, Lola Reinsch, John Hilton and Tricia O’Hara. Apologies for not getting everyone’s face in the photo. Laws of physics and all that.
Zetlin and guest speaker
Outgoing President Mark Zetlin (thanks Mark!) introduced an excellent luncheon speaker, Rosemary Gibson. She spoke on our country’s reliance on China for generic medications.
Gerry honored by chapter
Gerry Marosek was honored by club president Mark Zetlin as Optimist of the Quarter for the many things he does for the club. (Photo by Greg Clough)

 

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Frank O’Leary subbed for the scheduled speaker and delivered a fine explanation of voting and elections and then dipped into the vagaries of language and mistakes we all make. Nice job, Frank! Here’s an example of one that most of us make….

June 24 Meet and Greet
From our June 24, 2020, Meet and Greet/Happy Hour at Texas Jack’s (Camerawork by Erin Mendenhall)

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Members Lola Reinsch and Jeff Englander explain why they joined the Optimist Club of Arlington. They attended the June 24 Meet and Greet.