Optimists celebrate 100th birthday

Optimists celebrate 100th birthday
Alyssa Boyce, President of the Phoenix Youth Group; Denise Nacev of Burlington, Optimists Governor of Central Ontario; Don Zynomirski, Dunnville Chamber of Commerce President; and Optimist Kelly Harstine. —Haldimand Press photos by Valerie Posthumus.
Little girl with prize
DUNNVILLE—Happy 100th birthday to the Optimist International. On Wednesday, August 7, 2019 the Optimist Club of Dunnville did their part to celebrate the success of this world-wide organization in conjunction with Dunnville’s Movies in Park which is hosted by the Chamber of Commerce every Wednesday throughout the summer. Pictured left is Macey Coles (3) of Dunnville with Alyssa Boyce, President of the Phoenix Youth Group. Macey is holding the huge tiger she won from one of several draws that were held.

To The Haldimand Press

DUNNVILLE—Families gathered at Central Park in Dunnville to enjoy the celebration of 100 years of Optimism.

The Optimist Children’s Social Committee organized the birthday party with activities and games run by the Phoenix Youth Group. Free t-shirts were distributed by Mudcat Marathon. Optimist Central Ontario District Governor Denise Nacev offered a few words of congratulations to the Dunnville club for their work in the community. The event concluded with cake and the children singing Happy Birthday. Following the celebration, the Chamber of Commerce’s Movie Night in the Park featured the movie Dumbo.

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