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       GOVERNOR TOM HOWELL

Tom Howell

WEEKLY OPTIMISTIC QUOTE

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”

–   Henry Ford

GOVERNOR's CORNER

"OUR QUEST-THE BEST"
I wish to express thanks for support that has been brought forward to make this District one of the best. Pres Ken's theme this year is "The Best". Spring boarding his, I selected ours as "Our Quest-The Best". Your recruiting efforts were recognized this past weekend by President Ken during our Leadership Training Summit this past weekend in Nashville, TN. Ten (10) members of this District attended the training. We are leading the Southeastern Region with a + 50 new members. MORE . . .

 

OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL
AL-LA-MS DISTRICT

3RD QTR DISTRICT MEETING APRIL 24-26, 2015
HOLIDAY INN - TRUSTMARK PARK
PEARL, MS

The Optimist Clubs and Members of Zone 8 welcome you to Pearl, MS and the Holiday Inn TRUSTMARK PARK. They and the Leadership of our District have planned a weekend of fun, fellowship and training for the whole family. They want you to be part of the festivities. Governor Thomas Howell encourages all members of the District to come to this meeting

Plan now to attend this District Meeting. Read the following pages of this Special Edition describing other special and official events which are planned.

The HOLIDAY INN - TRUSTMARK PARK is located at 110 Bass Pro Drive Pearl, MS 39208. Use EXIT 47 if traveling from the east, use EXIT 47B if traveling from the west. The phone number for reservations is 601-939-5238. The room rate is $109.00 plus tax. Room reservations must be made by April 16, 2015. After this date reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis only.

Trustmark Park contains the Holiday Inn Hotel, a Bass Pro Shop, the Mississippi Braves Baseball Park and a number of Outlet Stores for shopping. The Mississippi Braves will be playing ball at home on Thursday night. The Hotel will honor the room rate for Thursday night if you want to come a day early to take in the ball game.

So what are you waiting for?
See you in PEARL.

Holiday Inn



HOW TO CREATE A WEBSITE FOR YOUR CLUB

A class will be offered at our third quarter meeting in Pearl, MS for a class on creating a website for your club. Click here for details.


Attention:

If your club needs supplies, ordering them through the supply store will save your club money. Jim Miner requests that Clubs call him at 256-232-7977 by Apr 13, 2015 to place your order to have them at this meeting.




The Alabama-Louisiana-Mississippi District of Optimist International is an association of Optimist Clubs across the three states. Adult volunteers join Optimist Clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. By providing hope and a positive vision, Optimist Club members bring out the best in kids.



SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR
Our District will be the Alabama-Mississippi District effective April 1, 2015. Click here for details.