DISTRICT OFFICERS 2018-2019

Governor

Linda McDonald (Ron Benson) Club: Wheat Ridge 3875 Lee Circle Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-4149 Res: 303-423-2249 Cell: 720-244-7206 Lindamcdonald1717@msn.com

District Treasurer

Carma J Lytle 2130 Estes St Lakewood, CO 80215 Cell: (720) 352-9305 carma722@aol.com

District Secretary Sandra Mckenzie Club: DENVER-TAMARAC, CO 2570 S. Dayton Way, F302 Denver, CO 80231 smckenzstat@yahoo.com

Immediate Past Governor

John Swanborg (Susan) Club: Westminster P.O. Box 1436 Dolores, CO 81323 Res: 303-466-5631 jswanborg@comcast.net 11

Governor-Elect

Tony Carpenter Club: Wheat Ridge, Edgewater 4455 Cody St Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Bus: 303-431-0770 Res: 303-467-0097 Fax: 303-422-9144 tonyc82891@aol.com

JOI DISTRICT GOVERNOR

Mark King: Cell: 719-551-8636 markkingjoi@gmail.com

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION

Governor’s Advisors Donna Priester (Joe) Club: Academy 2692 Marston Heights Colorado Spring, CO 80920 Res: 719-590-1217· Cell: 719-439-7407 donnapriester@hotmail.com 12 Steve Gorrell (Beverly) (See Parliamentarian)

Newsletter Editor

Nancy DeNiro  Club: Tamarac  14740 E. Chenango Pl Aurora, CO 80015 Cell: 720-232-6048  ndeniro4@gmail.com

Inspiration Tom Overton (Sheryl)) Club: Monaco South 5703 S. Telluride Way Centennial, CO 80015-5906 Res: 303-617-4170 Cell: 720-323-9935 Tom.overton@q.com

Convention Hospitality (―drink-ologist extraordinaire‖) Kent Gloor (Abigail Nicholas) Clubs: DTC, MSOC 8502 Oxford Dr Denver, CO 80237 Cell: 303-880-5444 smturboeng@outlook.com

Conferences & Convention Sheryl Overton (Tom) Club: DTC, Tamarac 5703 S. Telluride Way Centennial, CO 80015-5906 Res: 303-617-4170 Cell: 303-669-7606 Sheryl.overton@hotmail.com

District Directory John Swanborg (See Past Governor)

District Policies Tony Carpenter, chair (see Gov-Elect) Members: Steve Gorrell, Gunar Neumann, Jeanette Thompson

Fun and Fellowship Kathy Sullivan Club: Tamarac 2955 S. Cook St. Denver, CO 80210-6509 Res: 303-758-9526 rksullivan11@aol.com Abigail Nicholas (See Inspiration)

Optimists on the GO/Partner Activities Kathy Sullivan Club: Tamarac 2955 S. Cook St. Denver, CO 80210-6509 Res: 303-758-9526 rksullivan11@aol.com

District Centennial Chair Abigail Nicholas (Kent Gloor) Clubs: Tamarac, DTC, Cheyenne 8502 E. Oxford Drive Denver, CO 80237 Cell: 303-919-6569 abigailnicholas@msn.com

Optimist Int’l Ambassador Gunar and Charlie Neumann

Club: DTC 4473 Granby Ct., Aurora, CO 80015 Res: 303-766-9649 Cell: G: 303-829-7903; C: 720-949- 8702  gunarneumann@comcast.net, neumann-charlie@comcast.net

OI Foundation Representative

Ronald L. Benson 3875 Lee Circle Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-4149 Cell: 720-879-3927 Club: Wheat Ridge Optimist Club Ronbenson777@gmail.com

Parliamentarian Steve Gorrell (Beverly) Club: Westminster-Broomfield 14734 Vine St. Thornton,CO80602-7380 Res: 303-920-2366 Sgorrell1@yahoo.com

PGI /PDP Larry Brown Club: Colorado Springs Academy 4748 N. Splendid Cr. Colorado Springs, CO 80917 Cell: 719-502-0752 Slvrfox1940@comcast.net

Captain at Arms and Supply

Michael Chavez Club: Monaco South 1917 Havana St. Aurora, CO 80010 Cell: 303-960-5304 Mikeart9@me.com

 LEADERSHIP & PERSONAL GROWTH

Achievement/Awards

Charlie Neumann Club: DTC 4473 Granby Ct., Aurora, CO 80015 Res: 303-766-9649 Cell: 720-949-8702  neumann-charlie@comcast.net

Three Member Sponsor Curt Merrill Club: Difference Makers, DTC 6420 Agave Ave Castle Rock, CO 80108 Cell: 303-589-3000  c.merrill@comcast.net

Brain Bowl www.optimistbrainbowl.org The Brain Bowls are scheduled for January through February. The specific schools and dates are also found on the Brain Bowl website as well as additional info. January 12, Heritage High School, Littleton January 26, Standley Lake High School, Westminster February 2, TBD February 23, Hamilton Middle School, Denver

Rich Urbanowski (Candace) Club: Lakewood Sunrise 885 S. Field St Lakewood, CO 80226-4110 Res: 303-986-0964 mrurban3@gmail.com

Connie Ackerman (George) Club: Denver Tech Center 1616 E Mineral Ave. Centennial, CO 80122 303-798-6434 connieackerman@comcast.net

Brain Bowl Training Karl Geil   karl_geil@prodigy.net   Club: Monaco South

Volunteer chairs: Nancy DeNiro and Michael Chavez (See Lt Governors, Zones 4 and 5)

Brain Bowl North Boulder: Scott Osgood (Michelle) Club: Boulder Luncheon 838 W Dahlia Ct Louisville, CO 80027 Res: 303-665-7245· Bus: 303-442-0165 Fax: 888-594-4079· Cell: 303-589-0931  scott@oshlaw.com  Member: Chris Wienecke

Brain Bowl Central Ralph Dergance (Carole) Club: Littleton Breakfast 2454 Park Lane Littleton, CO 80120 Res: 303-795-9475 Bus: 303-906-8237  rhdergance@msn.com

Brain Bowl South Sharon Foster Club: Academy 2730 Charlottesville Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80922 Cell: (719) 355-9421 Svfoster28@gmail.com

Candidate Qualifications (Tony Carpenter See Governor-Elect)

Childhood Cancer Campaign (CCC)

Patty Hasty Club: FRACSOC 102 Birch Ave Castle Rock, CO 80104 Res: 303-619-9495 pattyhasty@msn.com

Judy Poulson Club: FRACSOC 12962 Norway Maple Street Parker, CO 80134-7530 Res: 303-841-9783 Cell: 303-489-1622 Judypoulson@comcast.net

CCDHH (Communication Contest for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing) Subject: ―Is there a fine line between Optimism and Reality?.‖ Joe Priester (Donna) Clubs: Academy, FRACSOC 2692 Marston Heights Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Res: 719-590-1217 Cell: 719-648-0935 Fax: 630-522-2765 joepriester@hotmail.com

Club Vitality Abigail Nicholas (Kent Gloor) Clubs: Tamarac, DTC, Cheyenne 8502 E. Oxford Drive Denver, CO 80237 Cell: 303-919-6569 abigailnicholas@msn.com

Essay Contest Subject: “When All the World’s Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?

Jane Keen Club: Westminster 14200 W. 86th Place Arvada, CO 80005 Res 303-466-2728 jakeen@earthlink.net

Finance Committee Gunar Neumann, chair Club: DTC 4473 Granby Ct., Aurora, CO 80015 Res: 303-766-9649  Cell: 303-829-7903 gunarneumann@comcast.net Members: Carma Lytle Craig Baldwin Linda McDonald John Swanborg

HOBY Liaison Paul Bernard (Marie) Clubs: DTC, Monaco South 11495 E Cimarron Dr, Englewood CO 80111-4003 Res: 303-721-0811 Bus: 303-799-9929 •Cell: 720-339-8025 pxbernard@gmail.com

JOI Clubs Donna Priester (Joe) Chair Club: Academy, FRASOC 2692 Marston Heights Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Res: 719-590-1217 Cell: 719-439-7407 donnapriester@hotmail.com Committee Members Jean Shelton Curt Merrill Andrew Stanger

Junior Golf (OI JGC) Bob Meyer Club: Castle Rock 5138 Gould Circle Castle Rock, CO 80109-7727 Res: 303-814-5990 meyerrob@comcast.net; Ronald V. Cisco (Barbara) (See OI Foundation Representative) Joe Marci (Kathy) Club: Monaco South 4173 S Rosemary Way Denver, CO 80237-2110 Res 303-771-3748 Cell: 303-847-7844 marcifrog@aol.com

Leadership Services  Jeanette Thompson, co-chair Club: Tamarac, DTC 2863 S Paris Ct Aurora, CO 80014-3116 Res: 303-750-0792  jeanette_thompson@comcast.net

Abigail Nicholas, co-chair Clubs: Tamarac, DTC, Cheyenne 8502 E. Oxford Dr. Denver, CO 80237 Cell: 303-919-6569 abigailnicholas@msn.com

Bringing Up Grades (BUG) Larry and Carol Brown Club: Colorado Springs Academy 4748 N. Splendid Cr.  Colorado Springs, CO 80920  Cell: 719-502-0753 (Carol) Cell: 719-502-0752 (Larry)  Cbrown30@hotmail.com Silverfox1940@comcast.net

Strategic Growth  Membership, New clubs, NOW meetings Phil Perington Club: Monaco South, CCCOC 1595 S. Marshall Lakewood, CO 80232 Res: 303-832-4578 Cell: 303-668-7031 perington@msn.com

Oratorical Contest Subject: ―Is there a fine line between Optimism and Reality?.‖ Steve Gorrell, (See Parliamentarian) Michael Chavez, co-chair Clubs: Monaco South, T1DOC, Difference Makers of Aurora 1917 Havana St. Aurora, CO 80010 Cell: 303-960-5304 Mikeart9@me.com

Respect for Law  John & Susan Swanborg Club: Westminster-Broomfield O. O. Box 1436 Dolores, CO 81323 Cell: 303-466-5631 jswanborg@comcast.net

Social Media/Technology Nicole Powell Club: Academy, Cheyenne 639 Hailey Glenn View Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2065 Res: 719-313-9497  nicolephotography@yahoo.com

Tri-Star Basketball  Phil White Club: Greeley Luncheon 1524 61stAve Ct Greeley, CO 80634 Res: 970-330-4016 Bus: 970-353-2739 phil955@frii.net

Jack Rife (Kathy) Club: Monaco South 2165 S Monroe St Denver, CO 80210-4934 Res: 303-756-8042 Bus: 303-757-5638 rifedvm@msn.com    Members:  Kevin Keilbach Michael Chavez

 Webmaster Trish Merrill  Clubs: DTC, Difference Makers of Aurora 6420 Agave Ave. Castle Rock, CO 80108 Res/Bus: 303-369-1588 Cell: 303-885-4288 T_merrill@comcast.net

2018-2019 District Convention Hosts Samuel & Mary Keiffer 4202 Getaway Place Pueblo, CO 81008 Res: 719-542-1389 Cell: 719-250-2923  skeiffer@q.com

Audio/Visual  Curt Merrill Club: Difference Makers, DTC 6420 Agave Ave Castle Rock, CO 80108   Cell: 303-589-3000  c.merrill@comcast.net

May 2019
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Category: Club EventsArbor Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

Arbor Wine Tasting and Silent Auction
May 3, 2019 May 4, 2019 May 5, 2019
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Category: Club EventsT1 Doc Online Auction

T1 Doc Online Auction
May 11, 2019

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T1 Doc Online Auction
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T1 Doc Online Auction
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T1 Doc Online Auction
May 15, 2019

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T1 Doc Online Auction

Category: Club EventsStrategic Growth Committee Monthly Meeting

Strategic Growth Committee Monthly Meeting
May 16, 2019

Category: Club EventsT1 Doc Online Auction

T1 Doc Online Auction
May 17, 2019

Category: Club EventsT1 Doc Online Auction

T1 Doc Online Auction
May 18, 2019

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T1 Doc Online Auction
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Category: Club EventsT1 Doc Online Auction

T1 Doc Online Auction
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Category: Club EventsDistrict Casino Night

District Casino Night
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