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2020 - 2021 Installation
Annual Installation Ceremony was held at the Broske Center on September 27, 2020. It was held while maintaining social distance as required by the Covid-19 pandemic guidelines.
Alaina Reeves will serve as secretary for the 20-21 fiscal year. Terri Ellis and Jordan Holthaus were welcomed to the Board of Directors.
Our cheese curd sales are very popular each year at the Grant County Fair in August and Platteville Dairy Days in September. Many Optimist volunteers make these events very successful.
Covid-19 caused the cancellation of these events in 2020. Look for us at the 2021 Grant County Fair and Dairy Days celebrations.
Party in the Park: in July
Every July, the Platteville Optimist Club provides free hotdogs, milk and ice cream to attendees of Party in the Park, held at City Park.
Tri-Star Basketball Contest in Platteville in March or April
This is a skills-based competition for boys and girls ages 6-13. The Platteville competition occurs in March or April at Bo Ryan Court in the Williams Fieldhouse of the University of Wisconsin Platteville campus. First and second-place winners in each age bracket are eligible to go on to the SWIS District competition, also held in April.
Annual Holiday Social featuring dinner and a white elephant gift exchange -- Held each January.
January 10th The Optimists treated the JOI club to an afternoon of Dubuque Fighting Saints hockey with an educational handout about hockey. After the game the head coach came over and talked to the group and answered questions.