The Nine Wonders Optimist Club began its fourth year in El Dorado Springs with a banquet and installation at the Land of Lakes Youth Fair Building on Friday, Sept. 20. Pictured are: (from left) Past President Debbie Floyd, 2013 -2014 President Amy Hedrick, Board Member Glenda Van Bummel, Vice President SuAnn Lundy, Secretary/Treasurer Gina Whitlock, Board Member Terry Floyd, Board Member Sherry Norman and Vice President Laurie Heuser. Not pictured are Board Members Melanie Farran and Brandi McCullough.
The Nine Wonders Optimist Club sponsors the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny before the annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Park, the Chocolate Tasting, Bike Safety and the group now has a funnel cake booth at the Picnic. Proceeds from these events go to support local youth.
Currently, the group is working to supply Emergency Buckets for each classroom at the public school and the Christian School. The buckets will include items that can be used during a weather related incident or any other school emergency.