Posted by Ansel Dooley on Feb 04, 2019


Photo of L.A. Bistro Canton - Canton, MI, United States


We met today for a night social at the LA Bistro and chatted with Sarah Maiga about a new planned local fundraiser called "Dump and Donate"


President Sue Kowalski started our evening meeting at the new LA Bistro in Canton (off of Cherry Hill Rd. and Sheldon Rd. on the N.E. corner).  This evening we also got to try out the dinner menu.


Just an informal meeting and few short announcements:

  • Sarah filled us in on some of the new plans for the Dump and Donate event scheduled for March 9th.  A link to a new Youtube video she has prepared is here, and the club voted tonight to offer support for the activity.   We also then discussed some other planning and logistics as opportunities to help out.

  • Feb. 16th is our 5th Youth Exchange Bowling event from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Plymouth Plaza Lanes.  Members are encouraged to attend.  Save a spot in your Winter weekend for some easy going bowling, pizza, and fun.  Please see John K. or Ansel if you need some info.

  • Please keep May 10th -12th of 2019 on your Radar - The Next District Conference is in Windsor at Caesars - Friday (night) / Saturday / return Sunday.  Again at popular request this is super affordable for 2 at $1050 for this location right across the Detroit river in Windsor.

No formal speaker here today, but for other side notes, we will be adjusting the dues and are liking the new venue here a lot.  Pat Williams forwarded a thank you note for the food donation to the B.L.O.C.K. on December 17th  (leftovers from Panera carryout lunch).   We tentatively have been selected for the Beer tent again for this year so the club is certainly pleased to be working with the City of Canton and the Optimist Club again in 2019 to support Liberty Fest.  And, Bill Tesen displayed a nice plaque honoring Bill Brown's wife Mildred to be placed one of the new trees in Heritage Park this year.  Also keep your eyes out for a possible Broadcast by Bill Brown on WWJ Channel 62 possibly in the near future.