Weekly Speakers

2017 Speakers

Every Wednesday during our Optimist meeting we welcome speakers to share their experience, passion, job, mission, hobbies, politics or art with our group.

  • August 2nd Gene Winstead, Bloomington Mayor
  • August 9th  Bonnie Carlson, Pres. and CEO Visitors and Convention Bureau
  • August 16th Karl Keel, Bloomington Public Works Director
  • August 23rd Mary Jo Greeman, Greeman Foundation (Heart Health)
  • August 30th Larry Lee, Bloomington Community Development Director
  • September 6th Melissa Wicklund, MN House of Representatives
  • September 13th TBD
  • September 20 Andrew Carlson, MN House of Representatives
  • September 27 Melissa Franzen, MN Senate
Speaker Chairs: Please pass on speaker leads to other members
Oct. Curt Delegaard
Nov. Chad Huson
Dec. Luanne Lind
Jan. Jim Sorum
Feb. Jim Sorum
Mar. Gina Szafraniec
April Larry Klement
May  Bob Manfred
June Carl Nyberg
July  Arlyn Grussing
Aug.  Bob Haller
 Sept.  Don Smith