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Sunrise Optimists celebrate hard work


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Sunrise Optimists of Roswell recently celebrated another year of civic success.

Tracy Mumford was presented the Chairperson of the Year Award for the Sunrise Optimist Poe Corn Basketball Tournament. (Submitted Photo)

Pat Burnett, 2017-18 Optimist president, reported the total hours served in the community by the club members were over 45,000 for the year.

She was pleased to share the Sunrise Optimists contributed $25,000 to the children of our community as well.

Gwen Burke was presented the Optimist of the Year Award. (Submitted Photo)

The incoming president, Bud Hewett was sworn in by our Friends of Optimist Rick Kraft.

Many awards were presented to members for their service and accomplishments, including Rookie of the Year for Vickie Hobson and Optimist of the Year went to Gwen Burke.

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Vicki Hobson receives the Rookie of the Year Award from outgoing club President Pat Burnett. (Submitted Photo)

Roger Burnett was bestowed with the President Citation and Tracy Mumford was honored as Chairperson of the Year.

The 2018-19 Board of Officers are: President Bud Hewett, Vice President Mike Whitehead, Vice President Mike Perry, Secretary Karen Hamilton and Treasurer Gwen Burke. The 2018-19 Board of Directors are Amanda Wheeler, PJ Marshall-Riese, Terri Garvey, Judy Perry, Art Sharp and Roger Burnett.