Beth Duncan was welcomed as the 55th President of CNO. New board members and vice-presidents were installed this evening. Optimist of the Year was announced as well as Rooke of the Year. This was a great night to celebrate the past year and to look forward to the next 2022-2023 Optimist year.
The Washington-Centerville Public Library and the Centerville-Washington History Museum were presented checks at today’s meeting. Mike Bevis explains the purpose of the CNO Long Range Planning Committee. Other recent donations to the Centerville-Washington Park District and the Washington Township Town Hall Theater were also discussed.
Drones are useful right now for last mile deliveries. Drone Express is a logistics firm focused on bringing safe, reliable, autonomous, eco-friendly package delivery throughout the country. The article discusses the problems drones are solving right now and how big the business will be in just a few more years.
Ray Snedegar tells the story of the ordeal he experienced when he oversaw the first flight of Operation Babylift and its crash where miraculously there were numerous survivors. Operation Babylift was the name given to the mass evacuation of children from South Vietnam to the United States and other western countries (including Australia, France, West Germany, and Canada) at the end of the Vietnam War.