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The Southside Optimist Club Fort Wayne will have a booth at the annual Johnny Appleseed Festival held September 16 and 17, 2017. This will be the Club’s 36th year to provide ham, beans and cornbread.

Each Optimist Club is independent and run by members in their own community. They have the unique flexibility to serve the youth of their community in any way they see fit.

The Southside Optimist Club “Brings out the best in kids,” by providing hope and positive vision for the past 61 years, because they value all children and want to help them develop to their full potentials.

Some of the Southside Optimist’s many charitable organizations, and community service projects (programs) include: Elmhurst Little League, Lifetime Sports Academy, Children’s Cancer, Stillwater Retreat, Redemption House, Woodburn Christian Children’s Home, Kids Cancer and local Oratorical and Essays for Youth and Dictionaries for Elementary School third graders.

So, if you are looking for some 1800 Century family fun and some wonderful ham, beans and cornbread, visit the Southside Optimist Club booth at the Johnny Appleseed Festival.

For more information about the Southside Optimist Club’s other activities and community service programs, come to one of the Tuesday morning meetings from 7 A.M. to 8 A.M. at Hall’s Restaurant on Bluffton Road. Or contact Jim and Barbara Lambert, 747-7907.

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