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Great Bend Optimist awards banquet
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The Great Bend Optimist awards banquet was held on Aug. 25 at the Walnut Bowl. Pictured are the award winners. Left to right: Derek Fredrick, 2012-2013 Optimist Key Member; Kyle Roberts, 2012-2013 Optimist of the year; Shane Dicks, FBLA Business person of the year-Distinguished Optimist; Chassity Roberts, 1st Friend of Optimist; Jim Mayberry, Special Recognition The Optimist Club of Great Bend is a local service organization that focus on youth. They sponsor a number of youth activities throughout the year including Camp Hope; Essay contest; the Hugh OBrian Youth Leadership (HOBY); FBLA; Pitch, Hit, and Run; and the upcoming Punt, Pass and Kick, which will be held on Sept. 22nd. The club meets every Monday at noon at the Walnut bowl.