Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Optimist Club of Moorefield have not been able to hold their regular fundraising events for over a year. These events are usually social gatherings that include their popular “wing nights.” As an alternative, the Optimitsts have held five bottle drives to date and are thankful for the overwhelming community support. The most recent bottle drive on Feb. 27 raised over $1,700.
Members of the Optimist Club presented the Drayton Food Bank with a cheque for $1750.00 on March 18. From left: Optimist member Tim Pope, Optimist Club director Dennis Morgan, food bank representative Lauren DeVries, Huckley Bates (future optimist member) and Moorefield Optimist president Tim Bates.