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International President Dave Bruns' "Season of Giving" Growth Surge Tour


Greetings Southern California Optimists! I'm excited to announce that I will be visiting Los Angeles and San Diego from December 28 to January 3. On this page, you will find my "Season of Giving" Growth Surge Tour announcement video and schedule of events. I hope to see you at one of the events and please remember to bring others who may be interested in joining us in bringing out the BEST in youth, in our communities, and in ourselves — Right Here, Right Now!

Also, please make sure to follow my official Facebook page for updates and posts during the tour>>

Schedule is subject to change. Please continue to check back for updates.

Monday, December 28

Arrive to Los Angeles.

Jewel City Optimist Club New Year's Eve Party at Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services.

Tuesday, December 29

Tour of Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services.

Joint Dinner with Pacific Southeast District and Pacific Southwest District Optimists.
Wednesday, December 30

International Service Club Presidents' Summit.

Thursday, December 31

Special New Year's Eve visit to the Santa Barbara Optimist Club.

Friday, January 1

New Year's Day 2016 Rose Parade.

Travel to San Diego.

Welcome dinner with California South Optimist District.

Saturday, January 2

New Year's celebration dinner with California South Optimist District Members.

Sunday, January 3

Depart from San Diego.