SAVE THE DATE – 15th Annual Fat Tuesday Dinner Party – February 13, 2018

It’s that wonderful time of year that everyone loves – Fat Tuesday with the Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club.

We would love for you and your family to join us February 13, 2018, 6:30PM, at The Outpost to celebrate the events 15th year. Join us for Al Jones & The Riverboat Ramblers Dixieland Jazz Band, a Mardi Gras Costume Contest, a Raffle, a Live & Silent Auction, wine tasting with Hooker Corner Winery, appetizers, and a full Cajun Dinner prepared by the Outpost.

As always, your donations and sponsorship are accepted and encouraged to help Lafayette Breakfast Optimist “Bring Out the Best in Kids” as we always have. For information on how to donate to, or to sponsor the event, please see our Donation Form or our Sponsor Form.

RSVP Information To Come – See Official “Save-The-Date” Below or Download here.

2017 LBOC Poinsettia Sales

The days are growing shorter, and LBOC is gearing up for our annual poinsettia sales. These hearty plants will be delivered to your office to brighten the dark months of the year. And remember all proceeds support programs for youth here in greater Lafayette. Look for your friendly LBOC salesperson or message us via the contact us link.

Fat Tuesday Party and Benefit for our Teacher Grants, March 7, 2017

As always space is limited, and we love to sell out! You don’t want to miss the best Fat Tuesday celebration north of New Orleans!  March 7, at the Outpost, we will celebrate our 14th Fat Tuesday and we hope you can join us for Alan Jones and his Dixieland Band, Whyte Horse Winery wine tastings, costume competition, amazing appetizers with oysters, alligator, stuffed mushrooms, and a full Cajun dinner prepared by the Outpost.
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Red Nose Day Fun Times

LBOC members were challenged by long time member Dean Upshaw aka “Man about Town” and retired architect, to wear red noses to a meeting for a photoshoot for Red Nose Day.  The photo was shown on the NBC Red Nose Day Special.  In addition to our noses we were entertained and informed by Indian Motorcycle of Lafayette who brought the new “Slingshot” for members to experience. RED NOSE DAY <<infoOpt-22
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2 – 3

Rollin’ with our Readers Battle Ground Elem Tracy Businger


Culture of Kindness Battle Ground MS Rebecca Combs


Listen Up! Learning through Audio Books Burnett Creek Katie Nail


Frog Publications game sets Burnett Creek Kara Bronikowski, Terri Fisher, JoEllen Hayworth, Jennifer Koning, Katie Luebcke


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Leveled Book Library Dayton Pam Shideler, Amy McMurry, Courtney Solomon


Columbian Park Zoo Earhart Valerie Sperry


Indianapolis Childrens Museum trip Earhart Brenda Layton


Columbian Park Zoo trip  Earhart Jennifer Koch


Gift Lift & Almost Home Animal Shelter Jeff HS Connie Wiese


Gorgeous Glaze Klondike / BCE Kelli Waggoner

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Stuart Little Klondike MS Katharine Woodhead


VEX robotics Klondike MS Ariel Cornelissen


2 sewing machines LSC – Spec Ed Mary Coleman

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animals and insects Miami Julie Grubb


Family Science Night Miller Paige Halsema


Working with clay Miller Jessica Reseigh

K – 4

Aquaculture & Agriculture Oakland HS James Koval

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Boys Book Club Sunnyside MS Grace Gillespie

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