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BBQ-Chili Cookoff

Students of the Month


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Millstadt Optimist Club 2018 Calendar of Events


April 19 - Steak Fry - New Membership Drive


Community Service Projects

November 19 - Heimos Poinsettia Open House

December 2 - Weihnachtfest

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18th Annual BBQ Chili Cook-Off is Sunday October 21, 2018

Information will be available soon

Congratulations Students of the Month  
students dec 17 and jan 18  

Chelsea Nehls -MCS (Dec), Ken Lickenbrock of the Millstadt Optimist,

Darian Ceballos -St.James (Dec), and Madison Fournie -MCS (Jan)



Brickhouse Ribs cooking team shows off their 1st place trophy for pork steaks  

Adelyn Wienfoff and Lester French enjoy some "cousin" time

at the Millstadt Optimist Chili Cook-off









JDRF 2016  

Ted Cygnarowicz, Sophia Cygnarowicz, and Brian Coppotelli hold a check for $11,476 that the Millstadt Optimist Club donated to the Juvenille Research Diabetes Fund with profits from the 2016 Chili Cook Off.


Dyslexia 2016  

Ted Cygnarowicz Chili Cook Off co-chair, Sandy Casson Dyslexia Center vice-chair, Mike Fitzpatrick Dyslexia Center treasurer, Brian Brown Dyslexia Center chairman, Brian Coppotelli Chili Cook Off co-chair hold a check for $11.476 that the Millstadt Optimist Club also donated to the Dyslexia Center located in Belleville, Ill. The center services students from the Millstadt School District.


Dyslexia plaque  
Bill Brown (left) Dyslexia Center chairman and Brian Coppoptelli (right) Dyslexia Cener board member, present a plaque to Mike French Millstadt Optimist Club president in appreciation for the Chili Cook Off donation.  

Pictures from the 2016

BBQ - CHILI Cookoff


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Wally Baltz, John Touchette, Deb Germann, Mayor Mike Todd, and Mike French

handle the activities in the Millstadt Optimist stand.

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The Liederkranz park was filled with guests enjoying

the BBQ, music, and beautiful weather.


The Korte clan had a fun day serving guests from

the Brickhouse rib and porksteak stand.

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Members of the Quail Club serving bbq sandwiches.  

The Liederkranz Park was a busy locationas hudreds of people came out

to support the JDRF and Dyslexia Center.


The Millstadt Fire Department proudly shows off their 1st place Chili trophy,

Nate Noerper, Kyle Meyer, Heather Noblitt, Chris French, and Kyle Kosydor.


Ann Banker Cygnarowicz and her brotherMatt Banker

celebrate their 1st place in Snoots trophy.


TheMillstadt Optimist Club would like to thank

all those who participated or helped in any way

to make this event a success.

A special THANKS to all of our sponsors!

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