There is limited handicap parking in downtown Lebanon for the festival. We have blocked off the parking lot next to the Lebanon Theater Company on Mechanic St. You need to turn north onto Mechanic from Main St to access this. The City has several city lots that have several handicap spaces available as well as the churches in the downtown area. All parking is on a first come bases.
The Lebanon Optimist Club is getting everything ready for Aug 4, 2018. Our biggest fund raiser of the year – 20th Annual Lebanon Blues Festival. For more information, go to www.lebanonbluesfestival.org.
Come and help us raise money to give back to youth programs in Lebanon and Warren County OHIO!!!!
The Optimist Club is doing the Avenue of Flags again this year. If you are renewing your subscription, we had some issues with getting the forms out. We will be putting flags up for everyone who had one in 2016 and leave a subscription form for you. You can also complete the one below and send it in with your payment. .
If you new to the program, please complete the form below and we will add your address to our list.
Thank you for supporting the Avenue of Flags. Any questions call 513-409-0490
The Lebanon Optimist Club was proud to present Officer Eric Holmes his award for being the Lebanon Police Departments Officer of the Year. Officer Holmes has been with the department for only 2 1/2 years and has earned the respect of his fellow officers. Congrats Officer Holmes.
Pictured: Sgt Matt Weithofer, Officer Eric Holmes, Chief Jeff Mitchell, Capt Dave Gehringer.
The Optimist Club of Lebanon recently honored John Wetzel as Police Officer of the Year. Officer Wetzel, a 16-year veteran, was selected for this award by his peers. Wetzel is a second time recipient of this award.
“Officer Wetzel displays a quiet leadership and an exemplary work ethic,” said Police Chief Jeff Mitchell. “These traits translate into outstanding skills in solving crimes, and set the standard for professional police work in Southwest Ohio.”
Every year, the Optimist Club of Lebanon awards a Lebanon Police Officer during National Police Week. National Police Week was created by a proclamation signed by President John F. Kennedy to generate increased public support for the law enforcement profession, and as a time to recognize those police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice and died in the line of duty.
Congrats to Det Wetzel and thank you for your service.
Pictured above: Amy Brewer, Mayor; Det Wetzel, Recipient; Arla Tannehill, Optimist President, Jeff Mitchell, Chief of Lebanon Police Department
We are getting ready to kick off our 2016 Avenue of Flags fundraiser. All flags will be place by 7:00 pm Friday May 27, 2016. If you need an application, click on the NEWS tab and look for the Ave of Flags section.
If you have questions about your subscription, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-409-0490.
Thank you for your support.
At the September 22nd Luncheon, Members of the Lebanon Optimist Club learned the details of the Warren County Career Center’s Operating Levy request on the November ballot. The 3.5 mill is a replacement of the original 1979 continuing operating levy.
The facility is in need of major infrastructure improvements including fire suppression systems, electrical HVAC and plumbing upgrades. A recent facility study by the Ohio School Facilities Commission found that over 50 percent of the building is undersized based on student enrollment. Safety and security throughout the building and campus needs enhancement including secure access at all entrance points, improved lighting and security cameras and building wide communications/intercom system for emergencies.
For more information about the WCCC go to www.mywccc.org or call 513.932.5677.
Pictured from left to right are: Marcia Collopy, President Lebanon Optimist Club, Christye Leasure – Chair WCCC Levy Committee, Maggie Hess – Superintendent WCCC, Karen Royer – Treasurer WCCC
Shelley Brown, Prevention Specialist and Kim Sellers, Coordinated Care Services Supervisor both with the Warren County Educational Service Center addressed members of the Lebanon Optimist Club during the August 13th Luncheon. . Ms. Brown offered information regarding substance abuse prevention & education. She distributed information useful to parents and presented information regarding various prevention programs available throughout the county.
For more information about substance abuse prevention & education contact
Shelly Brown, call 513.695.2900 ext 2993 or email her at