Clubs

Your Optimist Club Can Apply For A Grant

Club Grant Optimist International Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 Club Grant Program. Any Adult Club served by Optimist International Foundation is eligible to apply for a $500 grant to be used for a NEW project of the Club. The Marana-Foothills Optimist Club won a 2016 Club Grant for their MCAT High School Garden Club. Applications must be received in the St. Louis office by March 10. Applications and more information are available

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McIntosh County Optimist Club learns about Adult Education

McIntosh County Optimist Club's guest speaker, an Honor Graduate of McIntosh County Academy and a College Graduate, returned home and became the Director of Adult Education, Megan Jacobs. Megan shared all of the wonderful offerings of the program. She said in addition to getting assistance in acquiring your GED, there are classes for SAT/ACT Prep, ASVAB Prep, Georgia Work Keys and Soft Skills such as Resume Writing and Interview Skills. The members

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Forsyth-Cumming Club Defeat Cancer Campaign

The Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club is helping to support young cancer patients along with IHOP on Market Place Blvd and the Justin Adams Farmer’s Ins. Agency in Cumming. Through the Month of April, starting April 2nd a Defeat Cancer Campaign is going to be held at IHOP located at 920 Market Place Blvd in Cumming.  The Forsyth-Cumming Optimists and IHOP are inviting all our friends in Forsyth County and adjoining areas to go to IHOP make a $1 pledge

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Columbus Club Shares Reasons for Optimism

Scott Solomon had been a member of one of the three local Sertoma Clubs for 20 years. He helped run the annual Christmas party for hearing-impaired children. The club raised many for gifts, lunch and a visit from a Santa Claus who knew sign language. "Without fail, every year was a heart-warming experience to watch the children communicate with Santa," said Solomon, an independent adviser with LPL Financial. "You can't imagine my dismay when, due

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Bits ‘n Peaches — January 2015 Georgia Optimists Magazine

Hear this! Get your news here! The January 2015 Georgia Optimist Magazine is here! The attached newsletter details recent Optimist club successes and convinces you of the important of attending the February district conference, training, and sharing event at Lake Blackshear Resort. To read the newsletter, click here

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Bits_n_Peaches_October_2014

Optimism is an every day opportunity. What we do and how we do it will dictate the legacy we leave for the future generations of Optimists. We must each get back to the basics of Optimism. We must be supportive of each other. We must be positive and we must share the gift of Optimism with our friends, our family, our Church members, our business constituents and every one around us. We will change the direction of each of our districts. We will speak

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Professional Development with Community Service – A New Kind of Club

A Place Where Community Service and Professional Development Go Hand-in-Hand Optimist International, a 95-year-old community service organization dedicated to providing hope and positive vision to children in order to bring out the best in kids, is introducing a new concept in community service. For the first time, community service and self-improvement/professional development come together to provide a volunteer experience second to none. Individuals

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Bits n Peaches

This issue of our Georgia Newsletter is full of information: (more…)

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Bits and Peaches – October 2013

“The smile of a child makes it all worthwhile!” From Governor Hal:   Why do we do the things we do as Optimists?  Why do we participate at the District and even the International level?  There are many reasons, but I think this year’s theme, “The smile of a child makes it all worthwhile!” helps to sum it up.  Don't you want to read more?  The October 2013 edition of the Georgia Newsletter is available. Click here to view Bits

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Decatur-Southside DeKalb Optimist Club

Our club has served the youth of South DeKalb County for over 25 years. Our members work as a team and we continually evaluate our purpose and performance to ensure we meet the needs of both the community and our members. Our club was formed by the Conyers-Evening Optimist Club on September 29, 1986.  

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