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Membership Invitation (application)
President’s Midyear Planning Conference
February 10-11, 2017 (St. Louis, MO)
International Board of Directors Meeting
March 3-4, 2017 (St. Louis, MO)
Junior Optimist International Convention
July 3-5, 2017 (Albuquerque, NM)
99th Optimist International Convention
July 6-8, 2017 (Albuquerque, NM)
Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.
Vision: Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.
Purposes: To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.
Montreal-Ahuntsic Optimist Club, QC
Helping kids since 2002
Patrick's favorite line from the
Promise Yourself: To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
Optimists at a Glance