• Honoring Our Heroes Honor a teacher, public safety officer, veteran or active duty military personnel as your #OptimistHero
  • Oratorical World Championships Students from around the world to compete for scholarships
  • Youth Clubs (JOOI) Join the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers
  • Optimism Summits & Regional Conferences Leadership training to bring out the best in your Club
  • Official Suppliers Supplying Optimists with awards, pins, apparel and more
  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Optimist Junior Golf Building positive values in young people through golf
  • Friend of Optimists Inspire yourself and others by supporting Optimism
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New Abuse & Molestation Coverage for US Clubs
Reinstatement of Tax-Exempt Status
Tax Exempt Letter
Tax Filing Information for Clubs

2016-17 Officer Elections
Click here for important information for all Optimist Clubs about the election of International officers for 2016-17.

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Optimist International is committed to providing professional and prompt service to Optimist Members. If you know which department you would like to contact, please check the e-mail list below. You may also speak to a staff member in that department by calling (314) 371-6000 or (800) 500-8130 and requesting the extension listed next to each department. To speak to someone in the Optimist International Canada office, please call (514) 593-4401 or (800) 363-7151.

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