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  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Scholarship Contests Helping youth achieve their dreams of higher education
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The online election of International officers is complete. A total of 460 Optimist Clubs voted in the election, which represents 22% of the Clubs eligible to vote. For election results, click here.

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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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