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October 2017
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
TRIBE JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF WEST HANDLEY (B2331) North Texas Fort Worth-Bft East, Tx (38045)
10/01/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
Hope 4 Tomorrow Optimist Club Of Pike County, GA (21624) GATEway North Perimeter, Ga (21257)
Sawnee Optimist Club Of Cumming, GA (21546)
10/09/2017 Gwen L Gable
Russell Thomas
Anesha J Burgess
Optimist International - Club
PAWS OF JOY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2156) Arizona White Mountains, Az (31187)
10/10/2017 Junior Optimist International - Junior
Women Of Changes OPTIMIST CLUB Of Concord, Nc (44616) North Carolina West Concord-Logan, NC (42111)
10/23/2017 Wilma K Means
Teresa K Hillie
Optimist International - Club
FLINT HILL JUNIOR OPTIMIST OCTAGON CLUB (B2332) Capital - Virginia Greater Vienna Inc., Va (16220)
10/27/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
Santa Paula In Action Optimist Club, CA (14032) Pacific Southwest Santa Paula, Ca (14765)
Van Nuys-Airport, Ca (14907)
10/27/2017 Cathy Hicks
David Duben
James A Oliver
Ruth Rope
Optimist International - Club
JOY MIDLOTHIAN JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2157) North Texas Arlington Community Athletics, Tx (38006)
10/30/2017 Junior Optimist International - Junior
FANTOM-234 JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2158) Pacific Central Reno, Nv (20330)
10/31/2017 Junior Optimist International - Junior
ICE ROBOTICS JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2333) Pacific Central Reno, Nv (20330)
10/31/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Richmond-Metro, VA (16267) Capital - Virginia Richmond-Greater, Va (16169)
10/31/2017 Terry S Corle
Optimist International - Club
 

November 2017
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Falcon Optimist Club, OH (24524) Ohio Kettering-Noon, Oh (24224)
Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
11/02/2017 Susan Armstrong
Jennifer R Kendo
Paul A Atkinson
Jack L Akerman
Optimist International - Club (Pilot)
Optimist Club Of Sussex County, DE (33353) Maryland - South Delaware Salisbury, Md (33265)
Ocean City-Berlin, Md (33211)
11/06/2017 Marino A Garbin Jr.
Optimist International - Club
SVSU Optimistic Club of Saginaw, MI (17556) Michigan Bay City Noon, Mi (17030)
Clarkston Area Optimist Club, MI (17050)
11/08/2017 Donald R Brose Jr
Sean Mueller
Karen E Monville
Dana L Monville
Optimist International - Club
Southside Okc Optimist Club Of South Oklahoma City, OK (07156) Oklahoma Verden, Ok (07005)
11/11/2017 Margaret S Davis
Joyce M Filsinger
Optimist International - Club
Optimist Club Of Trench Town, JA (78605) Caribbean Kingston-St. Matthews, Ja (78541)
Cross Roads, Ja (78491)
11/12/2017 Calvin Hunter
Angeline Johnson
Heather Reeves-Ambersley
H Arthor Green
Optimist International - Club (Pilot)
Sussex-Lisbon-Lannon-Butler, WI (09065) Southern Wisconsin Menomonee Falls, Wi (09103)
Platteville, Wi (09137)
11/14/2017 Diane L Matuszak
Carl Trapp
Gary L Engelke
Vernon W Andren
Optimist International - Club
MALONE JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2334) North Florida Northeast Jackson County, Fl (60700)
11/16/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
MCQUEEN ROBOTICS JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2335) Pacific Central Reno, Nv (20330)
11/16/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Lynchburg Mid-Town, VA (16268) Capital - Virginia Optimist Club Of Richmond Southside, VA (16263)
11/16/2017 Terry S Corle
Optimist International - Club
Optimist Club Of Roanoke, VA (16269) Capital - Virginia Optimist Club Of Richmond Southside, VA (16263)
11/16/2017 Lawson K Headley
Terry S Corle
Optimist International - Club
Santee EAST COUNTY Optimist Club, CA (41667) California South Casa De Oro, Ca (41642)
Chamorro Optimist Club San Diego, CA (41665)
11/18/2017 Lynn Reiter-Woodhead
Michael Perine
Optimist International - Club
DRAGON LEADERSHIP PROGRAM JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2159) Arizona Heat, Az (31172)
11/20/2017 Junior Optimist International - Junior
SAVANNAH ARTS ACADEMY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2336) GATEway Tybee Island, Ga (21270)
11/20/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
BOWIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0279) North Texas Grand Prairie, Tx (38492)
11/30/2017 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF MARGARET BRENT (A2160) Maryland - South Delaware Mechanicsville, Md (33182)
11/30/2017 Junior Optimist International - Junior
PINECREST JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2337) North Carolina West The Sandhills, Nc (42410)
11/30/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
ST. THERESA SCIENCE JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB - NSENYI, UGANDA (B2338) Michigan Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
11/30/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
 

December 2017
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Club Optimiste Angers 2017, Qc (53006) Quebec West Pointe-Gatineau, Qc (53592)
Templeton, Qc (53904)
12/01/2017 Robert Perron
Danielle Dupont
Thérèsa Tremblay
Alain Savard
Optimist International - Club
Fun Times Optimist Club, NC (44617) North Carolina West Morganton, Nc (44295)
12/10/2017 Ronald Lackey
William Jernigan
Optimist International - Club
Mother Of Tomorrow Optimist Club - Jinja, Uganda (17557) Michigan Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
Altamonte Springs-South Seminole, Fl (60480)
12/18/2017 John Bailanda
Robert S Schiller
Eileen White
Optimist International - Club
LINCOLN COUNTY OPTIMIST CLUB, MO (30564) East Missouri O'Fallon, Mo (30295)
12/19/2017 Cynthia G Schwab
Nicole M Schwab
Optimist International - Club
TITAN JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2339) Dakotas - Manitoba - Minnesota Sioux Falls-Sioux Valley, Sd (35151)
12/31/2017 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
OPTIMIST CLUB OF LASALLE II, ONTARIO (45020) Southwestern Ontario 12/31/2017 Optimist International - Club
 

January 2018
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
The Optimist Club Of Igbaja, Nigeria (90017) Not In District 01/02/2018 Optimist International - Club
BARBER JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2161) GATEway Kennesaw, Ga (21161)
01/18/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
JOI KITTENS (C0280) Colorado - Wyoming Westminster, Co (25116)
01/19/2018 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
JFK JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0281) Ohio Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
01/22/2018 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
The Optimist Club Of Jhapa, Nepal (90019) Not In District The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
The Optimist Club Of Pokhara, Nepal (90014)
01/22/2018 Uday K Niraula
Keshab Kafle
Optimist International - Club
OROVILLE B&G ROBOTICS JOI CLUB (B2340) Pacific Central Oroville, Ca (20542)
01/29/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
Coclad Optimist Club-Kagadi, Uganda (17558) Michigan West Bloomfield, Mi (17412)
Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
01/30/2018 Robert S Schiller
Elaine J Creary
John Bailanda
Optimist International - Club
GEORGETOWN JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2162) Indiana South Georgetown, In (05235)
01/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
JUNIOR OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL CLUB OF PALM DESERT HIGH SCHOOL (B2341) Pacific Southeast Palm Desert, Ca (15650)
01/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
 

February 2018
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
VISTA RIDGE JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2342) Colorado - Wyoming Colorado Springs-Academy, Co (25008)
02/12/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
WOLFTRAP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0282) Capital - Virginia Greater Vienna Inc., Va (16220)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
MEDART JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0283) North Florida Coastal-Wakulla INC., Fl (60540)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
WHITESBURG ELEMENTARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0284) Alabama - Mississippi Huntsville, Al (29085)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
RIVERWATCH JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2163) GATEway Sawnee Optimist Club Of Cumming, GA (21546)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
WHITESBURG MS JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2164) Alabama - Mississippi Huntsville, Al (29085)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
THE SOCASTEE JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB JAZZ BAND (B2343) South Carolina The Carolina Forest Happy Hour Optimist Club, SOUTH CAROLINA (22425)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
CAPE HENLOPEN HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2344) Maryland - South Delaware Optimist Club Of Sussex County, DE (33353)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
GALVESTON ISLAND JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2345) South Texas Galveston-Noon, Tx (26185)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF POKHARA (B2346) Not In District The Optimist Club Of Pokhara, Nepal (90014)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF HUNTINGTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (B2347) Maryland - South Delaware Calvert-Prince Frederick, Md (33053)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF CALVERT HIGH (B2348) Maryland - South Delaware Calvert-Prince Frederick, Md (33053)
02/28/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
 

March 2018
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Kindness Counts Optimist Club, TX (38532) North Texas Fort Worth-Bft East, Tx (38045)
03/01/2018 Diane Clark
Optimist International - Club
Brome-Missisquoi, Qc (52003) Quebec South Lac Brome, Qc (52334)
03/09/2018 Ilze Epners
Micheline Viau
Optimist International - Club
Ste-Marie, Qc (55000) Quebec East and Acadie Val Bélair, Qc (54950)
Beauceville, Qc (55042)
03/17/2018 Martin Maheux
Évelyne Croteau
Bernard Labrecque
Madeleine Poulin
Optimist International - Club
Team Optimist Youth Club, SC (22431) South Carolina Forest Acres, Sc (22422)
The Carolina Forest Happy Hour Optimist Club, SOUTH CAROLINA (22425)
03/18/2018 Virginia Ricker
Melvin D Bannister
Marino A Garbin Jr.
Lillian D Gilmore
Optimist International - Club
Platteville Student Optimist Club, WI (09066) Southern Wisconsin Platteville, Wi (09137)
Platteville Area, Wi (09935)
03/19/2018 Gary L Engelke
Howard B Crofoot
Vernon W Andren
Maxine A Lane
Optimist International - Club
The Rio Communities Optimist Club, NM (19628) New Mexico - West Texas Albuquerque-Sunport, Nm (19195)
03/22/2018 Sallie E Rizzo
Lynne M Martin
Optimist International - Club
Hamilton County Optimist Club, TN (21625) GATEway East Ridge, Tn (11012)
03/22/2018 Kenneth E Davis
James Gaither
Optimist International - Club
PURPOSE DRIVEN OPTIMIST CLUB, CO (25339) Colorado - Wyoming 03/23/2018 Optimist International - Club
Optimist Club Of Hetauda, Nepal (90022) Not In District The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
03/26/2018 Uday K Niraula
Optimist International - Club
Cambridge Southwest, On (46012) Midwestern Ontario Petersburg, On (46161)
03/28/2018 Joseph Paul
Paul Mathieson
Optimist International - Club
THE Redhawk Optimist Club, OH (24525) Ohio Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
Fairfield Inc., Ohio (24170)
03/30/2018 Michael D Mcgrew
Jack L Akerman
Jim Elder
Obie L Mills
Optimist International - Club
North Central Buckeye College Optimist Club, OH (24526) Ohio Mansfield, Oh (24250)
03/30/2018 Richard Henson
Dana Woodring
Tom Stortz
Joshua Davis
Optimist International - Club
CEDAR MOUNTAIN JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0285) TennArk Hot Springs Village, Ar (34057)
03/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Aplha
BUCKHORN MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2165) Alabama - Mississippi Huntsville-Eve, Al (29055)
03/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
THE SOARING WINGS JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2166) Colorado - Wyoming DIFFERENCE MAKERS OPTIMIST CLUB OF AURORA, CO (25337)
03/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
GOLIGHTLY EDUCATION CENTER JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2167) Michigan New Detroit Unity Optimist Club Of Detroit, Mi (17549)
03/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior
JUNIOR OPTIMIST LAKESIDE INTERNATIONAL (B2349) Ohio Bazetta-Cortland, Oh (24007)
03/31/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
The Optimist Club Of Beijing, CN (90023) Not In District San Antonio, Tx (06170)
03/31/2018 Janet D Oord Graves
Markus Masseli
Janet Hui
Optimist International - Club
 

April 2018
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
TECUMSEH HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2350) Ohio New Carlisle-Bft, Oh (24280)
04/16/2018 Junior Optimist International - Octagon
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF UTRECHT (A2168) California South Del Mar-Solana Beach, Ca (41033)
04/23/2018 Junior Optimist International - Junior