New Clubs Built in 2023-2024

August 2023
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Armuchee Optimist Club (21637) GATEway Rome-Noon, Ga (21250)
08/29/2023 Bruce Peace
Bob Puckett
OI - Club
 

September 2023
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Kathmandu City Optimist Club (82036) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
Ashland, Mo (30005)
Ashland, Mo (30005)
09/06/2023 Sandhya Rijal
OI - Club (Pilot Program)
OAK CREEK JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2450) Southern Wisconsin Oak Creek Optimist Club (09939)
09/13/2023 JOI - Octagon
Nc Wesleyan University Optimist (43523) North Carolina East BLACKBIRD OPTIMIST CLUB OF ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA (43517)
09/24/2023 Linda J Shepherd
John Shepherd Jr.
Marsha Holloman
OI - Club
JONESBORO JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0321) TennArk Jonesboro, Ar (34058)
09/27/2023 JOI - Alpha
Marquette University Optimist Club (09941) Southern Wisconsin Brew City Optimist Club (09938)
Menomonee Falls, Wi (09103)
09/28/2023 Jo'El Pearlman
Michael Russell
Shannon Dederich
Nathan Russell
OI - Club
New Generations Virtual Optimist Club Of Jamaica (78658) Caribbean Nexus 101 Optimist Club Of Kingston (78632)
Kingston, Ja (78223)
09/28/2023 Krystal J Corbett
Yvonne P Purcell
Nicole Lovelace-Brown
Gillian Henriques
OI - Club
New Generation Optimist Club Of The Caribbean (78659) Caribbean Optimist Club Of York Castle, JA (78590)
Sunset-Kingston, JA (78302)
09/28/2023 Annallee Brown
Rose M Samuels
Bobby M Francis
Shantavia T Thaxter
OI - Club
WATERLOO REGION JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2451) Midwestern Ontario Waterloo-Westvale, On (46262)
09/30/2023 JOI - Octagon
Columbus-Fall River (09940) Southern Wisconsin Madison, Wi (09095)
Sun Prairie, Wi (09183)
09/30/2023 Maureen Crombie
Vernon W Andren
Kim Burlage
Helen Wirka
OI - Club
Indonesian First Optimist Club (90106) Not In District Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
09/30/2023 OI - Club
 

October 2023
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Ochoa Optimist Club Of Tucson (31208) Arizona Tucson-Pueblo, Az (31092)
Heat, Az (31172)
10/02/2023 Esthermarie Hillman
Anne McBride
OI - Club
WATTS ELEMENTARY JR. OPTIMIST CLUB (C0322) South Texas Tri County Optimist Club (06363)
10/05/2023 JOI - Alpha
Huntingtown Optimist Club (33356) Maryland - South Delaware Lexington Park-St Maries, Md (33264)
10/16/2023 Steve Mcdanal
Colleen G Coombs
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Sadbhav, Kathmandu (82037) Asia Lalitpur Optimist Club (82020)
Cherry Hill Business Optimist Club (02776)
Cherry Hill Business Optimist Club (02776)
10/18/2023 Pratap B Thapa
OI - Club
Laliguransh Optimist Club, Kathmandu (82038) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
Sacramento-Bft, Ca (20015)
Sacramento-Bft, Ca (20015)
10/18/2023 Sandhya Rijal
OI - Club
WHITNEY JUNIOR OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL CLUB (B2452) Pacific Southeast OPTIMIST CLUB OF CERRITOS (15203)
10/31/2023 JOI - Octagon
 

November 2023
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Optimist Club Of North Side, Grand Cayman (78663) Caribbean George Town, Grand Cayman (78572)
Seed Of Hope Optimist Club Of George Town (78639)
11/08/2023 Patrice Hanson
Marshalee Allan
Trecia Ann Chin
Damion Brown
OI - Club
CROSSROADS OPTIMIST CLUB (B2453) TennArk Rogers, Ar (34093)
11/10/2023 JOI - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Rolpa (82039) Asia Optimist Club Of Tulsipur (82025)
Perdido Bay, Al (29108)
11/10/2023 Man B Basnet
OI - Club
KETTLE MORAINE JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2454) Southern Wisconsin Lake Country Optimist Club, WI (09936)
11/14/2023 JOI - Octagon
Leland Optimist Club (29334) Alabama - Mississippi Cleveland, Ms (29023)
11/20/2023 Judy Richardson
Mary Hardy
OI - Club
LEBANON OPTIMIST JOI CLUB (C0323) Ohio Lebanon, Oh (24453)
11/27/2023 JOI - Alpha
 

December 2023
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
SOUTH PIEDMONT JUNIOR OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL CLUB (B2455) North Carolina West Weddington, Nc (42465)
12/03/2023 JOI - Octagon
SOLANA PACIFIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0324) California South Del Mar-Solana Beach, Ca (41033)
12/19/2023 JOI - Alpha
Lusaka Central Optimist Club (90107) Not In District New Dynamics Virtual Optimist Club (78656)
New Generations Virtual Optimist Club Of Jamaica (78658)
New Dynamics Virtual Optimist Club (78656)
New Generations Virtual Optimist Club Of Jamaica (78658)
12/30/2023 Ackim K Phiri
OI - Club
POWER MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2238) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
12/31/2023 JOI - Junior
 

January 2024
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Seaway Optimist Club (47849) Central Ontario Spencerville And District, On (47213)
01/16/2024 Alan Fourney
Larry Harper
Anthony C Edge
Brian Purcell
OI - Club
Seminole Breakfast Optimist Club (60707) North Florida St Petersburg, Fl (60445)
St Petersburg-Downtown, Fl (60447)
01/16/2024 OI - Club
LONGACRE ELEMENTARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0325) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Alpha
LANIGAN ELEMENTARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0326) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Alpha
BEECHVIEW ELEMENTARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0327) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Alpha
HILLSIDE ELEMENTARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0328) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Alpha
GILL ELEMENTARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0329) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Alpha
FARMINGTON STEAM ACADEMY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2237) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Junior
FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2456) Michigan Farmington Hills-Bft, Mi (17150)
01/23/2024 JOI - Octagon
SVMS 5th Grade Jr. Optimist (A2239) Indiana South Clinton-Breakfast, In (05036)
01/24/2024 JOI - Junior
 

February 2024
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Kailali Optimist Club (82040) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
The Carolina Forest Happy Hour Optimist Club, SOUTH CAROLINA (22425)
The Carolina Forest Happy Hour Optimist Club, SOUTH CAROLINA (22425)
02/01/2024 Roshan K Lo
Prakash Ghimire
Sandhya Rijal
OI - Club
Sagarmatha Junior Optimist Club (A2240) Asia Sagarmantha Optimist Club (82028)
02/05/2024 JOI - Junior
Emmanuel Junior Optimist Club (A2241) Asia Optimist Club Of Dharan (82022)
02/05/2024 JOI - Junior
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF ST. THOMAS (B2457) Southwestern Ontario St. Thomas, On (45190)
02/06/2024 JOI - Octagon
Lusaka Metro Optimist Club (90109) Not In District Arlington, Tx (38010)
Arlington, Tx (38010)
02/10/2024 Tebuho Mulala
OI - Club
ALPHA CLUB OF FIVE HAWKS ELEMENTARY (C0330) Dakotas - Manitoba - Minnesota Prior Lake-Savage, MN (35124)
02/13/2024 JOI - Alpha
Optimist Club Of Rasuwa (82041) Asia Optimist Club Of Tarkeshwor (82011)
Fredericksburg, Tx (06074)
Fredericksburg, Tx (06074)
02/13/2024 Netra N Poudel
Sita R Joshi
Prakash Ghimire
Umesh Bahadur Neupane Mr
OI - Club
Haughton High School Buccaneers JOI Club (B2458) Louisiana Bossier City, La (39019)
02/21/2024 JOI - Octagon
 

legend:
OI: Optimist International
JOI: Junior Optimist International