New Clubs Built in 2020-2021

October 2020
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Rainbow Warriors (47848) Central Ontario Richmond Hill, On (47182)
Brooklin, On (47025)
10/03/2020 Jennifer Krizel
David W Thompson
Brian E Wick
Jim Mcgrorey
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Mumbwa, Zambia (90062) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lusaka, Zambia (90057)
Hagerstown, In (04255)
10/05/2020 Tebuho Mulala
OI - Club
Beirut Family Optimist Club (90063) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
North Platte, Ne (10075)
10/25/2020 Georges E Chamoun
Rebecca J Bou Nader
Elie G Elie Ghanem
OI - Club
Fusion Optimist Club Of New Kingston (78627) Caribbean Cross Roads, Ja (78491)
Kingston-St. Matthews, Ja (78541)
10/31/2020 Winsome Halliman
Carlene Hunter
Debbie Willis-Hunter
Heather Reeves-Ambersley
OI - Club
 

November 2020
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Trinity Optimist Club Of Ghana (90064) Not In District OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL, GHANA (79643)
Norfolk-Noon, Ne (10077)
11/08/2020 Godfried G Sarpong
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Kampala (17566) Michigan Clarkston Area Optimist Club, MI (17050)
Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
11/11/2020 Josam Kule
Patricia Nakanyike
Catherine Namusisi
OI - Club (Pilot Program)
MODEC ACADEMY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2400) Nebraska Norfolk-Noon, Ne (10077)
11/16/2020 JOI - Octagon
The Optimist Club Of Nsula (39323) Louisiana Jennings, La (39060)
11/18/2020 Lenor B Cox
Carolyn Barker
Mekayla Jenkins
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Siavonga (90065) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lusaka, Zambia (90057)
Naples, Fl (61300)
11/21/2020 Tebuho Mulala
Sipho K Malumo
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Kafue, Zambia (90067) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lusaka, Zambia (90057)
Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
11/21/2020 Tebuho Mulala
Clara Mulenga
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Nepalgunj (90068) Asia The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
Des Moines-Western-Noon, Ia (40048)
11/21/2020 Uday K Niraula
Ramesh Sitaula
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of The Philippines (90066) Not In District Tucson-Pueblo, Az (31092)
11/22/2020 Rajesh Michael J Cordova
OI - Club
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF MIAMI LAKES GATOR CLUB (B2401) South Florida Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
11/30/2020 JOI - Octagon
 

December 2020
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
PACIFIC TRAILS MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2211) California South Del Mar-Solana Beach, Ca (41033)
12/09/2020 JOI - Junior
Optimist Club Of Jordan (90069) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Two Rivers, Wi (23308)
12/09/2020 Elie A Samra
Haneen M Assaf
Sharef A Magatef
Mohamad A Alrosan
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of The Miami Beaches (61005) South Florida Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
12/22/2020 Brian Hoadley
Sondra Shumaker
OI - Club
OPTIMIST CLUB OF PELICANS (78629) Caribbean Cross Roads, Ja (78491)
Fusion Optimist Club Of New Kingston (78627)
12/22/2020 Winsome Halliman
Suzanne Brown
Angeline Johnson
Heather Reeves-Ambersley
OI - Club
Kannapolis, Nc (Kannapolis Addie-Ray) (44620) North Carolina West Concord-Logan, NC (42111)
Charlotte-Hidden Valley, Nc (42217)
12/30/2020 Richard H Highland
Wilma K Means
OI - Club
CONCORD NC (HBCU HERO OPTIMIST CLUB) (44619) North Carolina West Concord-Logan, NC (42111)
Charlotte-Mallard Creek, Nc (42270)
12/31/2020 Wilma K Means
OI - Club
 

January 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Golden Optimist Club Of Amman, Jordan (90070) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Richmond-Greater, Va (16169)
01/12/2021 Elie A Samra
Randah K Ghazaleh
OI - Club
South Omaha Optimist Club (10155) Nebraska Omaha-Miracle Hills, Ne (10064)
Omaha-Bft, Ne (10015)
01/21/2021 Alan J Penner
Richard W Raasch
David Catalan
OI - Club
NARANJA OPTIMIST CLUB (61006) South Florida Greater Goulds, Fl (61902)
Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
01/28/2021 J L Demps Jr
Brian Hoadley
James J Hamilton
OI - Club
ST. JOHN'S KAMASASA COU PRIMARY SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2212) Michigan Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
01/31/2021 JOI - Junior
MPONDWE PRIMARY SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2213) Michigan Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
01/31/2021 JOI - Junior
 

February 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Kathmandu Valley Optimist Club (90071) Asia The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
Rochester, In (04474)
02/06/2021 Uday K Niraula
Prithvi R Thapa
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Malta (90072) Not In District Urbandale, Ia (40157)
02/23/2021 Reuben Buttigieg
OI - Club
OPTIMIST CLUB OF LAUDERHILL, FLORIDA (61007) South Florida Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
02/25/2021 Brian Hoadley
OI - Club
The Hetauda Optimist Club (90073) Asia Gretna-West Bank, La (39140)
02/26/2021 Uday K Niraula
OI - Club
The Biratnagar Optimist Club (90074) Asia The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
Wheat Ridge, Co (25215)
02/26/2021 Uday K Niraula
Prithvi R Thapa
OI - Club
JHS JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2402) Indiana South Jasper, In (05301)
02/28/2021 JOI - Octagon
 

March 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
CCH JOI, ON (B2403) Midwestern Ontario OPTIMIST CLUB OF LONDON CCH, ONTARIO (46016)
03/05/2021 JOI - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Surkhet (90075) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
Bay City Noon, Mi (17030)
03/13/2021 Prakash Ghimire
OI - Club
Reaching For The Stars - Windsor And Essex County (45936) Southwestern Ontario Riverside, On (45178)
The Omicron Nu Optimist Club At U Windsor, Ontario (45933)
03/20/2021 Sandra Larivee
Tina Poisson
Melissa Nespolon
Crystal Sheriff
OI - Club
 

April 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Optimist Club Of Bhaktapur (90076) Asia The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
Red Deer, Ab (13115)
04/03/2021 Prithvi R Thapa
Uday K Niraula
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of West Little River (61008) South Florida Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
Miami Springs, Fl (61290)
04/05/2021 Brian Hoadley
Allan Stuart
OI - Club
BOSSIER HIGH SCHOOL BEARKAT JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2404) Louisiana Bossier City, La (39019)
04/15/2021 JOI - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Damietta, Egypt (90077) Not In District Hope Optimist Club Of Blythewood, South Carolina (22424)
Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
04/16/2021 Ahmad I Hebishy
Maher Yousef
OI - Club
Lake Victoria Optimist Club Of Uganda (17567) Michigan Roseville, Mi (17354)
Kupsya Agents Of Millennium Progress (Kamp) (17530)
04/19/2021 Joseph Bakulumpagi
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Harion, Nepal (90078) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
Guelph, On (46095)
04/24/2021 Prakash Ghimire
Nirmuni Mainali
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Chitwan, Nepal (90079) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
Roseville Area Optimist Club, MN (35232)
04/24/2021 Prakash Ghimire
OI - Club
Bpcc Optimist Club (39324) Louisiana Bossier City, La (39019)
04/27/2021 Marilyn A Rech-Norton
Sandra Roberson
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Wait-A-Bit (78630) Caribbean Optimist Club Of Spalding, JA (78593)
Optimist Club Of Christiana, JA (78596)
04/27/2021 Sian Scott-Archibald
Stephany Crooks
Anette Ellis
Jacqueline Wright
OI - Club
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF FOREST GLADE (B2405) Southwestern Ontario Windsor-Forest Glade, On (45079)
04/29/2021 JOI - Octagon
Joint Venture Virtual Optimist Club (25340) Colorado - Wyoming Colorado Springs-Academy, Co (25008)
PURPOSE DRIVEN OPTIMIST CLUB, CO (25339)
04/29/2021 Terri Kearney
Larry L Brown
William Cassel
Tony Carpenter
OI - Club
London-Fanshawe (46961) Midwestern Ontario London-Oakridge Acres, On (46150)
04/29/2021 Kevin Levesque
Richard Gillespie
OI - Club
 

May 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
North-Tripoli Lebanon Optimist Club (90080) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Kutztown, Pa (02168)
05/01/2021 Elie A Samra
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Palpa, Nepal (82007) Asia The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
Flint-West, Mi (17425)
05/08/2021 Uday K Niraula
Tej P Devkota
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Patan, Nepal (82008) Asia The Optimist Club Of Kathmandu, Nepal (90013)
Lancaster Inc., Pa (02170)
05/08/2021 Prithvi R Thapa
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Sanger (20556) Pacific Central Fresno-Greater, Ca (20160)
05/11/2021 Alvaro E Alfaro
OI - Club
Top Optimist Club (Special Needs) (24531) Ohio Centerville-Noon, Oh (24403)
05/12/2021 Myron J Rheaume
Craig A Dring
Greg Griffin
Dana Dring
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Lubumbashi (90081) Not In District Optimist Club Of Kinshasa-Pool (90055)
Moncton, Nb (55519)
05/15/2021 Joram Kisenda
Larry Diur
OI - Club
Katy-Brookshire Optmist Club (06362) South Texas Houston-South End, Tx (26246)
05/17/2021 Valerie S Williams
Robert A Maybee
OI - Club
S.P.A.R.K.S JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB AT CENTRAL PARK (C0303) Louisiana Bossier City, La (39019)
05/24/2021 JOI - Aplha
Optimist Club Of Maten, Lebanon (90082) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Centerville-Noon, Oh (24403)
05/24/2021 Elie A Samra
Rita Chamoun
Charbel Antoun
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Butwal, Nepal (82009) Asia Kathmandu Valley Optimist Club (90071)
05/27/2021 Prithvi R Thapa
Rabindra Thapa
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Srinagar City, Nepal (82010) Asia Optimist Club Of Nawalparasi, Nepal (90043)
St Cloud, Mn (35131)
05/28/2021 Shyam K Basyal
OI - Club
Swont Conductive Education Optimist Club (45938) Southwestern Ontario West Lorne, On (45257)
Petrolia-Lambton Central, On (45122)
05/30/2021 Richard Devolder
Christa Maclaggan
Penny C Cox
Ken Neil
OI - Club
YORK COUNTY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C0304) Atlantic Central YORK COUNTY, Pa (02100)
05/31/2021 JOI - Aplha
KIDS 4 KIDS JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF FOOTHILLS ALBERTA (C0305) Alberta, Montana, Saskatchewan & Northern Wyoming Okotoks, Ab (13878)
05/31/2021 JOI - Aplha
ST. HUGHS HIGH SWANTAGON JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2406) Caribbean Sunset-Kingston, JA (78302)
05/31/2021 JOI - Octagon
RIVER CITIES VIRTUAL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2407) Louisiana Bossier City, La (39019)
05/31/2021 JOI - Octagon
 

June 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Optimist Club Of Jamaica Deaf Community (78631) Caribbean Kingston-West St Andrew, Ja (78317)
06/04/2021 Al Johnson
Chadd-Rick O Clarke
Andre Witter
Margaret E Wright
OI - Club
Al Iklim (90083) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
06/07/2021 Elie A Samra
Mohammad M Soukariye
OI - Club
Wave Makers (17568) Michigan OPTIMIST CLUB OF PLYMOUTH-CANTON, MI (17325)
Brighton, Mi (17056)
06/14/2021 Cherryl R Thames
Pamela M Batcho
Linda Bryant-Sams
Adele Stocker
OI - Club
Covina Valley Optimist Club (15001) Pacific Southeast Pomona, Ca (15140)
06/17/2021 M. Joyce Bakersmith
Sal Flores-Chatfield
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Hong Kong (90084) Not In District Sunrise-San Diego, Ca (41135)
06/23/2021 Linda Wu
Angela Chan
OI - Club
Castle Strong Optimist Club (24532) Ohio Centerville-Noon, Oh (24403)
06/24/2021 Myron J Rheaume
Debe Dockins
Mike Fanelli
Robert E Glavin
OI - Club
Nexus 101 Optimist Club Of Kingston (78632) Caribbean Ever Ready Optimist Club Of St Jude'S, JA (78616)
Kingston, Ja (78223)
06/26/2021 Patricka Wiggan-Chambers
Lorna Moseley-Grant
Aneskia P Smalling
Yvonne P Purcell
OI - Club
HEROES' JUNIOR, QC (C5021) Quebec South Brome-Missisquoi, Qc (52003)
06/28/2021 JOI - Aplha
Shabab City Optimist Club (90086) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Watertown, Sd (35166)
06/29/2021 Maram Soukarieh
Mohamad Soukarieh
OI - Club
 

July 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Taalabaya Optimist Club (90085) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Brooklin, On (47025)
07/06/2021 Ghada A Sukkarieh
Maram A Darkhabani
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Tunisia (90088) Not In District St-Albert, On (49700)
07/06/2021 Nicole Paquette
OI - Club
Rasm Al Hadath Optimist Club (90087) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
07/08/2021 Widian A Harb
Youssef M Arabe
OI - Club
Optimist Club of Metry (39325) Louisiana Gretna-West Bank, La (39140)
07/24/2021 Kurt Gassen
William A Staehle III
Lenor B Cox
OI - Club
THE COCONUT GROVE OPTIMIST CLUB (61009) South Florida Miramar, Fl (61292)
07/24/2021 Andrea Rodriguez
Brian Hoadley
OI - Club
Optimist Club 501 Belize (90089) Not In District Optimist Club Of Trench Town, JA (78605)
Kingston-St. Matthews, Ja (78541)
07/27/2021 Owen A Ellis
Doneath Edwards-Johnson
Calvin A Hunter
Patricia Knight Letts
OI - Club
HOPE FOR AFRICAN GIRL - NYABUGANDO JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2214) Iowa Council Bluffs, Ia (40035)
07/31/2021 JOI - Junior
OPTIMIST CLUB OF BULL BAY (78634) Caribbean Eastern Stars Optimist Club (78625)
Kingston-Harbour View, Ja (78312)
07/31/2021 Margaret Dixon-Lewis
Cala Nelson
Angela Haye-Riley
Nadine E Collins-Atkinson
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Colombo (90090) Not In District Sydenham & District, On (46933)
07/31/2021 Arosheny Puvanenthirarajah
OI - Club
 

August 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
The Positively Marvelous Optimist Club Of Miami Co In (04610) Indiana North The Miami County In Optimist Club (04609)
The Marvel-Us Optimist Club Of Rochester In (04607)
08/07/2021 Becky Mahoney
Chris Whitehead
Sherry Hinkle
Benal Ortman
OI - Club
Bellevue Area Optimist Club, Nashville, Tn (21633) GATEway Plainfield, In (05435)
Tucker, Ga (21227)
08/10/2021 Michael S Woodward
C. Albert Still
Mary F Still
Gerald Johnson
OI - Club
The Mighty Marvels Optimist Club Of Jay Co In (04611) Indiana North Portland-Evening, In (04430)
West Jay, In (04581)
08/15/2021 Becky Mahoney
Sandy Rogers
J Leland Lemaster
Sandra Doyle
OI - Club
Hand In Hand Optimist Club (90091) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Denver-Tamarac, Co (25052)
08/15/2021 Elie A Samra
Henzad A Tall
OI - Club
Al Majd Optimist Club (90092) Not In District Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90056)
Valley Forge-King Prussia, Pa (02310)
08/20/2021 Majd Kazoun
Nisreen A Abdorazzak
OI - Club
Born To Shine Optimist Club Of Clinton Co In (04612) Indiana North Frankfort-Noon INC., IN (04225)
08/29/2021 Becky Mahoney
Sandra Doyle
Kathleen J Mahoney
Crissy Earl
OI - Club
KIDS 4 KIDS VIRTUAL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (C5022) Alberta, Montana, Saskatchewan & Northern Wyoming Okotoks, Ab (13878)
08/31/2021 JOI - Aplha
AMAZING JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF DPTHS (B2408) Caribbean Kingston-Harbour View, Ja (78312)
08/31/2021 JOI - Octagon
Mecosta County Optimist Club (17569) Michigan Roseville, Mi (17354)
Optimist Club of Mt. Pleasant, MI (17287)
08/31/2021 Margaret A Rollinger
Michelle M Kauffold
Debra J Berry
Lauren Adams
OI - Club
 

September 2021
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
United Legacy Of Concord Nc (44621) North Carolina West CAROLINA CARDINALS OPTIMIST CLUB, NC (44605)
Charlotte-Hidden Valley, Nc (42217)
09/10/2021 Bobbi Hague
Odell Witherspoon Jr
Richard H Highland
Brenda Slade
OI - Club
Alfred G. Adams Jr. Optimist Club Of Perry County, Alabama (29328) Alabama - Mississippi Huntsville, Al (29085)
Selma, Al (29291)
09/11/2021 Roberta T Adams
Thomas J Casteel
Jacqueline Sullivan
OI - Club
Optimist Club Tema District, Ghana (90093) Not In District Optimist Club Of GREATER Rochester, New York (01001)
09/12/2021 Emmanuel K Dogbe
Georgina Dogbe
Emmanuel A Oboubi
OI - Club
The Modern Optimist Club (24534) Ohio Kettering-Dor-Wood, Oh (24115)
09/13/2021 Jack E Steel
Douglas L Fritz
Donald W Henry
Bern Schwieterman
OI - Club
East Wake Optimist Club (43521) North Carolina East Wake Forest, Nc (43000)
Elm City, Nc (43514)
09/13/2021 Terry S Corle
Gail Craft
Cathy O Potter
Linda Shepherd
OI - Club
CAPITOL Optimist Club Of Sacramento (20557) Pacific Central Sacramento-Bft, Ca (20015)
Canyon Country, Ca (14009)
09/15/2021 Cathy Hicks
James A Oliver
Tim Hicks
OI - Club
Aana Optimist Club Of Lebanon (90096) Not In District Ste-Thérèse, Qc (53857)
09/18/2021 Elie A Samra
Joseph Nakhle
OI - Club
OPTIMIST CLUB OF EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE (78636) Caribbean Optimist Club Of Trench Town, JA (78605)
North St Andrew, Ja (78458)
09/23/2021 Owen A Ellis
Kanille V Brudy
Suzanne Beadle
Elaine J Creary
OI - Club
Brighter Days Optimist Club (17570) Michigan Battle Creek, Mi (17025)
09/24/2021 Marsha Heath
Mishelle Myers
Carol A O'Connell
Linda L Thompson
OI - Club
Caribbean Optimist Club Of Edmonton (13880) Alberta, Montana, Saskatchewan & Northern Wyoming Edmonton-Dinner, Ab (13040)
09/25/2021 Dwight B Phillips
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Algeria (90094) Not In District Optimist Club Of Belize (90058)
Madison, Wi (09095)
09/25/2021 Stephen A Whyte
Vernon W Andren
Pamela Batcho
Billel Bouakaz
OI - Club
THE EAGLES OPTIMIST CLUB OF EXCELSIOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (78637) Caribbean Cross Roads, Ja (78491)
(78629)
09/28/2021 Winsome Halliman
Heather Reeves-Ambersley
Paulton Gordon
Nadine J Wilkins
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Denton (10156) Nebraska David City, Ne (10138)
Lincoln Friends Optimist Club, NE (10153)
09/29/2021 Judith Kluge
Leslie M Dome
Angela Tintori
Linda A Wheeler
OI - Club
PERU STATE COLLEGE OPTIMIST CLUB (10157) Nebraska Auburn, Ne (10002)
North Omaha, Ne (10143)
09/30/2021 Ivan Wineglass
Sandra C Allen
Daryl J Obermeyer
Jacqueline R Obermeyer
OI - Club
North Eastern Stars Optimist Club (78638) Caribbean Nexus 101 Optimist Club Of Kingston (78632)
Optimist Club Of West Portland, JA (78594)
09/30/2021 Patricka Wiggan-Chambers
Kay-Ann Wiggan
Hortense Clarke
Iris Myers
OI - Club
 

legend:
OI: Optimist International
JOI: Junior Optimist International