New Clubs Built in 2022-2023

December 2023
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
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
Brandi Donovan
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
Brian Phiri
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
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB- OPTIMISTIC HORNETS (A2242) Ohio The Monroe Area, Oh (24508)
02/28/2024 JOI - Junior
Junior Optimist Club of Lancaster (A2243) Central Ontario Lancaster, On (47569)
02/29/2024 JOI - Junior
 

March 2024
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Butwal Optimist Club (82042) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
Festus-Crystal City (Tca), Mo (30165)
Festus-Crystal City (Tca), Mo (30165)
03/07/2024 Prakash Ghimire
Sandhya Rijal
Pradip K Mandal
OI - Club
JUDKINS MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (A2244) Pacific Southwest Five Cities - Grover Beach, Ca (14947)
03/12/2024 JOI - Junior
Diamniadio Optimist Club (90108) Not In District Optimist Club Tema District, Ghana (90093)
Gretna-West Bank, La (39140)
Gretna-West Bank, La (39140)
03/12/2024 Emmanuel K Dogbe
OI - Club
OPTIMIST CLUB OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY BACK COUNTRY (41675) California South Bonita, Ca (41007)
03/17/2024 Ava Mead
OI - Club
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF MIAMI LAKES (B2459) South Florida Miami Lakes, Fl (61280)
03/18/2024 JOI - Octagon
OLYMPIAN JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2460) California South Bonita, Ca (41007)
03/20/2024 JOI - Octagon
GATEWAY TORCH JOI CLUB (B2461) Colorado - Wyoming Gateway-Aurora/Denver, Co (25053)
03/21/2024 JOI - Octagon
 

April 2024
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Optimist Club Of Brant (46962) Midwestern Ontario Cambridge Southwest, On (46012)
04/06/2024 Jim Pipe
OI - Club
Wright County Optimist Club (35238) Dakotas - Manitoba - Minnesota Roseville Area Optimist Club, MN (35232)
St Paul, Mn (35140)
04/08/2024 Terry K Gorman
Donald Salverda
Charles F Gitzen
Dave Webb
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Tortola-SIXTH DISTRICT (78664) Caribbean Kingston, Ja (78223)
George Town, Grand Cayman (78572)
04/19/2024 Marquese Maduro
Dorinda Hamm
OI - Club
Global Young Adult Optimist Club (90110) Not In District Oakville, On (47155)
Lincoln, On (47115)
04/21/2024 Fatima Zaidi
OI - Club
JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB OF EPS, KATHMANDU (B2462) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
04/23/2024 JOI - Octagon
LUMINARY JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB (B2463) Asia Laliguransh Optimist Club, Kathmandu (82038)
04/23/2024 JOI - Octagon
THOMAS JEFFERSON JOI CLUB (B2464) Iowa Council Bluffs, Ia (40035)
04/24/2024 JOI - Octagon
ABRAHAM LINCOLN JOI CLUB (B2465) Iowa Council Bluffs, Ia (40035)
04/24/2024 JOI - Octagon
1828 BOXER BOTS JOI (B2466) Arizona Heat, Az (31172)
04/25/2024 JOI - Octagon
BARDSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (B2467) Kentucky - West Virginia Bardstown, Ky (03005)
04/29/2024 JOI - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Gandaki, Pokhara (82043) Asia Optimist Club Of Bagmati, Nepal (90050)
St Cloud, Mn (35131)
St Cloud, Mn (35131)
04/29/2024 Sandhya Rijal
OI - Club
 

May 2024
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
JOI CLUB OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (B2468) Pacific Central South Lake Tahoe, Ca (20425)
05/01/2024 JOI - Octagon
Optimist Club Of Dhaka Savar (90111) Not In District Kathmandu City Optimist Club (82036)
Tucson-Pueblo, Az (31092)
Tucson-Pueblo, Az (31092)
Kathmandu City Optimist Club (82036)
05/03/2024 Puspa R Bhattarai
Prakash Ghimire
OI - Club
OPTIMIST CLUB OF LUMBINI (82044) Asia Optimist Club Of Nawalparasi, Nepal (90043)
Northeast Arkansas Optimist Club (34156)
05/06/2024 Shyam K Basyal
Prakash Ghimire
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Janakpurdham (82047) Asia Optimist Club Of Nawalparasi, Nepal (90043)
Leadership North Las Vegas, Nv (15007)
Leadership North Las Vegas, Nv (15007)
05/17/2024 Prakash Ghimire
Binod Basnet
Shyam K Basyal
Pravin Shah
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Kalikot (82046) Asia Optimist Club Of Nawalparasi, Nepal (90043)
Northeast Jackson County, Fl (60700)
Northeast Jackson County, Fl (60700)
05/30/2024 Shyam K Basyal
Prakash Ghimire
Rishishwor Thapaliya
Anil B Shahi
OI - Club
 

June 2024
Club Name (#) District Sponsor Club(s) Charter Date Builder(s) of
Excellence
Club Type
Optimist Club Of Jhapa (82045) Asia Optimist Club Of Gandaki, Pokhara (82043)
Fort Smith, Ar (34025)
Fort Smith, Ar (34025)
06/07/2024 Sangeeta Poudel
Shyam K Basyal
Prakash Ghimire
Pashupati Sharma Mr
OI - Club
WEAUBLEAU-COLLINS OPTIMIST CLUB (36645) West Missouri Osceola, Mo (36008)
06/11/2024 Eric Brockus
Curtis Colby
OI - Club
OPTIMIST CLUB OF OXFORD COUNTY (46963) Midwestern Ontario London-Carling Heights, On (46041)
06/11/2024 Maidy Keir
Barbara Ayres
OI - Club
ROMEO AREA OPTIMIST CLUB (17578) Michigan Central Macomb, Mi (17504)
Clarkston Area Optimist Club, MI (17050)
06/12/2024 Debra Berry
Richard Paul
Leesa Paul
David Putt
OI - Club
Optimist Club Of Chhattisgarh, India (90112) Not In District Kathmandu City Optimist Club (82036)
Brew City Optimist Club (09938)
Brew City Optimist Club (09938)
Kathmandu City Optimist Club (82036)
06/15/2024 Puspa R Bhattarai
OI - Club
 

legend:
OI: Optimist International
JOI: Junior Optimist International