We chartered on March 14, 1923 and that makes our club 95 years old. We are the oldest, active optimist club in the Ohio District of Optimist International. Since you had to be 21 at that time our club charted, we do not have any surviving Charter Members. However, we still have our original charter […]
Happy Spring Everyone! I hope you had a restful long winter’s nap and you’re ready to come out of hibernation, and do the work of Optimism! It’s time to help the youth of your community! The spring sports are here and the smell of Tri-Star soccer and bike safety programs are in the air! Volunteer
Important Deadline – PLEASE READ We had a great time at the Ohio Junior Optimist Convention: “Make Your Mark” March 9th and 10th, 2018. We had over 45 JOI members in attendance and 20+ adult Optimist. Congratulations to the following JOI members were elected to fill the 2018-2019 District Officer Positions: Faith Ryon – Governor
Bazetta Cortland Optimist Club was honored to host the Snowflake Ball last night (3-3-18) We received fantastic help from the JOLI club (just formed JOI club). The Snowflake Ball is a dance and entertainment night for those with a developmental disability. It is an amazing time, and the head count was over 400 individuals. Service
The Optimist Club of South Columbus is celebrating it’s 60th Anniversary. Jim Hildenbrand is the only Charter Member left in our club. Jim is 90 years old and still active with us.
NINETEENTH ANNUAL OPTIMIST NIGHT AT THE DAYTON DRAGONS Printable Order form is here Friday, May 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm Dayton area Optimists and friends will come together for an evening of baseball and fellowship. You do not need to be an Optimist Club member to participate. Cost is $10.00 per ticket! (No hat or food
My fellow Ohio Optimists please give me your attention! As most members know, the Great Ohio District has been the Number 1 District in membership growth in all of Optimist International from October until March! Congratulations and thank you to all Ohio Optimists for adding new members and building new Optimist Clubs! With 67 Optimist
The Brookville Optimist Club will hold their 13th Annual ‘all-adult-night-time-egg-hunt on March 10th at 8:00pm! This is a fundraiser for our club that helps us fund our many youth projects…such as our Youth Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st! This hilarious all adult event has become one sought out by people from all
Club Grant Program deadline is March 9th! Optimist International Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Club Grant Program. Any Adult Club served by OIF is eligible to apply for a $500 grant to be used for a NEW Club project. Applications must be received in the St. Louis office by March 9th. Visit www.oifoundation.org for more information.
Club Officers: Just a friendly reminder that you need to file your club’s IRS 990 before February 15th, 2018. This needs to be done every year. For information, please go to www.ohiodistrictoptimist.org click Resources, click Forms and publications, click IRA forms, (1. Gives you instructions which includes the 990 N (postcard), 2 is for the