Top 10 Reasons to Attend Convention

TOP TEN REASONS TO ATTEND CONVENTION Opportunity to meet, be inspired by and trained by Optimist International President Nick Prillaman and First Lady Dottie. Incredible training for President-Elects, Secretary/Treasurer-Elects, Lt. Governor-Elects as well non-officer Optimists. Obtain new fundraising & project ideas for your club. Share your club activities with fellow Optimists. Win one of the Read more about Top 10 Reasons to Attend Convention[…]

2018 4th Quarter Conference – Official Call

A Message from Our Governor My fellow Ohio Optimists: We have an incredible and historic opportunity in August! I want to invite every Ohio District Optimist member to attend the 70th Annual Ohio District Convention. The Convention will be held at the Holiday Inn Fairborn near Dayton, Ohio from Thursday, August 16th through Sunday, August Read more about 2018 4th Quarter Conference – Official Call[…]

Spring Message from the Governor

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 Read more about Spring Message from the Governor[…]

JOI Convention a Huge Success – Friday March 30th

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 Read more about JOI Convention a Huge Success – Friday March 30th[…]

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! Time to come out of hibernation!

SPRING HAS SPRUNG!  Time to come out of hibernation!  My fellow Ohio Optimists, boy do I have good news for you! Spring has Sprung! Yes, winter ❄️ came in like a lion 🦁 and went out like a lion 🦁. But wintertime is now officially over and springtime is here and it time to come Read more about SPRING HAS SPRUNG! Time to come out of hibernation![…]

Message from Governor Tom – We’re the #2 District – Let’s Be #1 Again!

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 Read more about Message from Governor Tom – We’re the #2 District – Let’s Be #1 Again![…]

Club Grant Deadline is March 9, 2018!

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.

OI President Nick’s Second Quarter Incentive – NEW OPTIMISTS WANTED!

President Nick’s 2nd Quarter Incentive The growth of our Clubs is the main priority for the health and success of Optimist International. The 2nd Quarter Incentive is targeted at our local Clubs to encourage them to add new adult Optimist Members. Additionally, new Junior Optimist Clubs are a key to future successes and an area Read more about OI President Nick’s Second Quarter Incentive – NEW OPTIMISTS WANTED![…]

A Message from Our First Lady – January 2018

All guests & spouses are invited to partake in several activities Saturday, Feb 10th at the Ohio District Optimist Conference.  We will be meeting at 10:00 am in the Ohio District Hospitality Room #315 to make Valentine’s Day cards for children with cancer.  Cards, stickers, stamps, markers and various embellishments will be available to create Read more about A Message from Our First Lady – January 2018[…]

A Message from Our Governor – January 2018

My fellow Ohio Optimists, Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018, the Optimist Strong year! Embrace 2018 with enthusiasm and new hopes, new plans, new efforts, and new commitments! It is time to add a little Optimism to your new year’s resolutions! It is the perfect time of the year to plan a NOW event in Read more about A Message from Our Governor – January 2018[…]