Ohio District News

From the Desk of President Designate Rebecca Butler Mona…

Team, I would add to this that you consider how to utilize the special Centennial Awards that President Nick and I jointly announced at the Optimist International Convention in Ottawa as applicable for this year in the final quarter, as well as all of our 2018-19 year. For those who are excited about stretching a Read more about From the Desk of President Designate Rebecca Butler Mona…[…]

Member Development Contest AUGUST 2018 Winner!

Congratulations to the August Membership Development Contest winner of a $100 Gift Card. The random drawing was held this morning September 1, 2018 and Kevin Wieging of Delphos was the winner! Kevin sponsored two New Members in August and had his name in the drawing twice. Thanks Kevin! You can be the next winner by Read more about Member Development Contest AUGUST 2018 Winner![…]

2018-19 Optimist International Essay Contest

Ohio District of Optimist International Essay Contest Topic for the 2018-2019 School Year is: “When All the World’s Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?” This contest is open to students under the age 19 as of October 1, 2018 of the current Optimist International year (October 1 – September 30) and who are not Read more about 2018-19 Optimist International Essay Contest[…]

PRESS RELEASE – 70th Annual Ohio District Optimist Convention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:         Governor Tom Kendo                                             Phone:           937-609-4557               The Ohio District of Optimist International will hold the historic 70th Annual District Convention at the Holiday Inn Fairborn on Friday & Saturday, August 17-18, 2018.             Optimist International President Nick Prillaman and First Lady Dottie are attending from Atlanta, Georgia. Optimist International Read more about PRESS RELEASE – 70th Annual Ohio District Optimist Convention[…]

Photos from Optimist Kids Day in the Park

THANKS to everyone who came out and joined us on Saturday August 4, 2018 for Optimist Kids Day in the Park. A beautiful sunny (and a bit warm) day filled with fun for the kids, fellowship for all, and a delicious lunch for the entire family. All of the photos from the evetn can be Read more about Photos from Optimist Kids Day in the Park[…]

Centerville Noon Optimist Club – You are GOOD NEWS for Dayton!

Check out the latest Good News for Dayton radio spot that is currently being broadcast in the Miami Valley regarding Centerville Noon Optimist Club. Centerville Noon Optimist Club, celebrating 50 years since it’s founding in 1968 by the late Dr. Tom Frazier and 38 charter members, is now over 270 members strong and the #2 Read more about Centerville Noon Optimist Club – You are GOOD NEWS for Dayton![…]

Welcome, Rebecca Butler Mona

Rebecca Butler Mona is currently President-Designate of Optimist International, and will serve as the organization’s President during 2018-19 Optimist Centennial year. Rebecca retired from IBM in 2017 following a 32-year career in a range of national and global marketing leadership roles across IBM’s portfolio of software, services and systems, after beginning in a sales role Read more about Welcome, Rebecca Butler Mona[…]

Message to All Ohio District Optimists from International Vice President Bob McFadyen

Club Presidents and Fellow Optimists, we need your help! We are currently in the best membership position we have been in for the past 28 years. We need your help in ensuring that we end the year in the best positive membership position in almost three decades to show that we are still viable as Read more about Message to All Ohio District Optimists from International Vice President Bob McFadyen[…]