Ohio District News

Ohio Optimist Communication Contest for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)

$3500.00 in Scholarships Will Be Awarded to the Winner By Optimist International & the Ohio District! The Ohio Optimists are, once again, offering a fantastic scholarship opportunity to students who are deaf or hearing impaired and a chance to improve their oratorical skills at the same time with their C.C.D.H.H. Please share with anyone you Read more about Ohio Optimist Communication Contest for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH)[…]

Ohio District’s FANTASTIC FINISH for 2017-18

My fellow Ohio District Optimists: I want to say Thank you 😊 to every single Optimist who sponsored a member during the month of September! We added 138 New Members to the Great Ohio District in September! Minus the 31 Members deleted by Clubs, left us with an incredible Net +107 for the month! Congratulations Read more about Ohio District’s FANTASTIC FINISH for 2017-18[…]

IMPORTANT Deadline – October 10th 2018 Club Pride Report Due

Optimist International requires every single Club to file a Club Pride Report (one page document) before October 10, 2018 in order to qualify as an Honor Club or a Distinguished Club for the Optimist Strong year! Please file as soon as possible! We want your Club to be eligible for all of the awards and Read more about IMPORTANT Deadline – October 10th 2018 Club Pride Report Due[…]

A note from our incoming Governor – Susan Armstrong

As your Governor Designate for the Great Ohio District of Optimist International, I am excited about embarking on the Centennial Year. Our OI President Designate Rebecca Butler Mona has been busy planning the 2018-19 goals, guidelines, incentives and more for the “Optimist 100 –  Promise Yourself” year.  I Have worked closely with Gov. Tom Kendo Read more about A note from our incoming Governor – Susan Armstrong[…]

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[…]