Ohio District News

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[…]

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[…]

Centerville Noon Optimist Club Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Local Kids

All Photos from the Event are Here Nostalgic Slide Show Pics are Here 50th Anniversary Celebration Our club was started in 1968, so for Tuesday, June 19, 2018, there was no lunch meeting. Instead we had a wonderful evening of feast and fellowship at Canopy Creek Farm. This was a great night to celebrate all Read more about Centerville Noon Optimist Club Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Local Kids[…]