Top 10 Reasons to Attend Convention


  1. Opportunity to meet, be inspired by and trained by Optimist International President Nick Prillaman and First Lady Dottie.
  2. Incredible training for President-Elects, Secretary/Treasurer-Elects, Lt. Governor-Elects as well non-officer Optimists.
  3. Obtain new fundraising & project ideas for your club. Share your club activities with fellow Optimists.
  4. Win one of the $25 gift cards being given away as attendance prizes.
  5. Renew old friendships as well as make new optimist friends from all over The Great Ohio District.
  6. See the fantastic Great Ohio Optimist District JOI students in action.
  7. Be inspired to add new members to your club in order to serve more youth in your community.
  8. Celebrate The Great Ohio Optimist District’s success in the “Optimist Strong” year.
  9. Get motivated to help Governor-Elect Sue Armstrong lead us to greater achievements in 2018-19.
  10. Enjoy the fun & fellowship of the 70th Annual Convention of the Great Ohio District.
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