Bringing Out The Best In Kids!
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Optimist International is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local Clubs whose Members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children, in their communities, and in themselves.
Purposes of Optimist Clubs
- To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed;
- To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs;
- To inspire respect for the law;
- To promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people;
- To aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.
This site is operated and managed by Eclectic Sales & Creative Marketing, LLC (ESCMI). ESCMI is operated by Dave Crabill and Jeff Dennings, both Optimist Club members. They recognized the need to help clubs promote their great events and programs online and developed a simple to implement plan to do just that. Scroll down to check out all the great things that Optimist Clubs do to help local children and get involved in any way you can! Children are our future! Use the Menu to find a club in your area and make a difference!
Latest Optimistic News
Tournament is a 4 person scramble for men and women. Dutch Hollow Golf Club 8500 Lansing Road Durand, Michigan 9:00 a.m: Registration 10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start Saturday, September 30, 2017 Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place teams and 1 lucky random team,...read more
Great news everyone! Dragon Optimist Club has been approved to conduct a bake sale to raise money for the club on December 15th, 2016. This is the second Fund Raiser for our club, so let's make it a success. Sign up to work your lunch period and bring goodies to sell....read more
Great news everyone! Dragon Optimist Club has been approved to conduct a bake sale to raise money for the club on October 27th, 2016. This is the first Fund Raiser for our club, so let's make it a success. Sign up to work your lunch period and bring goodies to sell....read more
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Walk Widder was an important part of the West Flint Optimist Club. He became active with the club soon after joining and served as our treasurer the last few years before his sudden passing. Walt is greatly missed and his sons along with Security First Benefits...read more
We have great promotions going on throughout the season such as Kids Eat Free events on May 6th and June 17th games, Star Wars Night on June 4th, Pure Michigan Night with FREE hot dogs on July 23rd, plus LAFCU fireworks for the majority of our Friday and Saturday...read more
West Flint Optimist Club, the nonprofit organization devoted to supporting local children’s charities, presented Kayla Bright with a check for $1,000 at the Swartz Creek Schools Board of Education Meeting on October 14th. The money will make it possible for the...read more
Annual Suits & Sauce Dinner on October 14th 2015 Suits & Sauce Annual Dinner to be Held at New Location: Flint Farmers’ Market FLINT, MI (October 1, 2015) – More than 200 guests will visit the Flint Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 to celebrate...read more
A quick update to let you know that Townsquare Media (CARS108, Club 93.7, US 103.1, Banana 101.5 & WFNT) and TV5 have signed on as media partners for the Bottled Water Drive. We have officially set the event for Friday, October 9th from 7am-7pm at the Genesee...read more
West Flint Optimist Club, the nonprofit organization devoted to supporting local children’s charities, is hosting its 29th Annual $5,000 Reverse Raffle Dinner on October 22nd at 6pm in Grand Blanc at the Atlas Valley Country Club. The cost of admission is $50 and...read more
West Flint Optimist Club Newsletter - 10/12/17 The gathering of 19 members were supervised by President Crys Reed, and he, in turn, was supervised by his wife and our guest Emily, in the usual opening ceremonies before we sang a rather pathetic "Happy Birthday" to our...read more
New President Crys Reed & New Member Bill Reaves Speaker Chair Phil Holmblade & Speaker Dave Geiger Dave Geiger, Mundy Township Supervisor and former police chief, updated us today on the developments and status of various regional collaborative...read more
New member Tina Olshove, Speaker Patrick Naswell, and President Peter Venos West Flint Optimist Club Newsletter - 9/28/17 President Peter Venos and Mic Goulet held the flag, after coaching in protocol by Phil Holmblade, as Jeff Dennings led in the Pledge of...read more
West Flint Optimist Newsletter - 9/21/17 President Peter Venos was setting up a new venue for our meeting when we arrived at IHOP on Miller Road this morning. Judge Joe Farah was there early to lead in the Pledge and Jack Proffitt spoke a brief prayer before we set...read more
West Flint Optimist Newsletter - 9/14/17 Even before Prez Peter Venos rang the meeting to order for the last time before incoming President Crystufer Reed’s installation, Patrick Naswell and Queen Bonnie Kelley were present to celebrate the event, and President Pete...read more
West Flint Optimist Newsletter - 9/7/17 Speaker Chair Dan Crannie brought back Sam Roth, Marketing Director at Whaley Childrens Center (https://www.whaleychildren.org/ ) to speak with us this morning. She filled us in on the many excursions and events the...read more