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
Please sign up below to volunteer to provide snacks:read more
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 the 13th...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 Valley...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 Newsletter -March 8, 2018 David Simancek, Director for Child & Community Development at Swartz Creek Schools, spoke to the Club this morning about his transition from Mathematics teacher through Assistant Principal to his current position and...read more
West Flint Optimist Newsletter - 12/14/17 The Annual Michigan School for the Deaf Pancake Breakfast scheduled for today was postponed because of winter weather, but seven members came to Valley Breakfast & Bistro, anyway, to bring gifts and offer ideas and...read more
West Flint Optimist Newsletter - 12/7/17 In keeping with the holiday context, Captain Caleb Senn and Joy Martinbianco came to talk about their work with the Salvation Army, now in its 125th year. November 1 to January 1 is when they raise most of their funds for...read more
West Flint Optimist Club Newsletter - 11/30/17 Bonnie Kelley introduced her youngest daughter, Lisa Church, to be the day's speaker. Lisa has been Bonnie's Office Manager for 9 years at Alternative Elderly Care (http://alternativeelderlycare.com/). Bonnie began this...read more
West Flint Optimist Club Newsletter - 11/16/17 Joe and Erica Sanford Introduced their relatively new and rapidly expanding business to the 18 members of the Club present today. Reformation Home Health (https://www.facebook.com/Reformationhh/) started three years ago...read more
West Flint Optimist Club Newsletter - 11-9-17 Brent Hortz & Marilyn Costigan spoke with us today, from the Boy Scouts. Guests of Speaker Chair Dan Crannie, who is on the financial board of BSA, their focus was on the "ScoutReach" Program in the Flint Schools. This...read more