Bringing Out The Best In Kids!


Join Us To Make A Difference In The Lives of Children

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!

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Optimist Clubs can use this site to promote their programs and events. We offer an comprehensive marketing solution that is easy to implement and simple to fund. Learn more!

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Latest Optimistic News

2018 Chicken Dinner

2018 Chicken Dinner

Yesterday, April 29, we held our annual chicken dinner fundraiser at the Masonic Temple in downtown Flint, chaired by Bill Hentgen. We had a good showing of workers to help serve delicious 😋 chicken 🍗 dinners. Workers from our club included: Bill Hentgen, Mic Goulet,...

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Walt Widder Inaugural Memorial Golf Scramble

Walt Widder Inaugural Memorial Golf Scramble

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...

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