is a non-profit voluntary organization made up of civic minded men
and women banded together for progressive thought and action in
community service. Membership is by invitation and is composed of
citizens drawn from business, industry, agriculture, and the
professions. Members are motivated by the desire to contribute to
the community from which they and their families draw daily
benefits. There is no greater opportunity for participation in
community affairs and service than in an Optimist Club. We take
pride in supporting our youth and thus the slogan "Friend of
The Optimist club has several membership programs that will fit
Club Membership - $100 per year.
Club Spouse Membership - $50 per year.
Same benefits as club member.
Friend of Optimist Membership - $100 per
year. All the benefits of a regular member, except cannot vote at
Promise Yourself -
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism
To think only of the best, to work only for the best and to expect
only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are
about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater
achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living
creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have
no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for
fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
have found inspiration in The Optimist Creed. In hospitals, the
creed has been used to help patients recover from illness. In
locker rooms, coaches have used it to motivate their players.
Optimist International adopted this creed in 1922. It was
originally published in 1912 in a book titled: "Your Forces
and How to Use Them." The author was Christian D. Larson, a
prolific writer and lecturer who believed that people have
tremendous latent powers, which could be harnessed for success
with the proper attitude.
Optimist Creed's inspirational words of wisdom brought to life
with music & animation.
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Purposes of The Optimist Club
develop optimism as a philosophy of life;
To promote an active interest in good government and civic
To inspire respect for 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 man, his community, and the world.