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Optimists in Action Month
During the month of May, Optimist Clubs will create a widespread spirit of unity bringing together Optimist Members and other community volunteers for a variety of local-based activities, fundraisers and special events.
For information on the following programs, click the links below or visit the Programs page.
Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.
Vision: Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.
Purposes: 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.
Fortis Octagon Club of Kingston College
Helping kids since 2011
Javanni's favorite line from the
Promise Yourself: To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
Initiative touches 'soles' of Junior High students Leonna Heuring, Sikeston Standard Democrat Christmas came early for the more than 500 seventh and eighth graders who attend Sikeston Junior School. Through the nonprofit organization Rural Compassion, every student in the school received a free pair of new shoes on Thursday. Read more>>
Optimists at a Glance