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CCC Member Resource Materials

All materials are available in English and French and can be ordered through Optimist International or the Canadian Service Centre. Ordering information is at the bottom of the page.

Childhood Cancer Campaign Planning Guide

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Proclamation - signed by the International President
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Proclamation - a typeable document for municipalities
Club CCC Chair Registration Form
Photo Release Form (Child)
Photo Release Form (Adult)
CCC Revenue Submission Form
CCC Lesson Plan Guide
CCC: From Small to Large - Ways to get involved with the CCC for every size

CCC Celebrity Journal
CCC Journal Overview

The New Normal
DVD
The New Normal Overview
To preview clips of The New Normal, click on one of the following: "Learned" or "Power of Prayer"

CCC Coin Banks
CCC Coin Bank Procedures
CCC Coin Bank Order Form

Brochures about the Childhood Cancer Campaign are also available. These can be used to inform the public about the work done by Optimist Clubs and how they can get involved.

To order, contact Optimist International at (800) 500-8130, ext. 235, e-mail ccc@optimist.org, or fax (314) 371-6006.

Canadian Optimists can contact the Canadian Service Centre at (800) 363-7151, e-mail canadiansupply@optimist.org, or fax (514) 721-1104.

CCC Coin Bank Package - A program package for the CCC coin banks is available on the Program Package page of the website. On that page, Clubs can find useful materials to help them get started with their banks.

Publicize Your CCC Event and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Optimist International has a series of news releases that Clubs can use in connection with their participation in international programs. Below are sample news releases that Clubs can use to promote their CCC events. Please note that the .doc version enables Clubs to type their information into fields*, while the .pdf files are for viewing only.

CCC - General release .doc .pdf
CCC - June is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month .doc .pdf

*If your Optimist Club or District wishes to use its own letterhead, you can remove the Optimist International logo in the document by opening up the Word document, going to "View," then "Toolbars" and selecting "Forms." When the "Forms" toolbar appears, click on the padlock, then click on the Optimist logo and delete it. For those using Microsoft Office 2007, click on the Microsoft Office button in the upper left corner, go to "Word options" and then select the box next to "Show the Developer tab in the Ribbon" and click "OK." Above the document, click the "Developer" tab and then click on the "Protect Document" drop-down menu. Click on "Restrict Formatting and Editing." At the bottom of the new window to the right, click the "Stop Protection" button.