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International President Dave Bruns' Growth Surge Tour

Greetings fellow Optimists! I'm excited to announce that I will be visiting Quebec, Ontario and Michigan in October 2015. Please watch my Growth Surge Tour announcement video and see the detailed schedule of events. I hope to see you at one of the events!

Also, please make sure to follow my official Facebook page for updates and posts during the tour>>

Schedule is tentative and is subject to change. Please continue to check back for updates.

Friday, October 23

Tour of Quebec City

Lunch at Les Mess des Officiers, Citadelle de Québec

Tour of City Hall of Quebec City

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 5:00 p.m. - New Optimists Wanted Event and dinner hosted by the Ste-Foy Optimist Club at L'Académie Restaurant (Ste-Foy, QC)

Saturday, October 24

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 10:00 a.m. - New Optimists Wanted Event and brunch hosted by the Granby Optimist Club (Granby, QC)

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 6:00 p.m. - Eastern Ontario District Quarterly Meeting & Banquet (Pembroke, ON)

Sunday, October 25

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 10:30 a.m.- Presentation by the Forest Park and Limoges Optimist Clubs and the Canadian Children's Optimist Foundation of a Childhood Cancer Campaign Grant to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

9:00 a.m. - Special 100th Birthday Celebration of Joffre Bélanger, Member of the Optimist Club of Vanier, ON

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 1:00 p.m.- New Optimists Wanted Event and luncheon hosted by the Spencerville & District Optimist Club.

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 7:30 p.m.- Installation of the Optimist Club of Durham Regional College, Brooklin Community Centre and Library (Brooklin, ON)

Monday, October 26

Cogeco Community Television interview (to be confirmed)

School visit in Burlington, ON (to be confirmed)

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 6:30 p.m.- New Optimists Wanted Event and Zone meeting hosted by the Milton Optimist Club.

Tuesday, October 27

Southwest Kitchener Optimist Club Day program and visit to Pioneer Park Public School (Kitchener, ON)

Media event (to be confirmed)

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 6:15 p.m.- Meet and Greet of Camp Heidelberg

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 7:00 p.m.- New Optimists Wanted Event hosted by the Midwestern Ontario District at Camp Heidelberg (Kitchener, ON)

Wednesday, October 28

9:30 a.m. - Kids Mental Health-Canada Optimist Club (Paula Jetsy, President)

10:15 a.m. - Visit of the London Ontario Sick Children’s Hospital co-hosted by the Midwestern and Southwestern Ontario Optimist Districts

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 3:00 p.m.- New Optimists Wanted Event and visit with the Auburn Hill Oakland Community College Optimist Club (Auburn Hill, MI)

OPEN TO PUBLIC - 7:00 p.m.- New Optimists Wanted Event hosted by the Detroit Optimist Clubs at Wayne County Community College, Downtown Campus (Detroit, MI)