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Spring 2014 • 9
Optimist Clubs can now register their 2014-2015 Offcers online. A current Club Offcer will need to login to the Optimist Leaders website at www.Optimistleaders.org and click “Reports” on the right-hand side of the screen. Then click on “Club Offcer Elect Report” and you will be able to select the names of the Club Members who will be flling leadership roles during the upcoming Optimist year. If you have questions or need assistance, please call the Member Services department at (800) 500-8130 ext. 247.
Register Club Ofcers
Register Club Ofcers
Beginning at the 2014 Las Vegas Convention, additional medallions will not be given to Club Builders who have received a medallion in previous years. Builders of Excellence should bring their medallions to convention, where they will receive stars to indicate the number of Clubs built between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.
Important Message for Builders of Excellence
Scholarship Contest Deadlines
Grab a pen and your calendar because Optimist International has some important dates for you to remember!
District Essay Winners Deadline
District Essay winners must be submitted to Optimist International by April 15. The District Entry Form, Winner’s Information Form, a copy of the essay and the winner’s birth certifcate or passport must be sent to the Programs Department.
District Oratorical Winners Deadline
The deadline to submit District Oratorical winners is June 15. The District Entry Form, Winner’s Information Form, a copy of the speech and the birth certifcate or passport must be submitted for each of the winners.
CCDHH Winners Deadline
The District CCDHH chair must submit the District Entry Form, Winner’s Information Form, a copy of the speech and an audiogram by June 15.
All required documents must be submitted by the due date in order for scholarships to be processed. If you have any questions, contact the Programs Department at (800) 500-8130 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Optimist International at a Glance
Total Clubs: 3,098*
Founded: June 19, 1919 *As of Februar y 7, 2014 figure includes JOOI Clubs