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Club President Trainin be flled with ideas an information to ensure your team’s success, as presenters focus on leadership and the important responsibilities of this position throughout the Optimist year. Attendees will gain th confdence to lead their Clubs through the next year, building membership, taking care of business and having fun!
District Chair Designate Training for Club Services, Leadership Development, Membership and New Club Building Chairs will be conducted. The sessions will be tailored specifcally to the responsibilities of these signifcant leadership positions. Learn how you can help your District, motivate Clubs and fulfll the requirements of your new leadership role.
For a complete list of workshops and training sessions, please visit www. optimist.org/convention.
Clubs have Pride with a Purpose
Has your Club completed successful programs and activities this year? Make sure to note them on the President’s Pride Report, now available for 2013-2014.
President’s Pride eport allows Club Presidents to play an important role in deciding the future of Optimist International’s programs and community activities. The formation obtained be used for prospective grants and will help determine what programs will receive emphasis in the future.
The report is available on the Optimist Leaders website. Go to www. optimistleaders.org, log in and click on “Reports” on the right side of the screen. On the next screen, select the President’s Pride Report. Under each question are boxes tha checked to indicate that you participated in that activity. Club participated in an activ that is not listed, type a brie description in the box marke “Other.”
One of the best things about President’s Pride is that you can fll out the form as you complete the activities. Just go to the report, fll out the selected information as it happens and then hit the “Save” button. When you are flling in dollar amounts, please ro off to the nearest dollar and the “Save” button or you wil the dollar fgure.
When the Club has completed the form by flling in the information for the entire Optimist year, an offcer should click on the signature button and then click “Submit.” The form will be sent electronically to Optimist International. Please keep in mind that once you hit the “Submit” button, you cannot change or add any information to the report.
Hard copies can be printed from the Forms page of the Optimist website, www.optimist.org, and faxed or mailed to Optimist International. The form is due by September 30.
If you have any questions, please contact the Programs Department at (800) 500-8130 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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