Congratulations to the The Centerville Noon Optimist Club for being named the 2020-21 Optimist Club of the Year!
The Centerville Noon Optimist Club Members are like many, dedicated to bringing out the best in youth, in ourselves and in our community. The Club sets examples and embrace an optimistic mindset for all to see. Being awarded the Optimist International Club of the Year twice within five years is an honored recognition of our Members who display leadership, work ethic, creativity and development both locally and throughout the world. The Club does this by working closely with schools, libraries, parks, law enforcement and firefighters. The Club and Members pride themselves on consistently providing mentors, optimism, scholarships, and recognition for their local youth.
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Optimist Club President: Debe Dockins
The Optimist Club of the Year
The Optimist Club of the Year is the highest achievement an Optimist Club can attain in the Optimist organization. The recipient of this prestigious award will be chosen regardless of number of members, or region and will be known as the “Best Overall Club” in Optimist International.
The Optimist Club of the year award is presented annually to the most outstanding Club in the organization based on the following criteria:
|Service projects sponsored by the Club||30 points|
|Member Development Programs a year (i.e. PGI Program, Optimist International Conventions and Summit, etc.)||25 points|
|Club Growth and Increased Community Awareness Campaigns (i.e. NOW Program, Marketing Campaign, etc.)||25 points|
|Increased Volunteer Member Base||10 points|
|New Community Efforts||10 points|
Submissions: Submit the juding form and back up documentation to Leadership@optimist.org . In the email subject line include: Club of the Year Judging Form, Club's full name, and Club Number.