ABOUT OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL
Optimist International is one of the four largest international service clubs, comprised of more than 125,000 members and promoting the motto "Helping Kids Right Here, Right Now."
Optimists don't sit on their hands and let the world happen; we really do a little bit of everything to make positive change happen.
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To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN KIDS
Our positive approach, upbeat outlook and commitment to creating a more optimistic future guides our response to our local community's needs.
Our youth programs encourage the belief that the giving of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of humanity, their community and the world.
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