Bringing out the best in kids.

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OPTIMIST…BRING OUT THE BEST IN KIDS!

Our positive approach, our upbeat outlook, and our commitment to creating a more optimistic future for kids is what differentiates Optimist Clubs from any other volunteer opportunity.

Communities in the United States, Canada, the nations of the Caribbean and other countries throughout the world have been touched by the powerful, positive force of Optimist Club Members.

2015 Auto & Cornhole Festival

corn_car_showPoker Run, Cornhole Tournament, and Car Show
October 24, 2015
Vanderburgh 4H Fairgrounds

October 24th will be a great day to “Help Bring Out the Best in Kids.” We will start out the day with a Poker Run with best hand awards in 4 different categories. We will follow that up with a single elimination Cornhole Tournament, and Car Show. The event will take place at the Vanderburgh 4H Center. The Poker Run will start at 8 am and run through 12 pm. There will also be activities throughout the day for children. We will also have food and drinks available. The Cornhole and Car Show will start at 1 pm. Prizes will be awarded for the Poker Run, Cornhole Tournament, and Car Show.

Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself …
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.

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DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT THE YOUTH OF OUR AREA.

We are proud to announce that in March 2011, the Evansville Northside Optimist Club (ENOC) was chartered. Optimists today conduct 65,000 community services each year, spending $78 million in our communities. Each year Optimist programs positively affect over six million kids. Currently, there are over 114,000 individual members who belong to over 3500 autonomous clubs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and more than 40 other nations. If you are unaware of what Optimist International is, or would like more information, please visit www.optimist.org.

EVANSVILLE NORTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETINGS

The Evansville Northside Optimist Club meets bi-monthly on the first and third Thursday. The meetings take place on the Ivy Tech Community College campus in Room 140. Attending these meetings will give you a chance to listen to a variety of featured local speakers and to learn about the projects we have in the works for the for the future of our community.

Meeting Location:
Ivy Tech Community College
3501 N 1st Ave
Evansville, IN 47710

“This is an amazing group of servant leaders. I am happy to be a part of a group that does so much for the youth in our community.”

Shawn Collins
EXTEND GROUP