June 17, 2007

We're in the kid business

Have you ever wanted to perform a service for your community, but didn't know where to start? There are so many projects that would benefit from the attention of caring adults. That's why we encourage you to belong to an Optimist Club. More than 100,000 like-minded people are Optimists. Together, we bring out the best in kids.

Help activate a group of Optimists in your community. Build an Optimist Club today.

June 7, 2007

Optimist Creed

People are talking about the Optimist Creed today. The author of "The Secret" has posted it on their website and emailed their subscribers the sacred words of every Optimist Club. Optimist Clubs can be found around the thirty-six countries around the world. Whenever Optimists gather, they recite the Optimist Creed.

Please enjoy the words we choose to live by:

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.
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 your self that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, to noble for anger, to strong for fear and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

Written by Christian Larson
Adopted by Optimist International in 1922

May 29, 2007

New Club in Poulsboro, Washington

Welcome to the newest addition to the PNW District family. After several months of spreading the word, the N. Kitsap Optimist Club has arrived in Poulsbo, WA. Special thanks to Adele and Bob Heinrich for their dedication. Congratulations on your success!

April 26, 2007

Idaho and the Pacific NW District welcome new club in Mountain Home

A second new club was added to the Pacific Northwest District in February. This club in Mountain Home, Idaho chartered with forty members. Welcome!
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