February 28, 2009

Optimist Clubs recognize children

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the gift of acknowledgement. We need to let them know that we appreciate them and the things that they do. Student athletes and scholars get a lot of praise. Kids who are disruptive or mischievious are called out for their behavior. But there are so many other students out there! Those that live their lives off the radar screen are just as important. They do some pretty remarkable things just because they are the right things to do.

Some Optimist Clubs have found a way to recognize those kids. In Jerome, Idaho they recognize kids for performing random acts of kindness. Click to read more.

In Bay City, Michigan, they recognize kids for being unsung heroes. Click here to read more.

Are there some kids in your community that deserve a shout out? Plan an event - it doesn't have to be elaborate, just meaningful. After you recognize the kids in your communty, please tell us about it here.
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