October 10, 2010

An Optimist Club as a catalyst

The City of Maryville, Missouri has a great idea to spruce up their community and keep the momentum going year-round.  Called the Pride of Maryville (POM), it asks individuals, schools, churches, and organizations to adopt a neighborhood.

Why am I not surprised that so far most neighborhoods have been adopted by the Optimist Club?  Members are bringing their friends and fellow members to work parties in their neighborhoods and having fun with the project. So much so that now it's catching on and students are picking up the same model.

Use your Optimist Club as a catalyst to do good in your community.  Giving of ourselves in service is a rewarding experience.


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