December 14, 2010

What do Optimist Clubs raise money for?

The Optimist Club of North Pensacola, Florida is celebrating their 48th anniversary this year.  During the annual club officer installation they recognized the groups and organizations who have benefited from their fundraising efforts. This year alone more than $30,000 was given to:

  • Take Stock in Children  
  • The Leaning Post Ranch  
  • Just Say No to Drugs program at five elementary schools  
  • Camp Happy Sands  
  • Westgate Center  
  • West Florida High School Football and Girls Softball  
  • Gull Point Dancers  
  • Boy Scouts of America (Challenged) Troop 409  
  • Bill Bond Boys Baseball  Girls Softball  
  • Workman Middle School Cross Country  
  • Wings of Hope (Children's Cancer)  
  • Federal Naturalization Ceremony 
  • Spencer Bibs School Reading Program
The North Pensacola Optimist Club gets involved hands-on with programs as well by coordinating the Optimist International Essay and Oratorical Contests and Bicycle Safety Programs. 

It's always good to see a list of Optimist Club beneficiaries. Yes, Optimist Clubs touch all areas of our lives.


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