Kansas District Optimists
(Temporary Alternate Site)
We are a group of men and women joined together to serve youth in our communities and the world.
If you believe that today's youth are tomorrow's hope, consider joining us in providing educational, recreational and entertaining programs and projects
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 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 yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
Purposes of the Optimist Club
To develop optimism as a philosophy of life;
To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs;
To inspire respect for law;
To promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people;
To aid and encourage the development of youth in the belief that the giving of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of people, the community, and the world
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organizationthat values all children and helps them to develop to their full potential
This page was last updated on: February 11, 2013
Scholarship Contest Subjects 2011-2012
Oratorical/CCDHH: :"How my Optimism Helps me Overcome Obstacles"
Essay: "How My Positive Outlook Benefits My Community"
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