President's Column

Michelle Carson, is our Club President for the 2022-2023 Optimist year. 

Last Updated on:10/05/2022

 

 

 

Optimist News

Last updated on: 09/19/2023
 
Grant Program - Fall 2023 Grant Application
 
Flags for Kids Program - 2023
 
Club Venmo
Last four digits number: 1972
 
High School Senior Scholarships If using a desktop or laptop go to the Projects & Events tab at the page top. If using a mobile device use the Select a page option at the top of the page, then scroll-wheel down to select "Scholarship".
 
Optimist Winter Fest 2nd Saturday of February, every winter, Depot Park skating rink, 12:00noon to 3:00pm.  Skating, hot chocolate, DJ music, smores with campfire and kids games. All families invited and it's FREE !
 
Essay Contest - If using a desktop or laptop go to the Projects & Events tab at the page top. If using a mobile device use the Select a page option at the top of the page, then scroll-wheel down to select "Essay Contest". 
 
Oratorical Contest -  If using a desktop or laptop go to the Projects & Events tab at the page top. If using a mobile device use the Select a page option at the top of the page, then scroll-wheel down to select "Oratorical Contest".
 
OptiFest Event - 2024 - Date: TBD
Outdoor fun, free event for the whole family. Click on OptiFest flyer for details: OptiFest Flyer
 
Outstanding Student Citizen Recognition Program - If using a desktop or laptop go to the Projects & Events tab at the page top. If using a mobile device use the Select a page option at the top of the page, then scroll-wheel down to select "Outstanding Student Recognition".
 
Optimist Club YouTube Channel
Click here, to view and watch Clarkston Optimist activities and programs happening right here in Clarkston.
 
Service for the Community
Click here, to view our Independence Televison spotlight video on the Clarkston Optimist Club.
 
Podcasts by Alan Partington
Turn up your speakers, click on the links below to listen to the latest in Alan Partington's creative Podcast Series, featuring local community members.

Upcoming Meetings

Speaker Program. Last updated on: 09/21/2023

Membership Meetings are held on Wednesdays mornings at the Clarkston United Methodist Church, 7:30am. Guests are welcome to attend.

Wednesday September 27th, 2023 - 7:30am - Church location, President Michelle, wrap up, last official meeting as our Club President

Wednesday October 4th, 2023 - 7:30am - new President Debby business meeting

Wednesday October 11th, 2023 - 7:30am - Kendal Petzold, Executive Director of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce will be our guest speaker

Wednesday October 18th, 2023 - 7:30am - TBD

Wednesday October 254th, 2023 - 7:30am - TBD