The Optimist Club of East Ridge will be participating in Optimist lnternational’s Optimist Day on February 06, 2020. Members of Optimist lnternational will celebrate Optimist Day throughout the world the first Thursday of every February to promote their efforts in helping and recognizing the people that make a difference in their communities. On Optimist Day, Optimists are asked to wear Optimist attire (shirts, pins, hats, etc.).
“Our Optimist Club’s number one priority is helping the children of this community.
Optimist Day will bring awareness to our community about our Club and our mission,” Club President Daniel Stephenson said. “With Optimist Day, we hope to be able to get more people involved and bring more projects to the children of the community who need it most.”
The Optimist Club of East Ridge has been supporting local youth since 2012. Programs and service projects that the Club is involved in include the annual Fishing Rodeo, Annual BBQ Fundraiser, Optimist Car Show, Orange Grove Christmas Dinner and volunteering assistance in local schools.
Optimist lnternational is one of the world’s largest service club organizations with
nearly 70,000 adult and youth members in about 2,500 clubs in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico and throughout the world. Carrying the motto “Bringing Out the Best in Youth, in our Communities, and in Ourselves,” Optimists conduct positive service projects that reach more than six million young people each year.
To learn more about Optimist International, please call (314) 371-6000 or visit the organization’s website at www.optimist.org