Madison O’Hara Wickham, past Junior Optimist International President, shares her journey from JOI member to member of the SUCCESS Optimist Club of San Diego.
Optimists in the Spotlight
Optimists around the world are getting positive attention for the work in their communities. Here’s a look at some of the best recent coverage.
JOI members in Colorado donate more than 1,000 household items to Ronald McDonald House, from Fox 21.
Optimists in Ghana brightened the lives of children in an orphanage during an Easter time visit, from Ghana Legendary.
Optimists in Loxley, Alabama, present Billy Middleton with a Lifetime Achievement Award, from Gulf Coast News Today. Mayor Middleton died Friday, just days after receiving his award. Optimist International is grateful for his service.
Each Optimist has a story to tell – it could be how you got involved, why you are still an Optimist, or an inspirational moment you had at an Optimist event. We want to hear your story! Submit an Optimist Story here. Video and written stories will be shared throughout the year on social media.
Our Centennial – Let’s Celebrate
Help our organization celebrate our 100th year of Bringing Out the Best: every Club, every Member, every community! For resources, incentives, and more information about our Centennial:www.optimist.org/centennial