Club News

Our Final Youth Appreciation Recipient for 2017-18 - Lauren - 03/19/2018
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Lauren is a grade 12 student from St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School who has participated in various activities while being a strong academic student.  She is the president of the Social Justice Council and helps to host and organize all of the fundraising events and charity activities within the school.  She is also a peace and justice club member for the past few years hosting such events as coffee houses raising funds for local charities namely the Lighthouse Program, Halton’s Women Shelter and Danielle’s place to name a few.  Lauren is passionate about skating and is an assistant coach at Oakville Edge skating club where she mentors other girls and helps prepare...

Official Proclamation - Optimist Day in Oakville - 01/31/2018
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So proud that Mayor Rob Burton has officially issued the Proclamation that February 1, 2018 is Optimist Day in the Town of Oakville, in recognition of the 70th Anniversary of the Optimist Club of Oakville in 2018. Thank you!

Oratorical Competition for Scholarships - 01/31/2018
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If you enjoy public speaking and are interested in winning scholarships for post secondary education, then the Oratorical Contest is for you. The ultimate international winner will accumulate $22,500 in scholarships. Cash prizes are awarded at the first level of competition at the Optimist Club of Oakville. The topic this year is: "Where are my Roots of Optimism?" The winner will then move on to the next level of competition. Full details, application form and rules are available online at Entries must be received by Friday, March 23rd, so now is the time to start writing and practicing your speech! Note that last year, the winner at our...