Club News

Youth Appreciation Recipient - 02/22/2018
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Our next Youth Appreciation recipient is Nayana, a grade 12 student from Abbey Park High School who spends a lot of time volunteering for a variety of causes locally and around the globe.  Nayana was a summer camp coordinator working with children with Autism creating activities, facilitating interactions, creating daily schedules and routines and communicating with the children on all different levels of the spectrum.  Over the past year she has been volunteering with SAFETY NET Charities that offer free tutoring services to those in need the areas of study she assists with include math, science and English. She has also been instrumental in raising money for the education of...


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 www.oakvilleoptimistclub.com/oratorical. 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...