Youth Appreciation - Profile of our winners results

Since 1997, the St. Paul Friend Of Youth Foundation has awarded over $250,000 in scholarships. The Foundation was designed to recogize the principles of optimism and good citizenship in youth. A submission form by teachers and counselors nominates youth; and club volunteers rank and score to select each year's winners.

St. Paul Optimist Club State Fair Booth Event

Each year during the MN State Fair, clubs across the DMM (Dakota, Manitoba, Minnesota) Optimist District support a booth in the education building at the State Fair. Staffed by volunteers, its a chance for community involvment, club visibility, and new Optimist member outreach.


Saturday, August 24, 2013 -
8:00am to 9:00pm

Oratorical Contest Deadline for Club Contest

Topic: "Why My Voice is Important"

Who: Students under the age of 19 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent and who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean.
Due Dates: Registrations due by April 1st, 2013
When:  St. Paul Club Contest will be held  April 4th , 2013 @ Macalester College , Olin Rice Hall
Questions? Call Coordinator at Michele Rogers 651-330-9713 or learn more at



Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm


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