Kids Shoe Donation Project - Refugee Camps August 2017

This summer, the St. Paul Optimist Club sponsored a collection and domation of shoes to be donated to kids who are currently in Greece, in the Ritsona Refufee Camp.
A St. Paul Optimist Club member, traveled to Greece to volunteer in the camps as part of Cross Cultural Solutions and The Lighthouse Project.

Information about the volunteer experience will be shared at the September 7th Breakfast Meeting.

St. Paul Optimist Club Youth Appreciation Video is a Finalist - We need your votes!

Members and friends:
The St Paul Optimist Club Optimist Reel Video has been selected as a 2017 finalist for the Optimist International Reel Video Contest. Our video showcases our annual Youth Appreciation Banquet and was created by student filmmakers!  There are only 8 videos across Optimist International in our category! The voting period is now open until May 31.  You may vote once per day per IP address during the voting period.

International Optimist Day

Optimist Day - February 2, 2017
On this day, members of Optimist International throughout the world will celebrate ''Optimist Day" on the first Thursday of February.  On Optimist Day, Optimists are asked to wear Optimist attire - shirts, pins, hats, etc. Post your best Optimist attire on social media and tag Optimist International or use the #OptimistDay hashtag. Send your photos to to be featured in future publications.


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