By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the
best in kids.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier
volunteer organization that values all children and helps them
develop to their full potential.
To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets
of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government
and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote
patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among
all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in
the belief that the giving of one's self in service to others
will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the