Mission, Vision and Purpose


Mission
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.

Vision
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.

The Purposes of an Optimist Club

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 world.


Friend of Youth and Community

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Meetings and Gatherings

Meeting Every 2nd Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and 4th Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

2nd Tuesday - Kerby's Koney Island • 25050 Northwestern Hwy. • Southfield, MI

4th Tuesday - Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern • 30450 Telegraph Rd. • Bingham Farms, MI

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