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Registration Q2 2019-20

Helping You Succeed as an Optimist We want to see you at the 2nd Quarter District Conference. There is plenty of training available. We have expanded the ways in which you are able to pay for the conference. Michigan District now has online credit card processing. We...

Awards & Achievements Report 1st Quarter 19-20

I am happy to be serving this year as the Michigan District Chairperson for Achievements and Awards. I have been working with Governor Pam to restructure the A&A report in order to streamline portions and also to gather more meaningful information that the district can use to…

House the Homeless Week and Beyond

For many years since 2007 the Making A Difference JOI Club of Southfield and Lathrup Village, MI has supported the Tony Crosby - House the Homeless Week at Hope United Methodist Church. Over the years, JOI members have assisted the Missions Ministry of Hope UMC get...
Registration Q2 2019-20

Registration Q2 2019-20

Helping You Succeed as an Optimist We want to see you at the 2nd Quarter District Conference. There is plenty of training available. We have expanded the ways in which you are able to pay for the conference. Michigan District now has online credit card processing. We...

read more
Awards & Achievements Report 1st Quarter 19-20

Awards & Achievements Report 1st Quarter 19-20

I am happy to be serving this year as the Michigan District Chairperson for Achievements and Awards. I have been working with Governor Pam to restructure the A&A report in order to streamline portions and also to gather more meaningful information that the district can use to…

read more
House the Homeless Week and Beyond

House the Homeless Week and Beyond

For many years since 2007 the Making A Difference JOI Club of Southfield and Lathrup Village, MI has supported the Tony Crosby - House the Homeless Week at Hope United Methodist Church. Over the years, JOI members have assisted the Missions Ministry of Hope UMC get...

read more
Maureen Moore Writes in The Optimist

Maureen Moore Writes in The Optimist

In November, 2013, Wyatt Rewoldt suffered “shaken baby syndrome” at the hands of his father’s girlfriend. At just a year old, the devastating abuse left him with hearing, visual, speech, physical, and learning disabilities that will shape his life permanently. This...

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Bob Schiller Writes in The Torch

Bob Schiller Writes in The Torch

When was the last time your Club conducted a “Game Changer” project? Before you answer, let me provide a definition that is offered by a Foundation that is looking for youth directed projects. “Game changing” is defined as events or ideas that affect a significant...

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Registration Q1 2019-20

Registration Q1 2019-20

We are Passionate About Helping You Succeed as an Optimist.
We want to see you at the 1st Quarter District Conference.
There is plenty of training available.
What surprises can we expect from our Directors of Excitement that have been working hard behind the scenes to…

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