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OptiViews 2020-21 Q2 is Available

Are you a bouncer? No – I’m not talking about someone who works as a security guard or at the door of your local watering hole, but someone who bounces back easily. As in pick yourself up and get back on the horse! Someone who feels...

The Blessing of Thanks

The Blessing of Thanks! Let’s focus on Giving Thanks during this time of unprecedented challenges. Whether you say, text, or write it, giving thanks is one of the most powerful ways you can show kindness. It just takes two magic words: Thank You. It’s pretty simple...

Noon Optimist Club of Niles Turns 50

Michigan District NewsNoon Optimist Club of Niles Recently, Michigan State Representative Brad Paquette of the 78th District honored the Niles, Michigan Optimist Club; also known as the Niles Noon Optimist Club, in a brief ceremony at the YMCA of Greater Michigan. The...
Register for 1Q 20/21 District Conference

Register for 1Q 20/21 District Conference

1Q 20/21 District ConferenceWe are not yet destined to meet in person, as the Michigan District Optimists. Many thanks to all of you who took a few moments last week to respond to The Survey. While we are all looking forward to the fellowship, the fun, the Breakouts,...

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In Person Q1 20/21District Meeting?

In Person Q1 20/21District Meeting?

Requesting your intentionsHappy New Year!With the tick of the clock and the turn of the page, at midnight on September 30th, we entered into a brand new Optimist year. We begin the new year anticipating new ideas, new vision, new energy, new administration and much...

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OptiViews 2020-21 Q1 is Available

OptiViews 2020-21 Q1 is Available

My very first bike was a pink and white 1961 Schwinn Ladies Step Through Hollywood Bike and I was on the moon. Living in Detroit, with endless sidewalks (WOW) and alleyways, the world was my oyster. I soon experienced the sheer delight of pedal-driven speed and …

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JOI 2020 Keynote Speaker

JOI 2020 Keynote Speaker

Michigan JOI ConventionKeynote Speaker Angela T. MooreInspiring Message Delivers Hope "Wow!" is all I can say after Angela T. Moore delivered a great keynote address during the Michigan JOI 2020 Convention. Everybody was touched by her incredible story of hardship...

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OIF Silent Auction Q4 2020

OIF Silent Auction Q4 2020

Optimist International FoundationSilent Auction for the Q4 ConventionHow will it work? The time for closing another Optimist year is quickly approaching. Governor Pam and her team are continuing to move forward with planning and execution of a grand finale. The...

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Registration Q4 2019-20

Registration Q4 2019-20

Helping You Succeed as an OptimistWe want to see you at the 4th Quarter District Convention. There is plenty of training available.We have expanded the ways in which you are able to pay for the convention. Michigan District now has online credit card processing. We...

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