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Proposed Policy Changes 2020

Proposed Policy Changes for 2020-2021 There are proposed changes to the current policy which need to be voted on for the upcoming Optimist Year. You can view the changes using the button above. Michigan District Policies with regards...

New District Facebook Page

Social MediaNew Facebook Page for the Michigan DistrictWhy the new Facebook Page? We created the Facebook PAGE because the purpose of a Facebook Page is to connect with an audience. A PAGE is better suited to promote our Michigan Optimists Zones and Clubs. It allows...

Registration 4Q 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...
Optimist International Update 3/23/20

Optimist International Update 3/23/20

There is a Barbadian saying that goes “These days are funny nights”! I am not sure if the origin is Barbadian but it is something that I grew up hearing.
It is a saying that we use when things are so askew that we do not know if …

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New Learning Management System

New Learning Management System

If you have not heard, Optimist International is working hard on perfecting a new online Learning Management System (LMS). It will be a great way for the members of Optimist Clubs to have training readily available to them.

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Zone Realignment Survey

Zone Realignment Survey

The Michigan District has formed a committee to examine a possible realignment the current Zones. We need your input! Every few years the District evaluates the current Zone structure and determines whether Clubs are in the proper Zone and…

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OptiViews 2019-20 Q2 is Available

OptiViews 2019-20 Q2 is Available

We are about SERVICE. Service to our communities, service to youth and families, service to first responders and others who enforce the law, service to our veterans, and service to seniors who may be vulnerable. Our more than 90 clubs...

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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...

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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…

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