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Michigan Mondays – Q1 2022-23

Come and join us for Michigan Mondays!! Every 2nd & 4th Monday of each month we will doing a webinar on different Optimist topics. Mark your calendars and click on the Zoom link for some optimistic fun! *Same Zoom link will be used for every Michigan Mondays*OR...

Michigan District Optimists proudly announces the results of the 2021-22 Essay Scholarship Contest!

Michigan District Optimists proudly announces the results of the 2021-22 Essay Scholarship Contest!1st Place and winner of the $2,500 scholarship: Grace Brege, age 18,Alpena High SchoolOptimist Club of Alpine 2nd Place: Claire Johnson, age 16,Ogemaw Heights High...

Register for 1Q 22/23 District Conference

1Q 22/23 District ConferenceWe are trying something new at this conference. Everyone will be on their own for breakfast with options at the hotel restaurant or any of the local restaurants. We will have fresh fruit, granola bars, coffee, hot tea and cold water...
Proposed District Policy Changes 2020-2021

Proposed District Policy Changes 2020-2021

Proposed District Policy Changes 2021-2022The District is required to adopt a set of operating policies that is authorized by the International Board of Directors, which will cover the items necessary to administer the District. ...

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Register for 3Q 21/22 District Conference

Register for 3Q 21/22 District Conference

3Q 21/22 District ConferencePlease join fellow optimists at the 3rd Quarter Conference as we Celebrate Success! The May conference is a great time to be with local optimists. Michigan youth will be sharing their thoughts by essay and by speech about how an optimistic...

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OptiViews 2021-22 Q3 is Available

OptiViews 2021-22 Q3 is Available

The Michigan District continues to make a positive impact in their communities by providing hope and a positive vision for the future and by sharing optimistic moments that take everyone’s breath away: moments of intense surprise,...

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Register for 2Q 21/22 District Conference

Register for 2Q 21/22 District Conference

2Q 21/22 District ConferenceThe Second Quarter Conference for Michigan District Optimists will be held virtually via Zoom on February 12, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, so you can attend from the comfort of your home. There is much fun planned, as well as many...

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Stay Informed and Stay Connected

Stay Informed and Stay Connected

The ​Communication/Marketing/Technology Committee is excited to serve you this optimist year! Our goal is to keep you up-to-date and informed on district activity as well as club activity throughout the state. In between OptiViews issues, you can look forward to an...

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OptiViews 2021-22 Q1 is Available

OptiViews 2021-22 Q1 is Available

I try to live the tenants of the Creed daily. Some days it is a struggle, but most days, I am my naturally optimistic, happy- go-lucky self. Living the Creed refers to the undeniable belief in using optimism as a philosophy of life....

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