to KIDS!



We are the Optimist Club of Washington, Missouri. Our Club has been chartered since August of 1949. We're so glad you've stopped by our website. Feel free to explore our site to learn more about what we stand for, upcoming events, our current members, and how you can join us. We are dedicated to helping kids. If you're a "Friend of Youth," then you're in the right place.

Our Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.


Our Vision: Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all chidlren and hlpes them develop to their full potential.


Our Purposes: 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, int he belief that the giving of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of humanking, community life, and the world.


January 30 - Winter Social

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The Optimist Club of Washington