Thank you for all you do in the true spirit of Optimism.
John Laurents, Sr. Governor, North Carolina West District
To be strong that no one can disturbe your peace of mind
To talk health ,happiness and prosperity to every person you meet
To make all your friends feel that there is some thing in them
To look at the sunny side of every thing and make your optimism come true
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own
To forget the mistake of the past and press on to the greater achievments of future
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile
To give so much time to improvment of yourself that you have no time to criticize others
To be large for worry ,too noble for anger, too strong for fear and too happy to permit the presence of trouble
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimist bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.
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
To belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.