Our Purpose

Mission Statement

Optimist International’s mission is to foster an optimistic way of life, through a network of optimist members, dedicated to the full development of their potential in order to provide ever-expanding service to youth, the community, and the world.

Vision Statement

Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as an organization of people committed to optimism and self-development for the improvement of youth and community.

Purposes of  The Optimist Club

  • To develop optimism as a philosophy of life;
  • To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs;
  • To inspire respect for law;
  • To promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people;
  • To aid and encourage the development of youth;
  • In the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of man, his community, and the world.