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By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists 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, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world."

1st Quarter District Conference

October 11 & 12, 2019

Clock Town Inn

1335 US-27,

Berne, IN 46711

Phone: 260-589-8955

2nd Quarter District Conference

January 18 & 19, 2020

Millcreek Civic Center / Holiday INN

403 W Main St, 

Chesterfield, IN 46017

Phone: 765-779-0111

3rd Quarter District Conference

April 17 & 18, 2020


Fort Wayne, IN

District Convention

August 7 & 8, 2020

Essenhaus INN & Conference

240 Hwy 20,

Middlebury, IN 46540

Phone: 800-455-9471