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World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day Reimagine a Better Tomorrow World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children...

Shooting for the Stars of Optimism

The JOI International President’s Message The 2020-2021 JOI International president, Sophie-Chanel Bourre, speaks to you from the Cosmodome Museum where she reveals the JOI International theme.  

Optimist New Years 2020-2021 Messages

Changing of the Guard We’re in the new Optimist year & the President’s Flag has been changed at OI headquarters.  Immediate Past International President Adrian Elcock gives a farewell message and then this year’s...

Immediate Past President Adrian Speaks at our 2020 Convention

Optimist International President Adrian dropped in to talk about this year and his vision. Little did he know his theme of “iMagine” would play such a big part in this Optimist year! Please check...

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Introduction to Using Zoom

Instructions for joining and hosting meetings, muting, chatting, screen sharing and more Adapted from the original, with thanks to by Ed Baig, AARP, May 27, 2020  How do I get started? Zoom works on many...

Facebook’s Zoom Rival – Messenger Rooms

Hi North Florida Optimists!  The following article was seen on ZDNet.com and we wanted to share its information with you of another option for holding meetings, chat sessions and even just having a social...

Send in your pictures for the NFL District Facebook Posts

Share Your Pictures Only takes a few seconds! Feature your photos on our site! Thank you everyone for “liking” our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/NFLOptimists. Please invite your friends to “like” us as well. As...

Maya’s Message – Sharing Optimism during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Optimism is yours to share JOI Governor Maya Gluck shares a video message about how you can continue to share your Optimism with others while we isolate ourselves.    Watch the video Maya Gluck...

Guidelines for holding a virtual Optimist Oratorical contest

Optimist Oratorical and COVID-19 “In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Optimist International Oratorical Committee has extended the deadline for the submission of District Oratorical Contest winners from May 15 to June 15, 2020.“ Source...

Pictures from the 2nd Quarter Conference

The 2nd Quarter Conference Photos The fun and fellowship of the conference are captured in pictures of everyone there. Our 2nd Quarter Conference in Panama City Beach was an amazing weekend filled with kind...