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Optimist Club Members receive as much as they give:
Please take a quick read through the information below to see if we are the type of organization you are looking to join.

The Optimist Club of Norwich & District was formed by people who wanted to reach out to help youth and the community.  People like you and me.  Optimist Club Members live or work in the community.  Our members have joined together to serve others and promote Optimism as a way of life.

Benefits of joining our Club:

*   Social and working relationships with a diversity of people from the community.
*   An opportunity to develop and demonstrate leadership skills both locally and regionally.
*   A satisfaction of truly making a difference in people’s lives as well as our local community.
*   You will find that by joining our Club that you will have a rewarding time and fellow camaraderie.

 Purpose of an Optimist Club:     

To meet the needs of young people in communities worldwide.  Since 1919 Clubs have conducted positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.  Our Club has been in operation for over 30 consecutive years and Club members are best known in their communities for their upbeat attitudes, by believing in young people and empowering them to be the best they can be.  Optimist volunteers continually make this world a better place to live.  There are 75,000 individual members who belong to 2,600 autonomous clubs.  Optimist conduct 65,000 service projects.  Each mission provides hope and a positive vision that brings out the best in kids.


Optimist International is recognized worldwide as a premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.


We are always looking for energetic people to get involved in giving back to the community.  Annual dues are covered by the Club as long as you contribute 20 hours of service (that includes attending 10 meetings thoughout the year).   For a list of organizations we help please click here.  to get involved, please contact us via the form below or send us an email or postcard/letter.


Box 1018 Norwich, ON N0J 1P0