About Optimist Club of Winter Park
Optimist Cub of Winter Park is located in Wilmington, NC and was established in 1954. The Club is part of a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local Clubs whose Members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children, in their communities, and in themselves.
What our club has been doing...
Several members visited the eight boys at the Optimist cottage. The club bought each boy with a $100 gift card and took them out to a local seafood restaurant. They had a great time!
Mission, Vision & Purposes
Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.
Vision: Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.
Purposes: 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.
We meet the 3rd Tuesday each month at 6:30pm at our clubhouse located at Hugh MacRae Park.