The ALABAMA-MISSISSIPPI DISTRICT of Optimist International is an association of Optimist Clubs across the two states. Adult volunteers join Optimist Clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. By providing hope and a positive vision, Optimist Club members bring out the best in kids.
GOVERNOR PAM BLACK
WEEKLY OPTIMISTIC QUOTE
Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.
Fellow Optimists, as we stand at the starting line to a new fiscal year, I’m reminded that the year stretching before us is a marathon, not a sprint. Or, as technology expert Anil Dash wrote in “The Starting Line is Not the Finish Line”: “Launching something meaningful is about every day, every minute that happens after the start.” We are about to enter a new Optimist Year filled with fresh, new and a seemingly endless field of opportunities laid out before us. So let’s seize those opportunities to add new members, build new clubs and the ultimate reward will be serving more youth in more communities. It’s a joint effort from all of us because “Together We Can”.