What Optimist Clubs are doing to

"Bring Out the Best in Youth" in the

Alabama - Mississippi District."

Alfred G. Adams Jr.

Optimist Club of Perry County, AL

The Alfred G. Adams Jr. Optimist Club Sight Word Bingo with the Robert C. Hatch Saturday Learning students from grades 1-3 during 20 minutes of their Saturday Learning Session. Students recognized and read sight words to build confidence in reading and to encourage more complex text. Students won prizes during the game and had fun while learning. This is one the many multi-sensory games that will be played with the school's K-3 grades..

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Region One Oratorical Contest

Optimist International Alabama-Mississippi District, Region One Oratorical Contest. 1st Place Winner, Shiloh Fongia contestant representing the Huntsville Optimist Club. April 13, 2024 Congratulations to all contestants! Shiloh Fongia will advance to the AL-MS District contest on May 4th in Pearl, MS.

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Leland, MS Optimist Club

The Leland Optimist Club members are proud to present their VERY FIRST WINNERS of their essay contest. From Leland High School we have LA’Kya PERKINS and from Deer Creek School we have MARIE SHAW. The young women were presented certificates and checks by Hardie Frankel at our April meeting.Linda Servadio served as chairman of this committee. Thank you to Dawn and Kevin Carlisle for the delicious cupcakes!

Metropolitan Optimist Club of Tuscaloosa, AL

Celebrating a five-year partnership with delivery of Secret Meals boxes from the West Alabama Food Bank to schools in Tuscaloosa Alabama. Members of the Metro Optimist Club of Tuscaloosa deliver one hundred seventy meals every week to four different schools.

Meals delivered weekly to Southview Elementary in the Tuscaloosa City School System by Optimist Annette Williams

Meals delivered to Lakeview Elementary School in the Tuscaloosa County School System weekly by Optimist Tisha Bush

Meals delivered to Westlawn Middle School in the Tuscaloosa City School System weekly by Optimist Glenda Malone

Meals delivered to Martin Luther King Elementary School in the Tuscaloosa City School System weekly by Optimist Gwen Little

Capital City Optimist Club and Optimist Club of Montgomery-Central, AL

Members of the Central Montgomery Optimist Club joined with the Capital City Optimist

Club to help their Bicycle Rodeo at Vaughn Road Middle School in Montgomery.

Optimist Club of Birmingham, AL

President Carolyn McCoy (Left) & Essay Contest Chair Sharon Wilson (Right) congratulate 2nd Place Winner, Jamaya Hoskins; 3rd Place Winner, Shannon Washington; and 1st Place Winner, Nadia McDade, at the annual Essay Contest Scholarship Program.

Optimist Club of Huntsville, AL

The Optimist Club of Huntsville has their 250 band instruments checked out and ready for distribution. They loan them at no charge to middle school students that otherwise not be able to participate in their school's band program.