are some frequently asked questions we receive at the Optimist Club. If
you have questions that are not included here please feel free to
e-mail our vice-president of membership for answers to your questions.
Access the CONTACT US page for the e-mail address.
What is the Optimist Club and what do
The motto of all Optimist Clubs is "Friend Of Youth." Optimist Clubs are
located in communities of all sizes and in many
countries. Optimist Clubs are affiliated with
Optimist International which is headquartered in
Through fundraising events and volunteering time
the Optimist Club donates money and
humanpower in an attempt to reach the youth of
our community to influence them in positive
ways. We donate to charitable and community
organizations, individual youths and causes,
and sponsor sports, oratorical and essay competitions
for boys and girls of various ages. This
is done to help them grow as individuals, give them
a sense of self-respect, to make them feel
a part of the community and to just have fun.
What is the Optimist Foundation?
Optimist Foundation is a charitable 501-3C foundation, separate from the Optimist
which donates money and academic scholarships to
deserving youth in our area. In 2004 the
Optimist Foundation awarded approximately $10,000. in
academic scholarships to
Jeffersonville High School, Providence High School and Indiana
students. The Optimist Foundation is the recipient of several endowments
from individual and
group donors throughout the year.
Q: How can I find out more about the
Optimist Club and become a member?
A: To find out
more about the Optimist Club and learn how to become a member go to the
BECOME A MEMBER page or e-mail us at:
Q: Where is the Jeffersonville Evening
Jeffersonville Evening Optimist Club is located at 61 Louise Street in
Indiana. A map of our club location can be accessed on the
CONTACT US page.
Q: When does the club meet?
A: The Evening
Optimist Club meets every other Tuesday night. Social time is from 6:00
7:00 p.m.. Hellos and the meal begin at 7:00
p.m.. The speaker begins at approximately 7:45
p.m. Meetings usually last until 8:30 p.m. or so.