Optimist International Announces Optimist Day 2017

The Optimist Club of Solano County will be participating in Optimist International’s Optimist Day on February 2, 2017. Members of Optimist International will celebrate Optimist Day throughout the world the first Thursday of every February to promote their efforts in helping and recognizing the people that make a difference in their communities.

“Our Optimist Club’s number one priority is helping the children of this community. Optimist
Day will be awareness to our community about our Club and our mission,” Club President Christina Baird said. “With Optimist Day, we hope to be able to get more people involved
and bring more projects to the children of the community who need it most.”

The Optimist Club of Solano County has been supporting local youth since 1996. Programs and service projects that the Club is involved in include the annual essay contest, Festival of Trees and Kid Fest.

Optimist International is one of the world’s largest service club organizations with 70,000 adult
and youth members in 2,500 clubs in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico and
throughout the world. Members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the
best in children, in their communities, and in themselves. Optimists conduct positive service
projects that reach more than six million young people each year. To learn more about Optimist
International, please call (314) 371-6000 or visit the organization’s website at www.optimistclubofsolanocounty.org.

For more information about the event, please call 707-738-9962.

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