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In the Optimist spirit of fun and community, the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation (CCOF) conducted a day full of activity for youth called “Future Shop Day.” The event was created with the assistance of District Foundation Representative Alain Métivier and conducted in the city of Sherbrooke, Quebec.
The President’s Club Member Luncheon has been held on July 4th. The event has highlighted the unveiling of the new painting for the year 2013-2014 with President-elect of the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation Duane Kelly, and President-elect of the Optimist International Foundation Karen Monville.
This contest is sponsored by Optimist International, the Optimist International Foundation and the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation. The grand prize is a $1,000 Club grant and all Clubs that submit a video are entered into a drawing for a $250 grant. All grants are generously funded by the Optimist International Foundation and the Canadian Children’s […]CONTINUE READING →
On November 4, 2013, Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation (CCOF) President Duane Kelly was pleased to present the new style of CCOF Benefactor pin and medallion to Optimist Robin Morris, director and long-time member of the Optimist Club of Calgary. This recognized Robin’s continued support of the foundation. This opportunity for the CCOF to recognize a […]CONTINUE READING →
The Optimist Club of Oakville Don MacDonald Bursaries are awarded annually to Oakville students who are an Oakville resident, going on to post-secondary education in the next school year with a major in academics, theatre-arts/sports or technical trades. In addition, applicants will have demonstrated leadership through participation in school and/or local community groups, hospitals, community […]CONTINUE READING →
Sainte-Justine’s Hospital is the biggest mother-child centrer in Canada and the 2nd one in North America. Offering 2,500 square feet of space, the library gives kids the possibility to find a playful environment of discovery, of relaxation and entertainment. Children with mobility difficulties can order their books or movies from their room through a web-based […]CONTINUE READING →
Born out of a student initiative, this not-for-profit organization is concerned about providing youth with the possibility of developing itself to its full capacity through the projects it heads. It also allows students to improve their skills through independent practice. The Academic Support Project allows some thirdy youths (6 to 17 years old, boys and […]CONTINUE READING →