The first Optimist Club was started in 1919 and Optimists around the world have been ‘Bringing Out the Best in Kids’ ever since. Clubs organize and support service projects that provide a helping hand to youth in their communities. Leading kids with a positive attitude to help them grow.

As part of an international organization, Optimist International, the Optimist Club of Brampton was started on June 15th, 1983. Our members join together to help out kids in the Brampton area wherever needed. In the past few years we have donated between $40,000 and $50,000 a year to different projects within the City of Brampton. Interested in who we support? Check out ‘Who we support’ at the left. While ‘Bingo’ is our biggest fundraiser it is not all ‘work’. We have a good time and meet for occasional dinners and brunches. We also like to find time for social activities (all work and no play makes life pretty boring!) If you’re thinking of joining a service organization and would like to come to one of our meetings and find out what we’re all about we’d love to see you!

Important Links

Optimist International - www.optimist.org

Central Ontario District - www.cenon.org

Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself-

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.

To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.

To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.

To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.

To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.

To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.

To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.

To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.

To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

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