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Celebrate 100 Years of Optimism!
Check Out the Optimist International Website for More Details!
Essay Competition Entries Due Date February 28, 2019 to the District Essay Chair Denise Davis
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Arizona Information

Dear Optimist Club Presidents and Members:

For five decades, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) has worked diligently at helping young people make a difference and become positive catalysts for change – in the home, school, workplace and the community. As one of the nation’s foremost nonprofit, non-tax-supported youth leadership development organizations, HOBY is respected worldwide.

I am reaching out to all Optimists for your support.  Read More Here

Optimist International has posted the topics and new rules for the 2018-2019 Scholarship Competitions at
Arizona District Oratorical Due Dates
are listed at
Arizona District Essay Dates
are listed at
Oratorical Fundraising Project

The Arizona District is working on a fundraising project to assist our Oratorical Competitors and District Winner with the costs associated with

the competition.


Do you have a business or know a business that would be interested in donating to the fund, set

up through the Pass Through at the

OI Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 organization?


Is your Club interested in donating to the fund

or having a fundraising event for the project?


If so, please contact