District Optimist International

3 rd Quarter
District Conference
Convention Info

Pasta Dinner with the Oratorical Families


On Friday, April 26, from 5:30 to 7 pm, the night before the April Conference, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a Pasta Dinner provided by Mamas Louisa’s Italian Restaurant and meet the Oratorical Contestants and their families.


Cost is $5.00, but you must register for the Pasta Dinner, when you register for the conference.


On Line Registration is Closed.
On Site Registration will be available, however, meal options will be limited or not available.

3rd Quarter District Meeting

Purse Snatch

to benefit the

Optimist Foundation

Please donate your gently used:

purses, bags, satchels, wallets, brief cases and any other means for carrying items!

Name brand items would be greatly appreciated.

Please bring them to Marcia Aurand  by Friday night, April 2.

For more information

Thank you for supporting the Optimist International District Foundation



April 27-29, 2018

Doubletree Suites by Hilton – Tucson Airport ............. Tucson, AZ

Optimist room rate: $93+tax (breakfast included)

800-222-8733 or 520-225-0800

Group rate deadline April 17, 2018
FRIDAY, April 27, 2018
***Fun on the Golf Course – Contact Rod Salmi, B: 602-254-3266;
Cell: 602-315-8655;, for location and tee time.
4:00pm-6:00pm Registration
7:00pm-10:00pm Hospitality

SATURDAY, April 28, 2018

8:00am-9:00am Executive Board Meeting
8:00am.-9:00am Registration
8:45am-9:00am “First Timers & All Timers”
9:15am-9:30am Opening Session
9:45am-11:45am Oratorical Contest Finals
12N-1:30pm Awards Luncheon
1:45pm-2:15pm CCDHH winners
2:20pm–3:20pm Business Session
3:30pm-4:30pm Time Management – Julie Wersin
4:40pm-5:30pm Roundtable/brag time
6:00pm Banquet with Essay winner
Following Banquet to10:00pm Hospitality
LUNCH MENU - $23.00
New York Deli buffet


choice of
Roasted Pork Loin with Prickly Pear sauce
Roasted Chicken Breast marinated in garlic, wine and oregano
Both served with salad, vegetables and Spanish Rice

The House of Optimism will be available at this conference.  If your Club wants a table, contact Nova,