PHOTO'S OF EVENTS 10/2013-9/2015:

Blood Drive with JOOI kids Oct 2013 Jim, Elaine, Don and Al all gave of their time along with Bonita Vista students.

Kids's Newday was promoted by 15 of our members early Tuesday morning on Bonita Rd.  Pictured are Angie, Roz and John. All proceeds of the sale go to Rady Children's Hospital. Thanks to all who participated, bought papers and donated extra monies!

Duane, Ann, Roy and Carol partying at our Wine and Cheese preview night event for our 2-day Book Sale on Nov 2 & 3.  About 2500 were sold and all proceeds go to kids!

We all enjoyed the wonderful dancing provided by the students at Neisha's Dance Studio from Chula Vista. What a fun evening meeting we all had!!

Our Club members gathered and helped make up Christmas dinner baskets for needy military families.

We had our annual Past-Presidents FREE New Years Day breakfast on 1/1/14 from 9am-11:30. Most of our esteemed Past President's decorated, cooked and cleanup for another wonderful breakfast with all the fixings!

Our 16 of 17 wonderful recipients of our Student Appreciation Awards.  This event was held at Valley Vista Elementary School on March 18. Parents, families, teachers, and many club members were all there to cheer them on as they spread their optimism and their volunteerism.

Our members Ann Stevens, President-Elect Dan Vaccaro and Sec. Buffy Parker's family
enjoy our Applebee's fundraiser breakfast.

Future Board members for the 2014-2015 Optimist year.....Susan, Gee, Tim(President Elect), Marlene (VP) and Dan (President). Looks like we are in for another great year !!!

Some of the wonderful Special Education teachers who were recipients of the Anita Snow Awards.  There were 12 teachers from the area that were awarded $1000.00 each.

We had a lot of fun and got a lot of money for the youth of our community at our annual Golf Tournament in July.  We enjoyed a great dinner and silent auction followed by the awards presentations.  There was even enough energy to jump for joy after a great day of golf!!!

Bringing Out The Best In Kids