About Optimist  International

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How to join an Optimist Club in the St.Cloud Area

Bringing out the best in kids, ourselves and our community. If you like what you are seeing and would like to join the most dynamic youth-serving organization in the world, please join the St Cloud Morning Optimist Club.  There are 2600 Optimists Clubs in the world and 75,000 members.

Please call the membership chairperson for more information

Membership Chair:   Jim Gasperlin jgasperlin@aol.com


We would love to see you as a member. New members always help an organization grow and thrive because you bring new ideas and fresh energy.

Optimists Clubs are dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in Kids, in Community and in Ourselves"  and do our part through community service programs.  Since each club is autonomous and run by members in their community,  Optimists have the unique flexibility to serve the youth of their area in any way they see fit. Optimist Clubs see a need in their community and react to it.

Interested in Becoming a Member?
Click on the following website, https://www.optimist.org/Forms/Membership Invitation.pdf , fill in the membership information, print out and send form to Denny Smith, PO Box 942 St Cloud MN 56302. When you become a member you are welcome to attend our weekly meeting. We encourage you to get involved in some of our projects for kids and we guarantee you will enjoy our members.  Our membership dues are $100 for a year

Click on the following website, https://www.optimist.org/Forms/Membership.Invitation.pdf fill in the membership information, print out and send the form to Denny Smith, PO Box 942 St Cloud MN 56302. 

When you become a Friend of Optimists your are showing your support of our mission but do not have time to get involved with projects or attend occasionally weekly meetings . Optimist International asks Friends of Optimist to also pay $100 yearly to become a Friend

New Members Joining in 2021-2022
Jerome Abkue