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Our Stories

  • Sending Them Off Smiling!

    September can set the tone for the entire school year, often including new clothes, new backpacks and new school supplies.  Unfortunately, not every family is so fortunate as to be able to provide these for their children.  Twenty-five years ago, a small group of women decided to make a difference.  They provided a backpack filled… Read more

  • A Story of Courage

    We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis Matthew is undeniably a very courageous teen and our Optimist Club was blessed to have him share his story with us at our September dinner meeting. He is a Childhood Cancer patient in… Read more

  • 2019-2020 Contests Announced

    Want to showcase your writing skills? Or your public speaking skills? Consider participating in one or both of our annual contests this school year. With some exceptions, you are welcome to participate every year — an excellent way to practice and develop your skills in a supportive, risk-free environment. Contestants participate in a club-level contest… Read more

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