Youth Appreciation

Since 1957 Optimist International clubs have supported youth for their talents in the arts, athletics, academics, and their contributions to their communities.  Waterloo North Optimists have recognized over 250 youth for their outstanding achievements.

  • Nominate youth for their contributions to the community
  • Nominees receive recognition on our website and on social media.
  • Selected nominees also receive a certificate and gift to thank them for their contribution to the betterment of our community.

See our “Related Stories” (below) for information about the current year nomination process.

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