The Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club


Join the Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club Tuesdays at Noon at The Italian Oven on Mission St. in Mt. Pleasant


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Upcoming Events

Optimist Night Out

October 2, 2014 from 11am-10pm

Join the Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club at a local restaurant to raise money for kids in Isabella county.  When you bring the token we will provide into The Italian Oven on Thursday October 2, 2014, they will donate 20% of your check back to the Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club.  This is an easy way to raise money for our community.    Print out the Optimist Night Out Token and bring it with you!


Bowling Challenge

Saturday November 1, 2014

Join the Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club for one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  Get a team of at least four together, collect pledges, and come bowl with us at Chippewa Lanes.  We will donate half of the funds your team raises back to your youth organization and keep the other half to donate to youth organizations over the course of the year.  We will have space for 75 teams – so register early!  Download the registration form and pledge sheet to organize your team.  Download the bowling challenge flyer to help us promote this event!

Dinner Raffle

Saturday January, 31 2015 6pm-12am

The 8th Annual Dinner Raffle event will be held the night before the Superbowl 2015 at The Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel and Conference Center. Come dressed with your favorite football team apparel and show your team spirit!! It’s the perfect way to have fun, help our youth, and get ready for the Super Bowl!! Enjoy several raffles, great food, great drinks, and the music of Jedi Mind Trip!     

What is Optimist International?


Optimist International is an association of more than 3,000 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids.” Optimist Clubs conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.


With their upbeat attitude, Optimist Club members help empower young people to be the best they can be. Each Optimist Club determines the needs of the young people in its community and conducts programs to meet those needs. Every year, Optimists

conduct 65,000 service projects and serve well over six million young people.


To find out more about the work of Optimist Clubs and how you can support our Mission and Vision, click on the “Membership” tab above.

What Optimist Clubs do?


Optimist Clubs are dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” and do their 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.


Optimists conduct 65,000 community service projects each year, spending $78 million in their communities. Annually, six million kids are positively affected by Optimist programs.


For more information about the Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club’s dedication to serving youth, please contact us by e-mail by submitting your name, contact information and questions on our Contact page.

Mission Statement

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.


Vision Statement

Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization

that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.