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"Midwestern Ontario Optimist District e-NewsOntario 2019 Issue Q3: Vol.10. Digital.


 Midwestern Ontario Optimists

Governor's Message
Gov. Paul Mathieson, District 46, Midwestern Ontario


CLICK LINKS for Announcements from:
  • District 46 Governor Letter 
    • Waiver of Dist. Dues, 2nd half of 2019/2020 year (motion passed)
    • Next Quarter Board / Convention Aug. 15th, 2020 in Brantford

Governor Paul (Buck) Mathieson encourages our district Optimist clubs to continue collecting glasses for this year's challenge; glasses will be donated to VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity).
Kick that COVID!

For Students:
OPTIMISTS in Action Month   #OptimistsinAction
From Bottle Drives to Mask-making Projects,
Virtual Meetings to Food Banks, 
& Fundraising During a Pandemic - 
Midwestern Ontario Optimists are taking ACTION!

Junior Optimist News in District 46
  • Owen Sound & Dist. Junior Optimists are making a splash! - Read More to see pictures, planting projects & results!
  • London JOI Club teen helps bring smiles during lockdown! -  Read More to see Easter Bunny on the move, and a child's birthday surprise!
Optimists Clubs Sharing News
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of Mitchel shares The Roses; including perspective with "What If...", along with club news!
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of Sebringville shares their club news
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of Oakridge Acres shares The Oakline news
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of Normanby shares their club news; including mask-making project!
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of London-Nor'West supports local food bank drive for families  :)
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of Waterloo-North is sharing on Twitter!
  • Click to read - Opt. Club of Stratford is sharing on Twitter!
Happy Anniversary to...
  • Opt. Club Sydenham and District - celebrating 20 years!
  • Opt. Club of Thorndale - celebrating 50 years!
Have news or recognition to share in this e-News?
Send to editor/Dist. Communication Chair.

Online Tools for easy Optimist Meetings

International Virtual Convention Challenge!
  • Challenge Alert!
    Optimist's East Missouri District has generously offered to cover the registration fees for all of its members to participate in the virtual convention. Michael Boles, governor of the Eastern Missouri District, challenges all other districts to do the same. Are you up for it? If you would like your District to do this, contact
Online Fundraising, with online services found at: Check these CLUB RESOURCES from Optimist International

Useful Information

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