Optimist Clubs Bring Out the Best in Kids

What We Do

Optimist Clubs strive to “Bring Out the Best in Kids.” Activities are aimed at providing a helping hand to the youth in our community. Club members empower young people to be the best that they can be. We are committed to building a better future for the youth of our community through guidance, support and example.

Komoka-Kilworth Optimists organize and/or participate in community activities such as Canada Day, Breakfast With Santa, Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween, Family Day, Turkey Bingo, Junior Golf, Bike Rodeo, Spelling Bee and the Kilworth Yard Sale. We recognize outstanding citizens in our community. We provide playground equipment and splash pads. We support local youth organizations and sporting groups. We also donate to programs at Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario.

Who We Support

What organizations does the Optimist Club of Komoka-Kilworth support?

Our club often provides financial, physical and/or material support for non-profit organizations within our community that are proven to be beneficial to the health and prosperity of our Youth.

Over the past few years we have helped the following organizations.

  • Parkview Public School
  • Medway Secondary School
  • Komoka Scouts
  • Easter Seals Camp Woodeden
  • Camp Kee-Mo-Kee
  • Del-Ko-Brydge Soccer Association
  • Optimist International Foundation of Canada
  • Children’s Hospital (Bravery Beads Program)
  • Mt. Brydges Cougars Minor Hockey
  • Delaware, Komoka, Mt.Brydges Minor Baseball

If your non-profit organization would like to request assistance from our club, please contact us!

Upcoming Events

Optimist International Oratorical Contest 

Come learn about the Optimist International Oratorical Contest 
Topic for the 2023-2024 school year is: “How to Change the World with Optimism”
The contest is open to contestants under the age of 19 as of October 1st of the current Optimist International contest year (October 1 – September 30) and who have not yet completed secondary school or its equivalent, including CEGEP students in Québec, Canada. There is no minimum age. Interested students submit a speech on the pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club. 

Komoka-Kilworth Optimists organize and/or participate in numerous community activities such as Canada Day Celebrations, Breakfast With Santa, Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween, Family Day, Turkey Bingo, Junior Golf, Bike Rodeo, Spelling Bee and the Kilworth Yard Sale…just to name a few!

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Join Us

Why should you consider becoming a member of the Komoka-Kilworth Optimist Club?

Membership in our club provides an opportunity for involvement in youth and community betterment, a sense of community belonging, interesting programs, business contacts, leadership development, fun and fellowship.

Our club meets twice each month from September to June. The first Tuesday of each month is a Business Meeting where we review upcoming events and make decisions regarding the raising and distribution of funds. The third Tuesday of each month is a social Dinner Meeting where guests are welcome to join us for a delicious meal. We often have a guest speaker lined up and we briefly discuss the happenings within the club.

Over 50 Members and Growing

We have a very active and vibrant membership, but we are always looking for new members with new ideas, enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved. We need YOU to help make our organization better. With YOU on our team, we can provide a greater service to our community. New members should be willing to commit to the following:

  • Attend club meetings as often as possible
  • Participate in club projects and programs as your time permits
  • Help with club fundraising when you can
  • Pay club dues
  • Submit new ideas and offer input
  • Have Fun!!!

If you would like to learn more about joining our club please talk to one of our members or reach out by email – kkoptimists@gmail.com

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