Congratulations to Our Award Winners!

Congratulations to Jim Ringel, Boulder Evening Club, recipient of the Rookie of the Quarter Award, and to Carol Hollomon, Windsor Gardens Breakfast Club, recipient of the Hit the Ground Running Award, for the First Quarter 2016-2017.  Both awards were presented at the...

ROBERT (BOB) FRANCIS FRETZ

ROBERT (BOB) FRANCIS FRETZ Robert (Bob), 85, passed away on February 2, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Bob served the Colorado Wyoming Optimist District as Outstanding and Distinguished Governor from 1976-1977  and served Optimist International as OI Vice President...

2016-2017 Awards and Recognition

COLORADO WYOMING OPTIMISTS 2016-2017  Quarterly Award Categories Individual Awards: Two winners will be chosen per quarter (one for each category)  #1)  Rookie Of The quarter Awarded to ONE new member who, during their first quarter as an Optimist member, best...

Mile Hi Optimist Club of Denver 100th Anniversary

The event is on September 17, 2016 at: The Double Tree Hotel Denver 3203 Quebec Street Denver, CO 80207 (303) 321-3333 The hotel is offering discounted room rates just for the event. Contact the hotel directly and reference Mile Hi Optimist Club of Denver. Cash Bar is...

Windsor Police Officer receives Optimist Club award

Town of Windsor Police Officer John Grashorn was named the Windsor Optimist Club Officer of the Year May 19. The award recognizes officers for their job performance and attitude over the year, according to a news release from the town of Windsor. “Officer Grashorn has...

The OI Foundation Provides…

Fellow Optimist Leaders of the Colorado/Wyoming District; Recently I was asked the question “What does the Foundation do for us?” and after some thought I have put together a short answer to that very important question. Whether you are a club President or...

Welcome Difference Makers of Aurora!

Well we did it.  Difference Makers OC of Aurora chartered last night with 17 charter members.  Sam Keiffer, our District OI Representative, presided over the organizational meeting at Mimi’s Café in Aurora, and officially swore in the new officers.  We had a great...

NEW Aurora Optimist Club

Easter Greetings from the newly formed, soon to be chartered, Difference Makers Optimist Club of Aurora! On May 21, we completed our first project – putting together about 90 Easter Baskets for kids in a couple of the programs through the Salvation Army. Each...

Quarter 2 Conference Book Drive

Thank you all for the great comments about the Quarterly Conference in February!  It sounds as though everyone had a great time and got a lot out of the presentations and we appreciate that.  Our AV team worked hard to bring you inspiring and fun video presentations...