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...

Jr. Golf Contest

Colorado/Wyoming Tournament Dates, Locations, and Details BOYS 10-11, BOYS 12-13, GIRLS 10-12, GIRLS 13-14 Golf Course:  Fitzsimons Golf Course Location:      2323 Scranton St, Aurora CO  80010 Date/Time:   Saturday, June 11, 2016–tee times starting at 12:00 pm...

Two Clubs, a Brain Bowl, and a Winner!

By Paul Simon Most Optimists in Colorado and Southern Wyoming probably have little idea of the extent to which some Optimists and clubs collaborate on projects and fund-raisers. Optimism is much bigger than any single club, so it’s not unusual to see members of a...

Drum Roll, Please. Here’s Our New Look

By Paul Simon The new Colorado/Optimist District website is here, and we hope you like it. Our goal was to make an enjoyable-looking site that serves the needs of our members and also provides valuable information to those who want to learn more about what we do....