The Optimist Club of Van Wert is committed to investing in programs fostering positive experiences, encouraging health, happiness, and prosperity while recognizing area youth achievements.
The Optimist Club of Van Wert proudly sponsors:
- Optimist International Essay Contest
- Optimist International Oratorical Contest
- Scholarship Program
- Bike Rodeo
- Safe, drug & alcohol free After Prom
- ArtRageous art contest and display at the Van Wert Peony Festival
- Plush animals for children treated at Van Wert Health
- Youth baseball team sponsorship (GO OPTIMIST ORANGE!)
- Community service projects and donations
- Avenue of Flags Program
- Pork Barn-Van Wert County Fair and Apple Festival
Money raised by our club is reinvested into programs that benefit our area youth.