The Noon Optimist Club of Centerville is a fellowship of people who get things done. We set examples and embrace an optimistic mindset for the community to see. We display leadership skills and working relationships locally, regionally and nationally. Whether you are searching for an outlet to give back and help your community or are looking for personal development, you will find what you are looking for in our club.
Centerville Noon President Fred Polizzi (left) is accepting a plaque from TJ’s Place of Hope Greg Crabtree recognizing the club’s $15,000 donation toward renovation of TJ’s location on East Franklin Street in Centerville. The NOC donation was paired with other monetary gifts and volunteer labor to create a pleasant and welcoming space for young people […]
Centerville Noon Optimist Club will be sponsoring our annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 4, 2015. Open to kids ages 2-9. Kids will be divided into appropriate age groups. Come on out for this fun, free event. Don’t be late, at exactly 10 am the bell will sound and kids will run to search 5000 eggs and the […]
One Ohio Contestant to win $2500 scholarship! Topic: “How My Optimism Will Help Me Press on to Greater Achievements of the Future” Who: The contest is open to young people through grade 12 in the United States and Canada, to CEGEP in Québec and grade 13 in the Caribbean, who are educated in the United States, Canada […]
Centerville Noon Optimist completed another very successful Christmas Tree Sale this season. This annual fundraiser generates about one third of the budget for the kids activities sponsored by the Optimist club. Also, much fellowship is had by club members serving together to make the Christmas tree lot run smoothly.
The Centerville Noon Optimist Club supports Optimist International with the annual Margaret Barclay Memorial Oratorical Contest. This contest is for young people under the age of 19 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent. Students are invited to deliver a speech on “How My Passions Impact the World” within their schools […]
Optimist International, with funding from the Optimist International Foundation, sponsors an essay contest with a grand prize of a $2,500 scholarship to the Ohio District winner. Boys and girls under the age of 18 are invited to submit an essay on a pre-assigned topic during the months of January and February each year. One winner […]
Each February, over 100 boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 participate in the Tri-Star Basketball Contest. Between 20 and 25 members needed to help run the event. Trophies are award to the contest winners in each age bracket and gender. The contest includes passing, dribbling, and shooting. All the kids get […]