Welcome to Altamonte Springs South Seminole Optimist Club

Let's make our community a better place!

About Us

About Us

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 The Altamonte Springs South Seminole Optimist Club is a community-based service club that works to improve the lives of kids through service projects in Altamonte Springs and the surrounding communities in South Seminole and North Orange Counties.  Our club meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month at Rookies Cantina

140 S US Hwy 17 92 Longwood, FL 32750 

Get Involved

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Optimist International Links

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Events

  

August 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING OPTIMISTS?

Edited by Susan Harvey

President Steve Kranzberg

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General Night Meeting 

Rookies Cantina

2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm

4th Wednesday of the Month 7pm

4th Wednesday of the Month Board Meeting 6pm

WHERE: Rookies Cantina 140 S. US HWY 17/92 Longwood, FL 32750

It is on the corner of 17/92 and 434 

8/23/2019 7pm to 9 pm

Night Bird Dance (Once upon a Time)

7 pm - 9 pm

Westmonte Park 624 Bills Lane, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

+ Event Details

8/23/2019 7pm to 9 pm

Night Bird Dance (Once upon a Time)

We involve the high and middle school students and usually some devoted adult optimist with the special needs clients from Seminole County and the Citys located near by. We prepare and serve light snacks and have  DJ Frankie  provide the music for dancing and fun.

7 pm - 9 pm

Westmonte Park 624 Bills Lane, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

9/13/2019

Night Bird Dance - Carnival

7pm - 9pm

Westmonte Park Altamonte Springs

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9/13/2019

Night Bird Dance - Carnival

Our club along with the JOI members (6th grade - 12 grade) interact with the special needs clients located in Seminole County and the local area.   Light snacks are prepared and served to the attendees who enjoy dancing with music provided by DJ Frankie.  Everyone who  attends always has a fun time!

7pm - 9pm

Westmonte Park Altamonte Springs

Looking Back What's Happening Looking Ahead

Past events

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Past Events:

6-8-2019 Kids in Support of Soldiers 

6-21-2019 Night Bird Dance   

6-30-2019 100 year International Convention Celebration - Louisville KY       

7/3/2019 Red Hot and Boom  

8/16/19 Lyman Kickoff Classic & Robbon Cutting Ceremony

August

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August Events: 

8/10/ to 8/12    3 Day Event

North Florida District Convention. We are the host club and welcome any help and or donations.

8/16/2019   5 pm to 6:45

We will be supporting the Lyman JOI Club with an activity probably corn hole 

8/23/2019  7 pm to 9 pm

We involve the high and middle school students and usually some devoted adult optimist with the special needs clients from Seminole County and the City's located near by. We prepare and serve light snacks and have  DJ Frankie  provide the music for dancing and fun.  

September

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September Events:

9/13 Nightbird Dance (Carnival)

9/21 Base Camp (outer space / aliens)

9/22 Adult installation banquet 

9/27 JOI banquet

9/28 Rhythms at the Roost

  

We are ordering shirts

STYLE: The shirts are polo shirts

COLOR: Royal Blue

MATERIAL: Moisture Wicking

COST: $24.00

Checks can be made out to SSOC South Seminole Optimist Club

Orders can be sent by text or email to Susan Harvey at 321-303-3571 or sharveyssoc@gmail.com please include your name first and last and your size we will be accepting payments and orders up until August 28, 2019

Chest SIZE measurements.

XS= 32-34  S= 34-37  M=38-40 L= 41-43 XL= 44-46 2XL= 47-49    3XL= 50-53 4XL= 54-57  

North Fl District Current Events

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Susan expressing thanks to everyone that helped with sponsoring the Convention.

WOW AWESOME AMAZING STUPENDOUS PHENOMENAL MARVELOUS TERRIFIC REMARKABLE SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS!!!! This is the description of the teamwork of everyone that put their all into everything we did this weekend. Thank you to everyone who made this weekend a huge success.


A huge thanks to the 24+ members that welcomed the delegates and  helped make this one of the best conventions in recent years. SK

Optimist Club News

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You don't want to miss 

the adult or  JOI Banquet.

  

Save the date

Sunday September 22, 2019

South Seminole Optimist Club
Installation Banquet

Time: 2:00 to 5:00pm

Location: Buca Di Beppo Italian Restaurant

1351 S. Orlando Ave.

Maitland, FL 32751

Cost: $25.35 per person

***Food allergies, sensitivities, vegan, vegetarian, etc. please let Karen know when you RSVP***

RSVP by Friday, September 13, 2019

Karen Dowd

407-272-6321 or karen.dowd@hotmail.com

140 Eileen Ave.

Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714

Checks can be made out to SSOC 

JOI Club News

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Our JOI clubs are working on the Base Camp event. Their theme is Aliens and Outer Space. Any ideas or donations can be passed on to 

Susan Harvey

 sharveyssoc@gmail.com 

321-303-3571 or

 Nathan Drescher nathandrescher@gmail.com 

480-652-6144. 

Used, old Mascara wand are being donated to a wildlife rehabilitation center. This is a recycling program, the wands are washed and then used on animals for gentle grooming. 

NEW REQUESTS scrap pieces of ribbon or fabric any color will work the pieces need to be at least 2 inches long. We will be making ornaments with them if we can collect enough.   

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We meet 2 times a month at 7:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at:

Rookies Cantina

140 S US Hwy 17 92

Longwood, FL 32750 

Come have your dinner with us and learn more about our projects and how you can be a part of our programs and fund raisers.

Altamonte Springs South Seminole Optimist Club

Longwood, Florida, United States

(314) 267-1197