Vision and Purposes
of Optimist International
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer
that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.
To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of
the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government
and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism
and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to
aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving
of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind,
community life and the world.
South Carolina Optimist District