Central Ontario District #47
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Prince George Drive Etobicoke, ON
administrative division of Optimist International within geographical boundaries established by Optimist International.
District 2nd Quarter Conference & Awards Luncheon, Feb 27-28, 2015
Hotel Toronto East, 55 Hallcrown Place, Toronto, Ontario.
Past Governor Ted’s awards to be handed out, as well the Hospitality suite will be turned into the theme of this year’s convention in New Orleans as, “A night of coloured beaded necklaces and masks,” to get us in the mood to Party. The sessions will be dynamic one is on, “Bullying Children as well as Adults” by an Optimist member from The Barge Canal Optimist Club of Lockport, New York.
District Foundation Goal is $20,000 or $13.50 per member
the past year $21,748 or $14.75 per member was sent to CCOF, exceeding that target
by40%. There were 9 Clubs and 3 Members who were "Friends of Today"
and received a framed print. Another 2
Members were "President Club" and received a plate. Eight Members donated $100 as Century Club
status and another 67 were Dime a Day participants. Thanks to everyone for
this effort which ranked CENON as second of the 12 regions of the Canadian
Saturday Jan 31st, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Adults $35, Student/Senior: $32; Reserved Seating. Tickets available online or at the box office.
Get the details at www.optimistclubofmilton.org
Magicians : Edward Stone “Illusionist” vs. Ray Anderson “A Cool Magician”
Essay Topic “Optimism Should be a Priority”
For youth under the age of 19 who have not yet graduated from high school or equivalent are eligible to enter. Students must enter through an Optimist Club in their area who is hosting an essay contest. Club winners should receive medals. Clubs must have their winning entry to the District Chair Terry Twocock by Feb. 28, 2015 with all appropriate papers signed for the District judging. Contest information and applications may be obtained by going to Optimist International web site www.optimist.org/Essay. District prize is a $2,500 scholarship. If you have any concerns on the Essay Contest please feel free to contact Terry Twocock at 905-935-5724 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Optimist Jeopardy Board Game
Here is a link to the game (from Peterborough Convention):
Instructions (Word file .docx)
Central Ontario District Oratorical Contest Winners for 2013-14
The topic of “How My Passions Impact the World” was well presented by the following students:
We had 13 contestants from the District and congratulations to all the contestants from the District contest.
Chairperson Susan Montgomery
Optimist Insurance Now Under Canadian Administration
Good news, we now have insurance coverage customized to the needs of the Canadian Clubs. We have concluded a final agreement to provide Club Liability Coverage in Canada with Univesta as of May 1st, 2012. This is a Canadian program specifically for non-profit organizations.
In Canada, Clubs have additional coverage of Abuse & Molestation, and Directors and Officers liability "INCLUDED" in the general policy with UNIVESTA.