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The Northridge Optimist Club
Club #24-305
PO Box 131211
Dayton, OH 45413


Meetings: Noon Tuesdays
Check Current Club Schedule below for location

An invitation to Northridge Alumni:

Optimists – Bringing out the Best in Kids.

 The Northridge Optimist Club has been active in the Northridge community for the past 50 years in providing youth scholarships, services and activities. Our club is interested in reaching out to the community for potential members to join us in serving the community, and would like to make Northridge alumni aware of this opportunity. A “Membership Invitation Brochure” is available to download HERE, with more information on our club and what we do. Meeting schedules are available on our WEBSITE along with more information on club activities and club contact information. Come visit us for lunch – be our guest, and see what you think.

 (Please check the club website Bulletin Board for current schedules to confirm the meeting place).



Membership Invitation Brochure: Download this brochure for more information on becoming an Optimist Club member and learning about Optimist International. Keep it as a handy reference or to hand out to friends. It is your invitation to  join us in helping give back to our community. 

Northridge Optimist Club e-flyer

Presidents Club Announcement:

• The 38th Annual Bob Chiles Golf Classic will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018. This is presented by the Presidents Club of Dayton in conjunction with The Miami Valley Military Affairs Association. The event is a fundraiser for the WPAFB Fisher/Nightingale House. It will be held at Twin Base Golf Club with check in time at 8:15AM, and tee off at 9:00AM. The cost is $100 per golfer, and includes greens fee, cart, and dinner. Registration deadline is April 28. For registration information and sponsorship opportunities see the attached brochure, or contact Holly Beard at 937-572-3409. 

• More information on Presidents Club events, and events of other area service clubs, can be seen on their newsletter, which can be downloaded from the following link:                                      ​

Pass/Shoot/Dribble Basketball Skills Contest for Kids:

The date for our annual Pass/Shoot/Dribble basketball skills contest for kids 8 to 13 is scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2018. It will be held at the Northridge High School gym beginning at 9:00 AM. Registration materials are being distributed in the Northridge elementary schools. An event flyer, with an application form is available for downloading from the club website at http://www.northridgeoptimi skills-contest.htmlPhotos from last years event can also be seen on that page. It is a free event.

Optimist Kids Day in the Park:

Saturday, August 4, 2018 has been announced as the date for "Optimist Kid's Day in the Park" this year. This is a program, sponsored by Kettering Noon Optimist Club, which presents a day with a multitude of fun activities for kids, Kindergarten to 8th Grade, held annually at Delco Park at 1700 Delco Park Drive, in Kettering. Over a dozen Optimist clubs will participate by each setting up their own event for kids to enjoy. Last year was the first year for Northridge Optimist Club participation, and members are looking forward to joining in again this year. The Northridge Optimist event theme was rocket launching. 

Community Links:

Some links of interest to the Northridge area are posted on the Northridge Optimist Club website Bulletin Board Page (under "Other Northridge Links"). One is for The Northidge Alumni Bear Facts website by The Northridge Alumni Association, and also the Northridge Schools website, and the Northridge Schools facebook page. One good way to show support of the community is to patronize the alumni businesses that are listed on the alumni website: http://www.northridge

Current Club Schedule:
Meetings on Tuesdays at Noon, held at Brixx Ice Co.,
500 E. 1st St., Dayton, Ohio 45402, unless otherwise indicated.
Please check club website bulletin board weekly for updates.

​• February 27: Club Business
• March 6: Speaker - Katie Klain, The Glen at St. Joseph

• March 8 (Thursday): Meeting of Ohio District Zone 11
• March 10 (Saturday): Pass/Shoot/Dribble Contest-School Gym
• March 13: Open
• March 20: Essay Contest Awards Luncheon (at NHS) 11:00 AM
• March 27: Speaker - Chris Corba from We Care Arts

• April 3: Open
• April 10: Open
• April 17: Open
• April 24: NO MEETING (meeting date moved to Apr. 27 at MVCTC)
• April 27 (Friday): Meeting at MVCTC for scholarship luncheon
• May 1: Open
• May 8: Open
​• May 11 (Fri.): Bob Chiles Golf Classic
. . . . . 
• August 4 (Sat.): Optimist Kids Day in the Park

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• September 27: 35th Annual Scholarship Scramble

The Northridge Optimist Club
Club #24-305
PO Box 131211, Dayton, OH 45413
Meetings: Noon Tuesdays
Check website for current locations and schedule

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