Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.

Vision: Optimist will be recognized worldwide as the premiervolunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.

Purpose: To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenents 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.