Oswegoland Optimist Club

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President: Bryan Noble
Vice President: Dennis Quaid
Vice President: Bryan Whitaker
Treasurer: Marlene Wyld
Secretary: Annie Moore

Oswegoland Optimist Club
P.O. Box 882
Oswego, IL 60543


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OSWEGOLAND OPTIMIST EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

February ~ Oratorical contest – Kids are provided scholarship opportunities through public speaking

March ~ Essay contest – Kids are provided scholarship opportunities through a written essay contest

April ~ Easter egg hunt – Games, prizes, and approximately 10000 Easter eggs for 2 egg hunts.  One for kids with special needs and the second is open to the public

June ~ Corn booth at Prairie Fest – Our largest fundraiser of the year selling corn on the cob that is roasted on our custom made grill for one fun filled 4-day weekend.

September ~ Brew at the Bridge – another fundraiser selling pretzel necklaces ~ Chalk the Walk –  a community event providing kids the opportunity to express their art talent on a square of sidewalk.

October ~ Pumpkin races – A fundraising event where pumpkins are decorated and fitted wheels and axles and raced downhill in downtown Oswego, it’s much like a soap box derby but with pumpkins

December ~ Family Christmas Project – We provide gifts, food, hats and mittens, and bikes to over 250 kids for the Christmas season.  It is a largest community project

To learn more about these events and the volunteer opportunities that each presents, please contact the Oswegoland Optimist Club at Info@OswegoOptimists.com

 

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1 month ago
Oswegoland Optimist Club

We Optimists are gearing up for our Family Christmas Project.

VOLUNTEERS: If you are interested in helping, we start at 6AM on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Oswego YMCA.

SPONSORS: To sponsor ... See more

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Family Christmas Project - Oswegoland Optimist Club

We Optimists are gearing up for our Family Christmas Project.

VOLUNTEERS: If you are interested in helping, we start at 6AM on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Oswego YMCA.

SPONSORS: To sponsor ... See more

The Optimist Club of Oswegoand, is once again preparing for their “Family Christmas Project”. The Club works with School District 308 to find families in need, that they then set up a sponsor to ... See more

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Oswegoland Optimist Club

Though we didn’t get in many races this year due to rain, here’s what happens to cheaters at the Optimist Pumpkin Races! This is from 2015.

CHEATER PUMPKIN!!!!!!!

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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

Thank you so much for coming out and braving the weather. We are all disappointed we were unable to race, however the safety of our community is indeed top priority. There is a lot to coordinate ... See more

Career College and Day School in Naperville, Illinois

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1 month ago

Pumpkin races will still go on! Due to the rain does anyone have a bullhorn that we can borrow? Let us know or bring it to the race! Thanks in advance!

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The weather channels look at the natural and we are calling upon the supernatural to stop the rain. God is in control and answers the prayers of those who love him !

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Pumpkin race day is finally here!! Rain or shine it will go on. Can't wait to see everyone there!

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1 month ago

Pumpkin races are tomorrow rain or shine. Let's hope the rain stays away. Hope to see lots of pumpkins and people there!!!!

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2 months ago
PUMPKIN RACES!!!!

Registration starts at 10AM. The races begin promptly at 12PM.

Registration starts at 10AM. The races begin promptly at 12PM.

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See you Saturday! I’ll be dressed in prison orange!

Please come out and join us for the Pumpkin Races!!! Feel free to contact us with any questions. Hope to see lots of people and Pumpkins!!!

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