What is the North Perimeter Optimist Club?
Part of an international group of over 150,000 Optimist Club members, we are concerned men and women representing a cross-section of our community. We are volunteers in action for the benefit of youth. Our successful community involvement programs allow each Optimist Club member to positively affect the lives of 37 youths.
What Does the North Perimeter Optimist Club Do?
We have wonderful fellowship with our guests and other optimist members. Our community involvement focuses in Sandy Springs, GA. We are a 501 (c) (3) organization, so all contributions are tax Deductible.
Guest Speakers At Our Weekly Meetings - We meet every Tuesday morning 7:00 am for breakfast at Campbell Stone North and have wonderful fellowship with other members, in addition to enriching our personal knowledge, growth and development with an array of diverse, entertaining, and informative guest speakers.
Host Essay And Oratorical Contest - Our annual Oratorical Contest, gives students from all over Sandy Springs, from elementary to high school, the opportunity to show-case their oratorical abilities through various levels of competition, with a cash prize of up to $2,500.00. Our annual Essay Contest allows High School students to submit Essays on a chosen topic, with a cash prize of up to $2,500.00.
Wine Tasting & Auction Event - Wine tasting with silent and live auction with proceeds to benefit the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children, Sandy Springs Community Action Center and Woodland Elementary School.
Easter Egg Hunt Hammond Park - An annual event where chlidren from the ages of 1-9 partcipate in a park-wide hunt for brightly colored Easter eggs filled with goodies!
Armstrong-Raney Youth Community Service Award : An award given to an exceptional youth in our community who has excelled in community service, honoring two of our founding members, Dick Armstrong and Gus Raney.
Sandy Springs Festival Participant - Sandy Springs Festival is a yearly fundraising event benefiting Heritage Sandy Springs, a non-profit organization serving North Fulton and other nearby communities. The Festival is held the third weekend of September annually. The two-day event features live entertainment, children's rides, heritage education, artists market, collector car show, food court and more! The event kicks off with the Doug Kessler Lighting 10K road race, a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Sandy Springs Festival supports the mission and activities of Heritage Sandy Springs by fostering a community-wide tradition.
Special Olympics - NPOC Members support the various Special Olympic events held throughout the year for the children of the community.
To Be A Growing, Productive Organization Enhancing the Quality of Life For the Youth of our Community.