News and Happenings

Optimist Oratorical Contest

Optimist Oratorical Contest

The Optimist Oratorical Contest was held on this spring (2018) at the St Cloud Public Library. Eight students from our Nine participated in the contest representing St Cloud, Duluth and Anoka areas. Each student had to write and present a 4-5 minute speech on "Where...

Great Fundraising Success!

Great Fundraising Success!

In April, the Central MN Noon Optimist Club participated in a Tending for a Cause, featuring celebrity Lukas Holmber, Michelle Henderson and Gary Bechtold.  Catholic Charities Youth House was our chosen recipient. Jules' Bistro provided delicious soup, Backwards Bread...

Mayor Kleis at Optimist’s Club!

Mayor Kleis at Optimist’s Club!

Welcome Mayor Kleis! Big thank you to Mayor Dave Kleis for stopping by the Central MN Noon Optimist Club meeting to say hi and give us an update on St. Cloud, MN Happenings. Great to have you join us!

Supporting Boy Scouts

Supporting Boy Scouts Central MN Noon Optimist Club supports the Boy Scouts of Central MN Council! The Boys Scouts make a difference in the lives of youth. They help form future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values...

Central MN Noon Optimists on KNSI

Alli Herold Interviewed on KNSI! Thanks to member Alli Herold, also with Junior Achievement, the Central MN Noon Optimist club had a HUGE shoutout on KNSI on September 15! We are excited to be raising money for childhood cancer research on...

$4000 Grant to Dylan’s Hope

Dylan's Hope Provides Resources to Battle Youth Suicide We're proud to be able to donate $4000 to Dylan's Hope.  

Pancake Breakfast at Old Chicago

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser September 17, 9:00-11:00 Old Chicago in St. Cloud, 4040 2nd St S Come on out and support the cause! We're raising funds to support youth cancer research. No need to buy tickets ahead. Bring the whole family and join...