Last Updated: June 8, 2014
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Students under the age of 19 who have not yet graduated from high school, or the equivalent, and who are educated in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean were eligible. This year's topic was titled, “How My Passions Impact the World”. Our Gold Medallion winners will compete on April 27 at the WNC District 2 Contest for the chance to advance to the WNC Regional Contest and a $2500 scholarship.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS IN THE 5OTH BELMONT OPTIMIST ORATORICAL CONTEST
|Purposes of the Optimist Club
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.
Belmont Optimist Information
Join today!For an application, click on the handout tab from the menu to download your application.
The cost is $25 per quarter, which includes light refreshments at every monthly meeting.
The Belmont Optimist supports our teams through the Pop Warner football/cheerleading programs. Also, throughout the year, the Optimist sponsors the Belmont Little League Baseball, Belmont Parks and Rec. Basketball, the student oratorical contest, essay contest, Respect the Law, and more.
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PO Box 1333
Belmont, N.C. 28012
2014 Meeting Dates
Happy New Year’s Optimist Members!
Our first meeting of 2014 will be Jan 13, 7:30PM at Belmont Foursquare Church. Light refreshments will be served.
Meeting dates for 2014 have been set. Please mark your calendars.
Jan 13th – New Officer Installations
March 27th – Oratorical Contest and Essay Contest.
**** Date Change May 19th – Law Enforcement
Aug 11th – Optimist of Year
Dec 8th - Holiday Dinner
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
|Belmont Optimist Club FAN SHOP|
|Belmont Football Men's Ultra Blend 50/50 Hooded Sweatshirt||Belmont Football Men's Ultra Cotton T-Shirt||Belmont Football Men's Competitor Performance T-Shirt||Belmont Football Champion Men's Ringer T-Shirt||Belmont Football Embroidered Colorblock Duffel Bag|
|Great Gift Ideas for Mom, Dad and the entire family!|
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