Community Projects

The Optimist Club of Cornwall is proud to sponsor or execute the following projects each Optimist Year:

  • The Optimist Toy Drive
  • The Cornwall Optimist Minor Ball Hockey League
  • The Cornwall Optimist Minor Softball League
  • The Tri-star Program (skills competition for kids)
  • Safety on Wheels (Bicycle safety program)
  • The Optimist Essay Contest (cash prizes and district Scholarship awards)
  • The Optimist Oratorical Contest (cash prizes and district Scholarship awards)
  • Family Day (a fun day for the whole family at the Bud Guilbeault Youth Center)
  • Youth Achievement Awards partnered with Cogeco Cornwall
  • Respect for Law
  • Bursaries for local High Schools
  • Youth Appreciation

Fundraising for local beneficiaries like The Children’s Treatment Center, Hospice Cornwall , Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Optimist Childhood Cancer Campaign, Cornwall Community Hospital, and others.