Capital-Virginia District Optimist International



As a result of a directive set forth by Optimist International on Friday, March 13, 2020 as a result of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the 3rd Quarter District Meeting scheduled on April 24th to 25th at the Four Points by Sheraton – Richmond Airport is CANCELED!!!

Also, ALL club meeting and events are to be postponed or canceled through at least April 30, 2020. OI and the CAP-VA District are closely monitoring this national emergency and will have more in the coming weeks and days.

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The Capital-Virginia District Website

The Capital-Virginia District of Optimist International is made up of clubs throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia and there are also Junior Optimist Octagon International (JOOI) Clubs in schools throughout the district. By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists Bring Out the Best in Kids.

The Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself:
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.