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Junior Optimist International Convention
From Wednesday, June 30, 2021
To Friday, July 02, 2021

We highly encourage any Jr. Optimists in our clubs to consider attending the National Convention in Atlanta virtually. 
Our club has voted to reimburse the $30 registration fee for any member of our clubs that attends the conference virtually and files a one-page report of what they learned.
Here is the link to the virtual convention registration:
https://www.optimist.org/reg/?e=JOI&m=2021V

2021 JOI Convention Schedule

*All Times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Day 1 – June 30 – Club / District Theme Day
1:00-3:00 p.m. Registration (in-person only)
3:30 p.m. Advisor/Chaperone Meeting (in-person and virtual)
4:00 p.m. Dinner (hotel)
 
5:00 pm JOI Opening Ceremonies (in-person and virtual)
    JOI Board Intros/Icebreaker/President’s Speech/Announcements
6:00 p.m. Tie Dye Event (in-person and virtual)
    (Optional – Pre-purchase a convention t-shirt with registration to participate)
    Paint Night Event (in-person and virtual)
9:00 pm Movie Night (in-person and virtual)
 
Day 2 – July 1 – Canada Day / 4th of July Theme Day
 
Morning
9:00 a.m. Canada Day & Fourth of July Presentation (in-person and virtual)
10:00 a.m. Candidates Q&A (virtual only – all candidates will use the virtual platform)
11:00 a.m. Online Election Voting opens (11:00am – 10:00pm EDT - one vote per club delegate)
To vote: visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and click on International Convention
 
Mid-Day
Georgia Aquarium (off-site and virtual visit)
Scavenger Hunt (off-site and virtual)
Lunch (mall food court)
Breakouts/Workshops (in-person and virtual)
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) – Wish list Project (in-person and virtual)
 
Evening
Dinner (hotel)
Talent Show (in-person and virtual)
Stargazing Event – Download StarView App and view constellations together (in-person and virtual)!
 
Day 3 – July 2 – Tie Dye / Galaxy Theme Day
 
Morning
Audrey Maame Esi Swatson, Youngest female commercial pilot interview (virtual speaker)
Keynote Speaker – Dr. Jessica Ward-King aka “StigmaCrusher” (virtual speaker)
Foster Backpack Project – 10:00 – 11:00 am (eastern)
 
Mid-Day
Lunch (mall food court)
Breakouts/Workshops (in-person and virtual)
 
Evening
President’s Banquet/Dinner – Formal attire (at hotel and virtual)
  • Make-A-Wish Presentation
  • Closing Remarks/Awards/Election Results
Discord Party/Dance (in-person and virtual)
Location Virtually in Atlanta, GA

Upcoming Optimists Events

Wednesday, Oct 27th, 2021 @ 7:30am
Breakfast Meeting - Principals Breakfast

Principal's Breakfast
Breakfast Meeting

Maxfield Education Center (MEC)
32789 W 10 Mile Rd
Farmington, MI 48336

You will enter in the backside of the building.

It will be catered by Leo’s Coney Island.
Member cost is $10.

This is our time to show appreciation to all the Principals in FPS
as they start the new school year.
Come meet and share breakfast with them.

**NOTE** This is a non-hybrid meeting so try and attend if possible. 

Wednesday, Nov 3rd, 2021 @ 7:30am
Zoom Board Meeting

Zoom Board Meeting

 https://zoom.us/j/97923634993

Wednesday, Nov 10th, 2021 @ 7:30am
Breakfast Meeting - Invite a Veteran

Optimist International Square Logo

Farmington/Farmington Hills Breakfast Optimist Club

INVITE A VETERAN TO BREAKFAST

Wednesday November 10, 2021 7:30 - 8:30 am

American Legion
31775 Grand River Avenue
Farmington, MI 48336
(West of Orchard Lake Road)

Thank You Veterans

 

RSVP TO ROXANNE FITZPATRICK
HOW MANY GUESTS YOU ARE BRINGING

248-470-3584 OR RFITZ@KW.COM
BY NOVEMBER 6, 2021

Wednesday, Nov 17th, 2021 @ 7:30am
Hybrid Club Business Meeting

Hybrid Club Business Meeting

We will meet in-person at the
First Presbyterian Church of Farmington
26165 Farmington Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Come meet and share a continental breakfast starting at 7:30 am.

You have the option of joining by zoom at this link:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82217588528