The Optimist Club of Ludington is Dedicated to Helping Children & Young Adults
Ludington Optimist Club Programs
- Reach-Out-and-Read Program Partner
- Youth Chess Tournament
- Jr. Golf Tournament
- OSCAR Reading/Mentoring Program for 3rd Graders at Foster Elementary School
- Scholarships for Graduating Seniors
- Senior Prom Sponsor
- Junior Billiard League Sponsor
- Sponsor of Christmas Presents for DHS Foster Children
- Bike Rodeo
- Monthly Outstanding Senior Program
The Childhood Cancer Campaign
The Childhood Cancer Campaign is an initiative created by the Ludington Optimists to help support local children fighting cancer and their families. Support has included money for groceries, gas, car repair and maintenance, and bills for families helping their child beat cancer.
The Childhood Cancer Campaign's biggest annual fundraiser, Lemonade Stand, is coming up this Saturday, June 3rd from 9am-2pm throughout Mason County. Local children set up lemonade stands in an effort to raise money for the organization.
Locations for lemonade stands in 2017 included:
ABC Kidz- 123 E. Ludington Ave.
Avenue's End Mini Mall- 322 W. Ludington Ave.
Adora Studio of Hair- 208 E. Ludington Ave.
Tractor Supply- 4572 U.S. 10
Orchard Market- 8418 N. U.S. 31 in Free Soil
Orchard Market- 212 S. Pere Marquette Hwy.
Barley & Rye- 107 W. Ludington Ave.
A.J.’s Party Port- 423 S. James St.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St.
Urka Auto Center- 3736 U.S. 10
American Legion- 318 N. James St.
817 N. Hillview Court
404 E. Filer St.
404 N. Washington Ave.
601 E. Melendy St.,
721 N. Washington Ave.,
5060 W. Johnson Road
501 E. Loomis St.,
901 N. Emily St.
601 E. Foster St.
The Optimist Creed
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 are 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.
The Ludington Optimists meet every Tuesday at 1:00pm at the American Legion Club, 318 N. James St. in Ludington.