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Sun Gazette article on 2015 Tree Lot

posted Jan 20, 2016, 4:13 PM by Arlington Optimist Club   [ updated Jan 20, 2016, 4:16 PM ]

http://tinyurl.com/jkzfzz9

Arlington Optimists lauded for commitment to youth of community

2016 Essay Contest Information Released!

posted Jan 15, 2016, 10:15 AM by Arlington Optimist Club

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to students under age 18 as October 1, 2015.

TOPIC

“Lead by Example: Reality or Fiction”

LENGTH

700-800 words (Title, footnotes and bibliography are not included in the final word count.)

PRIZES

• Club level - the Arlington Optimist Club annually awards $500 for first place, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place in scholarships at the club
level competition.
• District level - plaque and $2,500 college scholarship for District winner.

JUDGING DEADLINES 

Entries to the Arlington Optimist Club must be submitted by January 25. Please send or hand-carry essays to Erica Burson, 1816 N. Van Buren Street Arlington, VA 22205. 

Club entries are judged and submitted to the District Essay Chair by February 28.
District entries are judged and submitted to the Optimist International Programs Department no later than April 15. 

2015 Tree Lot Information

posted Nov 24, 2015, 3:49 PM by Arlington Optimist Club

Our tree lot opening is Saturday, November 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and the same time on Sunday the 29th.   Beginning Monday, November 30th and thereafter, our scheduled hours are as follows:

Monday thru Thursday:  2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday:  12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Updated Tree Lot Hours

posted Nov 29, 2014, 11:58 AM by Arlington Optimist Club

OPENING WEEKEND
11/29 and 11/30 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


DAILY LOT HOURS
Monday - Thursday - 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday - Noon to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday - 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

2014 Tree Lot Opens November 29th!

posted Oct 3, 2014, 9:12 AM by Arlington Optimist Club

Tree sales will begin Saturday, November 29 and here are the hours:

2014 Lot Hours:


9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Saturday and Sunday

Noon to 8:00 p.m. - Fridays

2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Monday thru Thursday

2014 Oratorical Contest Update 4/7/14

posted Apr 7, 2014, 8:08 AM by Arlington Optimist Club

We held the Oratorical contest at Bishop O'Connell last week and have one boy and two girls moving on to the clubs final this Thursday!

We will be holding the Swanson contest on Tuesday April 8th at 7:00 in their auditorium. If you not attended one of these, you should try to make it. The Swanson kids do a great job.

The Club Finals are Thursday at Swanson at 7:00.

The Zone contest, the next level that our club winners compete against other clubs in our zone, will be on April 26th from 2-5 at 2501 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA 22309.

The Districts will be in Richmond on May 3rd.

A big shout out to Richard Knight for organizing this years contest. He is doing a fabulous job!!

Please come out and support the Optimist at one of these events!

Thanks,

Brian

2013 Scholarships Awarded

posted Aug 2, 2013, 9:40 PM by Arlington Optimist Club

(L-R) Katrina Hatahet, Edward Crockett, Noelle Carlson, N'Dri N'Cho, Sean Daley

Dorothee Mulumba wins State Title in Oratorical Contest.

posted Aug 2, 2013, 9:38 PM by Arlington Optimist Club


Sun Gazette Article on Oratorical Winners

posted Aug 2, 2013, 9:36 PM by Arlington Optimist Club   [ updated Aug 2, 2013, 9:39 PM ]

Adam Wilkie and Dorothee Mulumba won the Optimist Club's regional oratorical competition, 
and are heading to the state tournament. (Photo by Scott McCaffrey)

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