Youth Appreciation Luncheon

The Twin Falls Optimist Club recognizes local youth for their efforts in the arts, community service work, academics, and athletics. Our Youth Appreciation Luncheon is intended to make exceptional youth feel important and highlight their positive contributions to our community. Each honoree is chosen by the administrators at their school and receives a proclamation from the Mayor of Twin Falls.

2020 Essay Contest

The Optimist Essay Contest is designed to develop writing and critical thinking skills. Our Club winners receive $150, $125 and $100 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The winning essay will go on to compete in the District Contest for a $2,500 scholarship awarded by Optimist International each year. The topic for the 2020 year was : “Is Optimism the …