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Congratulations Youth Raffle Winners 2019:

Febuary: Jessie & Judy (James) and Dan & Susan (Fukushima)
March: Gene Murakami
April: Karen Chow #41
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51st Annual Golf Tournament

Black Gold Golf Club

1 Black Gold Dr.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
714-961-0060

Monday, MAY 20, 2019

Link to Golf Page

 

Join Us…….

5th Annual Farm Walk For

Childhood Cancer

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

9:00 am - noon

@ Tanaka Farms in Irvine, CA

For more information go to:  https://www.farmwalkforchildhoodcancer.org/

 

Pictures from Installation Lunch:

Link: https://youtu.be/C127Ag2Abzw

 

SOC REVERSE RAFFLE

We would like to congratulate our 2018 Winners:

February  – Jeff & Linda Niizawa (SOC Sports Group)

March  -  Carpet Crafts LLC

April  -  Gene Murakami

May  -  Sharon Kusano

June  -  Bob Goto

July  -  Norman Nishizu

August  -  Sandy Okida

September Grand Prize  -  Reiko Aoyama

 

 

The Suburban Optimist Club of Buena Park
On February 10, 1966, a day which will live in the highest esteem of many youth in Southern California , forty eight eager and energetic individuals chartered the Optimist Club of Suburban Buena

As our motto is "Friend of the Youth" the focus of our club is geared to helping the youth from programs ranging from Bicycle Safety to our Youth Youth Sports Group. With more that a dozen program deserving high school seniors, these efforts could not be successfully accomplished without adequate fund raising efforts.  Fund raising is an integral part of the club's activities.  Our fund raiser can be fun as well as hard work but it is always a source of camaraderie and accomplishment each year.

Optimism is believing in the best for our future.  The Suburban Optimist Club provides the opportunity to help play a major role in the development of our future leaders of tomorrow. 

Suburban Optimist Club of Buena Park Officers 2018/2019:
President: Al Baez
Past President: Scott Iwamoto
Vice President: Ray Okazaki
Communications: Eric Shishima
Media: Mark Watanabe
Secretary: Steve Okamura
Treasurer: Kent Suzuki
Sgt At Arms: Mark Uyehara
Octagon Advisor: Ellen Higa
Rice Paper: Mako Mizuki
SOC Foundation: Dan Fukushima
Directors: Stan Enomoto, Dave Higashi, Lisa Kiyohara, Duane Koba, Kasie Leung, Don Miyada, Gene Murakami, Norm Nishizu, Sharon Okazaki, Tracy Okida, Nancy Suzuki

Our Mission Statement:
The Suburban Optimist Club  of Buena Park’s mission is to provide the structure and leadership in support of the community through civic and youth oriented  programs for families in Southern California and to provide the environment where tomorrow's leaders can build character, self-esteem and self-confidence.  

Optimist International
Meeting the needs of young people in communities worldwide, Optimist Clubs have been "Bringing  Out the Best in Kids" since 1919. Optimist Clubs conduct positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. Club members are best known in their communities for their upbeat attitudes. By believing in young people and empowering them to be the best they can, Optimist volunteers continually make this world a better place to live. There are 114,000 individual members who belong to 3,500 autonomous Clubs. Optimists conduct 65,000 service projects each year, serving six million young people. Optimists also spend $78 million on their communities annually. For more information go the Optimist International website: CLICK HERE

The Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself-

bullet To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
bullet To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet
bullet To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
bullet To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
bullet To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
bullet To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
bullet To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
bullet To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
bullet To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
bullet To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.


 

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