Annual Youth Golf Tournament

The Annual Golf Tournament is held at local golf courses such as TPC Southwind (home to the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational) were more than 45 golfers participated in 2020. Participation plaques and trophies are given in each of Read More …

Bike Safety Week

On the last day of school in May we hold a bike rodeo for Keystone Elementary School. The kids ride through a bicycle obstacle course. The Police, Firemen are present as well as the Sheriff’s McGruff, the Crime Dog with Read More …

Target House Lunch

Each December the club sponsors and serves lunch at the Target House, which is part of St Jude Research Hospital. We feed over 100 patients and families whose children are being treated at St Jude. We partner with Toys for Read More …

Oratorical Contest

Area students compete in an oratorical contest with the local winners going to state and international contests. Winners at those level receive scholarships and other prizes.

Youth Appreciation Week

Youth are selected to attend an Optimist Club meeting and tell us about themselves, their activities and goals. We also talk about their achievements and their plans for the future. This gives them a place to practice their public speaking Read More …

Respect For Law Program

An award is given every year to the top graduate of each of the Police and Fire Academies graduating classes. The award is presenting during the graduation by the North East Memphis Optimist Club’s president, Don Thompson.