Check Out Our Upcoming Speakers!

We have an exciting lineup of speakers coming up and we would like you to be a part of it. Come join us for a great breakfast and interesting and lively conversation.

We meet each Wednesday at 7AM at the Crescent Club 6075 Poplar, 9th Floor.

See our calendar here.

Memphis Police Academy Commencement – Top Recruit

The NE Memphis Optimist Club has the honor and privilege each year of awarding the top recruit from the Memphis Police Academy’s graduating class. Here is our President Don Thompson presenting the award to Robert Estopare, 2020’s Top Recruit.


Madonna Learning Center

We had the pleasure of hearing from Executive Director Jo Gilbert and Development Director Donna Infurchia from Madonna Learning Center. Their organization is doing wonderful work with children and adults with learning disabilities. Check out their site and stop by for a visit today!


2020 Golf Tournament Photos

Cynthia Giannini – St Agnes

Join us June 17th when the Optimist Club will hear from Cynthia Giannini, St Agnes’ Golf Coach. The St Agnes’ Girls Golf team is one of the very best in the state of Tennessee.

We will meet at 7AM for breakfast and we would love for you to join us.

Breakfast Meeting Schedule

After a long spell of dull Wednesday mornings we are planning to begin meeting again starting June 3rd! Come join us as we welcome area leaders to speak to the club and enjoy a wonderful breakfast with us.

As a reminder we meet at the Crescent Club at 7AM each Wednesday, 6075 Poplar 9th floor.

We’ll see you there.

Letter From Our President – Optimist Club Golf Tournament

Dear Junior Golfers:

Our tournament has been changed from June 3rd, 2020 to Monday, June 29th, 2020. Your deadline for entry respecting this new date is June 23rd, 2020. Regrettably, the Optimist International Tournament in Miami has been cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. However, our tournament will be conducted June 29th, 2020 at TPC Southwind.

Regarding golfers who have already submitted their money and cannot play because of our date change we will refund your fees. Moreover, may we assure you that we will return your fees if unforeseen circumstances dictate the cancellation of our tournament June 29th, 2020.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at (901) 327-2598. As for additional information please watch this website.  As for our June 29th tournament you may register online here. Significantly, pairings and tee times for the tournament will be posted after Tuesday, June 23rd. For your practice round we encourage you to call the TPC Southwind  golf shop, (901) 259-1826, in order to acquire your specific tee time.

We look forward to seeing you June 29th, 2020 at TPC Southwind for another great tournament!

Respectfully, Don Thompson
Chairman, (901) 327-2598
Northeast Memphis Optimist Club

March 25 – Youth Oratorical Contest

Come hear the contestants from area high schools as they compete in our annual oratorical contest. This contest has been around for decades and is a reminder of our bright future. All are welcome.