Oratorical Contest - Wednesday March 12th at Noon - Double Tree Hotel - Dearborn

posted Mar 10, 2014, 4:30 AM by Randy Gignac
The next meeting of the Dearborn Optimist will take place on Wednesday March 12 at 12:00 noon.  This meeting will be held at the Doubletree hotel at Ford Road and Southfield Freeway — 5801 Southfield Freeway.

The meeting will feature the annual Oratorical Contest.  The student finalist will perform their oratorical essay on the topic — “How My Passions Impact the World”

The Optimist Oratorical Contest gives youngsters the chance to speak to the world. More than $150,000 in college scholarships funded by the Optimist International Foundations is awarded annually from this program.

First conducted in 1928, this is the second most popular Optimist International Program. Nearly 2,000 clubs participate in this program each year. The winners at the Club level receive medallions and Zone winners receive a plaque. In addition their is an opportunity to win scholarship funding from Optimist International Foundation.  

Reminder...Members who attend this meeting will have another opportunity to enter their name into the Optimist International Annual Meeting Las Vegas drawing.  Please plan on attending, with a guest, this important meeting of the Dearborn Optimist!