Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids!

Welcome to the TWIN CITY AREA OPTIMIST CLUB volunteer organization

Bringing Out the Best in Kids!


Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Elks Lodge

Hey there student artists - we are having our annual Art Contest on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Elks Lodge, 4 Elks Drive, Festus!  We would love to have you display your photography, paintings, sketches, and 3-D art work.  There will be attendance prizes and ribbons awarded  in multiple age categories.  Students, please see the Art Contest under the Service Projects tab above for more information and to register. For even more information contact your art teacher or use the Contact Us form below.

The public is invited to view the fabulous art work from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, November 10 at the Elks Lodge.


More About Us

See What We Did!


This is a snap shot of all the ways we served the youth in our area during the 2017-2018 Optimist year!  We have been busy!

About Us

How We're Helping

We are a community-based, volunteer organization, associated with Optimist International,  focused on helping meet the needs of young people. Our volunteers conduct positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.  Our club also has fundraisers to help us achieve our goals.  All funds raised stay right here in the southern Jefferson County area.  

Get Involved


Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are a volunteer organization hoping to make our vision a reality. We'll help you find volunteer opportunities that best suit you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You


Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 


Donate Now


 Twin City Area Optimist Club is a Not-For-Profit organization without a 501(c)3 designation.  Any donations made directly to our club are not tax deductible.  If you would like to donate without a tax deduction, make your check payable to Twin City Area Optimist Club and mail it to us at P.O. Box 475, Festus, MO 63028.  To donate WITH a tax deduction, make your check payable to Optimist International Foundation, put Twin City Area Optimist Club in the memo line, and mail it to the same address.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of children in our community. Your contribution today helps us make a difference.   

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Twin City Area Optimist Club

P.O. Box 475, Festus, MO 63028

Contact us any time!  We look forward to hearing from you!