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The Cerritos Optimist Club is the local chapter of Optimist International, a worldwide organization made up of more than 2,500 clubs whose members are committed to creating a more "optimistic" future for young people. Since 1970, the Cerritos Optimist Club's goal is and will always be to support valuable programs that are intended to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children in our community and in ourselves.

ABOUT US

The Cerritos Optimist Club is

an all-volunteer service club in Cerritos, CA dedicated to helping our youth and is comprised

of community leaders, local business members and residents. We have no paid staff and are entirely supported by hard-working volunteers dedicated
to improving the quality of life
for our kids.

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President's Message

Ron Glassman, President 2023-24

As the incoming President of the Optimist Club of Cerritos, I look forward to helping the club grow and remain vibrant. After joining the club in 2018, I realized that the club aids the youth in our community, who could use a helping hand, and help them achieve higher goals in life. Please join us in our quest to help the youth in our community, using the contact link on this website. Together we can alter a child’s quality of life.

2023-24 Club Officers:
President: Ron Glassman
President-Elect: Harold Bazarian
Vice President:  Kammie Ngo

Secretary: Roger Garrett
Treasurer: Bob Arthur
Historian: Jack Evans

Past President: Robert Hensen

Board of Directors:
Joe Derthick
Ken Hall
Alex Perez
Jack Reidy
David Thompkins
Chuong Vo






 

Mission:

 

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.

Mission:

 

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.

Club Goals:

 

• To develop optimism as a philsophy of life using the tenets

of the Optimist Creed

•  To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs

•  To inspire respect for law, to promote  patriotism and to work for international accord and friendship among all people

•  To aid and encourage the development of youth in the belief that giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world

Club Goals:

 

• To develop optimism as a philsophy of life using the tenets

of the Optimist Creed

•  To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs

•  To inspire respect for law, to promote  patriotism and to work for international accord and friendship among all people

•  To aid and encourage the development of youth in the belief that giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world

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