Charity

Optimist Club Update

It has been a very busy couple of months for the Optimist Club of Chatham. As the popular saying goes “We’re busy as a bee, but happy as a clam” to provide our volunteer services…
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Team Hoyt Canada

In the spring of 1977, Rick Hoyt – a young man in a wheelchair – told his father, Dick Hoyt, that he wanted to participate in a five mile benefit run for a lacrosse player…
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Team Hoyt Canada

In the spring of 1977, Rick Hoyt – a young man in a wheelchair – told his father, Dick Hoyt, that he wanted to participate in a five mile benefit run for a lacrosse player…
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Festival of Giving 2015

I had to search all the words that come to mind when you see this phenomenal fundraising event, because it is truly one of the most amazing events I have seen in my life –…
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Stasyia’s story

Stasyia Karmyn Richardson is a four year old girl who was born with Down syndrome, but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving anything she’s set her mind to. Stasyia started swimming lessons at four months,…
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The Optimist Club of Chatham brings out the best in kids

As our mission statement says, we provide hope and positive vision – Optimists bring out the best in kids.  The Optimist Club of Chatham supports kids in local and travel hockey, local volleyball tournaments, Ontario…
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