NORTH AUGUSTA OPTIMIST CLUB
MEETS: Second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:45 p.m. at North Augusta Community Center
MEMBERSHIP: Members take turns arranging for a guest speaker at each meeting, and the quarterly dues of $40 cover the meal costs. Social gatherings include a summer pool party and a formal Christmas dinner.
MISSION: To develop optimism as a philosophy of life; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youths in the belief that the giving of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of mankind, our community and the world.
QUOTE: "We are a community service organization and are always looking for new members," said John Nicholls, the club's secretary-treasurer.