On the eve of Optimist International’s 100 Anniversary, The Rainbow Optimist Club - Southwestern Ontario was formed.  They received their charter on September 10, 2018 to become the first in the world to join the Optimist International family.  The Rainbow Optimist Club promotes inclusion and diversity to the rural communites to improve the lives for LGBT2Q+ youth. 

Charter Members 
Board of Directors
President:                         Martin Withenshaw
Vice President:                 Pat Shanahan
Secretary:                         Lorna MacDougall
Treasurer:                         Amanda Pearson
Director:                            Heather Meadows
Director:                            Audrey Davis

Would like to find out more?  Join us for one of our monthly meetings.  We meet the second Tuesday of the month.

Meeting: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Email us for more information: RainbowOptimist@gmail.com

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