When and where does the Club meet?
Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from noon-1 pm. No meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday in June, 1st & 3rd Thursday of July, or the 1st Thursday in August. The meeting location is at New Perspective Senior Living – 2130 Continental Dr, West Bend WI 53095. Head to the Harbor Room located on the 4th floor. The elevator is on the right past the check-in desk. The board of directors meets once a month.
How much of my time is required?
From as little as one hour two times a month to attend a club meeting or help with a project, to as much as three to four hours or more if you hold an office or lead a project. You determine your time commitment!
Is attendance at meetings required?
No, but it is encouraged. It is the best way to stay updated on what is happening in your club. You will also hear from various community speakers at the weekly meetings.
How much does it cost?
We offer several membership options. Annual membership options start at $125 which includes International, SWIS, and Club dues. For new members, a one-time $15 New Member fee is added to dues. Lunches will be paid A La Carte at $12 per meal or pre-paid. Annual In-Full Dues are $325 which include all membership dues and the cost of all lunches for the year. Quarterly, semi-annual, and annual payment options exist.
What do I do as a member?
An Optimist member attends club meetings and volunteers time for the many service programs and opportunities, the club supports and participates in fund raising events.
How do I join?
Click on the Membership links at the bottom of this page, complete the form, and return it via email or mail. Mail the completed form to: Optimist Club of West Bend, P.O. Box 1970, West Bend WI, 53095, or email it to: email@example.com. You can also call club member, Heidi Sternig at 262-227-4370 for more information or questions.