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Welcome to SOUTH TOMS RIVER OPTIMIST CLUB

The Optimist Club is a not-for-profit service organization composed of men and women who live

and/or work in the South Toms River New Jersey area. Our primary focus is on service projects

that benefit youth and community.

 

The Optimist Club of South Toms River chartered as a chapter of Optimist International in 2007

The club meets monthly at the South Toms River Community Center on Drake Lane

Optimist club members do many community service projects each year, often in conjunction 

with other community organizations

As well as our many service projects, we also enjoy social events together.

Throughout the year, we hold a number of socials such as a holiday Party's at the community Center.

Optimist club members can choose to take part as many projects and social events as they desire.

For more information about the OPTIMIST Club, contact

William Gleason 732-505-3243

 

WHO: any college bound high school senior or returning college student who is/was a student at TR South High School or a resident of Manitou Park in Berkeley Township.

 WHAT: $500 scholarship

 WHEN: spring 2017: submission date March 31, 2017 

 

     A Thank You to the Puslinch Optimist Club for helping us provide for our community

 

SOUTH TOMS RIVER OPTIMIST CLUB

 

50/50 CASH RAFFLE FUNDRAISER

 

NET PROCEDS TO BE DEVOTED TO THE SOUTH TOMS RIVER OPTIMIST CLUB

 

MAXIMUM 1000 TICKETS @ $2.00 EACH

 

1ST PLACE WINNER WILL RECEIVE 60% OF PRIZE UP TO $600.00

 

2ND PLACE WINNER WILL RECEIVE 40% OF PRIZE  UP TO $400.00

 

Winner will be picked June 15 2017

 

 OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP $500 scholarship

 

RULES & REQUIREMENTS FOR 2017 STR AREA OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
WHO: any college bound senior who is a student at TR South High School or a resident of Manitou Park in Berkeley Township.
WHAT: $500 scholarship
WHEN: spring 2017: submission date March 31, 2017
HOW Original essay, 500 – 1000 words, on the theme..."Super Storm Sandy struck our area over 4 years ago...relate how you or someone you know personally was directly impacted by the storm and the challenges and successes that have occurred since that time." Essay may not be published elsewhere prior to July 2017 and may be used by the STR Area Optimist Club, in whole or in part, for promotional purposes.
Winning essay will be judged, 50% on essay content, 30% on literary skills, 20% on applicant’s overall academic performance; GPA, etc. A 5 point preference will be given to South Toms River or Manitou Park residents. Proof of acceptance to a college or university will be required before the scholarship will be issued to the winner.
Essay must be double spaced, preferably typed or printed out and may be submitted with the application by email to or by USPS to STR Area Optimist Club 2017 Scholarship 16 Hummel Dr South Toms River, NJ 08757 and must be received by March 31, 2017.  

 
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