What we are about:


We are known as friends of the youth. We give to the youth in the community, one thing that allows us to do this is our fundraisers, here are some:

Enjoy the City Books- Discounts for local restaurants and activities in the area. Make great Christmas gifts.
See Joan Woznica or click on the contact us box and we will make arrangements to get you books.

Candy Bars- We have boxes of assorted candy bars, take a box to the office everyone needs a chocolate break! See Bob Crabtree or click on the contact us box and we will make arrangements to get you candy bars.

Girls Basketball Program- We run a girls basketball program for grades 3-9th. We also have a concession stand. If you are interested in working the concession stand or know of a girl that is interested in playing basketball please contact us by clicking the box below.

November Dinner Dessert Auction: This event is a lot of fun. The members bring bake goods and they are auctioned off. Bring your check book, there is alot of competition at this auction!


Where does the money we raise go?

We donated (2) $500.00 scholarships to CNS
We donated (1) $500.00 scholarship to Canteen
We sponsor the CNS Soccer Tournament
We sponsor the CNS Ice Hockey Tournament
We offer a Girls Basketball Program
We donated to the Military Courtesy Room at Hancock International Airport
We sponsor Oratorical Contest
We sponsor Essay Contest
We donate beverages to the After the Ball Party
We sponsor Youth Appreciate Event
We sponsor Senior Recognition
We donate to the Math,Science, Technology Event
We sponsor the Jr. Optimist Golf tournament
We contribute to the Cicero Canteen


DINNER MEETINGS AT BORIO RESTAURANT THE 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH STARTING SEPTEMBER. 
Dinner is $17.00 per person
Meeting begins at 6:00PM, Dinner at 6:30PM
Anyone is welcome to come as a guest, please contact the President; 
Theresa Jackson at 315-699-2345
Come and see what our club is all about
CNS OPTIMIST CLUB