Bismarck Optimist Club
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Bismarck Optimist Club #35014  

Meeting Location:    Bismarck Municipal Country Club, 930 N Griffin Street
Meeting Day/Time:   Tuesdays at Noon
Email:                        bis.optimist@gmail.com


Do you want to make a difference to kids?
Join our Bismarck Optimist Club today!

View and print our: Membership application


                                                    *Optimist Event Calendar*










The Optimist Creed
Promise yourself...

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your piece of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best and to expect only the best.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and greet every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.



2021-2022
Avenue of Flags Sponsors

Business
ABATE of ND
Adjust Life Chiropractic
BNI Energy
Capital Credit Union
Capital Electric Cooperative
Central Dakota Optimist Club
Century 21
Cottingham Insurance
Dakota Eye Institute
Daniel Companies
First International Bank & Trust
Gate City Bank
Kyle Herman Agency
McCabe Tuesday Work Shop
MDU Resources Foundation
Quality Inn
Railway Credit Union
Toman Engineering


Individual Sponsors
​Ashley Backsen
Brooks Grotte
Caroleene Jorgensen *in memory of Donald Jorgensen
Charlie & Julie Jeske
Christa & Randy Schwartzenberger
Jerry Haas
John & Lou Sagsveen
Keith & Danita Hunke
Keith Magnusson
Lara Loritz * in memory of Harold Loritz
Mert & Karen Johnsrud
Michael Place * in memory of Juanita Arndt
Patrick & Doreen Brown
Robert & Mary Koppinger
Roger Anderson
Sandy Wiedenmeyer
Shane & Tonya Holmstrom
Stuart & Cheryl Tracy
Tom & Donna Miller
Wes Engbrecht


Special thanks to Traffic Safety Services for the use of their trailers during the set up and take down of the flags throughout the year.


Avenue of Flags
Optimist Christmas 
        Gift Wrap 



Kirkwood Mall:  Dec. 4&5 and Dec. 10-24. 

Special Location on Dec. 11

  • Downtown Cocoa Crawl at 114 N 4th St (former Woodmansee's location)

Stop by and get your Christmas gifts wrapped for a small fee. All of the proceeds go towards programs sponsored by the Optimist Club that benefit the youth in our community such as the annual Optimist Easter Egg Hunt, Optimist Impact grant, Funds for the Future grant and much more!  

Special thanks to our Pay-it-Forward sponsors for their generous support of Optimist Gift Wrap:

  • Bill Barth Ford
  • First International Bank & Trust
  • Gate City Bank
  • Gail Flom
  • Thrivent Financial/Ryan Engle
  • Capital Credit Union
  • Bravera Bank
5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday April 10 ND Capitol
Starts at 1:30 P.M.
Click Below for Further Details