North Liberty


About Us

The club was formed on April 24th, 1973. It was chartered with 27 original members, some of whom are still members of the club today.  The North Liberty Optimists currently have over 50 members.  They have always believed in helping the youth of North Liberty by giving them opportunities and chances that they may not have otherwise had.

The Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself:
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace 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 be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
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 give 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.

Our Officers

President Linda Thiesen
Treasurer Dave Roberts
Vice President  
Secretary Barb Dixon
Newsletter Barb Dixon
Board Members Darlene Smith
  Fred Charbon
  Margaret Rios
  Sandra Gay
  Rita Roberts
  Dale Ingle
  Bob Dunkin
  Theresa Dunkin
  Mary Jane Sweeney
  Katie Folker
  Crystal Schoening