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East Missouri Optimists

Welcome to the next Optimist Year!

Here is the  flyer for the first  quarter conference for 2019-2020!  Get the full Call Letter below and then register online just below that!

2019-2020 1st Quarter Call Letter

Download the full Call Letter here to get all the details!  What a line up of  exciting speakers! Governor Mike Boles can't wait to see YOU there!  Register online below. 

EMO 2019-2020 1st Q Call Letter revised pdf (pdf)


East Missouri District of Optimist International

EMO 2018-2019 Calendar


October 2018

Lt. Gov. plan your Zone meetings for the year and send dates to Gov. Mary Hatfield; assist clubs with Optimist Club Goal Setting Plans

Clubs pay dues to OI and EMO

Clubs send your required club chair registrations to OI & OIF

REEL Optimism dates to be determined by OI

November 1, 2018

2017-2018 Lt. Gov. Completed 2017-2018 Honor Club Tracking Forms due to Chuck Schuder

November 2-3, 2018

1st Quarter District Conference, Quality Inn, Festus, MO

February 15, 2019

Clubs Form 990 due to IRS

February 15-16, 2019

Tri-District Centennial Conference, Adam’s Mark Hotel, Kansas City, MO

February 28, 2019

Clubs Winning Essays due to District Essay Chair, Elizabeth Sperry

March 21, 2019

Deadline Clubs send Oratorical and CCDHH winner packages to Zone Chair

April 1, 2019

Clubs pay dues to OI & EMO 

April 15, 2019

Deadline Zone Oratorical and CCDHH winner packages to District Chairs John Strickland and Loretta Kelly

Deadline District Essay winner packages to OI

May 3-4, 2019

3rd Quarter District Conference, Crown Plaza St. Louis Airport, St. Louis, MO

District Oratorical and CCDHH Contests

District Essay Contest Winner presentation

Election of Lt. Gov.-Elects and nominations for Governor-Elect 2019-2020

May 15, 2019

Deadline District Oratorical and CCDHH winner packages to OI

May 20, 2019

Club Officer Elect Report and OIF Representative due to OI

June 30- July 2, 2019

Junior Optimist International Convention, Galt House, Louisville, KY

June 30- July 3, 2019

Optimist International Convention, Galt House, Louisville, KY

July 1, 2019

Club pay dues to OI

July 18-20, 2019

OI Regional and World Oratorical and CCDHH Contests at SLU

August 9-11, 2019

District Convention, Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO

Election Governor-Elect 2019-2020

Club Scrapbook and Bulletin Contests

August 31, 2019

Club Annual Registration Report due to MO Secretary of State

Deadline Club President’s Citation information to OI

September 30, 2019

Deadline Club Pride Report to OI

Club pays dues to District and OI

November 1, 2019

2018-2098 Lt. Gov. Completed 2018-2019 Honor Club Tracking Forms due to Mary Hatfield