Past District Governors

Remember past District Governor's in our Dist-46 Hall of Fame Gallery! Use drop-down menu under Governor's Page Tab, or click the buttons below.

2018-2019 Governor

2017-2018 - Governor

Administrator access HERE

A & A is under review by Dist BOD.

Club & District Shout Outs

Sharing recognition for exceptional club projects or outstanding members in our district. Submit your club's "Shout Out" to

International Shout Outs

Sharing recognition for select OI news and individual recognition for Optimists!

Dec. 2020:

Recognition for Baden Optimists and Wilmot Optimists

Member of Provincial Parliament Mike Harris took a few moments to recognize the Optimist Club’s of Baden and Wilmot in his address to parliament for their efforts to support our local food bank with a recent food drive they conducted. Great work on behalf of the Wilmot Family Resource Centre's food bank drive!

MPP Harris member statement 1.mp4

Feb. 8, 2021 (St. Louis, Missouri)

The Candidate Qualifications Committee of Optimist International endorses President-Elect from Midwestern Ontario District

"After considering a large number of eligible Optimists and then interviewing four well-qualified and dedicated Optimists for the position of International President-Elect, the Candidate Qualifications Committee endorses Bob McFadyen of the Optimist Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. McFadyen... " the committee further endorses our District 46 member, stating that Bob brings "...40 years of experience working in a large financial institution and leading a team of more than 300 employees in four cities."

If elected, McFadyen will become Optimist International President on October 1, 2022. Share Post on Social Media Congratulations!

March 2021:

Optimist Club of Owen Sound and District

Congratulations on making the News! Great Project and great results!

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May 2021:

Optimist Club of Owen Sound and District

#OptimistsinAction in the month of May - helping kids play!