Who is This Year’s Big John Ware Optimist of the Year?


The time has come for nominations to be submitted for
a deserving member of our District to be recommended for
the Big John Ware Optimist of the Year. This should be
someone who goes over and above for their club, community and the GATEway District!
Attached is a nomination form to be completed for the
person you are nominating. A club in good standing can
also make a nomination. These nominations are due to me
by June 30, 2024. You may email them to me
at bpeace4@comcast.net, or you can mail them
to me at 1958 Little Texas Valley Rd, Rome, GA 30165.
Please give this some sincere thought and make your nomination NOW!
Click for details and form: Optimist of the Year Award
The Optimist of the Year will be announced during the 4th Quarter Convention on Saturday, August 6, 2024.
Thank you for all you continue to do for our wonderful District!
Bruce L Peace, Immediate Past Governor
1958 Little Texas Valley Rd
Rome GA 30165
(706) 676-4656

Training Tuesday – The Optimist Institute

November 14, 2023: “The Optimist Institute; It’s Not Just for Club Officers!”

The GATEway District Optimist International is pleased to announce the return of Training Tuesdays! Join us on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 8 PM, when Heather Myers of Optimist International discusses “The Optimist Institute.” All Club Officers are required to complete the training for their Office through the Institute, but there’s plenty of valuable information available for Club Members, as well!

We hope to see you via ZOOM, at 8pm on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, to explore the benefits of the Optimist Institute.

Time: Nov 14, 2023, 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 870 5788 5175

Passcode: 613512

GATEway Optimists