Club News

Spring Break Fun Day Was Fun! - 03/28/2017
Submitted by: Bob Smith
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Our 6th 'Spring Break Fun Day' for kids in grades K-4 was great.  Close to 400 children went to fun and educational activities for the day, and finished with seeing a production by the Wild Swan Theatre group.  Each child attended 4 activities during the day, and were served lunch.  We would like to thank all of our great volunteers, instructors and sponsors.

Essay Contest Winner! - 03/02/2017

The Brighton Optimist Club is pleased to announce that Erin McClure of Howell High School is this year's Essay Contest winner.  Erin will receive a $500 scholarship from the Brighton Club and her essay has been entered into the Michigan District Essay Contest where the winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.  Good luck, Erin!  

Big Camel Race A Huge Success! - 02/04/2017
Submitted by: Bob Smith
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February 4, 2017, Crystal Gardens, 5768 E Grand River, Howell 48843 - 6pm.

This year's theme was 'Super Bowl', so come dressed in your best football themed apparel.

We had a great crowd, fast moving camels, 50/50 ticket action and just a lot of fun.  Special thanks to our many camel, door prize and in-kind sponsors!  

Congratulations to the 'Best Dressed Camel' winners:
Honorable Mention: Select Community Management
3rd Place: ZM Consulting (first time camel entry)
2nd Place: Performance Springs, Inc
1st Place: Scruffy to Fluffy
Optimist Choice Winner: Scruffly to Fluffy

Get Ready for the 2018 Camel Race, theme is Medieval. Think Renessance Festival!  Camels...