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Summary of Activities

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Adopt-A-Highway

We pick-up trash on 2 ˝ miles of Highway 84 twice a year

Breakfast With Santa

In a Saturday in early we December, we host a pancake breakfast with Santa.  There are also free activities for children

Christmas Tree Lot

Our primary fundraiser is selling Fraser Fir Christmas trees.  This funds the majority of our projects

 Christmas Families

Every year, we provide dinner and presents for two area families as selected by the UC Christmas Bureau

Computer Give Away

We give away (5) laptop computers to graduating seniors at Weddington, Cuthbertson, Marvin Ridge, Sun Valley High and Union Academy Schools

Essay Contest

Writing contest for high school students

(Essays are due in February)

Golf Tournament

We participate in the Optimist Golf Tournament which is normally held in October

Improved Student Skating Party

260 students from all UC elementary schools are selected as “Most Improved”.  They get to go skating and eat pizza at Hatley’s Skating Rink in May

Oratorical Contest

Speaking contest for middle school and high school students

(Preliminary contest is in March)

Playground at Optimist Park

Built by the Optimist members, this large playground was built in 2005

Take On Sports

Sports programs for the Exceptional Children in our area