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The Egremont Optimist Club operates from the Optimist Community Centre in Holstein, Ontario. The club is made up of volunteers from the local community and is always looking for new members to help out. The club helps organize many events for the local surrounding communities including the famous Holstein Maplefest at Love’s Sugar Bush.

Egremont Optimist Building

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.


Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.


To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.

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