What Is The DTOC?
The Downtown Optimist Club of Meridian, Mississippi (DTOC) was founded in 1941 as a local chapter of Optimist International.
What Is An Optimist?
Optimist Club members are business leaders in the local community who always on the look-out for new ways to assist youth their dreams.
DTOC is part of Optimist International, an association of more than 3,000 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to “Bringing Out The Best In Kids.”
How Can I Get Involved?
To become a member, just visit one of our meetings and express your interest in joining.
Better yet, download our member application, fill it out and bring it with you to a meeting. We are always looking for people who want to give back to their community and enjoy socializing with like-minded individuals.
James Carter, Founder of The Carter Foundation in Meridian, MS recently visited the Downtown Optimist…
Immediate Past President Brian Koroknay was presented with a President's plaque in appreciation of his…
Lindsey Hall was recognized today for 15 years of continuous membership and service to the…