Come Join us!

We provide an opportunity to:
– Be a good corporate citizen in the community.
– Give something back.
– Serve the Youth of our community.
A Bargain!
$5 for a Breakfast Buffet at our meetings
$125 annual membership dues, with a $30 initiation fee. Husband and Wife membership is 150% of single membership.

Contact Club President Mike Franks at

Watch for infomation on the 2019-20 Optimist Essay & Oratorical Contest

2018 Optimist Oratorical Contest  click below for application




Interested parties contact Patti Harkensee at


Scholarship Opportunities

Be our guest for breakfast!

The Mequon-Thiensville Optimist Club meets every Thursday at 7:30 AM for a 1-hour Breakfast Meeting at the Schmidt & Bartelt’s Reception Center (Just south of Donges Bay on N. Port Washington Rd, Mequon)

Funding Requests

The Mequon-Thiensville Optimist Club is accepting Requests for Funding to support youth activities in the Mequon-Thiensville area.  Requests must be submitted no later than the end of each quarter.  For more information, please call Tom Frank (262-236-3716) or email

Click here for a copy of the request form.