Welcome to the Web Site of the Optimist Club of Occoquan, Woodbridge, and Neabsco
Club # 16007


About Us

Meeting the needs of young people in communities worldwide, Optimist Clubs have been “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” since 1919. Optimist Clubs conduct positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.

The Optimist Club of Occoquan, Woodbridge, and Neabsco was formed in May of 2011 and meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Bungalow Ale House, 2840 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, Virgina. Check us out on Facebook by clicking here.  To learn more about Optimist International click here.  If you would like to join our club, please contact one of our club officers at the email addresses listed below.

2013 - 2014 Officers:

President -- Earnie Porta (eporta@comcast.net)
Vice-President -- Connie Moser (moserconnie@gmail.com)
Treasurer -- Monica Llewallen
Secretary -- Gayle Whitlock (gaylewhitlock1@gmail.com)
Upcoming Events

There will be no O.W.N. meeting in July.

8th Annual Duck Splash Race Winners!
Saturday, June 14, 2014

The individuals below are the winners for the 8th Annual Duck Splash Race.  Thank you everyone for supporting the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition and the Optimist Club of Occoquan-Woodbridge-Neabsco.

1st Place -- Cherlyn Costaldo -- $500

2nd Place -- Ed Dandar -- $100

3rd Place -- Chloe Iwan -- $100

4th Place -- Ashley Aldridge -- $100

5th Place -- Kristi Glaze -- $100

6th Place -- Edward Laney -- $20

7th Place -- Charles Johnson -- $20

8th Place -- Mildred Chichester -- $20

9th Place -- Debra Levi -- $20

10th Place -- Charles Miller -- $20

Our Service Projects

Our club is currently raising funds to start a Junior Optimist Club at a local elementary school.  Fundraising activities this year will be devoted to covering the initiation, annual, and membership fees for youth wishing to participate in the club.

Past Events

Check out the photos from our first formal fundraiser, the inaugural Frigid February 5K in Ococquan, Virginia.  Thank you to everyone who came out and helped us raise funds for our youth projects!  We hope to see you again next year.