The Kennesaw-Acworth Optimist Club has been serving the youth of our community since 1975. "Friend of Youth" is the club motto and guiding principle. The club is a non-political, non-denominational civic club open to those who wish to serve the community.
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in children.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them to develop to their full potential.
The Kennesaw - Acworth Optimist Club was named a Distinguished Club for the 2014-2015 Optimist Year and an Honor Club for the 2015-2016 Optimist Year. This is a honor status that is awarded to only a few Optimist clubs in the GATEway District each year. The club has achieved these awards for it's many service activities, outstanding membership and it's commitment to youth in the Kennesaw Acworth area. We are a dynamic club that is committed to one mission; bringing out the best for youth in the Kennesaw Acworth Area