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 at the GATEway Optimist District Conference in Brass Town Valley Resort. This is a unique honor that is offered to only a few clubs in the GATEway District each. The club achieved this honor this it's many service activities, increased membership and it commitment to youth in the Kennesaw Acworth area.