The MDSD District currently has 2 Alpha (elementary school), 6 Junior (middle school) and 6 Octagon (high school) clubs. If you are interested in started a JOI club in your area, please contact Debbie Stone, JOI Club Committee chair, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are a few of the projects our district's clubs have completed:
Mechanicsville’s Junior Optimist Club created "Letters Of Joy" for the residents of the Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home. (August 2020)
Calvert High School Octagon Club held a Prom for Senior Citizens. (November 2019, Photo credit: Michael Reid, The Calvert Recorder)
Junior Optimist Club of Cape Henlopen High School
Club members invited Henlopen High School students and staff to be champions against hunger by donating soup and other nonperishable food items during the weeks before and after the Super Bowl. All collected items went to support the Harry K Food Pantry at Cape Henlopen High School. (January 2019)
Hereford High School Octagon Club participated in Wreaths Across America by laying wreaths on the graves of veterans at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. (December 2017)
Sorry, no programs are currently available at the district level.