Our club presents an annual Christmas Parade for the local Battle Creek community during the last week of November.
During the High School fall cross-country season our club sponsors an invitational event with 8 to 10 boys and girls teams participating.
An Optimist International writing contest is offered for local students under the age of 18 with prize money presented to the winners.
Our club annually sponsors the Optimist International Jr. World of Golf event and the local Girls All-City Golf Tournament.
An Optimist International speech contest is offered for local students under the age of 18 with prize money presented to the winners.
Our club budgets funds for Harper Creek Middle School and High School robotics teams assisting with their extensive expenditures.
Funds are provided for Harper Creek 5th grade students to build and fire off miniature rocks during the last month of the school year.
Harper Creek High School Senior students are selected monthly by the faculty for their achievements and honored by our club.
During late summer our club sponsors the only local open tennis tournament with youth playing singles and adults playing doubles.
$2,000 is divided among Harper Creek school Principals to use for special projects or programs not in their budget.
This is a program where selected Harper Creek students job shadow a school administrator or business person in the community.
A Harper Creek teacher is selected monthly form each of the school district's five schools and awarded "Teacher of the Month".
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