Sharing Optimism Since 1958
The Optimist Club of Richfield is dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in Kids". 

The club meets every Wednesday, 7:30 - 8:30 AM at the Richfield Bloomington Honda on 501 W 77th St in Richfield. Parking is on the east lot or on Tom Woods Way. Rolls and coffee are free for visitors.

The Club supports many activities through out Richfield including:
  • Richfield Optimist Scholarships - selected graduating seniors receive $1,000 for post-secondary education
  • Junior Optimist program at Richfield Senior High School
  • Boy Scout Troop 262 & Girl Scout Troop River Valleys
  • Richfield Park & Rec 4th Grade Skating Program
  • Richfield Schools WEAC Program
  • RHS Special Education Field Trip 
  • RHS Senior Party
  • Athletic, club and academic teams including:
            Richfield Youth Baseball Inc
            RHS Girls Synchronized Swimming Team
            RHS Boys Swimming Team
            RHS STEM school teams attending National Future Problem Solvers competition
            Richfield Ready – funding for children’s outdoor activities

2019 - 2020 Service projects include:
  • Richfield Work Experience Job Olympics
  • Providing socks/underwear & winter clothing to Richfield elementary, middle, and high school
  • Breakfast with Santa celebration 
  • Dinner Service @ Ronald McDonald House

Mission Statement
    By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.

Vision Statement
    Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.

Dakotas - Manitoba - Minnesota District
    The Optimist Club of Richfield is a member of the DMM district. Visit www.optimist-dmm.org

Optimists International
    Optimist International is our larger entity.  We are an association of more than 2,900 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in Kids."  To learn more, go to www.optimist.org today!
The OPTIMIST Club of

"Bringing out the best in kids"
For more information
about the club 
contact 
David Kriesel-Koll
President
612-419-3028
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Meeting Schedule

May 27

Michael Howard
​State Rep

Meetings are held via Zoom
8 - 9 Wednesday

Contact David K-K for information 
Weekly Club Newsletter
Happy Memorial Day 

The Optimist Avenue of Flags recognized the day by placing over 570 flags in front of Richfield houses and businesses.

Flag Day is the next flag holiday. Join your neighbors and support the youth of Richfield by joining the Avenue of Flags.


There are 6 more flag holidays in 2020. If you are interested in joining the program click on the Avenue of Flags box.