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

During COVID the club meets every Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:00 AM via Zoom. 

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

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 today!
The OPTIMIST Club of

"Bringing out the best in kids"
For more information
about the club 
David Kriesel-Koll
Ave of Flags
About Us

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Flag questions?
David K-K (612) 419-3028
Sept 16 Speaker

Kelsey Nagel ​
​Richfield Chamber of Commerce 

Meetings are held via Zoom
8 - 9 Wednesday

Contact David K-K for information 
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