Celebrations are in order as the PNW District led by Dick Disney, Governor 2014-2015 was named a Distinguished District.
While Governor, Dick promoted the importance of Honor Club. Twenty-three Optimist Clubs, representing 50% of all PNW Optimist Clubs, responded earning the special Honor Club recognition for their communities and members.
Five Optimist Clubs did much more and added 15 or more net new members or built a new Optimist Club to earn the outstanding recognition of Distinguished Optimist Club.
All clubs receiving recognition follow:
Distinguished Optimist Club
32002 Middleton Area, Idaho
32069 Gresham, Oregon
32082 Lebanon, Oregon
32105 Portland Northeast, Oregon
32328 Gresham Scouters, Oregon
Honor Optimist Club
32000 Albany, Oregon
32001 Abbotsford, British Columbia
32006 Beaverton, Oregon
32015 Boise, Idaho
32028 Caldwell, Idaho
32029 Chehalis-Centralia, Washington
32062 Fairbanks, Alaska
32073 Hillsboro, Oregon
32077 Jerome, Idaho
32086 Meridian, Idaho
32115 Oregon City, Oregon
32178 Twin Falls, Idaho
32185 Vancouver, Washington
32200 Tacoma-West, Washington
32205 Vancouver-North Shore, British Columbia
32211 Newport-Yaquina Bay, Oregon
32214 Nampa, Idaho
32229 Issaquah, Washington
Bill French, Lt. Governor, Zone 3 earned the Distinguished Lt. Governor recognition. The requirements for Lt. Governor recognition are that all clubs in the zone are Honor Club or net plus one in membership and charter one new club.
Congratulations to all honorees. You have shown how awesome the PNW District can be when it sets its sight on achievement and service to our communities as F R I E N D of Y O U T H.
Thank you Distinguished Governor Dick Disney for your commitment to HONOR CLUB.