Healthy Eating For Healthy Living at Westbury Primary School!

Progressive Optimist Club made a donation of produce to the Westbury Primary School breakfast feeding program on April 13th 2022.  In light of the increasing cost of purchasing nutritious goods, these fruits and vegetables were provided to assist the sponsored families with providing healthy meals for their children. This initiative was in keeping with one […]

Easter Cheer at Ignatius Byer

For Easter 2022, Progressive Optimist Club donated kites to all of the student in Class 2 at Ignatius Byer Primary School.  The donation was made on April 7th 2022 in keeping with one of our objectives for the 2021-2022 Optimist year, which was to promote healthy living. The children were all looking forward to flying […]

Presentation to Ignatius Byer Primary School

On March 25th 2022, Progressive Optimist Club made a donation of books and science project items to the Ignatius Byer Primary School.  The items were well received and all indications were that the 82 students on the roll would benefit from the contribution!

Tree Planting

On November 28th 2021, Progressive Optimist Club participated in the Zone 9 tree planting project.  Members were excited to work on this environmental project!

Christmas Charm Outreach 2021

On December 24th 2021, The Progressive Optimist Club made Christmas a little brighter for our sponsored cancer patient.  The regular donation of nutritional shakes was accompanied by a number of gifts which were sure to put a smile on the little one’s face!

Discussion on Challenges Faced by At-Risk Youth

On November 1st 2021, Progressive Optimist Club hosted a discussion on ‘Challenges Faced By At Risk Youth’. The guest speaker was Diana Goodridge, who was a veteran in the social work sector with over thirty years experience in the field.   The very informative session was attended by club members as well as other Optimists […]

Bajan Diaspora Outreach Project

The Progressive Optimist Club has launched its newest project entitled Bajan Diaspora Outreach Program. This initiative is geared at generating support from our Diaspora worldwide. Due to the impact of COVID 19 and the inability to conduct fundraising activities both last year and this year, our Club is financially exhausted; making it extremely difficult to […]

Sight-Box Presentation

Click here to watch the video presentation The Progressive Optimist Club of Barbados (POCB) had invited Members of the Media and specially invited guest to be a part of our “Sight-Box Presentation to the School for the Visually Impaired here in Barbados” as part of our Childhood Health and Response Mission (CHARM) Program. The Presentation […]

Cancer Care

The Club’s Cancer Care program Chairperson Margot and President Shirley, have been active in providing aid and assistance to the families of the two cancer children our club has been assisting. As an update to the current situation with the program, see the below from Chairperson Margot: I just spoke with both of the cancer […]

Karaoke Bingo 2020

This event was a success, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the members of the club. There was a good turn out that night, we were almost full to capacity.

Jan 6, 2020 CHaRM Meeting

Our January monthly meeting was about CHILDHOOD HEALTH and RESPONSE MISSION (CHaRM) . It was an opportunity for four invited guest to share with us their experiences in this area.

Caribbean Junior Golf

The Optimist Caribbean Junior Golf Championships (Juniors) is an exciting and unique opportunity for young golfers to showcase & test their talents with their regional & international peers in a WAGR Ranked event. These are pictures from the 2019 event.

Christmas Cheer 2018

Christmas Cheer – An annual event where we take disadvantage children & their immediate families around the country visiting sites, ending with a picnic and gift giving.