Sylvester Contact us
The student we are
sponsoring is an outstanding young lady by the name
of Latoria Jones.
She is active in
the JROTC program—as a sophomore, already captain of
the Raiders, a competitive JROTC team.
Founded in 1958, HOBY’s mission is to inspire and
develop our global community of youth and volunteers
to a life
dedicated to leadership, service and innovation.
HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout
the United States, serving local and international
high school students.
HOBY programs provide students selected by their
schools to participate in unique leadership
service-learning and motivation-building
HOBY also provides adults with opportunities to
make a significant impact on the lives of youth by
Over 4,000 committed HOBY volunteers plan and
execute the programs each year, serving both at the
affiliate level and on HOBY’s Board of
Trustees. Due to the selfless efforts of volunteers
and the contributions of generous donors,
nearly 10,000 students participate in HOBY
Today, over 375,000 proud alumni make HOBY
stronger than ever. HOBY alumni are leaders in their
schools and communities,
throughout the United States and the world,
making a difference for others through service.
Want to see the impact of HOBY firsthand? Get
involved as a student, school, parent, alumna/us,
volunteer or supporter.
Setting up the Tree Lot
Optimist BBQ 2014
Optimist Fish Fry
Herman Henderson Optimist Of The Year 2013-2014
Golf Tournament Winners Bradie Maitland, Billy Johnson
Vance Johnson, Brian Lassiter , Chris Walker
Homecoming Court Breakfast served by Optimist Club
Optimist Fishing Tournament
Garrett Wohnig- Biggest Fish
Madison Harrup - Most Fish
HOPEWELL OPTIMIST CLUB FISHING TOURNAMENT
MAY 17 , 2014
8:00 – 11:00 AM
At Appomattox Manor
Hot Dogs and Drinks for Everyone that participates
REGISTRATION FORMS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:...
Fish Tales Bait & Tackle
Hopewell Community Center
Heretick’s Feed and Seed
Hopewell and Prince George Public Schools
(during normal business hours)
Optimist Web Site:
first 250 children turning in their registration forms on the day of the
tournament will receive a free T-shirt. There will also be a drawing for
“prizes” after lunch. Keep your ticket!
children must be 15 years old or younger and supply their own bait and fishing
equipment. Parents or guardians must accompany and supervise their children and
must sign a Registration Form. All fishing must be done within the designated
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9:15 am – Day of Event!***
project is supported by revenues received form our Christmas Tree Sales,
Brunswick Stew, BBQ, and Shrimp Feast. Please support your local Optimist Club.
Chuck Steininger President Joanna Wallace
Joanna Wallace, a student at Hopewell High School, recently won the
Club of Hopewell's essay contest based on a theme of " How Dreams
Lead to Success."
Wallace was awarded for the honor. In addition the essay will be sent to
District level to be judged along with winners from other Optimist Clubs
the District. College scholarships are available for top winners at the
District level. The winner of the District competition will be sent to
International level-contest. One International winner will be chosen and
will receive an
engraved plaque and recognition in the the Optimist Magazine.
"Wallace did a wonderful job of articulating this years theme. She
Herself well through the essay and deserved the honor and first place"
President Chuck Steininger said.
Briana Ford and Amber Cheatham finished second and third in the contest,
"all the contestants did a great job essay Chairman Herman Henderson
New Members John Marshall and Bobby Henderson
Sports Banquet Winners
Setting up the Tree Lot
Golf Tournament Winners
Corky Nuckles Optimist Of The Year
Working The Classic
Hopewell Baseball Classic 2013
Colonial Heights Youth
Prince George Pee Wee
Youth Division Mvp
Pee wee division Mvp
Cooking Hotdogs Carter G Woodson School
Past President Andy Gibbs will be missed
Passed away June 4th.
Scholarship Awards By Herman Henderson
Annual Children’s Fishing Tournament:
The fishing tournament will be held on 8 June
Paul and Harold Hamby and Jerry Bartlett have been assembling the prizes
and getting flyers and planning completed.
We will need help to set-up, run the tournament (registration, judges)
serve lunch, distribute prizes
and bring everything back to the club. Come out have fun and enjoy a day
at the river.
Sports Banquet MVP Awards Hopewell High School
Daijah Jefferson and Jeremy Haynes won first place in Hopewell Optimist
Oratorical Contest held at Carter G Woodson middle school where they
competed against five girls and 3 boys for a chance to win a $2,500
scholarship from the Optimist International Foundation.
The Optimist Club oratorical contest was based on the theme "Why My
Important,” a topic which required the students to think about how their
attitude and opinions effect situations in their lives.
Jefferson and Haynes received a certificate and a $500 college
scholarship for their efforts.
Eboni Brown, Destinee Blow and Michael Krice
Youth In Government Trip to Richmond
New Member Eddie Petree
Billy Johnson, Eddie Petree and Herman Henderson
Sports Banquet 2013
Bill Mackey Award
West End Kindergarten tours tree lot
Tree lot Elves Richard Harsh and Oochi Browder
Made 200 wreaths
Golf tournament winners
Billy Johnson Tournament Director ,Hunter Wells, Jeremy Wells,
Nick Shafer Leigh Wells
Serving Homecoming Court breakfast
Optimist Of Year Chuck Steininger
Entry form on left button
Civic Pride Lifts Hopewell All-Stars
By NEIL FULLER, Sports Editor
Jul 15, 2012, 19:22
(Hopewell News/Neil Fuller) Right-hander Trey Burton threw a
complete-game three-hitter, striking out nine, in a 12-2 victory to open
the 2012 Hopewell Optimist Baseball Classic.
HOPEWELL — When Trey Burton threw the opening pitch of the 2012 Hopewell
Optimist Baseball Classic on Friday night, he was doing it with civic
pride in his heart.
And the young right-hander’s heart — and arm — proved to be too much for
the Colonial Heights Quarterback lineup.
Burton tossed a complete-game three-hitter, striking out nine, as the
Hopewell All-Stars claimed a 12-2 win in Youth Division play at Mathis
"I had some jitters at the beginning," Burton said. "But there’s a sense
of pride that goes with wearing a Hopewell uniform. That pride is there
Ronnie Caricofe went 3 for 3, including a two-run triple that sparked a
10-run third inning by Hopewell, and Jordan Lowe drove in three runs.
No Hopewell batter was retired via strikeout.
"I'm very excited about this team," Hopewell coach David Hock said. "I
loved the way we made contact throughout the lineup. ... We have guys
that hit the ball hard. We have some guys that can do it all.
"Hopewell boys are about community pride. That's the way all of us are —
even me, when I was little. Representing Hopewell is just something we
Burton went 2 for 3 with an RBI triple at the plate and Owen Aprahamian
delivered a two-run single in a game halted after Colonial Heights
batted in the top of the fourth.
Dawsyn Hock added an RBI double in the victory.
Hopewell Mayor throws out first pitch at 33rd
Optimist Baseball Classic.
Hopewell's Entry Jr World Golf
Cooking hotdogs and hamburgers for Field days
At Harry E James and Mallonee
Friend Of Youth
Serving lunch to Youth In
Essay Contest Winners
Booker Allyson Crump
Allyson Crump Receives First Place award from Essay Chairman
West End Christian School K 4 Class watching Elves making wreathes
Preparing for the BBQ
Homecoming Breakfast For Hopewell High School
Optimist Club Of Hopewell has donated over seven
thousand dollars to the Childhood Cancer Fund
Support Childhood Cancer Fund
Support Childhood Cancer
Link to Cancer Page
Hopewell Optimist Club P.O Box 1194,Hopewell,VA