Scholarship Endowment Golf Tournament

In 2001 the Optimist Club Foundation established an Endowment account with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Funds are raised for the award of scholarships to Stephen Decatur High School. Over $95,000 has been raised through the annual Golf tournament in the past 13 years.

The 2024 Tournament will be held on Wednesday, August 28th at the Ocean City Golf Club.  $125 per golfer and $500 a foursome.  An updated application form will be posted shortly. If you have interest in attending with event please contact Charles Smith at (410) 603-2358, or Christopher Short at (401) 703-3999.

Foundation Endowment Supporters 2022/2023 (2023/2024 update TBA)

Diamond Sponsor:
Elks Lodge 2645

Silver Sponsors:
American Legion Post 166
Park Place Jewelers
Rich Caproni

Bronze Sponsors:
Elk’s Lodge 2645 Golfers OC Grand Prix
Leisure Time Associates Baja Amusements
Ayres, Jenkins, Gordy and Almand, PA Bonfire
Bayside Skillet Adkins Company
Mitchell & Hastings Financial Services Bank of OC [2]
Seatime Interval Owners Harborside
Claudia Nichols Insurance DePalma Dental
First Shore Federal S&L Lew Frey
Burbage Funeral Home
In Memory of Richard Caproni by the Capronis
In Memory of Micheal and Barbara Hannan by the Capronis
In Memory of Richard Dalton by Larry Campbell
In Memory of Jo Smith by Charles Smith [2]
In Honor of Foundation Founders, Jim Flaig, Jack Hyle & Charles Smith
by Larry Campbell
In Memory of Carol Dorman and Jack Middleton by the Dormans

Foundation Endowment Donors 2022/2023 (2023/2024 update TBA)

Golf Courses:
Seaside Newport Bay Ocean Resorts
Rum Pointe Lighthouse Sound Man’O War
Ocean Pines

Other Donors:
Action Island Imprinters Buddy Sass Racetrack Auto
Ayers Creek Adventures Charles Smith Food Lion
Southside Deli Stuart’s Antiques Lombardi’s
Rayne’s Reef

Optimist Donors and Volunteers:
Jim Flaig Larry Campbell Charles Smith Jodi Popipolaski
Lew Frey Rich Caproni Jim Welsch Anita Welsch
Bill Hickey Charlie Dorman Bill Brown Melva Dorman
Don Fentress Roger Pacella Harry Haag Judy Haag
Cindy Malament

Please see our Galley to print the Registration Application.