The Optimist club of Raleigh is sponsoring the Essay Contest again this year. To view the contest information, please read the ESSAY_RULES. If you are interested in the contest, please notify Joe Donaldson at email@example.com no later than January 24 if you plan to submit. The actual deadline to submit is for postmarking on or before February 7th. For more information, please contact Joe at the email above or at 919-880-4573.