Welcome
to the
OPTIMISTS ALUMNI DRUM CORPS
and the
Historic Archives of the
TORONTO OPTIMISTS & SENECA OPTIMISTS 

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GALLERY

Visit our interactive Gallery of media from all years of every Optimists organization

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LATEST NEWS

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Passing of Marilyn Sturino
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June 25, 2022

It is with a heavy heart we inform you of the loss of a true friend and former member, Marylin Sturino. Marylin passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

 

Online memorial details my be found here.

Passing of Jan Burgess
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June 2, 2022

Jan Burgess passed away on May 5th, 2022. During 2007 and 2008, Jan was a photographer and support person for the Optimists Alumni. She was a real gem who will be missed.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held at Kingsview Free Methodist Church, 15 Kingsview Boulevard, Etobicoke, Ontario on Saturday, June 4th, 2022 from 1 PM to 3:30 PM. A Facebook Live stream is available to attend remotely here.

 

A second Celebration of Life will be held at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 233, 7 John Street, Orangeville, Ontario on Sunday, June 26th, 2022 from 1 PM to 3:30 PM.

 

Tributes and memories of Jan can be shared here.

Randy Cochrane - Celebration of Life
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May 29, 2022

A Celebration of Life for Randy Cochrane will be held on Sunday June 26th at the Royal Canadian Legion in Orillia (215 Mississaga St E) from 2-4:30pm (drop-in).

From Randy's daughter, Jamie: "The drum corps community was so important to my dad, we hope many of you will be able to join us.".

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EVENT DATES