Dan Bilodeau, right, is pictured presenting guest speakers Ben Corey and Bill Legere, from the Foundation for Hope and Grace, with a copy of the Optimist Creed. The Foundation for Hope and Grace focuses on bringing healing and hope to vulnerable and orphaned children in the community. The focus is on emerging threats to children, including human trafficking, runaway and throw away kids, immigrants, refugees, poverty, gender inequality, sexual violence and gang development. Their plan is to address these and other specific issues including healthcare, education, social services, law enforcement and faith based organizations. Visit www.not-here.me for more information. The Lewiston Auburn Optimist Club is a local service club that focuses on "Bringing out the Best in Kids." Visit www.optimist.org for additional information.