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Optimists Recognize the Nation's Youth as the promise of the continued greatness of the United States of America. The Optimist Club of Treynor was founded April 23, 1984.

The Optimist Club of Treynor is a youth and community service-oriented organization with 49 members who believe it is important that we give positive recognition to deserving youth.

Members have participated in numerous youth and community activities in recent years, including the following:

Youth Activities -

  • Punt, Pass, and Kick Competion

  • Bike Safety Day

  • Youth Appreciation Celebration

  • Scholarships for Treynor High School Seniors

  • Oratory and Essay Contest

  • Cub Scout Pack 29 Sponsor

  • Baby-sitting/Child Care Clinic co-sponsor with Junior Treynor Womne

  • Treynor Swim Days at Lewis Central Pool

  • Junior Optimist High School Octagon Club Sponsor

  • Quix Bowl Team

Civic Activities -

  • Assist Treynor High School with football and track gate receipts

  • Highway 92 cleanup with Cub Scouts

  • Community Christmas tree

  • Recognize Treynor Educator of the Year

  • Christmas Food Pantry

  • Arbor Day tree planting with students

  • Treynor Days Bingo/Raffle

  • Usher/Gate/Parking assistance to Treynor Schools

Contributions to Community Youth Groups and Projects -

  • Cheerleader and Dance Teams

  • High School Octagon Club

  • After Prom Party - Treynor High Junior Class

  • Silver Creek and Silver-Keg Feeders 4-H Clubs

  • Regional Honor Choir Participation

  • Fiesta Bowl Bank Trip

  • Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts

  • Iowa Ambassadors of Music

  • Treynor Music Boosters

  • Quiz Bowl equipment

  • Hugh O'Bryan Youth Camp Participation

Fund Raising Projects -

  • Can Kennel (throughout the year)

  • Spagetti Dinner

  • Garage sales, Auctions

  • Grant Applications

  • Flag Project

[Optimst Club membership is open to all adults with a desire to serve youth and community. Ask a member about joining.]