Meetings

Weekly meetings are at the
Treynor Community Center
Starting time is 8:00 a.m.
Guests and prospective members are always welcome.

Speakers at Saturday Meetings

May 8 - Cara Cool-Trede, career EdVantage

May 15 - Steve Chain , Buisness and Accounting instructor at IWCC

May 22 -

 May 29  Stan Latta, Chaplain Good News Jail &  Prison Ministry

June 5  Melanie Schuler –Spanish teacher

The Treynor Can Kennel is always open for collection of redeemable cans and bottles.  The Redemption Center in Glenwood is taking cans, not bottles, at this time, so recipient groups are storing them or taking them elsewhere..


Calendar

We have suspended weekly  Zoom meetings.  If you would like  us to set up a zoom link for you, please contact  Dale Willenborg by phone or email or text.
DaleWillenborg@gmail.com
402-651-1634


Flag Letter

To subscribe, print the Flag Letter and send $40 to

Optimist Club of Treynor
P.O. Box 354
Treynor, IA 51575

Check here to see if you have already paid
Homes Paid in 2021

164 Paid flags last year


The Treynor Optimist Club thanks you for your support of the Flag Project.   All funds go toward scholarships.
Past Speakers & Newsletters (for the last few months)


November 7 - Kara Huisman, Treynor Softball Coach
November 14 - Ryan Hempel, working at Specialized Engineering Solutions
November 21 - Jeff Casey, Treynor High School Football Coach
November 28 - No meeting
December 5 - No Speaker
December 12 - Tyler Juranek, Unleased Relief
December 19 - No Speaker-Newsletter only
December 26 - No Meeting
January 2 - No Meeting
January 9 - Doug Applegate, Oakland, inventor
January 16 - Jeff Danker, newly retired Pottawattamie County Sheriff
January 23 - Jon Howery, Navy Mess cook on seven submarines
January 30 - Jeff Jorgensen and Gary Leffler,Iowans in Washington, DC January 6
Februry 6 - Mike Holton, Treynor City Manager
February 13 - Treynor History Discussion
February 20 - No speaker-Newsletter only
February 27 - Mark Hopkins, Treynor Superintendant of schools
March 6 - Martin Cannon, Free Speech America
March 14 - No speaker-Newsletter only
March 21 - Starlyn Perdue, IWCC Economic Development Department
March 28 - Travis Castle, Vision Treynor Group
Apr 3 - Joe Chapman, owner of Cattle Drive and coach of the Treynor High School Girls Basketball Team
Apr 10 - Jeff Schoening, Band Director and Jill Davis, HS/MS Vocal Music Director
Apr 17 - Chris Perdue, board member of the East Pott. Co. Farm Bureau
Apr 24 - Dan Kinsella and Georgi Ivanov, Treynor Youth Wrestling
May 1 - Steve Irvin, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)

For older speakers or newsletters, select "Speakers" or "Newsletter" at top of page
Organizations helping with flags
Flag Holidays for 2021 Put up flags, Assist Take down flags, Assist
Put out Flyers Sat in April - ZION Youth & Silver Creek 4H
Memorial Day - Monday, May 31 Sat, May 29 - Boy Scouts Tues, June 1 - Boy Scouts
Flag Day - Monday, June 14 Sat, June 12 - Saint Paul Youth Tues, June 15 - Saint Paul Youth
Treynor Days - Saturday, June 26-27 Fri, June 25
Independence Day - Sunday, July 4
Mon, July 5 - Cub Scouts
Labor Day - Monday, September 6 Sat, Sept 4 - Music Boosters
Patriot Day - Saturday, September 11 Mon, Sept 13 - Music Boosters
Homecoming - Friday, Thursday - Cub Scouts Saturday
Veterans Day - Thursday, November 11 Wed, Nov 10 Sat, Nov 13

Veterans Day-along highway only (school and cemetery)

Placed flags on Columbus Day in past years - Changed to Homecoming weekend  in 2020

 

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Flags for Scholarships

The Optimist Club provided scholarship awards for $5500 for
graduating Seniors in 2020
The recipients of $500 in 2020 in alphabetical order are:

JOI Club Members (Selected by JOI Club)

Tyler Pollock
Clarissa Weitzel

Selected by Optimist Club

Tori Castle
Cainan Davidson
Kennedy Elwood
William Halverson
Jacob Lang
Mitchell Lutz
Luke Mieske
Tyler Pollock
Clarissa Weitzel

Full list of scholarship winners by year

Can Kennel
Next Can Sorting
Wednesday, May 12, time TBD
ZION Youth

The Redemption Center is open, taking cans and plastic at this time.  Bottles are being stored or taken elsewhere.

We have been receiving a Tremendous amount of support this year with can & bottle donations.
Thanks for your support.

Can Kennel Applications

Can Kennel Application Form (MS Word)

(pdf version of Can Kennel Application)

Past Proceeds

Total = $190,587
through 31 Dec 2020
A few bottles have been redeemed because of redemption center storage
Past Proceeds by month

Can Kennel Proceeds

The redemption center collects cans every two weeks..  Each organization will receive revenues for two or  four weeksas follows:

Dates Organization Sorting  Sorting  Contact 
Dec 24- Jan 20, 2021 Post Prom Jan 6 Jan 20 Jenny Navara
319-325-7642
nav506@msn.com
Jan 21 - Feb 17 2021 Music Boosters Feb 3 Feb 17 Julie Danker
402-917-4814
Feb 18 - Mar 17 2021 Silver Keg Feeders 4H Mar 3 Mar 17 Jamie Poland
402-510-0741
Stephani Vorthmann
402-630-4015
Mar 18 - Apr 14 2021 Junior Optimist Club Mar 31 Apr 14 Shelly Bailey
712-487-3414 X1111
Apr 15 - May 12 2021 ZION Youth Apr 28 May 12 Jordan Campbell
712-310-1835
May 13 - Jun 9 2021 Saint Paul Youth May 26 Jun 9 Denise Wilson
402-680-8172
Jun 10 - Jul 7 2021 Treynor Optimist Club
Jun 23 Jul 7 Dale Willenborg
402-651-1634
DaleWillenborg@gmail.com
Jul 8 - Aug 4 2021 Treynor Cub Scout Pack 729 Jul 21 Aug 4 Cindy Biederman
712-566-3020 (H)
712-326-5453 (C)
musicindy91@gmail.com
Aug 5 - Sept 1 2021 Impact After School Care Aug 18 Sept 1 Jordan Campbell
712-310-1835
Sep 2 - Sep 29 2021 Silver Creek 4-H Club Sept 15 Sept 29 Traci Black
402-658-8449
ttracib5@aol.com
Sept 30 - Oct 27 2021 Boy Scout Troup 729 Oct 13 Oct 27z Robert Engle
209-329-7369
402-689-4307
Oct 28 - Nov 10 2021 Keep Kids Alive Nov 10
Nov 11 - Nov 24 2021 Nov 24
Nov 25 - Dec 22 2021 Dec 8 Dec 22
Dec 23 - Jan 19 2022 Post Prom Jan 5 Jan 19 Heather Yochum
712-310-9093
heatherjyochum@gmail.com
Other applications received