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 .

  • Dec 18  -
  • Dec 25 - No meeting
  • Jan 2 - No Meeting
  • Jan 9 -
  • Jan 15 - PACE Hoff center for catered breakfast at 8:00 a.m., tour at 9:00 a.m.
 Dec 11 - Tasha Jones, Connections Area Agency on Aging

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

184 paid flags in 2021


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)

Oct 30 - Bob Keysor, Radar Operator at Missile Base
Nov 6 - Jeff Casey, Treynor HS Football Coach
Nov 13 - Tony Leick, Private Investigator with the Pott. Co. Sheriff Dept.
Nov 20 - Kara Huisman, Softball Coach
Nov 27 - Brad Bailey, PGA Pro
Dec 4 - Randy Fontaine, Hope-Net Ministries

For older speakers or newsletters, select "Speakers" to select a speaker or "Newsletter" to select by newsletter date from the menu at the top of this page
Organizations helping with flags
Flag Holidays for 2022 Put up flags, Assist Take down flags, Assist
Put out Flyers - Late April or early May Put out flyers on a Saturday
Memorial Day - Monday, May 30 Sat, May 28 Tues,  May 31
Flag Day - Tues, June 14 Sat, June 11 Wed, June 15
Treynor Days - Friday- Saturday, June 24-24 Thurs, June 23
Independence Day - Monday, July 4
Tues, July 5
Labor Day - Monday, September 5 Sat, Sept 3
Patriot Day - Sunday September 11 Mon, Sept 12
Homecoming - Friday, September or October Thursday Saturday
Veterans Day - Friday, November 11 Thurs, Nov 10 Sat, Nov 12

Veterans Day-Flags only along school and cemetery if weather permits

Placed flags on Columbus Day in past years - Changed to Homecoming weekend  in 2020 because of bad weather often in mid-October

 

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Flags for Scholarships

The Optimist Club provided scholarship awards for $7000 for
graduating Seniors in 2021
The recipients of $500 in 2021 in alphabetical order are:

JOI Club Members (Selected by JOI Club)

Emma Ehmke
Elizabeth Nowlin

Selected by Optimist Club

Callie Copperstone
Kaylee Dyke
Anna Elaine Halverson
Malloy Helvie
Mia Nichols
Aubrey Pierce
Hailee Poland
Blake Sadr
Stella Umphreys
Luca Vacanti
Devin Vorthmann
Livia K. White


Total of $62,100 since 2010
Full list of scholarship winners by year

Can Kennel
Next Can Sorting
Wednesday, Dec 22, 4:00 p.m.
Optimist Club Projects

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 = over $200,000
Sept 2021

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 
Sep 2 - Sep 29 2021 Silver Creek 4-H Club Sept 15 Sept 29 Traci Black
402-658-8449
ttracib3@aol.com
Sept 30 - Oct 27 2021 Boy Scout Troup 729 Oct 13 Oct 27 Robert Engle
209-329-7369
402-689-4307
Robert.Engle@WFM.com
Oct 28 - Nov 10 2021 Keep Kids Alive Nov 10
Nov 11 - Dec 8 2021 Cheerleaders Dec 1 Dec 8 Nicole Reed
712-525-1181 (Home)
402-290-9488 (cell)
nreed@treynorcardinalsorg
Dec 9 - Dec 22 2021 Optimist Club Special Projects Dec 22 Dale Willenborg
402-651-1634
DaleWillenborg@gmail.com
Dec 23 - Jan 19 2022 Post Prom Jan 5 Jan 19 Heather Yochum
712-310-9093
heatherjyochum@gmail.com
Jan 20 - Feb 16 2022 Studio 7 Dance Team Feb 2 Feb 16 Linsey Hemmingsen
402-651-7397
Linsey_6@hotmail.com
Feb 17 - Mar 16 2022 Treynor Music Boosters Mar 2 Mar 16 Julie Danker
402-917-4814
Julie.Danker@gmail.com
Mar 17 - Apr 13 2022 JOI Club Mar 30 Apr 13 Shelly Bailey
402-689-2464
ShellyBailey007@gmail.com
Apr 14 - May 11 2022 Silver Keg Feeders 4H Club Apr 27 May 11 Stephani Vorthmann
402-630-4015
Vorthmann4@frontiernet.net
May 12 - Jun 8 2022 Boy Scout Troup 729 May 25 Jun 8 Robert Engle
209-329-7369 (c)
402-689-4307 (w)
Robert.Engle@WFM.com
Jun 9 - Jul 6 2022 St. Paul Youth Jun 22 Jul 6 Denise Wilson
402-680-8172 (c)
dwilsonspl@gmail.com
Jul 7 - Jul 20 2022 ZION Impact Asc Jul 20 Jordan Campbell
712-310-1835 (c)
pastorjordancampbell@gmail.com
Jul 21 - Aug 17 2022 Treynor Optimist Club Aug 3 Aug 17 Dale Willenborg
402-651-1634 (c)
DaleWillenborg@gmail.com
Aug 18 - Sep 14 2022 ZION Youth Aug 31 Sep 14 Jordan Campbell
712-310-1835 (c)
pastorjordancampbell@gmail.com
Sep 15 - Oct 12 2022 Silver Creek 4H Club Sep 28 Oct 12 Traci Black
402-658-8449
ttracib3@aol.com
Oct 13 - Oct 26 2022 St. Paul Preschool Oct 26 Shirley Chambers
402-651-8816
chamberssj6@gmail.com
Oct 27 - Nov 9 2022 Cub Scout Pack 729 Nov 9 Cindy Biederman
712-566-3020 (h)
712-326-5453 (c)
Nov 10 - Nov 23 2022 Treynor Dance Team Nov 23 Mindee Vorthmann
402-980-0336 (c)
712-487-3414 (w)
mvorthmann@treynorcardinalsorg
Nov 24 - Dec 7 2022 Football & Basketball Cheerleaders Dec 7 Nicole Reed
712-525-1181
nreed@treynorcardinalsorg
Dec 8 - Dec 21 2022 Dec 21
Dec 22 - Jan 18 2023 After Prom Jan 4 Jan 18
Applications received for 2023