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

July 17 - Kelly Hessler, B&B Owner near Treynor
July 24 - Dave Eldridge, Woodman Life
July 31 - Chris McQueen, Bicycle Enthusiast

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..


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 so far this 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)

May 1 - Steve Irvin, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
May 8 - Cara Cool-Trede, EdVantage
May 15 - Steve Chain, IWCC Business and Accounting Instructor
May 22 - Dale Willenborg, Genealogy
May 29 - Stan Latta, Chaplain Good News Jail & Prison Ministry
June 5 - Melanie Schuler, Spanish Teacher
June 12 - Gary Spooner, working in Romania
June 19 - Lori McGoldrick, “A Perspective on Family"
June 26 - Aaron Terry, Assistant Football coach at IWCC
July 3 - Doug Dillivan, Iowa Farm Business Association
July 10 - Alysia Hess, New Business Owner in Treynor

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 2021 Put up flags, Assist Take down flags, Assist
Put out Flyers
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 25-27 Thurs, June 24, 5:00 p.m.
Independence Day - Sunday, July 4
Tues, July 5=6 - Cub Scouts
Labor Day - Monday, September 6 Sat, Sept 4 - Music Boosters
Patriot Day - Saturday, September 11 Mon, Sept 13 - Music Boosters
Homecoming - Friday, September 18 Thursday - Cub Scouts Saturday
Veterans Day - Thursday, November 11 Wed, Nov 10 Sat, Nov 13

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, July 21, time TBD
Treynor Cub Scout Pack 729


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 27 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