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


  • Feb 4 - Scott Strohmeier - Iowa Western Comm. College football coach - How to win a national Junior College football championship in 2022.
  • Feb 11 - Julie Danker - President of the Treynor Music Boosters, and their full schedule of Spring 2023 events, including their Nashville Trip in March.
  • Feb 18 - Optimist Field Trip: Regular Optimist Club meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. in the Auditorium of the Iowa Western Community College Art Center.  Following the meeting, Tim Dickmeyerwill lead a tour of the Backstage facilities to show us how national touring stars live on the road.  Meet at IWCC Art Center at 8:00 a.m. Car pooling from Treynor Community Center at 7:30 might be suggested.
  • Feb 25 - Travis Castle - What are the building and use plans for the "T" recreation area in Treynor this summer? Travis will outline 2023 and beyond.  

Shelly Bailey Briefing on Junior Optimist Club and Keep Kids Alive 25
See our Facebook Page
March 19, 2022 - Community Volunteer Recognition - pictures and organization information in this link

Flag Letter for 2022

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 2022

222 paid flags on 6 Sept 2022


This year we put in an addtional 9 footings along Highway 92 in front of the High School.
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)

Dec 3 - Justus Brammer & Brian Hadfield, Rise & Shine Car Wash
Dec 10 - Tyler Juranek & his Service Dog Bodie
Dec 17 - Norm Collins & Collins Consulting & Taxes
Jan 7 - Mike Jerke, CEO Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE)
Jan 14 - Shelly Bailey, JOI Club Advisor, KKAD25
Jan 21 - Wendy Andersen – Treynor Community Volunteer, Splash Pad
Jan 28 - Jona Kuenstler, German Exchange Student

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
Monthly Speaker Coordinators
Jan - Mick and Judy Guttau
Feb - John Klein
Mar - Dee Guttau (first two weeks)
Mar - Linda Danker (last two weeks)
Apr - Keith Denton
May - Dale Willenborg
June - Steve Irvin (first two weeks)
June - Jeff Jorgensen (last two weeks)
July - Chad Guttau
Aug - Jim Clausen (first two weeks)
Aug - Bill Vorthmann (last two weeks)
Sept - Glenrose Meier (first two weeks)
Sept - Steve Chambers (last two weeks)
Oct - Gary Guttau
Nov - Jordan Campbell (first two weeks
Nov - Jerry Hempel (last two weeks)
Dec - Kirk Vorthmann (first two weeks)
Dec - ??? (last three weeks)
Organizations helping with flags
Flag Holidays for 2023 Put up flags, Assist Take down flags, Assist
Put out Flyers - Saturday, April Put out flyers with Scouts
Memorial Day - Monday, May 29 Sat, May 27, 9:30 a.m.
St. Paul Youth
Tues,  May 30, 4:00 p.m
.St. Paul Youth
Flag Day - Tues, June 14 Sat, June 10, 9:30 a.m.
Studio 7 Dance Team
Sat, June 17, 9:30 a.m.
Silver Keg feeders 4-H
Treynor Days - Friday- Saturday, June 23-24 Thurs, June 23, 4:00  p.m
Boy Scout Troup 729

Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4
Sat, July 8, 9:00 a.m.
ZION Youth
Labor Day - Monday, September 4 Sat, Sept 2, 9:30 a.m.
Silver Creeek 4-H
Patriot Day - Monday, September 11
Homecoming - Friday, September 
??  Sat, Sept 17, 9:30 a.m.
Music Boosters
Veterans Day - Saturday, November 11 Friday, Nov 10, 4:00 p.m. Monday, Nov 13, 4:00 p.m.

Veterans Day-Flags only along school and cemetery- 39 flags

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 2022
The recipients of $500 in 2022 in alphabetical order are:

JOI Club Members (Selected by JOI Club)
Norah Beekhuizen
Payton Chapman
Rachael Kinsella

Optimist Club

Aalanah Buckingham
Tyler Christensen
Josie Davidson
Adley Drake
Michael Davis
Memphis Kylee Dunsdorf
Emma Flathers
Keelea Navara
Thomas Schwartz V
Brooklyn Sedlak
Ashlyn Vorthmann

Total of $69,100 since 2010
Full list of scholarship winners by year

Can Kennel
Next Can Sorting
Tues, Feb 15, time 2:00 p.m.
Music Boosters

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 $220,000
Oct 12, 2022

Past Proceeds by month

Can Kennel Proceeds

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

Oct 13 - Oct 26 2022 St. Paul Preschool Oct 26 Shirley Chambers
402-651-8816
chamberssj6@gmail.com
Oct 27 - Nov 7 2022 Cub Scout Pack 729 Nov 7 Cindy Biederman
712-566-3020 (h)
712-326-5453 (c)
Nov 8 - 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 Boys and Girls Junior High and High School Wrestling Dec 21 Traci Black
402-658-8449
ttracib3@aol.com
Dec 22 - Jan 18 2023 After Prom Jan 4 Jan 18 Nicole Reed
712-525-1181
nreed@treynorcardinalsorg
Jan 19 - Feb 15 2023 Treynor Music Boosters Feb 1 Feb 15 Julie Danker
402-917-4814
jdanker@cbcsd.org
Feb 16 - Mar 15 2023 Studio 7 Dance Team Mar 1 Mar 15 Linsey  Boehm
402-651-7397
linsey_6@hotmail.com
Mar 16 - Mar 29 2023 Junior Optimist Club Mar 29 Shelly Bailey
402-689-2464
sbailey@treynorcardinals.org
Mar 30 - Apr 12 2023 Keep Kids Alive – Drive 25 (KKA) Committee Apr 12 John Klein
712-309-5992
iowakleins70@gmail.com
Apr 13 - May 10 2023 Cub Scout Pacl 729 Apr 26 May 10 Rachel Dyke
402-740-4944
RachelDyke@yahoo.com
May 11 - Jun 7 2023 St. Paul Youth May 24 Jun 7 Denise Wilson
402-680-8172
DWilsonSPL@gmail.com
Jun 8 - Jul 5 2023 Silver Keg Feeders 4-H Club Jun 21 Jul 5 Rachel Dyke
402-740-4944
RachaelDyke@yahoo.com
Jul 6 - Aug 2 2023 Treynor Optimist Club Jul 19 Aug 2 Dale Willenborg
402-651-1634
DaleWillenborg@gmail.com
Aug 3 - Aug 30 2023 THS Dance Team Aug 16 Aug 30 Mindee Vorthmann
402-980-0336 (c)
712-487-3414 (w)
MVorthmann@treynorcardinals.org
Aug 31 - Sep 27 2023 ZION Youth Sep 13 Sep 27 Jordan Campbell
712-310-1835
pastorjordancampbell@gmail.com
Sep 28 - Oct 25 2023 Silver Creek 4-H Club Oct 11 Oct 25 Traci Black
402-658-8449
ttracib3@aol.com
Oct 26 - Nov 8 2023 St. Paul Preschool Nov 8 Shirley Chambers
402-651-8816, 712-796-1177
admin@reynorpreschool.com
chamberssj6@gmail.com
Nov 8 - Nov 22 2023 Impact ASC Nov 22 Jordan Campbell
712-310-1835
pastorjordancampbell@gmail.com
Nov 23 - Dec 20 2023 Boy Scout Troup 729 Dec 7 Dec 20 John Wilson
402-680-8175
JAWilson7820@gmail.com
Dec 21 - Jan 17 2024 Post Prom Jan 3 Jan 17
All applications received have been assigned for 2023