Sioux Valley Optimist Essay Contest

The Sioux Valley Optimist club of Sioux Falls is holding a local Essay Contest open to students in grades 9-12. The essay topic is “How Does an Optimistic Mindset Change My Tomorrow?” The winner of the local contest will receive $250.  The Sioux Valley Optimist Club winner will advance to the District contest to compete…

SVOC Growing In Our Understanding of Native Culture.

The Sioux Valley Optimist Club of Sioux Falls would like to thank Anna Brokenleg as our guest speaker. Learn more about the Office of Indian Education in Sioux Falls to support initiatives in our public schools to become aware of and gain an appreciation of South Dakota’s unique American Indian culture. Teaching the importance of…

2021 Optimist Golfing for Kids

The Sioux Valley Optimist Club of Sioux Falls is hosting the 6th Annual Golfing for Kids Tournament. The event will be held at Spring Creek Golf Course on Friday, September 17th with a shot gun start at 11:00 AM. Registration at 10:00 AM.

SVOC supports Compassion Child Care

Mr. Barry Termaat of Compassion Child Care was a quest speaker this past week for the Sioux Valley Optimist Club to give us an overview of their program.  Sioux Valley donated $1000 to the program to help support their efforts in furnishing classrooms in their new location. Compassion Child Care opened its doors in April…

Optimists support Khor Wakow Project

Jal is working to help children of Khor Wakow villages in South Sudan to give all children in the Khor Wakow villages, regardless or age or gender, access to education. He founded the Khor Wakow Project and works with community elders, families, and the children themselves to identify ongoing needs in order to improve their…