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…

Optimist Super Bowl Pool

Make sure you get in on the 2021 Super Bowl Fun this February 7th and support the Sioux Valley Optimist Club at the same time. Books are only $15 and you can win up to $500. Proceeds will benefit programs and projects served by youth in our communities. Contact us on our “Contact Us” page…

Optimist Grant Requests

Each year, the Sioux Valley Optimist Club of Sioux Falls donate funds to projects and organizations in our community. If you feel you have an organization or project that benefits kids and the community, please fill the Donation Request HERE One application request may be submitted during the period of January 1st to September 20th…

Optimist learn about ACE Academy

Chloe Clements spoke to the Sioux Valley Optimists about the Accurate and Conscious Education Academy (ACE) is a new local nonprofit mixed age K-8 private school that caters to minority students. Their mission is to recognize and explore the potential of every student through culture, opportunity and access regardless of economic status. ACE Academy aims…

SV Optimist Wooden Toy Distribution

The Sioux Valley Optimist Club of Sioux Falls did a wooden toy distribution to the Sioux Falls School District, Children’s Home Society, Sprouting Ivy Daycare, Little Tykes University and Apple Tree Children’s Center. One thousand three hundred wooden toys were distributed at a value of $23,452.00. The Sioux Valley Optimists mission is to provide hope…

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH TO SUPPORT SANFORD CMN

SIOUX VALLEY OPTIMIST 1ST ANNUAL DAYTORTOISE 500 A HUGE HIT AT BACK TO SCHOOL BASH The Sioux Valley Optimist hosted a booth at the Highest Health Back to School Bash to support the Sanford Children’s Miracle Network on August 22.  The 1st Annual DayTortoise 500 was a huge hit with the kids and lots of…

Golfing for Kids 2020

  WHEN:     THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 2020 WHERE:   SPRING CREEK GOLF COURSE -27122 480th Ave. Harrisburg, SD 57032 TIME:        11:00 AM  SHOT GUN START PRESENTED BY: SIOUX VALLEY OPTIMIST CLUB / HARRISBURG OPTIMIST CLUB To benefit feeding programs and purchasing school supplies in Sioux Falls & Harrisburg School Districts TEAM:  4 PERSON…

SV Optimist’s Provide Craft Activity for Kids

The Sioux Valley Optimist Club works to help kids build self-confidence and become more optimistic. This week, the Sioux Valley Optimist provided two 4th of July craft activities for kids to be included in the Food for Sioux Empire Kids meal deliveries. We also gave the students a copy of the Optimist Creed. We challenged…

Remembering to honor all who have served and sacrificed for our freedom!

We can all learn from those who have served, dedicated their careers to helping others, and remained optimistic during the transition to their next opportunity.  Whether drawing inspiration from career soldiers, veteran’s transitioning from active duty to the reserves, or reservists considering retirement, these individuals often model a positive mindset that we can all take…