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…

Spreading One Smile at a Time!

Sioux Valley Optimist Work to Spread One Smile at a Time! Helping to make a positive impact on our youth, the Sioux Valley Optimist Club supported the Food for Sioux Empire Kids project by providing sidewalk chalk to include with the free lunches for kids in the Sioux Empire.   It’s no coincidence that the…

This is a great reminder of the Optimist Creed where it says to look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. May we always work to see the best in others and help to make a difference in the lives of our youth, our community and in ourselves.  

Compassion Child Care Speaks to Optimist Club

Thank you to Rich Merkouries of Compassion Child Care for sharing information to the Sioux Valley Optimist Club about Compassion Child Care.  Compassion Child Care provides affordable child care, gives incentives to families to make wiser choices, builds relationships within families and focuses on education and developmental goals to provide a consistent, stable learning environment…

Sioux Valley Optimists Serving Youth for 44 Years

Sioux Valley Optimist Club serving youth for 44 years   Members of the Sioux Valley Optimist Club have been “Bringing Out the Best in Youth” for 44 years.  It seems that whenever there is a need to assist youth in the community, especially those who may be at risk, the Sioux Valley Optimists are ready…