SF Public Schools Education Foundation

  Allison Struck from the Sioux Falls Public School Education Foundation spoke to the Sioux Valley Optimist Club about the foundation. They work with students and teachers to encourage and fund innovative solutions to enrich education in all Sioux Falls public schools.¬†Different grants include: First time, first year $200 teacher grants given to first time…

Optimist Support McCrossan Boys Ranch

The Sioux Valley Optimist Club of Sioux Falls was hosted by the McCrossan Boys Ranch for our weekly lunch meeting this Monday. Christy Menning, Director of Development for McCrossan Boys Ranch spoke about the ranch and gave our members a tour of the facility. Sioux Valley Optimist Club presented the McCrossan Boys Ranch with a…

2019 Optimist Appreciation

Please mark your calendar to attend the 2019 Annual Optimist Appreciation and Officer Installation Dinner Royal Oak Place-4902 S. Oxbow Ave on September 24th at 6:00 PM. Social will begin at 6:00 PM and dinner will be served at 6:30 PM. Please RSVP your attendance here

Volunteer at the PGA TOUR Champions Event

McKenzie Swenson, volunteer coordinator for the Sanford International spoke to the Sioux Valley Optimist Club about volunteer opportunities at the PGA TOUR Champions event. The event is September 16th-22nd at the Minnehaha Country Club, Sioux Falls SD. Spots are still available to experience the PGA TOUR Champions event. You can sign up at¬†sanfordinternational.com/volunteer¬†or call 605-271-3598…

EmBe Youth Essay Award Winners

Congratulations to Makea and Brianna for winning the EmBe Youth Essay contest about their Human Rights Hero. It is inspiring to hear from our youth about how their hero’s inspire them to be leaders of our communities. Thank you EmBe for sharing this with the Sioux Valley Optimist Club of Sioux Falls.