Winterset Optimist Club donates

The Winterset Optimist Club presented a $5,000 check to Jim Liechty for the Madison County Conservation Learning Center project. Pictured are, from left, Optimist Club Treasurer Wayne Martens; Club President John Pletchette; Secretary JoAnn Collins; and Jim Liechty, Director of Madison County Conservation Board. The Winterset Optimist Club supports the new facility, especially the many learning opportunities it will provide for our area youth. The Optimist Club currently has 50 members and the club meets each Friday morning at 6:45 a.m. at Montross Pharmacy. Their motto is “Friend of Youth”.