Star City Optimist Youth Foundation


Activites include Homers Heros, Acedemic Decathalon, Childhood Cancer Campaign,  Scholarship Programs, and Athletic Competitions.  


More than 400 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands of kids. Find out how to become an Optimist member.

Foundation History


1925 -Lincoln Optimist Club Chartered  

1955 - Lincoln Sunrise Optimist Club Chartered

1961 -Lincoln Evening Optimist Club Chartered

1969 -Lincoln West Optimist Club Chartered

1979 -Lincoln Downtown Optimist Club Chartered

1992 - Star City Optimist Youth Foundation Created 

2002 -Optimist Youth Sports Complex Opened 



The Star City Optimist Youth Foundation owns and operates a Youth Sports Complex. 

Our Leadership Team

Jeremy Willaims, President

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Bob Grundman, Secretary

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Gaylea Sturgis, Treasurer

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