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Upcoming Member Events

  • 2022 Upcoming Events:
  • Please see Mary Ellen Wilkens for information on any of these opportunities.  

    June 2nd: Travel Show / Cards
    August 18th:  Day Trip / Sioux Falls
    September 8:  Medicare Educational Seminar
    October 5th-7th:  Cranberries Cruising & Amish Culture Trip
    December:  Christmas Supper & Program
Contact Mary Ellen Wilkens @ 712-376-4154 or
Laura Letsche @ 712-376-4318

Golden Opportunities

What is “Golden Opportunities Club”?

This is a group of mature adults that do exciting things throughout the year organized by Farmers State Bank coordinator, Mary Ellen Wilkens. It started in September of 1991.

What are the requirements in becoming a member of Golden Opportunities Club?

  • Must be age 55 or older
  • Customer of Farmers State Bank


What do we do?

All activities are suited to meet the needs and interests of the membership and will range from seminars of interest to one and two day trips and some longer trips. examples: St. Patrick's Party, Spring Gold and Card Day, Mystery Trips, fabulous tours through the USA and Canada and Dinner Parties. Places they have traveled to: Alaska, Amana Colonies, British Columbia, Branson, California, Des Moines, Illinois, Itasca State Park, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Mississippi River Cruise, Nashville, New Ulm, Omaha, Orpheum Theater, Pipestone, Sioux Falls, Wall Lake, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin. Just to name a few.

Contact Mary Ellen Wilkens
for more information