On Oct. 2 the Optimist Club honored Cheri Scheib of Perry with its 2013 Citizen of the Year award. Scheib was recognized for her outstanding work on the downtown clean-up project she initiated last spring. Randy McCaulley, Optimist Club President, presented the award. The Optimist Club of Perry meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Perry Public Library. New members are welcome to attend.