March 16, 20197:00 am
The Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis Club is having a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast today from 6:30 to 11 am at the United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall. Ticket cost is free will donation by voting with your dollars for your favorite school. $1000 will go to the winning school. There will also be drawings for prizes, including boys and girls bikes, Adventureland and Rec Center passes, and more. All net proceeds will go toward youth projects in Henry County.
There is a community open house regarding the Winfield Mt. Union Bond Referendum from 9 to 11 am at the Pilot Grove Bank building across the street from the bank. This is the building the school district would like to purchase. This open house is also a chance to view the building.
Sign-up for New London Little League, T-ball, baseball and softball for girls and boys in grades pre-k thru 6th grade will be held from 9 am to 11:30 am at the New London Fire Station.
Van Buren County Extension will be hosting a beekeeping class held at the Keosauqua Senior Center, 801 Front Street, today from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a one hour lunch break (lunch will not be provided). Registration is required with a $5 fee, payable at the door. Verne Ramsey, Keosauqua, will be assisting Joy Westercamp with the program. If you plan to attend this class, please call the Van Buren County Extension office at 319-293-3039.
From 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at Hy-Vee the Mt. Pleasant High School seniors and their parents are selling raffle tickets to help support After-Prom activities at MPCHS. Tickets cost $10 each with the chance to win one of 4 - $500 prizes. The drawing will be held April 8 during the School Board Meeting. Tickets will also be on sale Sunday before and after the the High School Band Concert.
The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra presents the final concert series of the season. There will be a concert at 7:30 pm at the Capital Theater in Burlington and two concerts on Sunday....at 2 pm at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa and at 6:30 pm at the Iowa Wesleyan University Chapel.
Hillsboro Fire and Rescue is hosting a Pancake Supper and Bingo night tonight. Supper will be provided from 5 - 7 PM. Bingo is from 7 - 9 PM. A free will donations will help the Hillsboro Fire Department.
Lockridge Lions Club annual soup supper and auction serving from 5 to 7 pm at the Lockridge Community Center. Auction starts at 6:30 pm.