Many Pilot Mound residents went home with happy hearts and full bellies thanks to Mirza Lodge 609. On July 19th residents indulged in a delectable steak and potato dinner with a variety of delicious salads, topped off with sweet treats. It is an honor to have an organization go above and beyond for the community. Thank you gentlemen, it was a great evening!
With the help of area farmer/woodworker/craftsman David Lundberg, the Bluff Creek Wranglers 4H club was able to install a small library in the city of Pilot Mound. Located on the North West corner of the Community Building, the library is an opportunity for local residents to borrow a book to enjoy, and also a chance to donate a book they thinks others would like to read. Club members donated books from their own collections, mostly geared to the youngest residents of Pilot Mound. It is the club’s hope that Pilot Mound’s kids and adults can discover the joy of reading, without traveling out of town.
I am very excited to share with you the success of the bake sale held on April 1st at the biscuit ad gravy benefit breakfast. We were able to raise just over $400. Many people contributed to the success of this bake sale. Donations poured in from all over the county and many from neighboring counties as well. Members of the Bluff Creek Wranglers 4H group played a huge roll in the success of this sale. Not only did the members provide baked goods for this event, they also provided an phenomenal sales team! Many thanks to all of you who made this bake sale a success. The money raised will help purchase a border to be placed around playground area at the Pilot Mound City Park.
On April, 1, 2017, after a 2 year hiatus, Mirza Lodge 609 again hosted its biscuit and gravy benefit breakfast for the Pilot Mound Fire Department. The crowd was steady throughout the event, and included friends and neighbors from all over the county and beyond. Free will donations brought in $3300 which will be used to purchase truck equipment and fire gear for new members. Sean Whalen, PMFD fire chief said, “This was a great event, and I’m so pleased that the Lodge decided to continue the breakfast. We’d like to thank the Lodge and all of its members, especially Deb and Dan Baker, and everyone from the area who stopped by that day. In addition to the money raised, these events foster awareness of the need for rural fire protection, and help build a sense of community.”
Dan Baker, plaid shirt, presents Pilot Mound Fire Department with a check from Mirza Lodge 609
Members of Mirza Lodge 609 and the Pilot Mound Fire Department gather to celebrate the success of the event.
Join us April 15th for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. This event will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Pilot Mound City Park weather permitting. Otherwise it will be held in the Community Building. All welcome to watch and age 10 and under to participate.
There will be a bake sale April 1st during the local fire departments Biscuit and Gravy benefit. Your donations of baked goods would be greatly appreciated. It would be helpful if they could be packaged and labeled, letting people know what it is. Donations can be dropped off Friday March 31st 7pm-9pm or April 1st anytime after 7:30am. If you need to drop off goods outside of those times frames please contact Leda 515-353-4441. Thank you for your support.
*Money from the bake sale will go towards Pilot Mound park improvement project.
Mirza Lodge 609 will be hosting a Biscuit and Gravy Benefit for the Pilot Mound Volunteer Fire Department. This event is to raise funds to purchase fire gear for new volunteers and a new pump. Join us on April 1st from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm for Deb’s famously delicious biscuits and gravy! This will take place at the Pilot Mound Community Center.