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January 16, 2014

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 • The Cadisle Citizen • Page Thre Friends of Palmyra Church On December 31 t 2013 at 6pm The Friends of Palmyra Church a non- profit group met for a New Year&apos;s Eve worship service of sermon and information to share with the public the future plans for the final restoration of the 157 year old Warren County Church. The worship led by Pas- tor Jon and Judi Chapman of White Dove Ministries 6000 Douglas Avenue Des Moines, Iowa shared how a new roof on the structure doesn't change" the shape nor the intended purpose of the building or temple. However the spirit put into it, the manpower, the love, the care and craftsmanship and what life will be pro: duced out of the temple having being restored. Even though the tem- perature was only 11 de- grees the candle lit service played host to a little over 25 persons from; Des Moines,. Beaverdale, West Des Moines, Carlisle, Hart- ford, Menlo, Knoxville and Indianola. Barbara McIntyre-Plecas, President of the group welcomed each person and informed them of the love and intentions for the completion of the historical landmark, while Reike Plecas great -great grandson of Eli Myrick shared the receipt and back dating of the 501c3 appli- cation from the IRS and the grant writing process for 2014. Three new persons have shown interest in serving for a three year term on The Friends of Palmyra Church to assist in the completion of the restora- tion and fund-raising pro- cess with local and civic leaders, business individu- als and state legislators. Reike Plecas, Secretary will finalize the web site and a new hosting mecha- nism to schedule event hosting and reservations for the 157 year old Iowa Landmark in Warren County. Family friend and lifelong donor to the group Ruth Thornburg shared the love and treasure that Warren County has and should use more often, she also shared her love for the persons that bared the weather to attend the candle lit event. Warren County resident Landen Schooler and very distant relative of Builder/ Pastor Eli Myrick and McIntyre-Plecas shared his love of the historical struc- ture and desire to see it put to good use and restored to natural beauty "correctly". Donations received by making checks payable to: The Friends of Palmyra Church 1001 7 th Street West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 a receipt will be sent for your giving. Reserva- tions for the church may be made by calling the group Secretary R. Todd Plecas at 515-720-3939 or email Annual Community Chili Cook-off January 19th You still have time to enter your chili or soup! Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual Community Chili Cook=Off. On January 19, 2014 bring your best crock pot full of chili (or Other soup) to the Community Chili Cookoff at the Family Life Center. The community is invited to taste the different chilis and soups and vote on several categories including best overall chili, hottest/spiciest chili, most unique chili (be creative) and best over soup. If chili is not your specialty, there will be a dessert auction to accompany the event. Bring your goodies or be ready to bid on your favorite dessert. The event starts at 5:00 - this is a free will offering event. After you vote on your favorites and fill up on chili/soup, stay for the dessert auction and take home some great goodies. All proceeds of this event will support the youth from Carlisle Methodist church who are preparing for the church's 12th annual mission trip to the Appalachia region. The goal of ASP is to make homes warmer, safer and .dryer. These youth (accompanied by adults) will have the opportunity to work on homes as well as make a connection with the families and share their faith. If you are interested in entering your chili (or other soup), contact Karen Austin at kaustinl2.ka@g '<mailto:kaustin12.ka> or at 515-681- 9998 for more information. Girl's and Boy's Night Out Mark your calendars...the Carlisle Parent Teacher Or- ganization (PTO) is hosting its 3rd Annual 'Girls Night Out' and 'Boys Night Out' events! Both events will be held at the Elementary School from 6-7:30 p.m. Pre-school through 5th grade girls and boys, plus one adult, special guest* (male or female) are vited to attend. Girls Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21 and Boys Night Out is scheduled for Feb. 18 (invitations will be sent home with students closer to the event date). Because these events are free for our students to attend, we are looking for volunteers to help in various ways. If you're inter- ested in volunteering, please contact Alyssa Comito, *Student must be accompanied by their adult guest the entire evening. No student drop- offs will be allowed. John Sinclair Joins Peoples Bank John Sinclair has recently joined Peoples Bank of • Indianola as a Business Development/Commercial Lend- ing Officer. John is a graduate of Briarcliff College and has held positions at GMAC and Wells Fargo, prior to joining Peoples Bank. Sinclair brings over 23 years of experience in banking services from underwriting to lend- ing services and risk management. Sinclair will be work- ing in the Indianola and Carlisle offices. John is a Des Moines native; he and his wife and fam- ily have lived in the Carlisle area since 2005 and are in- volved in Carlisle Youth Softball. Historical Society Calendar Saturday, January 25 Randlemanm House Breakfast Buffet 8 to 10:30 A.M. Adults $8, children 5 to 10:$5 Children under 5: Free. Join the Historical Society $35 a year or $500 lifetime send to CAHS, Box 137, Carlisle IA 50047 Reserve the Randleman House Reserve the Randleman House for a meeting or event. Call Mary Sue at 515-989-0210 or Carol at 515-989-0577. 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