Christmas Decorating Contest
Nominate your favorite display of any residence, business, or service organization in the Christmas Decorating Contest. Nomination forms are available from any Lion or at City Hall or or the Library. Or send your nomination to Lion Gary Fry, PO box 606, Mitchellville, IA 50169 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pleas include the address of your nominee, a name if known and your name.
Winners will receive:
Certificate of Recognition signed by the Mayor and the Lions Club President
Newspaper recognition by the Altoona Herald
Recognition on the Mitchellville Lions Club website:
If you donít have a favorite or just want to enjoy the displays, the club will host a ride around Mitchellville on December 5 to look at the the displays.
Nomination Deadline Tuesday December 16, 2014
Take a Ride & Enjoy Christmas LIghts
August Yard of the Month - Mitchellville Methodist Church
On Dec.5, starting at 6 pm, the Lions Club will sponsor a hayrack ride to look at the Christmas decorations around MItchellville. The hayrack will leave from the Christian Church at 210 3rd St NW. Last ride will leave at 7:30pm. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Thank you to Allsupís Pumpkinville for the hayrack.
The Mitchellville Lions will serve hot chocolate, hot cider, and cookies.
Itís a great time to determine your nominee(s) for the Lions Club Christmas Decorating contest. Nomination forms will be available or give you nomination to a Lion that evening.
We look forward to seeing you.
Sunday after services at the Methodist Church (207 Market Ave NW), we presented our Yard of the Month certificate to Pastor Martha Hill and Master Gardener Dean Brand, Artie Fennimore, and Laura Ault who are the most involved with maintaining the beautiful landscape. L-R Jim Appleget, Judy Johnson, Ned Stout, Dean Brand (kneeling), Artie Fennimore (print top), Pastor Martha Hill, Laura Ault (blue top), Fred Fricke, Hazel Fricke, Sharon Kooyman, behind L-R Mary Halstead, Gary Fry, Joann Fry.
Mitchellville United Methodist Church is August Yard of the Month
The Mitchellville United Methodist Church is our August Yard of the Month. Several volunteers, among them Ardie Fennimore and Master Gardener Dean Brand, make this a beautiful yard.
Gwen Seward Lewis Presented With the June Yard of the Month
Gwen Seward Lewis June Yard of the Month
Mitchellville Lions present the Yard of the Month Award to Gwen Seward Lewis of 305 5th St NW. It is obvious that Gwen enjoys spending time on her yard. Presenting the award are L-R: Mary Halstead, Mitchellville Mayor Jeremy Filbert, Gwen Seward Lewis, Club President Hazel Fricke, Judy Johnson, Jim Appleget, and Sharon Kooyman.
View of the East side of the home
The front yard is all white flowers except for the tri-color Beach tree
Front Yard Looking to the East
Beautiful Pink Flowers Surround a Tree Stump
Artistic Tree Tucked Into a Corner
Buterfly Bench and Gwen Has Two Rain Barrels
Gwen Has Created a Vignette of a Calm Spot to Rest while Gardening
Hostas Grow in the Shade of a Tree Which Frames Additional Flowers
Although Not Part of the Criteria for Yard of the Month, Lions Visit Gwen's Backyard
Arbor Leading to the Backyard
Although not visible from the street so not part of the criteria for Yard of the Month, we thought you would like to see the cute Fairy Scene that Gwen has created in her side yard.