Week of 6/20/17

Oh my! Ya’ll my life is so insane right now. I’m sorry that I still don’t have a calendar ready for you but wanted to remind you of Sands Grand Opening, the Polk City Citywide Garage Sale and Sunday is the start of the AMAZING Lakeside Fellowship VBS!

Visit the library website for all their […]

New Advertiser: Mike’s Carpet Installation

Polk City resident, Mike Andre has been installing carpet since 1996. He is fully insured, CFI certified, and lead based paint certified. He installs and repairs carpet in residential as well as commercial properties.

Do you have a big wrinkle across your living room floor, or a doorway that could use re-tucked, maybe a flight […]

Week of 4/10/17

Hi neighbors!

I apologize, but I’ve been out of town and tonight (Sunday) I’m not feeling very well which is making me not want to sit in front of my computer to create a full newsletter. I have included info of events coming up very soon (WHICH IS A LOT!) and plan to send a […]

Thank you Polk City

Michelle & I (Lisa Bunkers) want to say thank you for the overwhelming support during the time since the loss of Michelle’s husband & her home from the fire Tuesday evening. We are humbled by the amount of people who have reached out to us & the donations are just incredible. We have been brought […]

Ways to help Mike Nelson family

On Tuesday September 6th, Mike Nelson of Polk City lost his life in a tragic fire at his home. Mike was truly one of a kind and never knew a stranger. Mike was a compassionate and loving father/husband. As anyone can imagine, the family is completely shocked, heartbroken and have a long road ahead […]

Calling All Future Referees – North Polk United Referee Clinic

North Polk United is actively looking and needing new referees due to our amazing club growth. We are needing all ages of referees so please use the below link to register & sign up for the certification class to be held in Polk City at the shelter house at Miller Park on August 5th & […]

Polk City Adult Coed Slow Pitch Softball League

POLK CITY ADULT, COED SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE is making plans for the 2016 summer schedule & season end tournament. Any PC residents interested in forming a new team, please contact organizer Dan Bunkers at 515.444.7624 or email Dan at reds4231@gmail.com

Sponsor a Flag for Memorial Day

TLC Gifts is starting a new Polk City tradition for Memorial Day! This weekend the town square will be decorated with 400 US Flags to honor our soldiers past and present. Please consider stopping by TLC Gifts over the weekend and sponsor a flag for a soldier who has touched your life. And be […]

Swim lessons, Fire Department Pizza Delivery and a Petition

Sorry for the extra email but I’m out of town next week (no newsletter Monday) and I wanted to get these special announcements to you.

Have a great weekend!


Local group needs your help to help homeless!

Joppa was founded by a Polk City family and is absolutely run with integrity, wisdom and love. Please read about their latest proposal to help get people have the safe shelter they need. Once they have this secure shelter they are able to seek employment.

My family supports this organization whole-heartedly and this type […]

Controlled Fires at Big Creek

Staff at Big Creek State Park will begin using prescribed fire as a management tool in the upcoming weeks. These fires are heavily managed and controlled. Weather can affect controlled burning, so exact dates are not set. Most fires will be conducted from March 12 – May 1.

Official HWY 415 Statement

I received this official statement about the upcoming work to be done on Highway 415 from Casey’s corner headed into Ankeny:

Tony Gustafson with IDOT stated the following regarding HWY 415

Flaggers and pilot cars. 415 will be open at all times. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day no lane closures […]

Interested in the Masons?

The Polk City Masons meet for dinner at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, Feb. 9; meeting for members is at 7:30 PM. Dinner is open to all prospective members. The Polk City Masonic Building is on the square next to the police station at 106 N. 3rd street. Call Jim Trotter for more information at 515-306-6342.

Check out Big Creek Historical Society

Big Creek Historical Society is recruiting new members of all ages. You don’t have to be a local history genius, just enjoy exploring history. Suggested projects we’ll discuss at our next meeting include: Build a log cabin from rolls of paper. Sing on the stage. Tell stories about history. Join a round table discussion. Learn […]

Retirement announcement & PCS Update

Hi Neighbors!

In all the hustle and bustle of December I’ve gotten behind on completing a newsletter for this week. I will complete a full one to go out next Monday and that will be the last one for 2015 and will start again January 4, 2016. BUT, I just found out about this special […]