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Annual Cumberland Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 15th
The City of Cumberland hosted the Annual Cumberland Easter Egg Hunt!
Attendance this year was OUTSTANDING with a record amount of 76 children present!
This year we filled 400 eggs with candy and had 100 candy prizes for playing our newest eddition to our Easter Egg Hunt, yard games!
We had sack races, egg races, and giant bowling!
We also had 80 gifts present so that every child who participated in the Easter Egg Hunt would get to take something home with them at the end of the festivities.
We want to thank Julie Brown for making the most DELICIOUS cookies for everyone to enjoy!
We also would like to thank the Cumberland Telephone Company, Houghton State Bank, the Cumberland Community Boosters, and the 21st Century Cooperative for their generous donations to make this years’ Easter Egg Hunt the best one yet.
A huge thank you to the adults monitoring the yard games: Emily and Brad Smith, Patrice Thomsen, Ed Dillon, and Matt Thomsen.
And to our wonderful volunteers Misty Nelson and Virginia Coughlin for making the load a little lighter and dedicating their time to the Children of our Community!
Last, but certainly not least, we would like to thank the parents for bringing your children to the Easter Egg Hunt!
Holiday Open Houses are upon us!
Beginning Monday, December 12th and ending Wednesday, December 21st Cumberland businesses will be opening their doors and offering goodies to the citizens who support their businesses!
Please be sure to check the schedule below, and don’t miss out on this great opportunity to show your local businesses the support they so greatly deserve!
Thank you, and enjoy the goodies!
Saturday, October 29th
The City of Cumberland hosted their Third Annual Halloween Party, and had a GREAT turnout.
This year we had 91 kids attend, added two new games, and 100+ more prizes!
A HUGE thank you is owed to: Houghton State Bank and Cumberland Telephone Company for their cash donations; Vickie Adams for donating the hot dogs and her time volunteering; the 21st Century Co-Op for grilling our hot dogs and filling our “pumpkins” with air; Diane Damon and Julie Brown for baking and donating their delicious cookies; Carolyn Hartmann for the juicy apples; and our volunteers Mary Kaye Greenwalt, Virginia Coughlin, Ericka Stender, Anthony Harvey, Jace Thomsen, Lane Thomsen, Josh Edwards, Matthew Thomsen, Brad Smith, and Emily Smith.
Thank you to everyone who attended and everyone who made this year even better than the last!
Please join the Community at the Community Building from 2:00P.M. to 4:00P.M. for our Third Annual Halloween Party!
Our Carnival style Halloween Party is fun for kids of all ages!
We will also have hot dogs, chips, drinks, and cookies!
And the best part is, IT’S FREE!
The City of Cumberland (Population 253) is accepting applications for the position of full time Public Works/City Maintenance employee. The successful candidate will handle operations of streets, water/wastewater, sewer, and parks. He/She must also exhibit the willingness to become licensed to operate the City water/wastewater systems within one year of employment, have a clean driving record, and pass a background check. Obtaining and maintaining all necessary licenses will be a continuing condition of employment. Wage DOQ. Participation in a random drug testing program may be a condition of employment. The City of Cumberland is an EOE. Please submit application (found at City Hall), resume, wage history, and references no later than October 3rd, 2016 to:
City of Cumberland
Cumberland, IA 50843
The application form may be found here:
Walk Forever Free
Walk Forever Free, led by Barry Jurgensen, made their way through Cumberland on Monday, June 6th, this week. We made them dinner, and listened to their story and exactly what they were raising awareness for.
They are a small group of five walking 500 miles from Nebraska City, NE to Chicago, IL along the underground railroad route to raise awareness for modern day slavery, or human trafficking as many of you may know it. You can see updates of where they are and who they have met here: https://www.facebook.com/Walk-Forever-Free-1641964252724402/
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26th, was Cumberland’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
This year, because of inclimate weather, the hunt was held at the Cumberland Library.
Although space was limited, we still had an astounding turn out!
*A special thank you to Kim Tibken and Rana Thomsen for planning the hunt and supplying goodies and prizes to the kids!*
Santa Came to Cumberland!
Saturday, December 19th, Santa took time out of his oh-so-busy schedule to visit the children of Cumberland!
The City of Cumberland would like to thank Rana Thomsen for organizing the event, and her volunteers for helping the day of.
We would also like to thank Santa for coming to visit us, and all those who made it possible with their generous donations.