Welcome to Pleasantville

Located just 25 miles southeast of Des Moines in central Marion County, Iowa, Pleasantville offers a a small-town feel with large town amenities.

With the variety of services, businesses, restaurants and more in Pleasantville, we encourage you to visit and take a look around to see what our community offers!

Featured Business

Pleasantville Social is reaching out in the community to bring the latest news, events and information to those who live, work and play in Pleasantville, Iowa.

PleasantvilleSocial.com is published and managed by Philip and Celeste Hudspeth. They felt the community needed a place to find all the news and information for all activities in Pleasantville, Iowa. Pleasantville Social is the one place you can go to, to find out the latest news and information for the community as a whole.

If you or your organization has an event to add to the calendar or a story pertaining to the community, call (515) 481-0506 or email Philip at pleasantvillesocial@gmail.com.

Job Opportunity

Habitat for Humanity of Marion County is looking for a compassionate person who believes everyone has the right to decent housing to fill its Family and Volunteer Services Coordinator position. Habitat for Humanity is a Christian non-profit organization that builds or repairs homes for hard-working families that need a hand up, not a hand out. The Family and Volunteer Services Coordinator is often the first impression applicants and volunteers have of Habitat, and as such, this person should enjoy engaging with all people.

This is a permanent, part-time position. Hours worked will be between 8 and 12 each week, and they may vary from week to week depending on assigned tasks. Pay scale is between $12 and $15 per hour depending on experience. Please submit a letter of interest and job history or résumé on or before September 15, 2016. Download the complete job description here.

For more information, contact Lisa Crabbs at (641) 828-8844 or by e-mail at director@marionhfh.org.

Gladys Black Day

Please join us on Saturday, September 17, 2016 to honor the late Gladys Black, Iowa’s Bird Lady who wrote two bird books and assisted with field studies and science projects until her death in 1998 at age 88.

The event will be held in the Cora Shadle City Park from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A Special videos will be presented in the evening with IPTV Pat Boddy’s 1983 interview with Gladys.

A full schedule of activities will be available in August.

For more information, e-mail Director@PleasantvilleChamber.org.