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

The very first Casey's General Store opened in Boone, Iowa in July of 1968. Now Casey's is the 5th largest pizza chain in the US, and people come from all over to experience Casey's famous pizza. Today, there are over 19 million pizzas made each year, and Casey's is the 4th largest convenience store chain.

Casey's believes in making the daily lives of their customers and their communities better. The positive customer experience is the heart of Casey’s business.

For more information about Casey's General Stores, visit their web site at www.Caseys.com/www.caseys.com.

Annual Kids & Teen Easter Egg Hunts

The Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children pre-K through 5th grade will be held on Saturday, April 15th at 11:30 a.m. at the Pleasantville Soccer Field. Arrive early to make sure you don’t miss the scramble, and be sure to leave plenty of time afterwards to let the kids get their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny.

We're also doing the Teen Hunt again this year for teens in grades 6th through 12th! Sign-up starts Friday, April 7th. For more information and instructions to sign-up, visit our Teen Hunt Page.

If your business or organization would like to donate to either of these events, please e-mail Director@PleasantvilleChamber.org or call/text (515) 975-2052.

Pictures from last year's events are available in the photo albums on our web site.

Stone Ridge Dental Ribbon Cutting/Open House

The Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce along with the Staff from Stone Ridge Dental will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting ceremony during an open house at Stone Ridge Dental in Pleasantville on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

Please join us as we welcome Dr. Alec Klise to Pleasantville and take the opportunity to visit with the other dentistry professionals at Stone Ridge Dental.

For more information, visit the Chamber's web site at PleasantvilleChamber.org or e-mail Director@PleasantvilleChamber.org. You may also contact Stone Ridge Dental at (515) 848-3691.

2017 Chamber Awards Banquet

Please join us when we present the 2016 Pleasantville Chamber Awards.

This year we will be presenting awards for Volunteer of the Year, Business of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement at the Awards Banquet on April 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pleasantville Memorial Hall in downtown Pleasantville.

The event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased from the Peoples Bank until April 14, 2016. Payment for tickets can also be mailed with your contact information to the Pleasantville Chamber at
PO Box 672, and your tickets will be waiting for you at the door.

Reservations must be received by April 14, 2017

For questions or comments, phone or text (515) 975-2052, or e-mail Director@PleasantvilleChamber.org.

Best of the Red Rock Area

Congratulations to Checkerboard Restaurant! They were recognized as one of the Top 10 Places for Food & Drinks in Marion County and received awards for the Best Appetizer and Best Family Restaurant.

For a menu or more information about the Checkerboard Restaurant, visit their web site at www.checkerboardrestaurant.net or call them at 515.848.3742.

The Pleasantville Pig Out and 4th of July Celebrations in Pleasantville were also recognized as Top 10 Events in Marion County for 2016.

Carla Eysink, Director of the Marion County Development Commission, presented the "Best of the Red Rock Area" 2016 awards at a ceremony held at Central College in Pella.

Voting begins February 1st for 2017 "Best of the Red Rock Area" and runs through November 1. Vote online at http://www.redrockarea.com/bestofredrock/.

Checkerboard Receives Iowa Tourism Office and Travel Federation of Iowa Award

Congratulations to Checkerboard Restaurant! The Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa presented awards recognizing excellence in the tourism industry at a ceremony in Davenport during the 2016 Iowa Tourism Conference. Checkerboard received the Outstanding Dining Business award in the rural category.

"Iowa's tourism industry is full of hard-working, passionate people dedicated to delivering our legendary warm hospitality and providing travelers with lifelong memories," said Shawna Lode, manager of the Iowa Tourism Office. "These awards truly honor the best of the best."

"There is no higher award in the state for tourism excellence,” said Keith Rahe, president of the Travel Federation of Iowa. “We're pleased to recognize these recipients for their extraordinary efforts."

For a menu or more information about the Checkerboard Restaurant, visit their web site at www.checkerboardrestaurant.net or call them at 515.848.3742.