Paul Brandes to Speak at the Gilsum Rock Swap 2022

Paul Brandes is the featured speaker at the Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show on June 25, 2022. His topic: “From Paleo to Present: A Brief History of Mining.” Humans have been mining since the Paleolithic Era more than 60,000 years ago, from chert used for tools to precious metals and gems. Join Brandes, the “Indiana Jones of Geology,” for a walk through time as he explains what people mined in each era and how mining techniques gradually evolved, then accelerated in the 19th century. This presentation is free.

Gilsum Broadband Presentation

Here is a narrated video presentation of the Gilsum Broadband 1 Gps fiber to the home proposal that includes the details of the public benefits. Total time: 15 minutes. The Committee looks forward to your comments and questions so we can address them during the public benefits hearing on Friday, Jan 15 at 7 PM!

Gilsum Broadband Narrated Presentation

Want to spend more time reading the slides? Here’s a link to the presentation so you can go at your own pace.…/1tjiE5hvhuvpekIsTnx18…/edit…

Annual Pet Blessing October 6 – All Welcome!

Join the Gilsum Congregational Church when it holds its annual pet blessing on Saturday, October 6th at 12 noon on the front lawn of the Church. Refreshments will be served – and treats for the animals! Rev. Jim Berry will preside. Has your pet passed? Bring your favorite photo and Pastor Berry will offer the blessings. Be sure to keep your furry friends on a leash or pet carrier!