The mission of the Lost Island-Ruthven Betterment Association is to provide the opportunity for the citizens of Ruthven and Lost Island area to support community activities and improvement projects through planning and participation.  

Please consider joining LIRBA as a member.  Your $25.00 membership will support the activites and efforts of the organization.  As important as your financial membership, we encourgage you to join us for the planning and implementation of current and new activites.  

2023 LIRBA events

Cabin Fever Weekend: February 18

Mother's Day Brunch: May 14th

Bully Bullhead Weekend: July 7, 8, 9

Get Together on Gowrie: August 10

Pumpkin Fest: October 21

Trunk or Treat: October 31

Santa Day: December 9




Pay for your Annual LIRBA Membership by credit card.


Contact Info

P.O. Box 141 Ruthven, IA 51358

Group Members

Lisa Markley

Vice President
Jon Josephson

Connie Reinert

Peggy Cizek