Friends of Murphy (FOM) is a non-profit fundraising organization to raise funds to help support the students and staff at John B. Murphy Elementary School.

The Annual Tree Sale is BACK!

Can you smell the pine scent?  Can you hear the jingle of the bells?  It is almost that time of year again.  And the Christmas Trees are back!

Check out the Athletic Field Park Advisory Council website to pre-order your tree or wreath for the Holidays.  This year they are pre-order only and there is a limited supply so order now!

Pick up will take place at JT’s Genuine Sandwich Shop on the following dates:

  • Friday, Nov. 27, 2-4pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 28, 2-4pm

Or you can choose delivery for an additional fee.

These trees are fresh from the farm and your purchase benefits our community and Murphy Elementary School.  Thank you for your support and Happy Holidays!

GIPNA Beer & BBQ Virtual Fundraiser

Good beer!  Good food!  Raffles!  Music!

Order your ticket at to receive an assortment of 3 beers + 1 cider paired with a 4-course tasting menu prepared by Chris Cunningham of JT’s Genuine Sandwich Shop and chefs from the award-winning Independence Pork BBQ team.  You will pick up your order from JT’s on December 5 then sign in for the online event.

Enjoy the delicious food and beverages with neighbors (virtually) along with some wonderful music by Max Bessesen while you enter to win amazing raffle prizes.

Proceeds will benefit Murphy Elementary School.



Next Event

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, December 8 at 7pm will be a virtual meeting.

We are still working to help our school & community and support the local arts even though we cannot meet face to face.

Please join us or reach out if you would like to help!