EVANSDALE, Iowa  — A birthday party has been organized for one of the two missing Iowa cousins.

Today is Lyric Cook’s 11th birthday, and family and friends are be gathering for a party at 6 p.m. at Countryside Vineyard Church in Evansdale.

Children will frost cookies and make cards for Lyric and beaded friendship bracelets.

Lyric and her cousin, Elizabeth Collins, have been missing since July 13. Their bikes were found near Meyers Lake in Evansdale. Elizabeth has since turned 9.

FBI officials have said they believe the girls were abducted.

Investigators say they’re still getting tips about the girls.

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