Category Archives: Community Resource

Bloodmobiles in Pike County through the month of June

Illini Community Hospital will have the Bloodmobile at 640 W. Washington on Thursday, June 4 from 2-5:30 pm and Monday, June 15, 12-2 pm.  To schedule an appointment call the Community Blood Center at 217-241-7550 or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org


 

Liberty Village of Pittsfield will have the Bloodmobile at 610 Lowry St. in Pittsfield on Monday, June 22 from 1:30-4 pm.  To schedule an appointment call Ruby Hoots at 285-5200 or register online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org


 

U of I Extension 4H will have the Bloodmobile at 516 Oak Street on Tuesday, June 23 from 11 am to 2 pm.  To schedule an appointment email Tammi Kolveit at koltveit@illinois.edu or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org

Pike County H.C.E. Class offered – June 15

The Pike County H.C.E. is offering a “Learn to Tat” class starting on June 15, 1-3 pm.  Please call Beth Moore at 217-723-4464 or Rebecca DeLong at 217-653-9815 to register.

Goodin Cemetery Association Meeting – June 10 – Pittsfield, IL

Goodin Cemetery Association meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 10 at 5 pm at Don App’s house, 319 Sycamore St.  All trustees and officers need to attend.  Anyone who has a family member buried there is also welcome.

North Pike Senior Fellowship hosts “Jesus, Saviour of the World” – June 17 – Chambersburg, IL

North Pike Senior Fellowship will host “Jesus, Saviour of the World”, Wednesday, June 17.  Speakers are Steve Ingram, David Hartsfield, and Matt Haberman.  Special music is by “The Stills” and Tom Mehaffy.

Registration is 8:30 am – 9 am, ending at 2 pm.  Catered in lunch.  Please call for your reservation by June 15 at 217-327-4338 or send it to:  William Lidgard, 45075 400th Ave., Chambersburg, IL 62363.

Grain Bin Rescue Training – June 2 – Barry, IL

Barry Fire Department is sponsoring a Grain Bin Rescue Training, June 2, noon – 4 pm and 5-9 pm at Barry Fire Department.

Contact Chris Little, 217-653-3697 to attend classes.

Market On The Green starts May 30 – Pittsfield, IL

Market On The Green begins May 30, running through September, Saturdays 7-11 am.  Fresh vegetables and fruits, baked items and plants available.

Vendors welcome.

Call Cindy Lightle, 217-833-2619 for information or to sign up.

Homeowner’s Resource Fair – June 9 – Pittsfield, IL

A Homeowner’s Resource Fair is June 9, 2-4 pm at Findley Place Community Room, 400 W. Jefferson St. in Pittsfield.

USDA Rural Development, Ameren, West Central Illinois for Independent Living, Pike County Health Department, Two Rivers Regional Council and Pike County Senior Services will be there.

Event is open to all ages. Topics include 100% financing to home buyers, energy incentives, weatherization, home repairs, help to keep disabled homeowners in their homes, dangers of lead-based pain and radon, meals on wheels, amplified phones, housekeeping assistant and Medicare information.

Come and see what you might qualify for.

For information, call Diana Belknapp at 217-244-9307 with USDA, or Connie 217-285-6150 with Pike County Senior Services.

Summer Reading Program – June 10, 17, 24 – Kinderhook, IL

Kinderhook Township Library in Hull will sponsor a summer reading program “Western Rodeo” 10 am June 10, 17 & 24 at the library.  All cowpokes pre-school through third grade that live in Western School District are invited to saddle up and ride on over.  Event includes stories, crafts & surprises.

Mark the calendar and join in this summer fun activity.  For questions call 217-432-5409 or 217-430-5409.

Water Aerobic Classes at King Park Pool – Pittsfield, IL

Water aerobic classes being May 28 at King Park Pool in Pittsfield.

Classes are Tuesday and Thursday, 12 noon to 1 pm and 5-6 pm during Adult Swim Time.  Cost is $1 pool entry fee.  Classes are free.  Any adult that wants to be healthier, have fun and meet new people can attend.  All supplies provided; no swimming knowledge required.

For those who want to take advantage of the water other days, adult swim time is everyday 6-8 am, 11 am – 1 pm, and 5-6 pm.  There is adult swim time summer passes for those who might want to come just to walk in the water or swim during these hours.

This particular pass is only good for adult swim time.  For questions call Helen Hilgedick at 285-4524 or King Park Pool at 285-6011.

Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment – June 6 & 7 – Pittsfield, IL

Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment is June 6 & 7, 2015.
The schedule is: SATURDAY
9 AM – ALL CAMPS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11 AM – GENTLEMENS & LADIES FASHION SHOW & TEA
12 NOON – PROGRAM ON THE IRONCLAD VIRGINIA
THAT WILL BE TAKING PART IN THE BATTLE
12:30 PM- 10TH IL CAVALRY BAND IN CONCERT
2 PM – BATTLE REENACTMENT
3 PM- PRESS CONFERENCE W/PRES. LINCOLN, GEN GRANT & GEN . LEE
CANADY CANNON
DUSK – NIGHT CANNON FIRING BETWEEN GROUND FORCES & THE IRONCLAD VIRGINIA
SUNDAY:
9 AM – CAMPS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
1860’S PERIOD CHURCH SERVICE
NOON – CANDY CANNON
1:30 PM – BATTLE REENACTMENT
NAUVOO ON THE ROAD WILL PRESENT PERIOD CRAFTS & CHILDRENS GAMES ALL DAY SATURDAY.
ALL DAY SATURDAY & SUNDAY
CIVIL WAR EMBALMING AND BLACKSMITH DEMONSTRATIONS.
PERIOD FOOD & VENDORS
U S MARSHALLS PERFORMING SKITS
GO TO WWW.PIKELINCOLN.COM OR CALL 217-285-6995
FOR MORE INFO.