Food Pantry for Southern Pike County

Food Pantry serving the southern Pike County areas: Nebo, Pleasant Hill, Pearl and Belleview.  Transportation is available.  Please call Pastor Darin Workman 217-734-2803. Pantry will be open every third Saturday of each month.

Pancake & Sausage Day – Jan 31 – Hull, IL

The Hull Lions Club annual pancake and sausage day will be January 31.  All you can eat pancakes and sausage will be available from 6 am to 1 pm.

Barry American Legion Events – Jan 31 & March 7 – Barry, IL

The Barry American Legion will have bingo games at the Legion building on January 31.  They will also have their annual pancake & sausage breakfast on March 7 from 6-11 am.

Super Bowl Sunday Membership Drive – Feb 1 – Pittsfield, IL

Pittsfield Moose Lodge 420 will hold it’s membership drive on Super Bowl Sunday.  Come check out what we are all about!  Enjoy the game, snacks and a cold drink.  20% off membership.  Bar opens at noon.  Open to the public.

2nd Annual Pole Shed Open – Feb 7 – Pittsfield, IL

Pittsfield FFA Alumni is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Pole Shed Open Feb. 7.  Register early to secure a spot.  Registration for team (4 golfers) is $100 and includes golf, putters, balls, dinner, awards and prizes.  Single entry is $25.

Schedule for the day is 10-11 am check in at Prairieland FS.  Lunch may be purchased at Hole 4, dinner is at 4 pm with drawings, awards and prizes.  Awards include:  The Eileen Scheiwe Memorial Best Dressed Team Award and The Ty Rylander Memorial Spirited Gnome Award.

Proceeds this year go toward the Ty Rylander Memorial Agriculture Scholarship his family had started.  With a little more funding it could become self-sustaining as tribute to Ty and his involvement with FFA.

Raffle tickets for Western Open autographed Ping Golf Bag are available for $10 each.  To be a hole sponsor, fee is $100.  Donations for prizes or giveaways will be accepted.

Entry forms and checks can be made to FFA Alumni and mailed to: Pole Shed Open, 34976 270th Ave., Pittsfield, IL 62363.  For more information go to  Applications are also available at the Pike County Express office.

IDNR Hunter Safety Course – Feb 26 – Nebo, IL

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Hunter Safety Course is February 26, 6-9 pm and February 28, 8 am – 4 pm at the Nebo D.O.G. House, 163rd South Main St, Nebo.  Lunch will be served at Saturday session.

Pre-registration is required.  The first 60 people to register will only be accepted, due to space limitations.  Call Bill Graham, 217-242-5589 or Scott Campbell, 217-734-2395 for more information or to register.  Must be present for both sessions and complete and pass a written test given on Saturday.