There will be a benefit lunch for Matt & Terri Allen to help with medical expenses on Sunday, Feb 22 from noon to 2 pm in the Milton Christian Church Annex. For more information or to help out call Kim Bristow at 217-320-2306 or 285-4053.
Pikeland District #10 Preschool, Early Childhood and PACT Head Start programs free vision, hearing and developmental screening is March 3-6 at Pittsfield United Methodist Church. Screening, along with parent information determines eligibility for these programs.
Parents of children 2 1/2 – 4 years of age, who live in Pikeland Unit #10 district are invited to schedule a developmental screening appointment. PACT Head Start serves limited income families. If you feel your child may be eligible for this program, bring proof of income and proof of child’s birth date. Tax returns for 2014, W-2’s and/or check stubs serve as income verification. Birth certificate, medical card or immunization record verifies birth.
Call South School, 285-2431, for an appointment.
Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a spaghetti supper 4-8 pm, Feb 21 at St. Mary Parish Hall in Pittsfield. TIckets are $8 for adult; $4 for children. Advance tickets are $7 for adult and can be obtained from any Knights of Columbus member.
For more information call 285-4321.
Pike County Community Blood Drives are 11:30 am – 2 pm, Monday at Illini Community Hospital, 640 W. Washington Pittsfield and 4-6 pm at David Schrock’s House, 17652 County Hwy 11, Pleasant Hill. For your convenience call blood center toll free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD. Walk-ins welcome and appreciated. Central Illinois Community Blood Center, a not-for-profit organization is provider of life-saving blood for 15 hospitals throughout central Illinois, including Passavant Area Hospital and Memorial Medical Center and St. Johns Hospital.
Illini Community Hospital will celebrate the opening of the new Consulting Physician Clinic, Outpatient Services and Oncology areas with an Open House scheduled for Thursday, February 5th from 4-6 pm. The public is encouraged to attend. Those planning to attend the Open House event are asked to enter the hospital through the main lobby entrance off of Washington Street. Staff members and volunteers will be on hand to escort visitors to the new area. Light refreshments will be served.
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