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Ribbon Cutting & Job Fair at Revolution Cannabis – August 15 – Barry, IL

Revolution Enterprises invites you to join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony marking the historic commencement of operations at Revolution Cannabis – Barry IL. The ceremony will take place in front of the 75,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility just off Highway 4 north of Route 72 on Saturday, August 15.

The Revolution Cannabis Job Fair will take place beginning at 11:30 am at the Barry YMCA. There will be a light luncheon with catering from Stroemer Foods. All are invited to learn about the available jobs and meet the Revolution Cannabis team.


Saturday in Barry– the ribbon cutting ceremony is being held at 10:30 a.m. outside the cultivation center facility, which is located north of Rt. 72, just off Highway 4.

The job fair will be held afterward, at 11:30 a.m., at the YMCA in Barry, located at 1400 Mortimer St. The job fair goes until 4:00 p.m.


Be sure to visit the event’s Facebook page by clicking HERE.

Visit ACE Revolution’s Facebook page HERE and their website http://www.acerevolution.com/ 

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PCST Swim Team Sign Ups – May 2 –

PCST Swim team will hold sign ups on Saturday, May 2 at Orr Hall in the Pittsfield United Methodist Church from 9-11 am.

G-P FFA Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale – May 1 & 2 – Griggsville, IL

The Griggsville-Perry FFA will have its annual greenhouse plant sale Friday, May 1, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm and Saturday, May 2, 9 am to 12 pm.  Additional dates will be announced next week.  Large assortments of annuals, vegetables, and hanging baskets.  Proceeds go to support Griggsville-Perry FFA Leadership Programs.

Western IL Fair seeks Pageant Contestants

The Western IL Fair is seeking contestants for the 2015 Queen and Princess Pageants.  The queen contestants must be between the ages of 16-21.  The princess contestants must be ages 5-6.  The contestants may reside in the counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Morgan, Pike or Scott.  The queen contest offers a $1,000 scholarship along with cash and prizes.  For more information contact Beth White at 217-370-3638.

Live Music – May 2 – Detroit, IL

The Southern Gospel recording artists,  The Chosen Ones, will be appearing May 2 at 6:15 pm at the Detroit Christian Church in Detroit, located 7 miles East of Pittsfield on State Hwy 106.  Cookies, finger foods, sandwiches, iced tea and coffee will begin at 5:30 pm in the church annex.  For more information about this event, please contact Steve Haskins at 217-891-7616.

Pike Co. Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Golf Open – April 24 – Pittsfield, IL

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce’s 21st Annual Golf Open fundraiser is Friday, April 24th at Old Orchard Country Club in Pittsfield.   Registration will begin at 8:15 AM with a shotgun start at 9:00 AM.  Lunch will be provided.  Team sponsorships is $240 for a 4 person team, which includes golf fees, cart rental, skins & mulligans and lunch.  A Business Sponsorship which allows businesses to set up a booth or have special activities and personnel at the Tee Box of the sponsored hole is available for $150.  A combination Team & Hole Sponsorship is available for $340.  Other special sponsorships such as closest to the pin, longest drive, etc. are available. Register your team and pay by April 17, and receive 4 chances (one for each team member) for a drawing for an Odessey White Hot putter. Download the form on the Chamber’s website- Chamber section- then blue golf tab.

Taste of Pike Food & Home Show – May 2 – Pittsfield, IL

The Taste of Pike Food & Home Show will be held on Saturday, May 2 at the Crossroads Center in Pittsfield.  Event will take place from 11 am to 4 pm with Free-will donation for admission.  Food and drink will be available to sample and purchase along with other vendor items.  Come on out for a fun filled day and enjoy foods from Pike County, crafts and home ideas!  There will be a Silent Auction and a raffle for a $500 meat bundle.  Admission, raffle and auction money will benefit the Pike County Fire Department.  For info call Chris at Save-A-Lot at (217) 285-5712.

*Still taking vendors through April 12!

HCE Spring Luncheon – April 11 – Pittsfield, IL

The Home and Community Education (HCE) will host a spring luncheon April 22, featuring The Casteel Color Wheel Spring Style Show.  The event will be held at the Crossroads, 125 W. Jefferson in Pittsfield.  Style show will be held from 10 am to 11:15 am.  Lunch will be served after the show.  Tickets available through HCE members.

Youth Cake Decorating Workshop – April 6 – Pittsfield, IL

The University of Illinois Extension Unit 14 will be offering a Cake Decorating Workshop for youth ages 8-18 on Monday, April 6 from 9:30 am to 11 am at the Pike County Farm Bureau building located at 1301 E. Washington St in Pittsfield.  You can register participants at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/abhps or by calling the Pike County Extension office at 217-285-5543.  For questions please contact Tammi Koltveit at 217-285-5543 or by email at koltveit@illinois.edu

Pike County Relay for Life – June 20 – Pittsfield, IL

The Pike County 2015 Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 11 am to 11 pm at the courthouse in Pittsfield.  There is no registration fee this year.  We are looking for more teams.  If you would like more information, would like to register a team or would like to donate a raffle item please call Event Chairs Brandy Allred at 217-779-9297 or Susan Manker at 217-370-5995.