Soccer Sign Ups Extended – Pittsfield, IL

soccerThis session will be held for boys and girls ages 4-18.  Children must be 4 by September 1 and no older than 18 by September 1.  Games will be played on Sunday afternoons at Pittsfield Lake.  There will be a registration fee of $25 for one child, two children $45, three children $65, and four children $85.  Cost includes t-shirt.  Financial assistance is available.  Registration forms are available at the United Methodist Church in the entry area or you can also find a registration form on their Facebook page Pike Soccer – Illinois.

Don’t Get Rid of Your Prom Dresses!

Pageant Flyer colorLadies, if we can have your attention for a moment. Please don’t get rid of your gorgeous prom dresses once prom season is over. You can wear it again (your parents will love that they’re getting their money’s worth out of your dress lol)! Keep that dress and wear it in the Pittsfield Fall Festival in August! You know you looked amazing in it once, so make sure to wow everyone one more time before you move onto the next year’s fashion!

Keep an eye on the local papers, Pike County Happenings, the Pittsfield Fall Festival Facebook page, and listen to WBBA to stay up to date on Fall Festival info. This is a great pageant to be a part of, don’t be shy, own that catwalk!

Facebook Group for Pike parents with an IEP

for parents buttonParents with children with IEPs (Individualized Education Programs) often feel alone & frustrated trying to understand special education law and get the most appropriate education for their children. Parents in Pike County can now find support & connection through a Facebook group called Pike IEP Parents.

According to the Facebook group description, “This is a place to share what is working and what is not so that we can all grow in our advocacy efforts for our children. Let’s share frustrations and challenges in a constructive manner so that we can support one another in resolving issues. Equally important — let’s share successes and encourage one another. This is meant to be a helpful forum for us to find each other and work together in the best interest of our children.”

If you feel this is a group that you would like to join, please request membership on their page. Click HERE to be directed to the Facebook group site.

Puzzlebox Autism Project 2014

puzzlebox flyerPuzzlebox Autism Project 2014 update:

Save the dates…

The weekend of the 21st of March (Facebook Challenge, let’s show our online support, more details later),

April 2nd-30th (Light it Up Blue Campaign, let’s show Autism Speaks how it’s done, more details later), and last but certainly not least… Autism Awareness Pittsfield March (details to come)… Let’s Get our Support On… Spring 2014!!!

Further info will be discussed at the next Puzzlebox: Autism Support/Awareness Group meeting, anyone interested in attending or would like to become a member (this is an open group for anyone affected and or interested in the autism spectrum) contact Taylor Sweeting on Facebook, by email at taylor.sweeting@yahoo.com or by phone at 217-370-8142!

Winter Beauty Miss Pageant – Feb 1 – County Wide

winter beauty miss Enter your child into the Pageant Perfect “Winter Beauty Miss” Pageant today! Photos must be received by February 1st, 2014 to be considered. Each contestant may enter 3 photos for $5, or 5 photos for $8. Please visit their Facebook page for more details and questions or call (217)371-4943. https://www.facebook.com/pageantperfectdirecting

Holiday Celebration – Dec 13 – Pittsfield, IL

christmas event Join William Watson Hotel, Flowers -N- More, and the rest of the South Side of Pittsfield’s Historic Square for a Holiday Celebration. This marks WWH’s 6th year of business and we are going to show our appreciation to the community with an evening of music, drinks, and appetizers!  The fun lasts from 5pm to 9pm.

For more information, contact the William Watson Hotel at (217)285-6030 and visit their Facebook page to stay up to date on future events! https://www.facebook.com/WWHhotelier

#ShopSmall – Waycool Customs – Pittsfield, IL

waycool Is it time to give your jalopy a fresh coat of paint? Looking to restore that rat rod sitting in your garage?  Give Waycool Customs a call!  Their goal is to provide customized, high quality restorations without the “just get it done” mentality.  They specialize in street rods and restorations with amazing work previewed on their Facebook page.  You can check them out for yourself by visiting their website or Facebook page (links at the bottom).   Just another way you can help support local small business and #ShopSmall!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waycoolcustoms

Website: http://www.waycoolstreetrods.com/

Phone: (217)285-1231

#ShopSmall – The Brick on Madison – Pittsfield, IL

the brick Can we say YUMMY?!  The Brick on Madison is a great place for a tasty and hearty meal anytime.  With good food, great prices, and a friendly atmosphere, you can’t go wrong when you go to The Brick.  Every Sunday they offer an awesome buffet from 11:30-2 and you won’t leave hungry.  Having a date night out? They have a chic bar/lounge just off the main dining room.  The bartender there can whip up just about any drink you desire.  It’s not often you find a place that’s not only perfect for a date, but also a great place to bring your family.  Be sure to check out The Brick when you’re out and about this Saturday during #ShopSmall.

Visit them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebrickonmadison or check out their menu at http://www.scribd.com/doc/145120681/The-Brick-on-Madison-Menu and you can also contact them by phone at (217)285-5888.

#ShopSmall – Catering and More – Pittsfield, IL

Catering and More When it comes to eating, if you leave Catering and More and you’re still hungry, that’s certainly not their fault! LOL!  The folks here will generously give you portions that almost guarantee you’ll need a doggie bag.  When you’re wanting something fast but delicious and not something from a fast food chain, this is the place to go.  Their cafeteria setting is awesome and their daily specials are conveniently available on a calendar that you can pick up at the register.  You’re in, out, and on your way to a happy tummy in just minutes!  #ShopSmall and help keep our community thriving this Saturday!

Visit them on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CateringAndMore?hc_location=timeline or contact them by phone at (217)285-13698.

#ShopSmall – Country Fixins/Jewels N Tools – Pittsfield, IL

AMEX_Shop_Small_Stamp_RGB_Primary_Blue_Logo If you like to gift your friends & family with unique and fascinating items, then look no further than Country Fixins Primitives Antique & Craft Mall, which also houses Jewels  N Tools!  You’ll find this phenomenal partnership just north of Pittsfield in the Industrial Park.  Jewels N Tools is currently holding a free giveaway of amazing homemade soap, all you have to do is visit their Facebook page, “Like” them and share the photo and you just might win!  Swing by here, you never know what treasures you might find when you support our local small business owners!  #ShopSmall and show your support.

Country Fixins: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Country-Fixins-Primitives-Antique-Craft-Mall/124186867658363?hc_location=timeline

Jewels N Tools: https://www.facebook.com/JewelsNTools?ref=stream