Bible studies for 2015 will be held at Griggsville United Methodist Church every Wednesday at 9:30 am, and at Perry United Methodist Church every Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm. The book of Joel and the minor prophets will be studied. This Bible study is sponsored by the 7 congregations of the Bright Star Parish but is open to absolutely everyone. If you have questions, feel free to contact Pastor Dave at 217-833-2575 or 217-833-2457.
The 42nd Annual Griggsville-Perry Alumni Association Reception will be held on Sunday, May 24 at 2 pm in the school cafeteria. There will be a short program, followed by refreshments and a short meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Jill Kunzeman at 309-264-3785.
BOGO (Buy One Get One Free) Book Fair will be at Griggsville School Wednesday, May 13 through Friday, May 15. Wednesday & Friday the book fair will be open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Thursday the book fair will be open from 1-3 pm and reopen that evening from 5-7 pm. Family Event will be on Thursday evening from 5-7 pm.
Connie from Pike County Senior Services will be at the North Pike District Library in Griggsville May 12, 9 am to Noon. If anyone has any questions about Medicare, Med D, Medicaid, etc. come and get help with concerns you may have. Let Pike County Service be your “Go To Place”.
Griggsville-Perry High School students are trying to receive a grant from the Midwest Technical Institute for $10,000 to upgrade school and supplies. Students have put together a video which shows need for the grant. Voting is from April 6 – May 4. Winners will be announced May 6.
Anyone can help by going to www.facebook.com/midwesttechnicalinstitutespringfieldil and click tab: “MTI $10,000 Grant”.
To register your vote, select video of choice and click “vote” button to the right of the video and “share” that video to encourage others to vote. For questions contact Mrs. Sheehan, 217-833-2352.
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.
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.
The Bright Star Methodist Cooperative Parish (Oxville, Florence, Detroit, Griggsville, Perry, Baylis, and New Salem) invites everyone in Pike County to the Griggsville United Methodist Church for Passover Seder for Christians Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. To make your reservations by March 22, call Pastor Dave at the Bright Star Parish office at 217-833-2575.
Griggsville Perry High School Blood Drive is being sponsored by the Anatomy/Physiology and Health Occupation classes on March 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood drive will be held in the large gym at Griggsville Perry High School located at 202 North Stanford in Griggsville. Please call the office at 217-833-2352 to sign up for an appointment to give blood. Please note that when donating make sure and bring a valid photo ID. Dependent on the amount of blood units contributed, a Senior student will be given a scholarship at the end of the school year.
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