BSMCP Passover Seder – March 31 – Griggsville, IL

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.

Blood Drive – March 6 – Griggsville, IL

Reinhart-Blood-DriveGriggsville 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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Toy Drive & Cookie Walk at Game – Dec 16 – Griggsville, IL

santa-clausOn Tuesday, December 16 beginning at 6 pm, the Tornadoes will play at home vs Pittsfield. Admission will be a toy to donate for the G-P Toy Drive to benefit the Griggsville-Perry School District Christmas Families. One adult or child admission free per toy. Also on that night, Team Impact will hold it’s annual Cookie Walk from 3:30 pm until the end of the game.

If you would like to donate cookies, please bring them to Kayt Risley on Monday, December 15. OTSD will be at the game that night handing out goodies.

Griggsville-Perry FFA Fundraiser – Griggsville, IL

fundraiserGriggsville-Perry FFA is conducting its annual citrus fruit, cheese and sausage fundraiser.  They are selling Florida and California citrus of: navel oranges, grapefruit, tangelos, tangerines, along with Wahsington pears and apples.  They are available in bushels, 4/5 bushels, 2/5 bushels, and bags.  They are also selling Wisconsin Cheese and Summer Sausage Gift boxes along with honey ham and beef sticks.  Contact any GP FFA member or call Chris Miller Ag Instructor at the High School.  Proceeds go to support Griggsville-Perry FFA Leadership Programs and Activities.

UMC Carols of Christmas Bazaar – Nov 21 – Griggsville, IL

christmas eventThe Griggsville United Methodist Women invite you to attend their annual “Carols of Christmas” Bazaar on Friday, November 21 from 10 am to 2 pm. Doors open at 10 am and lunch will begin at 11 am with soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks. Items for sale will include homemade candies, yeast breads, cakes, cookies, tea rings and other assorted dessert items. There will be live music from 11 am to 1 pm. For more information please contact Pastor Dave at 217-833-2575 or 833-2457.