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.
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!
The Pittsfield High School Class of 1963 is having their 70th birthday party at the Senior Citizens Center, 220 W. Adams in Pittsfield, at 10:30 am. For reservations and information contact Cherryll Gaffney Allen at 309-333-7753 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Puzzlebox: Autism Color Run will be Saturday, April 25 at 9 am to 11 am. The run starts at 9:30 am. For more information please contact Taylor Sweeting at 217-285-2113, ext 3227 or 217-370-8142. You can also contact by email to: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org