If you wish to submit a float into the Pleasant Hill 4th of July Parade, please contact Sally Ward or mail your entry to general delivery, Pleasant Hill. The theme is small town hero and there will be three prizes: Best Theme, Most Patriotic and Miss Pleasant Hill’s Choice. The parade starts at 11 with line up at 10.
7-8 am at Cardinal Inn, Pittsfield
9-10 am at Pam’s Cafe, Pleasant Hill
11-12 pm at Barry Cafe, Barry
1-2 at The Bucket, Griggsville
Questions contact the District office at 217-243+-6221.
Don’t be left out, get your tickets for the Pleasant Hill Wolves Multi-Class reunion! This reunion is for graduating classes 1997 – 2004 and will be held at Hopewell Winery. Hopewell Winery is located half a mile outside of Summer Hill, IL on Highway 54. Just 7 miles from Pittsfield, IL and Louisiana, MO. (19048 U.S. 54, Rockport, IL 62370).
A ticket will be needed to be admitted to the reunion and costs $30. Please use your emailed receipt as the ticket. The cost of one ticket will cover the classmate and one guest. Any monies left over will be applied towards the next group reunion in 5 years so that we can have more amenities. We have no funds at this time to get things started. If there is enough participation we may be able to include a few drinks or food with ticket costs at our next reunion. No refunds will issued. You will receive a confirmation email to print for receipt/ticket. To see a breakdown of the cost of the ticket and to purchase your ticket, please visit http://www.wolvesreunion.myevent.com/?1392977531
For additional information and questions, please contact Aleasha Kiel via Facebook or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mounted Angels Therapeutic Horsemanship uses volunteers to offer free therapeutic horsemanship lessons to children with disabilities. Lessons will be Thursday evenings during June and July, except during the Pike County Fair. If anyone knows of a child with a disability that could benefit from this program, please call Martha Sheppard for required forms as soon as possible. A physician needs to sign forms prior to participation.
Volunteers are always needed and anyone 15 years old or older can help. Training is provided on working safely with horses and children. Anyone wishing to volunteer must attend the Volunteer Orientation Service 6:30 pm on Thursday, June 5 at the Pike County Fairgrounds in Pleasant Hill. Call Martha Sheppard for more information. 217-829-4409. First riding lesson will be immediately following volunteer training on June 5.
Information courtesy the Pike County Express
You have talent, so why not show it off and maybe even win a prize? The Pike County Fair wants YOU to be a part of this year’s 2014 Pike County Fair Talent Contest! Sign ups will be held on Monday, June 9 at The County Seat (next to The Courtyard Cafe on the square) from 4 pm to 6 pm. Registration fee is only $15. There will be two divisions: Jr Division for ages 14 and under and Sr Division for ages 15-21 yrs.
Any questions or concerns can be directed to Michelle Ruble at 217-653-9703 or Carl High at 573-754-2536.
The Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church is ready to go on a safari for it’s annual Vacation Bible School this summer. The VBS will be held Monday-Friday, June 9-13 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Each day will include a Bible lesson, game, snack and craft, along with time for singing, mission and worshiping with the entire VBS group. If you would like to register or need transportation, please contact Amanda at 217-242-7674.
CICBC Blood Drive will be held at David Schrock’s home from 4 – 6:30 pm on Monday, May 19 at 17652 County Highway 11 in Pleasant Hill. For your convenience call Mindy to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD, ext 5136 or schedule an appointment online using sponsor code 6-636 at www.bloodcenterimpact.org Walk-ins welcome and appreciated.
The Pleasant Hill Community Education Committee will host their 2nd annual cookoff this year at Hopewell Winery on June 28. There will be a maximum of 10 teams competing. Each team will pay $75 to join and will receive three different types of meat.l There will be chicken, pulled pork and currently an unknown for the third meat. Visitors to the cookoff will be able to sample and vote on the people’s choice award. Be sure to stay tuned to the Hopewell Winery Facebook page and Pike County Happenings for future information and details!