Pleasant Hill FFA Alumni is hosting a Longenberger Basket Bingo Saturday, November 15 at Pleasant Hill Elementary School. Supper is at 5:30 pm, Bingo starts at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to play. Funds raised will assist in the FFA scholarships and leadership activities of the Pleasant Hill FFA. Join in the fun! For more information call 217-734-2311 and ask for Mary Barnes.
To help ensure an adequate blood supply for our region, David Schrock’s House located at 17652 County Hwy 11 in Pleasant Hill is hosting a blood drive on Monday, Sept. 29. The hours of the blood drive are 4 – 6:30 p.m. For your convenience, please call the blood center (toll-free) to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or schedule an appointment online using sponsor code 60636 at http://www.bloodcenterimpact.org. Walk-ins are also welcome and appreciated.
A benefit will be held on Saturday, October 25 for Phillip Gates who has been battling cancer since fall of 2013. There will be a chicken dinner, cost for adults $8 and children 4-8 yrs of age $4.
There will be a 50/50 drawing, a gun raffle and silent auction. The gun being raffled is a Mossberg shotgun, deer and turkey combo, for $10 per ticket (need not be present to win).
For information or to contact tickets please contact:
Angie Hughes at 217-491-8308
Joe Gates 217-491-1192
Mack Holland 618-232-1432
Donna Stelbrink 618-535-3504
Pleasant Hill Pre-K Developmental Screening is 1-3p.m. Aug. 21.
Free screening is for all preeschool age children, 2 1/2 to 5 (not enrolling in kindergarten).
It is necessary for children to be screened to be considered for the Pre-K program.
For an appointment call the Pleasant Hill Elementary school, 734-2311.
What better way to celebrate our freedom and independence than with a community celebration?! Let us help you get ready for this holiday with a listing of community events and activites that will be held in honor of this historic holiday!
Pine Lakes Jellystone Park – Fireworks show July 4. Gate opens at 8:30 pm. Entry Fee: $5.00 per car
4th of July Parade at 11 am will go through the town and end at the city park. National Anthem at 1 pm, baby contest at 1:15, Little Mr & Miss contest at 2:15, Prince & Princess at 3, Jr. Miss & Miss at 4, Cheerleaders at 5, Lip Sync contest at 5:30, Miss Fire Cracker at 6:15, Fireworks at dusk. Half Moon Petting Zoo will have pony rides. Spring Creek and Pleasant Hill EMS will have a disaster relief trailer in parade and park to raise money.
Outside of Pike County:
Quincy 4th of July Fireworks will be held at the Illinois Veterans Home at 9:20 pm. Spectacular fireworks display on the grounds of the Illinois Veterans Home. Refreshments will be available. The Concessions and Kids Zone will open at 5 pm. Pre-firework entertainment will be provided by the Quincy Park Band at 7:30 pm. Fireworks begin at dusk. Parking is limited, use the shuttle bus from Lot C at Quincy University at 18th & Elm Streets.
Louisiana, MO 4th of July Celebration. Come to the riverfront in Louisiana and enjoy food and fun during the afternoon and evening followed by the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Show at dusk!
Jerseyville 4th of July Fireworks will be at the American Legion at 9 pm. American Legion, 300 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Come watch the fireworks in Jerseyville at the American Legion. Fireworks begin at dusk.
Grafton Independence Celebration will be on July 5th on Main Street at dusk.
Jacksonville 4th of July Blast will be on July 4 over Mauvaise Terre Lake at 9:30 pm.
Come join us for a night of great Gospel music with one of the premier Southern Gospel groups in America.
Love offering will be taken for The Greenes.
Call 217-734-9012 for more information.