Pike County Community Blood Drives are 11:30 am – 2 pm, Monday at Illini Community Hospital, 640 W. Washington Pittsfield and 4-6 pm at David Schrock’s House, 17652 County Hwy 11, Pleasant Hill. For your convenience call blood center toll free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD. Walk-ins welcome and appreciated. Central Illinois Community Blood Center, a not-for-profit organization is provider of life-saving blood for 15 hospitals throughout central Illinois, including Passavant Area Hospital and Memorial Medical Center and St. Johns Hospital.
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