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Welding Classes – Starting Aug 18 – Perry, IL

John Wood Community College will offer two evening welding classes at its Agricultural Education Center near Perry starting August 18.  Both 2 credit hour classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 18 through December 15 from 6 to 7:30 pm.  To inquire about registration, contact the JWCC Agricultural Education Center at 217-641-4558 or 217-236-4711.

Perry UMC Vacation Bible School – June 15 to 19 – Perry, IL

Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday, June 15-19, 9 am – 11 am at Perry UMC at 106 E. South Street in Perry.  You can preregister by calling the Bright Star Parish office at 217-833-2575 or you can show up Monday, June 15 at 9 am.  Cost is free.  If you have any questions please contact Pastor Dae at 217-833-2457 or 217-833-2575.

Crime Stoppers – June 4

Pike County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information concerning the May 25th Burglary of Pioneer Express Store located on Clover St. in Perry.  During the early morning hours the store was entered and items taken included electronics, cash, and consumables.  If you have any information on this, or any other crime taking place in Pike County, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-285-1500.  You will never be asked to identify yourself.  If information you provide leads to an arrest, you will be eligible for up to a $1000 cash reward.

Blood Drive at Perry Fire Department – June 8 – Perry, IL

Perry Fire Department will host a community blood drive, 4-6:30 pm on Monday, June 8 at 210 1/2 W. Main St. inside Bloodmobile.

To donate, contact Chief Paul Craig, 217-257-5459 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 60723 to locate the drive.

Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form) and weigh more than 110 pounds.  A photo ID or CICBC Donor Card is required to donate.

For questions about eligibility, call CICBC at 1-800-747-5401.  Donors who last gave blood on or before April 13 are eligible.

Bible Studies for 2015

Bible studies for 2015 will be held at Griggsville United Methodist Church every Wednesday at 9:30 am, and at Perry United Methodist Church every Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm.  The book of Joel and the minor prophets will be studied.  This Bible study is sponsored by the 7 congregations of the Bright Star Parish but is open to absolutely everyone.  If you have questions, feel free to contact Pastor Dave at 217-833-2575 or 217-833-2457.

42nd Annual Griggsville-Perry Alumni Association Reception – May 24 – Griggsville, IL

The 42nd Annual Griggsville-Perry Alumni Association Reception will be held on Sunday, May 24 at 2 pm in the school cafeteria.  There will be a short program, followed by refreshments and a short meeting.  If you have any questions, please contact Jill Kunzeman at 309-264-3785.

Perry Pioneer Days Organizer Meeting – April 9 – Perry, IL

The Perry Pioneer Days organizers will have a meeting on April 9, 7 pm at Perry Village Hall to reorganize, restructure and solicit new members for the organizing committee.  For more information call Pioneer Days coordinator Jennifer Liehr at 217-236-9701.

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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.