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What You Need to Know About Common Core – Jan 16 – Pittsfield, IL

check this out button “What You Need to Know About Common Core” presentation about the Common Core program will be held on Thursday, January 16 at 7pm at the Pike County Farm Bureau building located in Pittsfield.  This event will feature Shane Vanderhart, a regional expert on Common Core.  The Illinois State Board of Education has been invited, and the public is encouraged to attend.  Free will donations are welcome to cover costs.

Please call (217)242-9833 for more information.

Winter VBS – Jan 2 to 4 – Pittsfield, IL

winter vbsWinter VBS is coming to the First Christian Church! Don’t miss out on the fun as they learn about the Adventures of St. Nicholas. Be sure to call and register your child today! Call (217)285-4129. Visit their website at http://www.fccpittsfield.org/ to learn more about the First Christian Church. http://ow.ly/i/45v73

Community Christmas Tree – Dec 24 – Griggsville, IL

present250_250 The 90th annual Community Christmas Tree is December 24th beginning at 6pm in the Nichol Gym in Griggsville. The Lighthouse Baptist Church will present the program with help from the Griggsville American Legion, Legion Auxillary, Sons of the Legion, and Santa Claus!

There will be gifts for ages birth through 4th grade.  Cash donations for this event can be left at the City Hall, Farmers National Bank, or at the Community Christmas Tree.  Everyone is welcome!

Christmas Vespers – Dec 22 – Pittsfield, IL

merry_christmas_by_kevron2001-d5mkdxe Join Pittsfield’s First Christian Church for their 88th Annual Christmas Vespers on Sunday, December 22 at 5pm. They will perform a cantata entitled “Come Messiah King” by Randy Vader, Jay Rouse, and Rose Aspinall. The choir will be under the direction of Helen Earls, with pianist Becky Irwin, organist Charlotte Dunham, and Kayla Boren playing flute and piccolo.

Soloists will be Chuck Barber, Ruth Bennet, Jenny Palmer, Maddie Palmer, Christie Mendenhall, Jeremy Schoenherr, Michael Ten Eyck, Renita Ten Eyck, Kayla Boren, Spencer Boren, and Alayna Mendenhall with Julie Boren & Glen Cooley as narrators. Twenty-one children under the direction of Teresa Bauer will also participate.

All are welcome to attend and it will be streamed live on WBBA at http://www.wbbaradio.com/

CPAP Clinic – Dec 18 – Pittsfield, IL

check this out button Illini Health Services CPAP Clinic will be Wednesday, December 18 from 9am to 4pm. Anyone with CPAP/BiPAP prescribed by a physician is welcome to bring their unit to the store. A respiratory therapist will check the machine and answer any questions.

Call (217)285-1914 to make your appointment today!

Come See Santa – Dec 23 – Griggsville, IL

santa-claus Calling all kids! Come see Santa and give him your wish list before it’s too late! Santa will be at the North Pike Library in Griggsville on Monday, December 23 from 7pm to 8pm. There will be a special story time along with Santa and snacks so come and have a great time!

The Giving Tree – Until Dec 20 – Pittsfield, IL

present250_250If you’re looking for ways to help the less fortunate in our community this holiday season, head over to the Pittsfield Public Library for The Giving Tree.

The Giving Tree is in the Adult section of the Library with tags on the tree for both men & women, and ends December 20th.  There are several tags left to be filled.  Gift suggestions: gift cards to Wal-Mart, local grocery story, pharmacies, or maybe even hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, afghans, socks, etc.  Not sure what to purchase? You can leave a monetary donation and the library will pick a gift for you.

For more information, please contact Sara Bernard at the Pittsfield Public Library (217)285-2200.

Fire Department Fundraiser – Ongoing – Pleasant Hill, IL

pch fire departmentThe Pleasant Hill Fire Department will be holding it’s last fundraiser of the year. They will be selling tickets for one-half of beef from Kabricks. Tickets are $10 each. There are only 250 tickets to be sold, so get yours now before they run out! Contact any fireman or Cory Winchell at (217)473-1908 for tickets.

Santa Celebration – Dec 14 – Pittsfield, IL

santa-claus Neal Tire & Auto Service will host a Santa Celebration. Kids can take pictures with Santa and his elf at Neal Tire & Auto Service in Pittsfield on Saturday, December 14 from 8am to noon.

Customer Appreciation Day – Dec 13 – Pittsfield, IL

Something Different button United Community Bank (UCB) in Pittsfield will be holding a Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, December 13 from 11am to 3pm.  Please stop by and enjoy complimentary food & beverages from UCB as a thank-you for a wonderful year!

Learn more about UCB Bank at http://www.ucbbank.com or by calling them at (217)285-2176.