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Mt. Idaho get-together set for Oct. 13

MT. IDAHO – The Annual Mt. Idaho Neighborhood Get-Together is set for Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m.

The event will include a dessert and ice cream social and everyone – whether or not they live in Mt. Idaho – is invited to attend. This will be held at the Mt. Idaho Baptist Church.

Speakers will include Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings, Jody Hoogland of Homegrown Quilts, Nancy Connolley with Hope Center and a representative from Animal Ark. A door raffle prize will be held and a bouncy castle for children will also be available.

Call Pastor Matt Claridge at 983-7697.

Chili feed set for Clearwater Oct. 12

CLEARWATER — The community of Clearwater is celebrating fall with the second annual Grange Chili Feed Saturday, Oct. 12. The event is set for the Clearwater Grange Hall, on Sally Ann Road between 4 and 7 p.m.

Call Linda Winters at 926-4606 or Carol Bonanno 926-7465.

Parkinson’s support group to meet Oct. 14

GRANGEVILLE — The Syringa Hospital and Clinics Parkinson’s TeleHealth program is a live broadcast that features interactive educational talks and will be presented at the Parkinson’s Education Support Group Monday, Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. It will be held at the Syringa Hospital and Clinics conference room.

Guest speakers provide valuable information on topics that will help participants to improve their knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and in turn, their quality of life. This month’s presentation is on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy – “Why do we have two brain targets when doing Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy?” presented by Jamie Mark, ARNP — Northwest Neurological in Spokane. Call Robyn Crosby at 983-8571 or e-mail at

Basic First Aid and CPR Class to be held Oct. 19

GRANGEVILLE — Anyone interested in receiving a certification for the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED course is invited to join this informative class held at the Soltman Center Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes all materials. Preregistration is required and can be done by calling Syringa Hospital and Clinics at 983-1700.

Winners named in Farm Bureau photo contest

Idaho Farm Bureau has an annual photo contest with the theme of Idaho Agriculture. Four of the state winners are from Idaho County.

The age group 13-20 saw Avery and Hailey Russell as second and third place winners, respectively. They are the daughters of Valor and Lorie (Palmer) Russell of Grangeville.

In the 6-12 age group, Sabrina Lustig placed second and Connor Forsman took third place. Sabrina is the daughter of Doug and Karen Lustig, Cottonwood, and Connor is the son of Paul and Carri Forsman, Ferdinand.

Syringa Hospital Auxiliary to meet Oct. 14

GRANGEVILLE — The next meeting of the Syringa Hospital Auxiliary will be Oct. 14, noon, in the Northwest Annex meeting room of Syringa Hospital. Lunch is provided.

The purpose of this organization is to interest all persons in the hospital, to furnish volunteer service and to consider special requests of the board of the administrator. Membership shall be open to any person interested in the work of the hospital. Membership is established by attending two consecutive meetings, with voting privileges granted the second meeting. There are no dues.

Pinehurst Quilters host annual auction Oct. 19

PINEHURST – The Pinehurst Quilters will host an auction of handcrafted items that include baby, lap and queen sized quilts, wall hangings, table runners holiday decor, handmade candies and jams plus a bargain table that is affordable for all.

This is set for Saturday, Oct. 19, noon, at the Assembly of God Church Riggins. Call 628-2394.

Flu shot clinic scheduled

GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital & Clinics will offer the 2013/14 Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 9, 16 and Nov. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Primary Care Clinic in Grangeville. Oct. 10 immunizations will be given at the White Bird City Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $35 and may be covered by insurance.

Reconciling Grief classes set through Nov. 20

GRANGEVILLE — Reconciling Grief classes will be held on Wednesdays, Oct. 16 through Nov. 20, in the conference room at Syringa Hospital. These classes are for those seeking information and support while grieving the loss of a loved one. There is no cost for the classes but preregistration is required and attendance at all classes is encouraged. These classes are facilitated by Cindy Higgins LSW, Syringa Hospice Medical Social Worker and Janet Anderson, bereavement counselor. Call Cindy at 983-8550.

SRAG art show in Riggins this weekend

RIGGINS — The Salmon River Art Guild invites the public to its show at the Salmon Rapids Lodge in Riggins on Saturday, Oct. 11, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (MDT) and Sunday, Oct. 13, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (MDT).

Call Gloria Teats at 839-2305, Nancy Gresham at 839-2493, or Kathryn Van Acker at 839-2808 or e-mail

Kids Klub Fall Festival Fund-raiser is Saturday

GRANGEVILLE — The Kids Klub annual Fall Festival Fund-raiser variety show is set for Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and variety show at 7 p.m. followed by dancing to a live band.

Tickets are $25 each or $30 at the door. Call 983-2285.

Booster Club meeting set for Oct. 14

GRANGEVILLE – The Grangeville High School Booster Club will meet Monday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., in the GHS library. All are invited to attend.

Cattlemen meeting set for Oct. 19 in White Bird

WHITE BIRD — The Idaho/Lewis County Cattlemen will have their annual meeting and dinner Saturday, Oct. 19, at Hoot’s Café in White Bird. All members and their guests are encouraged to attend. The annual meeting will begin at 5 p.m. followed by social hour and dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner will be prime rib, barbecue ribs, lasagna, green beans, corn, and a salad bar. There will be door prizes, a live auction and silent auction. The dance will begin around 8 p.m. with the band Beargrass. For questions call Cindy Dahler, president, at 926-4955.


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