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Community Briefs -- June 11

aClass of ’79 reunion set

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School class of 1979 will host a barbecue potluck at 503 South B Street Saturday, July 5, 1 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs and condiments will be provided.

Contact Kim Fales at 983-2303, Randy Fischer at 507-1416 or Effie Alm at 507-8891 to RSVP.

Ramos memorial set for June 14 at Pioneer Park

GRANGEVILLE – A memorial potluck picnic for Larry Ramos is set for Saturday, June 14, at Pioneer (City) Park in Grangeville, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wear Hawaiian attire in honor of Ramos and bring food and a story to share. For details call Carolyn Haning at 983-6392.

Weil to perform in Stites

STITES — Aaron Michael Weil will be live in concert at Stites Baptist Church on Monday, June 16, at 7 p.m. Stites Baptist is right on Hwy 13 in Stites. There is no fee, but a love offering will be taken.

Valley Garden Club presents flower show

KAMIAH – Valley Garden Club will present a standard flower show, “June is Busting Out All Over.” This is set for the Lewis and Clark Resort, 4243 U.S. Highway 12 in Kamiah, Tuesday, June 17. 1 to 5 p.m. This is open and free to the public.

Valley Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., Pacific Region, Clearwater District, Garden Clubs of Idaho. Call Cherylyn Pankey at 926-4417.

Blood donations sought for June 12

GRANGEVILLE – The American Red Cross Blood Drive is set for this Thursday, June 12, noon to 6 p.m.

Call Kim Peterson at 507-0151 to make an appointment; walk-ins are also welcome. Several more donors are needed for this date.

Weil to be at Baptist church; VBS set

COTTONWOOD — Aaron Michael Weil will be live in concert at Emmanuel Baptist church on Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m. (located on Foster, East and Mrytle Streets in Cottonwood. There is no cost, but a love offering will be taken.

Vacation Bible School will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cottonwood June 16th through the 20th. Children 3 years through sixth grade are invited from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Youth will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each day (grades seven through 12). VBS kickoff on Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for fun in the bouncy house, hot dogs and other refreshments as you preregister for VBS. For questions, call Pastor Dan Coburn at 962-2407.

Citywide yard sale set for June 21 in Grangeville

GRANGEVILLE – A Citywide Yard Sale for Grangeville is set for Saturday, June 21, benefiting Camas Prairie Preschool which is in desperate need of donations. Drop these off at the front door of the preschool on the corner of Main and Myrtle streets by Lions Park.

Listings on a map are free this year with hopes of making the event annual. Contact Heather Newson at 983-0502 or to place an address and list items for sale.

Men’s retreat in the mountains this Friday and Saturday, June 13-14

GRANGEVILLE — Mountains, campfires, horseshoes, target practice, good food, storytelling, and Bible study all are on tap for a men’s retreat this weekend at a mountain cabin hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church in Grangeville. Some men will commute for the Friday afternoon/evening and Saturday activities, others will stay at the cabin or camp nearby. Interested men can call Pastor Mike Musegades, 451-6239, Mark Roach, 816-2259, or Dale Brege, 983-3820, for information, or email

‘No. Other. Gospel. ’ is the title of Women’s Bible Study on Galatians

GRANGEVILLE — The Apostle Paul’s letter to the churches of Galatia is arguably his most passionate letter, emphasizing the true Gospel that salvation comes through faith in Christ alone, not by works of the law. On Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11 a.m., women are invited to study this intriguing letter more closely.

The study will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grangeville, 210 N. Mill Street. An optional LifeLight Study Guide is available for $9, and other supplemental materials are provided free by the study leader, Lorraine Hingston Roach. Contact Roach at 660-1818, or

Breakfast to benefit PEO scholarships

GRANGEVILLE — PEO Chapter AC is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast at the Eagles Lodge Sunday, June 22, 7 a.m. to noon. For $7 buy pancakes, eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, coffee and juice. Profits will be used to fund scholarships for local women or graduating female seniors who need assistance in paying for higher education costs. Call 451-0097 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. to place a to-go order.

Benefit dinner, auction set for Lefebvre

GRANGEVILLE – A benefit dinner for Holly Lefebvre is set for the Grangeville Country Club Thursday, June 19. A dinner social starts at 5:30 p.m. along with the silent auction with the live auction following at 7 p.m. A wide variety of items are up for bid.

Dinner is a pig roast with baked beans and coleslaw. A dessert auction will also take place. Cost is $25 per family; $7 per adult; $5 per children with those 4 and younger eating for free. Drinks will be available for purchase.

Lefebvre was recently diagnosed with cancer. Follow her story on (Holly’s Road to Recovery).

Sign-ups being taken for Victory Karate

GRANGEVILLE — Victory Karate – a Christian-based martial arts school — is currently taking sign-ups for summer classes, held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Eagles Hall in Grangeville. The public and potential students are welcome to watch class practices. For information, call 983-0112.

Summer community concert this June 14

GRANGEVILLE – Holy Trinity Episcopal Church is sponsoring a summer community concert this Saturday, June 14, at its facility, 311 South Hall Street in Grangeville. This is free and open to the public.

Reception is at 7 p.m., followed by the performance at 7:30. Performing on cello and organ will be husband and wife, William and Linda Wharton.

For information call 937-2071.

Hospice volunteer training set for June 16-17

GRANGEVILLE – Hospice volunteer training is scheduled for June 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Soltman Center. Preregistration is required and call Cindy or Tara at 983-8550. Syringa Hospital Hospice serves 13 communities throughout Idaho and Lewis counties. Volunteers are needed from every community.


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