As of Tuesday, October 28, 2014
COTTONWOOD — Prairie Community Library’s Bräts & Brew Fest went very well this year with only a few minor hitches. There was a good list of auction items. The Coffey Twins lived up to their reputation and kept the crowd dancing. John and Mary Funke won first place in the dance contest. Second place went to Greg Frei and his partner, and third place went to Bud and Sylvia Uhling. Prizes were given out by the judge, Jane Burgess.
Assumption Parish dinner is this coming Sunday, Nov. 2, starting at 11 a.m. in the parish hall. Mark your calendar to come and enjoy dinner, bingo and visiting.
Tickets are on sale for “A Night of Remembrance,” an evening in the spirit of All Souls’ Day with a performance of Brahms’ Requiem by Palouse Choral Society. The evening features a candlelight procession into the chapel and a reception afterwards on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 p.m., beginning at Spirit Center, 465 Keuterville Road, Cottonwood. For information and tickets, visit www.StGertrudes.org or call 962-5063. There is also a retreat option for this event. Visit www.Spirit-Center.org.
Junior high youth, here is your opportunity to join others your age for a Spirit-filled retreat. Beth Dinning is hosting a retreat along with Tri-Parish youth ministry at Keuterville on Nov. 1-2. You can pick up a flyer from Debbie at Junior High Release Time or from Amy at Summit Academy. You must also fill out a registration form which includes your medical release and code of conduct. Bring your flyers and registration forms to the retreat. The retreat will end after the Youth Mass on Nov. 2. We hope you can make it. Note, Beth is only taking 30 youth so you better register soon.
Tim Orsborn, Jr. of Pasco, Wash., was the winner of the Summit Academy hot rod. He is shown with members of Summit student body as he picked up his prize. He was excited about his win and the families of the school can be proud of such an accomplishment as this. It was a huge project for a small school, but they did it with flying colors.
Watch out for all the trick-or-treaters on Friday night. They will be out in force. And don’t forget to change your clock Saturday night, Nov. 2. It is the end of Daylight Savings Time!
Did you notice the skiff of snow on Cottonwood Butte this morning? It won’t be long until we have the white stuff everywhere on the ground. Time to get those fall chores done!