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Big Cedar Homemakers

On March 11, 14 members of the Big Cedar Homemakers club met at Judy Daugherty’s house with one guest, Lori Counts.

The group chose Sept. 18 as the date of this year’s Navajo Taco Feed. Jo Hinds and Irene Finehout are in charge of entertainment this year. If you would like to participate, contact Irene at 926-4783. 

Irene shared a sample letter and information regarding the new helipad at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. This helipad could result in a 20-minute time saving for any critical patients being life flighted. After group discussion, we decided to send a corporate letter from the group in support of the helipad. 

The group had further discussion on painting the Big Cedar Schoolhouse. It was decided that Lynne Anderberg would ask Sean Andrews for his advice on using oil-based paint or stain. She will report back to us at the next meeting.

Madelon Gribble shared her experience of helping prune at the Kooskia Kiosk at their February workday. The next workday is Arbor Day, April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. Come help plant trees at the Kooskia Kiosk. For information, contact Kris Perry at 926-4979. 

Madelon discussed the opening of the Lochsa Ranger Station scheduled for May 21st.  Back Country Horsemen will be having workdays April 28-30th to clean up the station.  For more information or to help out, please contact Madelon at 926-4709. 

Other community events discussed were: Library book and bake sale – April 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. Tahoe QRU donut days – every Friday through April from 9 a.m. to noon.

Our next meeting will be held on April 8 at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse. Big Cedar Homemakers is open to any ladies in the Clearwater Valley area. Contact  Irene Finehout at 926-4783 for information or to get her famous donut recipe.


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