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Cottonwood Senior Citizens

Agnes Hill opened the Dec. 22 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Larry Clark led the dinner prayer. There were no guests this week. There were 57 meals served with 18 takeouts. Theresa Sonnen won the free dinner.

Katie Remacle, Dolores Kindall and Dolores VonBargen split the nickel bingo pot while Dolores Kindall and Katie Remacle split the blackout. Door prize winners were Ron Sonnen, Tom Terhaar, Sylvia Forsmann, Ed Wassmuth, Mary Purdy and Gen Broker.

We had six little elves pass out our meal. They were Laney, Lee, Nate and Anthony Forsmann, children of Tiffany and Adam Forsmann, and Levi and Isabella Walsh, grandkids of Chris and John Remacle. You did a very good job, kids, the meal was delicious!

Come join us for a meal every Tuesday for a small donation at the Cottonwood Community Church basement. Meals are served at noon.

Menu for Jan. 5: hot roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes w/gravy, parmesan pea salad, cherry cobbler.

Grangeville Senior Citizens

The Dec. 21 meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stan Modrell and the prayer was given by Jim Meyers. Guests were James Lawyer and Mary Lewis. Free dinner winners were Nina Stromberg, Margaret Knapp, Doreen Endsley and Patsy Myers. There were 90 meals and 42 takeout meals served.

Nickel bingo winner was Donna Barnett and blackout winner was Jim Barnett.

Donna and Jim Barnett celebrated their 63rd anniversary.

The menu for Jan. 1 – closed – Happy New Year from the center; Jan. 4: German sausage, sauerkraut, potato wedge, peas, fruit salad and vanilla orange sherbet.

Idaho County Recycling

Idaho County Recycling has been in operation for five years now, and has active sites at Grangeville, Kooskia, Cottonwood and Riggins. Kooskia site is open twice per week, on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon, and again on Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. in spring and summer, and 3:30 to 5 p.m. in fall and winter. All other sites are open on Saturday only.

During the past year some of the volunteers have moved or have been called to other priorities, and in order to stay open on both Thursday and Saturdays, ICR are reaching out in the hope of having more volunteers join the core group. Contact Bonnie Schonefeld bonnie@lochsaconnection.com Kris Perry macgyver@wildblue.net or Liz Clark lizclark@wildblue.net.



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