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Umpqua accepting sharing tree wishes

Personal gifts, household items, food, toys and other items were for sale at the Kooskia Arts and Crafts Sale, held at The Outpost in Kooskia on Saturday, Nov. 14.

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Personal gifts, household items, food, toys and other items were for sale at the Kooskia Arts and Crafts Sale, held at The Outpost in Kooskia on Saturday, Nov. 14.



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Dolores Shannon 926-4908 dshannonifp@gmail.com

— Thanksgiving dinner will be served Nov. 26 free at the American Legion Hall. The Upper Clearwater Valley Ministerial Association, made up of area churches, is hosting the luncheon. All members of the community are welcome to attend. This will be a show of solidarity in the community that has been through so much in the last several months. Even those who did not lose their homes, suffered with the evacuations, smoke and fear that goes with an event like the fires we all lived through. Food will be served from noon until around 1:30 p.m.. For additional information, food donation, or if you could help with the preparation or serving call Reverend Luann Howard 935-2251.

Umpqua Bank in Kooskia is now accepting applications for the Tree of Sharing. All applicants must live in the Kooskia, Stites and Clearwater areas and be younger than the age of 18. All applications for the sharing tree must be turned in no later than Dec. 11. All gifts for the sharing tree must be turned into the bank no later than Dec. 16.

The bank is also accepting donations for the local Clearwater Valley Food Bank. Please bring in non-perishable items and donate.

Marty Wilkins of the Kamiah Post Office recently received a letter of appreciation from the Postal Service and I for one would like to add my own kudos to her. Many times I have needed answers and had to wait for her to return since she seems to have all the answers and an engaging smile. Kamiah is much blessed to have such a pleasant, competent lady working in our post office.

If you are interested in applying for the annual Christmas Food Basket program, you should contact the Community Action Partnership office at 615 4th Street in Kamiah for an application. The deadline is December 1st, and needy families should sign up prior to that date. Call 935-2412 for information.

What’s Happening: Clearwater Baptist Church located at 158 Main Street, in Clearwater, will hold their regular luncheon on Wednesday, November 25th, beginning at noon. Great food, warm hospitality, and great talk. All ages are invited to attend and if you would like additional information or menu for the week call 926-7776. Meet a neighbor, find a friend.

Schedule mammogram at the Kamiah Clinic, 935-2585. Mammograms are by appointment and are done the second Wednesday of each month.

In Kooskia, Recycle Saturdays only 10-12. The Recycle Center is located across the bridge where the old pole yard was. Be sure to separate items.

The Valley View Church of the Nazarene in Kamiah is hosting a Community Night every Wednesday. Meals will be served at 5:30 pm followed by activities in different age groups. Public is invited to attend.

Thursday there is free lunch served at the Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church located on the corner of 7th and Hill streets in Kamiah, from 11 a.m until 12:30 p.m. If you know or make news give me a call.



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