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It's Your Business: Red River Hot Springs under new management; food sought

Contributed photo / Kristi Brooks
It’s three generations of volunteering at Syringa Thrift Store.  Pictured (L-R) are Dawn Schoo, her mom Linda Arnzen, and her grandmother, Norma Bruegeman, all of Grangeville. The trio volunteers at Syringa Thrift Store donating their time on a consistent weekly basis. “This is a great example of instilling philanthropy in family values through the generations,” said store manager Kristi Brooks. “The giving of one’s time for a greater cause.”


Contributed photo / Kristi Brooks It’s three generations of volunteering at Syringa Thrift Store. Pictured (L-R) are Dawn Schoo, her mom Linda Arnzen, and her grandmother, Norma Bruegeman, all of Grangeville. The trio volunteers at Syringa Thrift Store donating their time on a consistent weekly basis. “This is a great example of instilling philanthropy in family values through the generations,” said store manager Kristi Brooks. “The giving of one’s time for a greater cause.”



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Opinion Lorie Palmer 983-1200 lpalmer@idahocountyfreepress.com

Red River Hot Springs is under new management. As of May 1, Todd Clift took over the springs and said he is looking forward to the summer season.

Summer hours start the week before Memorial Day. Call the office at 842-2587 or cell 842-553-3514.

The kitchen is open serving breakfast and lunch in addition to Friday’s taco night and Saturday’s pasta night, 5-7 p.m.

The Grangeville post office is still accepting nonperishable food items this week for the Stamp Out Hunger project. Drop by the post office downtown or leave items so your carrier can pick them up. All food will go to the Camas Prairie Food Bank.

Don’t forget Cottonwood’s community-wide yard sales are this Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pick up your maps at the Mini Village or Cottonwood Foods.

Syringa Hospital will host its free Wellness Fair Saturday, May 21, at Grangeville High School. Preregistration starts at 8 a.m. the day of the event, with the fair starting at 8:30 a.m. Preregister online prior to the event at www.syringahospital. org or pick up a form at Syringa Clinic.

Several tests will be available including blood pressure, blood sugar*, cholesterol, cardio fitness walk test, A1C, FIT and then benefits counseling. (Require a 14-hour fast; drink plenty of water). Nutrition snacks will be provided.

For questions contact JoAnne Smith at 507-0720 or jasmith@syringahospital.org.

Many in the community — especially if you currently have kids in the Grangeville schools — have heard this is music teacher Kathy Stefani’s last year at Grangeville. She has helped build a wonderful music program in Grangeville and will be greatly missed. She will, however, get to spend more time with her mother and that’s definitely important. We wish her well.



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