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Community News Oct. 5 2016

Kooskia Saddliers host queen tryouts

KOOSKIA — Kooskia Saddliers will host 2017 queen tryouts to coincide with its last playday of the year Oct 8. Tryouts begin at 10 a.m. If it rains, the event will be rescheduled to Oct. 15.

Queens must have a horse available for 2017 and be between 12 and 18 years of age.

Call LeAnn Nelson, 935-5805, or Louise Haukedahl, 935-5680.

Grangeville screenings set for birth to age 5

GRANGEVILLE — The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Oct. 13 and 14 for children ages birth to 5. The screener will help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding their development. The screening is free and will take approximately an hour to complete and will be held at the Grangeville Christian Church between the hours of 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 983-1671 to schedule an appointment.

Coat drive set at GHS

GRANGEVILLE – A coat and winter accessory drive will be held through this Friday, Oct. 7. Boxes have been set out at Grangeville High School and Asker’s Harvest Foods. New and gently used coats, jackets, hats, gloves, scarves and mittens of all sizes are being accepted.

This drive is part of GHS senior Peyton Moore’s senior project. Moore, with help from his grandparents, will hand out the items to those in need at the Eagles Hall on C Street in Grangeville Saturday, Oct. 22.

For questions call Moore at 507-0747.

Summit Mystery Night set for Oct. 8

COTTONWOOD — Summit Academy’s Mystery Night this Saturday, Oct. 8, and tickets are going quickly. Only a few of the 350 tickets are left; call the school today at 962-5650. Tickets are $125 for dual admission, and include dinner of tri-tip or chicken, two free drink tickets and entry into the raffle.

The night also features a silent auction with something for everyone to bid on.The main event comes after the live auction when the raffle begins. Every 10th ticket drawn in the raffle wins a $100 prize until there are only 10 remaining tickets. Those ticket holders come onstage for prizes and entertainment after each elimination. The last ticket remaining at the end of the night wins the grand prize of $10,000. The grand prize is redeemable at any of the following sponsors: Lindsley’s Home Furnishings, Sonnen Meats, Les Schwab Tire-Grangeville, B and A Performance Auto, Intermountain Feed and Mercantile, Hoene Hardware, Chesky Woodworking and Cottonwood Foods.

American Legion to meet tonight

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Post 37 will meet tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m., at the Idaho National Guard Armory. Results of the local food drive will be discussed along with plans for the upcoming district convention. All community veterans are welcome. Call Adjutant John Nida at 983-8295.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Oct. 5

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Oct. 5, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.

Quilt, craft fair to be held in Riggins Oct. 22

RIGGINS — Pinehurst Quilters are preparing for their annual Craft & Quilt Auction scheduled for Oct. 22 at the Riggins Community Center.

Doors open at noon for the preview and the auction begins at 1 p.m. There will be numerous large quilts up for auction as well as other items including table runners, wall hangings, bags, aprons, homemade candies and jellies and holiday gift items. Free refreshments are offered.

Contact Laurie Blackner at 628-3642.

Russell receives honorable mention at national PTA arts contest

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School junior Hailey Russell received word this month that she was the recipient of an “honorable mention” at the national PTA Reflections contest in Washington, D.C.

Russell’s photo, “Blue Skies,” was a local and district winner and also received an Award of Excellence at the state level in Boise. It was then forwarded to the national competition where it competed with students’ works in various categories across the country. The local entry was sponsored by the Grangeville Elementary Middle School PTA.

Rummage, baked food sale set for Oct. 7, 8

KAMIAH – Saint Catherine’s Church in Kamiah is having a rummage sale and bake food sale Oct. 7 and 8. The ladies of the Altar Society coordinate the event as a fund-raiser for the parish. They will be open for business Friday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 8, 9 a.m. to noon. On Saturday shoppers can fill a bag with items and pay only $2. The event is located at the Parish Hall at 7th and Idaho in Kamiah.

Bingo Friday at Kamiah

KAMIAH – American Legion Post No. 75 Bingo is set for this Friday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street.

Adults are invited to play and concessions will be available. Call Ron at 935-0294 for details.

Bingo on tap for tonight in Riggins

RIGGINS — Salmon River Senior Citizens will be hosting their monthly Bingo again tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m., upstairs in the Riggins Community Center. A $5 admission pays for two bingo cards, extra cards are 50 cents each. Free refreshments are available with desserts for sale. This is a 50/50 cash event.

Kids clothing swap set for Oct. 23

GRANGEVILLE – A Kids Clothing Swap will be held at the Grangeville Seventh Day Adventist Church on U.S. Highway 95 Sunday, Oct. 23, 2 to 5 p.m.

Anyone who has clothing their children have outgrown is invited to bring it and see what items they can swap.

Call 983-0184.

American Legion Auxiliary to meet Oct. 8

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 37 will have its meeting Saturday, Oct. 8, at Oscar’s Restaurant at noon. All community women interested in participating in a veterans service organization are welcome. Plans for the upcoming district convention will be discussed.

Contact Pearl Bentley with questions at 983-4417.

Pumpkin carving contest, White Bird Recreation open house set for Oct. 29

WHITE BIRD — A pumpkin carving contest and decorating party are set for Saturday, Oct. 29, at the White Bird Recreation District. An open house for the district is also set for the same day.

Bring a pumpkin and join the fun of carving and decorating. Prizes will be awarded. Feel free to bring the pumpkin you grew, but tell organizers ahead of time so a picture can be taken. Prizes will be awarded for the home grown pumpkins as well.

Contact Brenda at 839-2303 or Charlotte at 839-2653.

The White Bird Recreation open house is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Visit with Steve, Dean and Christie who have been working on this past year for the Recreation District’s grounds and building. Future plans are displayed on the walls as well as feedback from residents.


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