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Community Briefs: Oct. 19, 2016



Free coats to be given away Saturday

GRANGEVILLE – As part of Grangeville High School senior Peyton Moore’s senior project, he will give away free coats at the Eagles Hall on C Street this Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Moore has been collecting new and gently used coats and those in need are welcome to stop by and pick out a coat or coats.

College financial aid night is Oct. 26 at GHS

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School will be host to a financial aid night Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the GHS library at 6 p.m.

Courtney Robinson from Lewis-Clark State College will be giving a generic presentation on the different types of financial aid and how to fill out the forms. There will be literature available that evening, and Courtney will be on hand to answer questions after the presentation. Call 983-0580. Everyone is welcome to attend.

4-H booster thank you barbecue set for Nov. 12

KOOSKIA – Calling all 4-H supporters in the upper-river communities: A free community barbecue is set for Saturday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m., at Clearwater Valley High School. This is a dinner to not only thank the 4-H boosters in the area but to also bring about awareness of the local 4-H clubs.

Those with donations or questions can contact Rachel Andrews at 926-4327 or Mary Charley at 507-1387.

VA counselor to be at Veterans Outreach Center

GRANGEVILLE — A Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) / Military Sexual Trauma (MST) counselor will be onsite at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The service is provided to former service members by the Vet Center of Walla Walla which is an outreach of the Veterans Administration (VA).

Veterans do not need a referral to see the counselor but will need to provide proof of service such as VA or military identification or DD Form 214.

For information, stop by the Veterans Outreach Center at 318 East Main in Grangeville or call 451-0085.

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship canceled for October; Christmas event set for December

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship has been cancelled for the month of October due to a death in the family. “We look forward to our Cowboy Christmas celebration with Joni Harms on Dec. 10 — mark your calendars,” said Gary and Judy Porter. “We appreciate all of your prayers and support during this most difficult time.”

Community breakfast set for St. Catherine’s

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is being held on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8:30 -10:30 a.m. Breakfasts are held every month on the last Wednesday of each month. St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is located at 7th and Idaho streets in Kamiah. The breakfast this month will be French toast, scrambled eggs with sausage, coffee and orange juice. All are invited.

Concert set for Monday, Oct. 24, at GHS

GRANGEVILLE – A fall music program featuring the Grangeville High School Concert Band, Varsity Blue and Concert Choir is set for this Monday night, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

All are invited to GHS for this event. The groups are under the direction of Mr. Golde.

Senior projects on display; parent-teacher conferences on tap for CVJSHS

KOOSKIA – Senior projects will be on display at Clearwater Valley Junior Senior High School on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 4-7:30 p.m. This is also parent-teacher conference time. There is no school for students Nov. 3 for parent-teacher conferences from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. There is also no school Nov. 4.

GCF awards dinner to be held Nov. 3

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Community Foundation will hold its 2016 Appreciation and Grant Award event Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center from 5-6:30 p.m. Grants totaling more than $5,000 will be awarded to support projects that benefit Grangeville residents. The event will begin with beverages and hearty appetizers at 5 p.m. The awards presentation will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Revival to be held in Kooskia Friday-Sunday

KOOSKIA – A revival with Jimmy Gale will be held at Hope Fellowship, 118 N Main St., Kooskia, Friday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct 22, 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m. For information call Mel Tuttle at 926-7442.

Martinez Town Hall meeting set for Oct. 25

Carlos Martinez for Idaho County Sheriff will be host to a town hall meeting for the Tahoe, Red Fir and Bid Cedar areas Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. This will be held in the big barn at 176 Hawthorne Lane off Big Cedar Road.

Free showing of ‘Hillary’s America’ set for Oct. 30

GRANGEVILLE – Idaho County Republicans will offer a free showing of the movie “Hillary’s America” Sunday, Oct. 30, 3 p.m., at the Blue Fox Theater in Grangeville.

Donations will be accepted.

GHS volleyball team named academic champs

GRANGEVILLE – The GHS volleyball squad was named academic state champion of the 2A level by the Idaho High School Activities Association last week, with a combined GPA of 3.855.

Bingo set for this Friday at Kamiah

KAMIAH – American Legion Post No. 75 will be host to Bingo at the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street, Kamiah. Call Ron Funnemark at 935-0294.

Trunk or Treat event is Monday, Oct. 31

GRANGEVILLE – The annual Idaho County Courthouse Trunk or Treat event will be held Monday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m., Idaho County Courthouse in Grangeville. This is a safe way to “trick or treat” by going “trunk to trunk” in a family-friendly, festive atmosphere that is part of the local safe and sane Halloween program.

This event is free to all Idaho County residents.

The event is sponsored by the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Grangeville City Police, Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department and the Syringa Hospital ambulance crew. Candy and prize donations may be dropped off at the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office.

Local businesses are welcome to participate. To ensure a spot, RSVP by calling Idaho County Dispatch at 983-1100.

Pumpkin carving contest, WBRD 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 this past year for the Recreation District’s grounds and building. Future plans are displayed on the walls as well as feedback from residents. Some of the future projects include the bathrooms, outside parking and grounds. Cake, coffee, water and punch will be served.

Eagles 539 to host dinner in honor of state president visit

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho State President for the Fraternal Order of Eagles is touring Idaho, visiting all Aerie lodges in the state. State President Harold Lutes and his charity and membership chairmen from Sandpoint will be visiting Grangeville Aerie No. 539, Sunday, Oct. 23, at 218 N “C” St, the local lodge. Social hour will begin at 4 p.m. with a roast beef dinner prepared by the auxiliary served at 5 p.m; meeting will follow. All Eagle members are invited to attend.

RSVP to Sharon Cox at 983-2325 by this Thursday, Oct. 20.



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