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Cottonwood News: Cattle dinner on tap for Saturday at Ferdinand


Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— Congratulations to Stephanie Jungert and Brandon Anderson who were named homecoming queen and king at Prairie High School. The junior class float won the float competition and the senior class won the spirit competition.

Join the Idaho/Lewis County Cattle Association for their annual dinner, meeting, auction and dancing at the Ferdinand Gym Oct. 22. The annual meeting will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. A Taste of Art will be serving smoked and grilled bite size steak along with delicious sides dishes. You do not need to be a member to come to this event. The cost of the dinner is $20 and BYOB. Soft drinks will be available for purchase. A live and silent auction which helps fund the scholarship program will follow dinner. Beargrass will begin playing at approximately 7:30 p.m. If you want to just come for the music the cost is $5 per person. FFA members with an FFA jacket can get in to the dance for only $3.

Assumption Parish Dinner, bazaar and raffle will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6. Mark your calendar to attend and enjoy a wonderful meal of roast beef, turkey dressing, real mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, dinner roll and dessert. They will be serving from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Bingo all day. Judy Forsman is the chair person for the dinner; contact her to help at 962-5906.

Sister Mary’s Children Non-Profit is holding a dinner/concert/fund-raiser to support the projects established by Sister Mary Paule’ Tacke on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Greencreek Community Hall from 6 to 9 p.m. Sister Mary Paule’ was a native of Cottonwood. Her life’s work was to care for abandoned children in South Africa. The fund-raiser is for two orphanages that she established as well as the training center for young adults. Tickets are $10 per person and includes potato bar, salad, dessert, South African dish, and one drink ticket for adults. Music is by The Swing Notes playing Big Band Era music, and auction items will be available. Last day to purchase tickets is Oct. 23. Contact Joan Riggers at 924-7224 or Sue Tacke at 962-3902.

Drug trends presentations available to groups through Cottonwood Police Department

Groups and organizations interested in having a local presentation on current drug trends can contact the Cottonwood Police Department (CPD), 962-3231, for presenter Danielle Cochran.

Cochran has been providing presentations for about five years. She is currently employed full time with Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office, and volunteers as a Drug and Alcohol Education Coordinator for CPD. As this is part of CPDs ongoing efforts, there is currently no charge for this service.


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