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Community Briefs: Sept. 14, 2016



Register now for Flamingo Fun Run

GRANGEVILLE — The Third Annual Flamingo Fun Run is set for Saturday, Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m. The 5k run will start at Umpqua Bank. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for those 10 and younger and includes a T-shirt.

To register and receive a T-shirt, deadline is Sept. 28. Go to www.flamingofunrun.com. Forms are also available at Grangeville area merchants. Those who wish to run the day of the event without a T-shirt can register that morning.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Sept. 21

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 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.

4-H yard sale fund-raiser on tap for Saturday

GRANGEVILLE – Lively Livestock 4-H Club will hold a fund-raiser yard sale Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 422 South C Street, Grangeville. Proceeds will go to the club’s horse group.

Hospice training set for Sept. 21, 22

GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital and Clinics Hospice is conducting a two-day training program for mature and caring individuals who desire to volunteer with the only area hospice.

The training program will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21 and 22, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Soltman Center. Lunch will be provided both days. Preregister by calling Cindy at SHC Hospice at 983-8550.

GHS open house set for tonight, Sept. 14

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School will host an open house tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 6 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents to meet their child’s teachers and to collect state testing scores. For questions call the office at 983-0580.

GCF grant applications due Sept. 30

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Community Foundation will be accepting grant applications through Sept. 30. Grangeville organizations are encouraged to apply for grants that benefit the community.

For questions e-mail grangevillecommunityfoundation@gmail.com or contact a GCF board member: John Bennett 983-3096, Kristi Brooks 451-6082, Kristy Imus 507-1152, Mary Jahn 983-5962, Andrea Solberg 983-2475, or Jane Spencer 983-2254.

Donations sought for Oct. 1 chili feed in Clearwater

CLEARWATER — The community of Clearwater is celebrating fall with the Fifth Annual Grange Chili Feed Saturday, Oct.1. The chili feed proceeds support grange activities. This is set for the Clearwater Grange Hall, on Sally Ann Rd., between 4 and 7 p.m.

The menu will be chili with all the trimmings, cornbread, desserts, and beverages. Donations will be taken for the meal. A silent auction will also be held that evening. The Elk City Wagon Road Museum will be open during the feed.

Donations of food are needed: chili, cornbread, desserts and silent auction items. To volunteer or donate call Carol Bonanno at 926-7465.

‘Rattle the Canyon’ music event set for Saturday

RIGGINS — “Rattle the Canyon” with music, friends, and fun is set for this Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Riggins City Park sponsored by the City of Riggins and the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce. Gates open at noon; music begins at 2 p.m. with Ruff Kutt, followed at 5 p.m., with Lucky Tongue with Jeff Crosby and the Refugees from 8 to 11 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for ages 18 and older, $7.50 for ages 10 to 17, and free for ages 9 and younger. Must be 21 or older to be in the beer garden with ID required. No pets. No coolers. Concessions available.

This event will help raise funds for the construction of a new stage in the Riggins City Park.

Gravatt to present program on Idaho Aviation History

GRANGEVILLE — Brown Bag historical presentations continue each Wednesday through September in Grangeville. Programs are held at the Bicentennial Historical Museum, 305 N. College, Grangeville, noon to 1 p.m. All are invited to these free events and are encouraged to bring along a “brown bag” lunch.

Today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, former Idaho County Judge John Bradbury will present “Frontier History Along Idaho’s Clearwater River.”

Next Wednesday, Sept. 21, Mark Gravatt of Grangeville will present “Idaho Aviation History.”

The final presentation will be Sept. 28, with “Hells Canyon and the Homesteading Years” by Patricia Keith of Lewiston.

All programs are sponsored by the Idaho County Historical Society and the Bicentennial Historical Museum. Donations are accepted to help offset costs of opening the basement meeting room.

Kolbs to speak at All Nations, Abundant Life Fellowship

Ministers John and Judy Kolb, directors of Clarion Call ministries in Post Falls, will speak locally Sept. 16-18.

The Kolbs will be at All Nations Prayer Center, one mile East of the Kamiah Bridge, Friday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to noon.

They will be in Grangeville at Abundant Life Fellowship on Grangeville’s Main Street Sunday. Sept. 18, for the 10:30 a.m. service.

Call 935-0487 or 425-736-1608 for details.

Cub Scout Pack 555 holds Saturday recruitment drive at Pioneer Park

GRANGEVILLE — Cub Scout Pack 555 will hold a recruitment drive this Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 11 a.m. at Pioneer Park in Grangeville.

This is open to boys ages 6 to 11. The event will include demonstrations on what Cub Scouts do, games and a barbecue.

For information: Robert Sanders, 983-3627.

GHS senior fun night meeting set for Sept. 19

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School’s senior fun night meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 19, 6 p.m. at the GHS Library. All are invited.



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