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Community Briefs: Jan. 11, 2017

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Jan. 18

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 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.

Taste of Clearwater set

KOOSKIA – The Taste of Clearwater is set for The Outpost Jan. 14 with seatings at 5 and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Clearwater Builders, Kamiah Flower Shoppe, Umpqua Bank and Kooskia Café.

Cost is $15 per person with souvenir wine glasses at $5 each. Call 935-7870, 926-4236 or 553-2106.

Canteen is Jan. 12

KAMIAH — The Community Soup Canteen will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and will be served at the Presbyterian Church at 7th and Hill Streets in Kamiah. Faith Lutheran Church will provide the meal and the lunch is free and open to all.

Genealogy Society closed for January

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho County Genealogy Society will be closed for the month of January as they make a move from the Grangeville Centennial Library to their new home at 111 South Idaho Street, which is right behind the Methodist Church, in the blue house.

Health fair on tap for Jan. 24 at Grangeville

GRANGEVILLE – A health fair will take place at the Veterans Community Outreach Center on Main Street Tuesday, Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Historical preservation commission seeks new members

Idaho County citizens who have an interest in its history are invited to join the Idaho County Historic Preservation Commission (ICHPC), which is currently seeking at least two new members. Representatives are sought from all parts of Idaho County.

For information call Cindy Schacher at 983-0408.

Caregivers workshop set to begin next week

GRANGEVILLE – A six-week workshop, “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” is set to begin Tuesday, Jan. 17, and go through Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Participants will benefit from this class whether they are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. This class can also be for parents who are caring for children with special needs and/or severe emotional disturbances.

The class will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m., at the Soltman Center, 600 W. Main, Grangeville. Call 983-8590 to register; class size is limited and registration is required. Suggested donation for the class is $10 to help with the cost of the book, though this is not required.

The classes will be led by Maja Ledgerwood, LMSW, and Jennifer Griffis.

Stop by veterans center Monday, Jan. 16

GRANGEVILLE – A Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Community Day of Service event, set for Monday, Jan. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be held at the Idaho County Veterans Community Center on East Main Street.

All community members are invited to stop in for free coffee, punch and cookies and to celebrate service to veterans. Lunch will be provided via donation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Those stopping by are asked to bring non-perishable foods and any gently-used clothing to share with veterans and their families who are in need.

This event is an AmeriCorps service project. Donations to the veterans center are tax deductible.

Homeschool kids to present ‘World’s Fair’

GRANGEVILLE – A homeschool co-op group will present an open house “World’s Fair” event at the Centennial Evangelical Free Church in Grangeville Thursday, Jan. 26, noon to 2 p.m.

The program is an open house format where the community is encouraged to drop in and visit the projects students have created. In the past this has included information on a specific country with tastes of food from that country.

Prayer time set for this Saturday in Grangeville

GRANGEVILLE – Dick Lasse invited all pastors and ministry leaders in Grangeville and vicinity to a prayer meeting at the Soltman Center at noon Saturday, Jan. 14.

Prayers for each other, local churches and needs of the various communities, the nation and the upcoming new administration will be offered. For details call 253-651-7759.


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