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Cottonwood News: VFW breakfast set for community hall Jan. 22


Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— Are you tired of the snow yet? I would be if it wasn’t such a beautiful blue with the shadows on it! And the sunrise and sunset each day is amazing. Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? It’s not too late. Be a better you by the end of this year.

Between Jan. 9 and 24, Doumecq Highway District will be completing the Rice Creek Road Embankment Removal project. The road work will be done approximately two miles above the Salmon River Rice Creek Bridge at the Center Canyon / Rice Creek junction. During this time the road may be closed to all traffic, depending on the scope of the work being done. For information, contact commissioner Mike Von Bargen at 962-3121, commissioner Richard Eller 839-2573, chairman Dick Brust at 839-2415, or road supervisor Tom Cullin at 839-2775.

The VFW is having a breakfast at the Cottonwood Community Hall, serving 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Jan. 22. The Prairie Quilters will cook the meal, serving biscuits and gravy, ham, hash browns, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice. There will be a quilt presentation at noon. All are welcome. For tickets, contact Shirley Baerlocher or Judy Forsman. Suggested donation is $8 per plate. The proceeds will be used to buy fabric to make Quilts of Valor for our veterans.

The St. Anthony’s Society will be holding its annual crab feed Jan. 21, at the Greencreek Community Hall. Music will be by “Centerline” which is an ’80s rock band. Tickets are $30 per person and they will have pork loin as an alternate choice along with the crab. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., and dance at 9 p.m. Call B & A Performance Auto, 962-7755 or Connie Schumacher, 962-3451 days or 962-7781 evenings for tickets. Dance only ticket is $8. This event is sponsored by St. Anthony’s Society and Greencreek Hall.


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