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Community briefs: Jan. 18, 2017

Eagles breakfast is Sunday

GRANGEVILLE – The Eagles breakfasts set for this Sunday, Jan. 22, 7 a.m. to noon, will use its proceeds to benefit local Quilts of Valor. The breakfast takes place at 218 North C Street at the Eagles Aerie Hall.

Tickets are $7 and may be pre-purchased at the veteran’s center, Home Grown Quilts, Quilt Treasures, or from Kathy Warford by calling 983-1832. Meals may also be purchased at the door.

Erik Messenger named to OSU honor roll

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term have been announced by Oregon State University.

Among those named with a 3.5 or better GPA is freshman Erik A. Messenger of Kamiah who is studying pre-civil engineering.

A total of 1,234 students earned straight-As (4.0.) Another 4,343 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the honor roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.

Prayer date changed to this Saturday

GRANGEVILLE – Dick Lasse invited all pastors and ministry leaders in Grangeville and vicinity to a prayer meeting at the Soltman Center (across Main Street from the hospital) at noon Saturday, Jan. 21.

Prayer 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.

Women’s retreat set at Summit Academy

COTTONWOOD — Summit Academy is hosting a women’s retreat led by Father John Curran, LC, on their campus. The retreat runs Thursday, Jan. 26 from 7-9 p.m., Friday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. (all meals provided), and Saturday, 8:30-11a.m. (breakfast provided).

In addition to conferences, the retreat will offer daily Mass, reconciliation and adoration time. All women age 18 and older are welcome. There is no cost for the retreat. RSVP is requested, but not required. Call Summit Academy to RSVP: 962-5650

The Diocese of Boise is hosting a men’s conference during this time as well. It will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at Bishop Kelly High School in Boise. The cost is $50. High school age boys may attend with their fathers. Call 353-8494 or visit

Bingo set for this Friday

KAMIAH – American Legion Post No. 75 will host Bingo this Friday, Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m., at the hall, 618 Main Street.

$100 blackout, 50/50 drawing, free coffee and concessions will be part of the evening. Call Ron at 935-0294.

Firemen’s Ball set for Feb. 11 at White Bird

WHITE BIRD – The Annual Firemen’s Ball and Auction, hosted by the White Bird Chamber, is set for Saturday, Feb. 11, starting at 5 p.m., at Hoot’s. Dinner will be a choice of baby back ribs, prime rib, NY steak, and salad. There will be a cost for this separate from the dance and auctions. The auction will start around 7 p.m., with a $5/person raffle fee.

The dance music will be provided by Joaquin, Verna and Dave. A Rebekahs “sweetheart” basket drawing will be raffled off in addition to the live and silent auction. The event is for those who are 21 and older.

Proceeds from the event will go to the White Bird, Riggins, Grangeville, and Salmon River volunteer/rural fire departments.

To donate auction items contact Barbara Lowe at 839-2444.

Community breakfast at St. Catherine’s is Jan. 25

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is being held Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 8:30-10 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 consist of pancakes, scrambled eggs, coffee and orange juice. All are invited.

Marriage seminar on tap for Feb. 10, 11

GRANGEVILLE – “XO Global Marriage” a simulcast conference on marriage, produced by Marriage Today and hosted by Real Life Grangeville, will take place Friday evening, Feb. 10, and all day Saturday, Feb. 11.

Cost is $25 per couple or $15 per individual with childcare available for kids birth to 10 for an extra charge through Little Bear Daycare.

To register log onto or call 717-1080.

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.


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