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Community Briefs - July 26, 2017

Gospel music sing set for Stites July 30

STITES – The Fifth Sunday Gospel Music Sing is set for Stites this Sunday, July 30, 5:30 p.m., at the Gospel Lighthouse Church of God, 406 Main Street.

Bring a song to sing, an instrument to play, or simply come to listen and visit.

Call Pastor Troy Hall, Jr., at 926-4766.

Patriotic concert scheduled for Aug. 11 in Elk City

ELK CITY – A patriotic concert will be held in Elk City on Friday, Aug. 11, at the Elk City School, starting at 7 p.m. Sponsored by local businesses, the event is free to the public.

Featured singer is Linda Lanier, national and international recording artist. Lanier has appeared on television and radio programs, and has entertained at the Pentagon for a 9/11 memorial service. Her song, The American Flag, was number one on the Radio Active Airplay charts. Her music style is mixed between country and contemporary.

More on Lanier online: .

Military family school supply pickup is Aug. 2

GRANGEVILLE – Military families may pick up their children’s school supplies Wednesday, Aug. 2, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center.

For questions, call or text Lacy at 507-1740.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Aug. 2

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Aug. 2, 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.

Fifth Sunday hymn sing set for Grangeville this Sunday

GRANGEVILLE – The Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing will be held at the Grangeville United Methodist Church this Sunday, July 30, 6 p.m. All are invited.

School supply donations sought for local students

Community Action, YWCA, Opportunities Unlimited and Real Life are partnering to bring school supplies to students in Mountain View Joint School District 244 and the homeschool community.

Donations will be accepted in collection barrels (along with a list of school supplies) in Grangeville at Syringa Hospital, Irwin Drug, P1FCU, Umpqua Bank and The Print Shop. Donation deadline is Friday, Aug. 11. Donations will also be accepted at the CAP office, 117 W North Street, YWCA, 221 W Main No. 21, Opportunities Unlimited, 318 ½ E Main St. and Real Life, 1005 Hwy 13, Grangeville. Makes check donations payable to OUI (Opportunities Unlimited)

Distribution day will be Tuesday, Aug. 15, Real Life, 1005 Hwy 13, Grangeville 5-6 p.m.

For questions call Heather at the CAP office at 983-0437.

Harpster to have Bingo

Triple Bar O-Mok-See is this Sunday, July 30

GRANGEVILLE – The Triple Bar Drill Team O-Mok-See will be held Sunday, July 30, at the Border Days arena. Sign-ups begin at 8 a.m. and events start at 9 a.m.

Events include musical hats, barrels, poles, figure 8, key hole race, flag race, scurry race. A pair sack race and the arena race will also be included this year (these events are not included in the day fee).

Age groups are 9 and younger, 10-15, 16-21, 22-30, Men 31 and older and women 31 and older. Prizes given for high point and reserve.

The event is open to the public to participate and come and watch. Cost is $5 per event or $25 for the whole day. Call Tracy Sharp at 451-4335 or Amy Farris at 507-0487.

HARPSTER – Bingo will be held at the Harpster Community Hall the third Thursday of each month. The next Bingo is set to be held Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m. Cards are $5 each and $1 more for a second card.


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