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Community Briefs: May 24, 2017

Cowboy fellowship to meet May 27

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be meeting Saturday, May 27, 6 p.m., in the Porter’s fellowship barn at 43 Whitetail Drive south of Grangeville. The theme will be Mexican. Bring a favorite Mexican dish and bring a friend. Call 983-0112.

Historian presentation on Florence Cemetery Wednesday, May 24

GRANGEVILLE — Local historian Penny Casey will present a history on the Florence Cemetery on Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m., at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests office in Grangeville, Idaho, located at 104 Airport Road.

The event is sponsored by the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, in partnership with the Idaho County Historic Preservation Commission, as part of Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month.

Casey will present on her research about the cemetery found in the historic mining town of Florence. She will discuss mysteries surrounding the burials and the unique lives–and deaths–of those living in an 1860s mining town.

For information, Cindy Schacher, Forest Service archaeologist, 926-6412.

Yard sale donations sought for mission trip fund-raiser

GRANGEVILLE – A yard sale to benefit missionary Michael Stevens will be held on June 10. Donations of items to be sold at the sale are being sought. Arrange pickup or drop-off of items with Tammy Plank, 983-0981.

The yard sale will be held at Real Life Grangeville (off the truck route, behind The Gym). Funds raised will go toward Stevens’ mission trip with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) for three weeks of training in Australia, followed by a three-week stint of service in Africa.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for June 7

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, May 17, 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. Call 926-7776.

Grief class offered for professionals

GRANGEVILLE – A class on the booklet “Living with Grief: When Grief is Complicated,” published by the Hospice Foundation of America, is set for Tuesday, May 30, 9 a.m. to noon at the Soltman Center.

Professionals who work with bereaved are invited to attend this class sponsored by Syringa Hospice and 2.5 CEs are available.

To register contact Cindy Higgins or Tara Duclos at Syringa Hospice at 983-8550.

Community breakfast at St. Catherine’s is next Wednesday, May 31

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held Wednesday, May 31, 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 be pancakes, scrambled eggs, coffee, orange juice, and friendly conversation. St. Catherine’s invites all in the community.

Classics on the Clearwater set for June 3

KAMIAH – The fourth annual Long Camp Classics on the Clearwater car show and swap meet is set for Saturday, June 3, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This event is a benefit for the Kamiah Emergency Feeding Outreach Program. To attend, cash donations or four canned goods are appreciated.

Show cars can enter for $10 each and vendor space is also available for $10 a space. Call Chris or Connie at 935-7922. Prizes for Peoples’ Choice, Judges’ Choice and Best Driveable Project Car will be awarded. Long Camp RV is located one mile east of the Kamiah Bridge at milepost 68 on U.S. Highway 12.

VBS set for Gospel Tabernacle

GRANGEVILLE – “A Mighty Fortress is Our God,” is the vacation Bible school theme at Gospel Tabernacle, 613 N. State Street. Classes for ages 4 years old through grade six will begin Sunday. June 4, and run through Thursday, June 8. Plan for Bible stories, songs, games and refreshments each evening. Sign up with Ima Wikoff, 983-0927, or Joyce Wikoff at 983-1047.

VBS set for Nazarene church

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, will host its vacation Bible school Monday, June 5, through Friday, June 9, 9 a.m. to noon each day. All children age 4 through those in fifth grade are welcome.

Call 983-0552 or 983-2426.


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