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Cottonwood News: Fall lecture, Brats and Brew on tap

Contributed photo / Virgil Wassmuth
Pictured carrying the statue of Mary is (left to right) Conrad Duman, David Wassmuth, Neil Wassmuth, and Anthony Karel. All are parishioners of the Tri-Parish Churches.


Contributed photo / Virgil Wassmuth Pictured carrying the statue of Mary is (left to right) Conrad Duman, David Wassmuth, Neil Wassmuth, and Anthony Karel. All are parishioners of the Tri-Parish Churches.



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Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561 dawnstar1018@gmail.om

— Tickets for the Prairie Community Library Brats and Brew this weekend are available at the Library, phone number 208-962-3714, and at the Cottonwood Community Credit Union. Advance ticket price is $25 per person, or $30 per person the evening of the event. Tables of eight may be reserved with purchase.

The 18th Annual Fall Lecture Series continues on Oct. 19, 7 p.m., with Jim and Holly Akenson: “7,003 Days.” The Akensons’ narrative began in 1982 when the young couple first moved to a log cabin in the back country to manage the Taylor Ranch, the University of Idaho’s wilderness research station. From raging wild fires to working a pack string of mules to tracking wolves and cougars, they tell the story of life in the wilderness.

On Oct. 26, 2 and 7 p.m,. there will be an open house: Tour the new exhibit featuring a replica of Sister Alfreda’s Attic Museum.

Denim & Diamonds is the theme for the 20th anniversary of Summit Academy’s Mystery Night this year. The date is Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Greencreek Community Hall. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., with a live auction at 7 p.m. A $125 ticket includes dinner for two, no host bar, and your 1 in 350 chance of winning the Grand Prize of $10,000 redeemable at several local merchants. You must be 18 or older to participate. This is the big fund-raiser to support the “little school with a big heart.”

Come and enjoy the Assumption Parish Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Roast beef and ham dinner, potatoes, gravy, vegetable, green salad, rolls and dessert. Bingo all day! Pat Alfrey is distributing the raffle tickets for the bazaar. Call her and take a few books to sell, 208-962-7203. Raffle books also available at the Tri-Parish office. Please join us! This is like a home-cooked meal.

A Dinner Dance CHAIR-ITY fund-raiser for Sister Mary’s children will be held Nov. 10, at the Greencreek Community Hall from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be live entertainment, a loaded baked potato bar, beer and wine and an auction. Tickets are $15 per person and are available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets, charltysmc17.bpt.me. For information or tickets contact Sue at 208-962-3902 or Joan at 208-924-7224.

Approximately 100 people turned out for the Rosary Rally held in Cottonwood on Saturday in honor of Our Lady of Fatima on the 100th anniversary of Mary appearing to the three children. There were songs and prayers as the people marched into the downtown area. Our Lady’s message 100 years ago to the children was, “Let them offend Our Lord no more for He is already much offended.” That message still rings true today.



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