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Cottonwood News: Senior nutrition breakfast set for April 15




Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— Mother Nature sure played an April Fool trick on us with the snow this Monday morning! We played outside yesterday and now this!

Mark your calendar! Prairie Mountain Nutrition, the Service Provider for the Cottonwood and Craigmountain senior citizen groups, will hold a breakfast on Sunday, April 15. Breakfast will be served in the basement of the Cottonwood Community Hall from 7 a.m. to noon. The menu will include: sausage, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and a fruit dish. A fee of $8 for adults or $30 a family will be charged. Preschoolers will eat free. Come and share your Sunday morning with us and get to know more about our senior citizen group.

The Valley Singers of Kamiah, celebrating 65 years of sharing inspirational music throughout North Central Idaho and Montana, will present their first Easter concert in many years on Sunday, April 8, at 3 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Road, Cottonwood. All are welcome. This event is free and refreshments will follow.


The Greencreek Easter egg hunt at St. Anthony’s produced a lot of little bunnies and chicks to find eggs, including these four children of Andy and Molly Terhaar of Greencreek. Contributed photo

Cottonwood Community Blood Drive sponsored by St. Mary’s Hospital: April 10, 11:45 a.m.–6 p.m.; Cottonwood Community Hall. Contact Brenda Kaschmitter at St. Mary’s Hospital (208-962-3251) to schedule an appointment. Be sure to eat iron rich foods if you have a problem with low iron. Keep your appointment or cancel it so someone else can have your slot. Drop-ins are welcome, also. There is always a great need for blood donors.

Registration is open for the next Engaged Encounter Weekend which will be held April 20-22 at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. Following April, the next retreat will be Sept. 21-23. Registration information is available from the parish office, or on the EE website:

The Camas Prairie Farm Forest Fair is set for April 18-19 at the Greencreek Hall. This is a hands-on experience for area fifth graders. The students are exposed to different crops, livestock, and forest products that many of them have never seen before. The University of Idaho cooperates with agriculture and natural resource groups present information to students as they move from one station to the next.


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