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Organizational News, April 11

Grangeville Senior Citizens

Stan Modrell opened the April 2 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Barbara Essen gave the prayer. Richard Uptmor was the winner of the free dinner. 83 meals were served at the site and 30 hot meals were home delivered. Guests were Gay Lindsey, Tucker Lindsey and Kathy Ashley. Pinochle Winners: Stan Modrell first with 5,250 and Melvin Willis second with 4,820. Thanks to Stan Modrell and Carol Martin for the Easter bags.

Stan Modrell opened the April 4 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane gave the prayer. Bob Talbott won the free dinner. 66 meals were served at the site and 25 hot meals were home delivered. Guests were from Riggins Senior Center. Pinochle Winners: Liz Hauger first with 5,090 and Dolores Kindall second with 4,950.

Stan Modrell opened the April 6 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirlely Crane offered the prayer. Kim Hinkson was the winner of the free dinner. 73 meals were served at the site and 26 hot and 48 frozen meals were home delivered. Guests: Rep for Area on Aging and Medicare, Richard Krenner and Penny Wilhelm. Birthdays were celebrated for Tom Satre, Donna & Mike Smith, Ken & Nancy Moore. Pinochle Winners: Stan Modrell first with 4,520 and Dolores Kindall second with 4,220.

Menu for April 13: Chicken Fajitas, Refried Beans, Cheese/Salsa/Sour Cream, Shredded Lettuce, Jello and Peaches.

Menu for April 16: German Sausage, Red Potatoes w/Butter and Parsley, Steamed Carrots, Coleslaw, Warm Apples w/Sugar and Cinnamon, Sherbet.

Menu for April 18: Oven Fried Chicken, Creamed Potatoes & Peas, 3-Bean Salad, Pears, Biscuit and Peanut Butter Cookies.

Pioneer Senior Citizens

Gabby Rehder opened the April 3 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer.

There were no visitors this week.

There were 57 meals served with 35 home deliveries.

Barbara Rehder won the free dinner.

Diane Schultz, Vera Holthaus and Leslie Graham each shared a joke with the group.

Sally Duman reminded the group about the Breakfast set for Sunday, April 15 at the Cottonwood Community Hall from 7 to 11:30 a.m.

Peggy Uhlorn won the nickel Bingo pot while Vera Holthaus was the BING winner and Sally Duman and Sylvia Forsmann shared the blackout.

Door Prize winners were Mariel Arnzen, Vern Uhlorn, Marianne Wren, Carol Altman, Norma Schumacher and Eleanor Hinkelman.

Seniors wanting to go to Lewiston to shop or t0 doctor’s appointments and don’t want to drive, call Coast driver Katie Manifold at 509-397-2935.

Come join us for a meal every Tuesday for a small donation at the Pioneer Senior Center in the Cottonwood Community Hall basement. Meals are served at 12 noon.

Menu for April 17

Ground Beef Stroganoff, Steamed Brussel Sprouts, Orange Wedge, Breadstick, Jello.

To order meals delivered, call City Hall at 962-3231.

Kooskia Community Library news

KOOSKIA – Kooskia Library has a variety of upcoming events.

Events include the following:

•Open House to celebrate National Library Week April 13 - noon to 5 p.m. - Come check out what’s new (there is a lot!), have a tasty treat, or just stop in to thank Dena and MaryAnn for the great job they do.

•Book sale! On Saturday, April 21, 8 a.m., doors will open for the sale at the Kooskia Community Center. Used books of all kinds, as well as CDs and DVDs, will be available at bargain prices. Hardbacks are 50 cents, paperbacks, 25 cents. At 11 a.m., fill a bag for $1. If you have any books that you want to donate, we will gladly take them off your hands- just take them to the Kooskia Community Library. No magazines. All proceeds benefit Kooskia Community Library.

•Money Smart Week: Kamiah and Kooskia Community Library will each host a workshop on financial issues for seniors on Tuesday, April 24. Representatives from Senior Medicare Patrol, Adult Protective Services, and the Idaho Financial Literacy Coalition will be on site to answer questions about identity theft, fraud and other related financial concerns. These events are free and open to the public. The Kooskia branch will host the first session from 9-11 a.m. and the Kamiah branch will host the afternoon session from 3-5 p.m.

•Spring presentation! “31 Years on the Upper North Fork of the Clearwater River” Join us and welcome Tom Keller as he tells stories and shares photos of his Forest Service career spent entirely in the remote country of the North Fork. His newly published book on this subject will be available to purchase. Refreshments will be provided. This will be Saturday, May 5, 1 p.m., Kooskia Community Center.

•Keep tuned for more Kooskia Community Library News.

•Be sure to “Like” Kooskia Community Library on Facebook!

— Dawn Stryhas


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