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It's Your Business: Idaho Sewing for Sports open house set for Friday

Early Bird Barbecue Winner: Contributed photo/ It may be dad who buys the supplies at Early Bird, but it seems to be his sons who are the lucky ones. At Early Bird and Supply’s 10th Annual Customer Appreciation Barbecue in Grangeville on Friday, Aug. 3, young John Kurtz was the winner of the grand prize, a barbecue. Rumor has it it’s a gift he will share with his family. He and his brothers also won some other gifts at the event. Pictured here (L-R) are John Kurtz, Sam Kurtz, Daniel Kurtz and their dad, David Kurtz, with Early Bird manager Matt Brady.


Early Bird Barbecue Winner: Contributed photo/ It may be dad who buys the supplies at Early Bird, but it seems to be his sons who are the lucky ones. At Early Bird and Supply’s 10th Annual Customer Appreciation Barbecue in Grangeville on Friday, Aug. 3, young John Kurtz was the winner of the grand prize, a barbecue. Rumor has it it’s a gift he will share with his family. He and his brothers also won some other gifts at the event. Pictured here (L-R) are John Kurtz, Sam Kurtz, Daniel Kurtz and their dad, David Kurtz, with Early Bird manager Matt Brady.



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Lorie Palmer

Have you ever wondered what all goes on at Idaho Sewing for Sports? Now you can find out!

The Mt. Idaho business will be host to an open house this Friday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cake and refreshments will be served, and tours will be given.

The business is located at 7 Poplar Drive, 4.6 miles from the Sunset Auto Vue Drive-In Theater. Drive through Mt. Idaho then on to Poplar Drive. See the red ribbons on the mailboxes on the righthand side of the road and drive straight to the building.

Did you hear that as of Aug. 1, Grangeville’s Oscar’s Restaurant has new owners? Mike and Judy Ozmer have purchased the business. Stay tuned for more details on this new venture for the couple. They will be renaming the business The Trails Restaurant and Lounge. Call 208-983-2106 for details.

Syringa Hospital Foundation’s Annual Fun Run held during Grangeville Border Days raised $2,700. These funds will go toward the purchase of Accuvein, a vein visualization instrument which will assist in IV placement and blood draws on patients with difficult veins.

This year’s run sponsors included: Camas Prairie Eye Clinic, Idaho Forest Group, Wright Law Group, Rocky Mountain Pellet, Cash and Carry, Idaho County Title, Pine Tree Community Credit Union, Les Schwab Tire, Avista, Solberg Agency, E.K. Riley Investments, Early Bird Supply, Bell Equipment and Umpqua Bank.

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Pine Tree Community Credit Union was host to its annual member appreciation barbecue Friday, Aug. 3, in Grangeville. Here CEO Dan Goehring hands out a hot dog to a customer .

The Idaho Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) has announced that it is providing Medicare webinars on a monthly basis. To attend a webinar, a person will need a computer or tablet, an e-mail address, and access to the Internet. To register, call 1-800-247-4422 and ask to be signed up for the statewide webinar. SHIBA is the statewide program to assist people with Medicare and is funded by the state and the federal Administration on Community Living. For information.Visit the SHIBA website at shiba.idaho.gov.

Do you have plans for Labor Day? Think about calling Killgore Adventures in White Bird for a guided ATV/UTV ride into the Gospel Hump area Sept. 1-3. Cost is $137/person which includes rides, barbecue dinner Saturday night, and a Killgore Adventures T-shirt. Book now by calling 1-800-469-8757 or 208-839-2227.

I just read a study that was completed 1980 through the present. It found that, in the U.S., on average, women without a college degree have their first child at age 23.8, while those with a college degree or higher have their first child at age 30.3. I have a BA (in English) and I had my first child at 24, so obviously there are some variances.



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