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Community Briefs - Aug. 29, 2018

Chronic pain series set for White Bird

WHITE BIRD — Partnership for Healthy Communities in partnership with CHAS and Community Action Partnership is offering a free program entitled “Chronic Pain Self-Management.” This workshop will be offered in White Bird for six weeks beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 1-3:30 p.m. This is a peer-led interactive workshop to help increase skills necessary to manage chronic pain.

Contact Linda for information at 208-400-0116.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Sept. 5

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Sept. 5, noon. Turkey soup, sliders, fruit and dessert will be served. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 208-926-7776.

Hospice Foundation of America program open to public Sept. 18

GRANGEVILLE — The public is invited to join Syringa Hospice at the Soltman Center on Tuesday, Sept. 18, for a local presentation of “Transforming Loss: Finding Potential for Growth.” Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m.

To attend the local viewing at the Soltman Center, contact Cindy Higgins, LSW or Tara Duclos, LSW at Syringa Hospice 208-983-8550. CEU credits will be available.

This program explores the most current theoretical perspectives on loss and grief, emphasizing that loss engenders not only grief, but also growth. The presentation addresses the phenomena of posttraumatic growth, noting research on the concept as well as strategies professionals can use in assisting grieving individuals, as well as self-help tips for grievers. Panel experts include Patti Anewalt, PhD, LPC, FT; Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv; and Richard Tedeschi, PhD.

Community breakfast at St. Catherine’s

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 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.

Big Cedar Homemakers to host Navajo Taco Feed

BIG CEDAR — Come join friends and family for an evening of great food and conversation at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse on Friday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. For $5, get a Navajo taco, a dessert taco and a drink. There will also be raffle for a cord of firewood, jewelry, and baskets of goodies. The proceeds from this event are used for the maintenance and improvements of the building, storage shed and the pavilion. The Big Cedar School is available for rent throughout the year. For information call Dawn Stryhas at 208-926-4302.

Victory Karate Klub sign-ups available

GRANGEVILLE – Victory Karate Klub is taking sign-ups for fall classes for students 8-one-half years old through adult.

Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. at the Eagles Hall on C Street in Grangeville. Victory Karate Klub is a Christian-values based martial arts school which teaches Goju-Shorei karate. Call Judy at 208-983-0112.


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