As of Tuesday, February 13, 2018
COTTONWOOD American Freedom Defense will be offering one-day courses for firearms training soon. Classes will be held in Riggins and Greencreek. March 3 will be the training for Enhanced CWP 1 for $100. March 10 is the Handgun 2 training at a cost of $125. April 15 is a training for women’s beginner which costs $25. To register for these classes or information go to amfreedomdefense.org. Jim Gorges is the person in charge and you can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-935-5734. Gorges has built a new firing range at his home in Greencreek. He is very knowledgeable in handling guns and has been an instructor for 12 years. He is the undersheriff for Idaho County.
Greencreek Altar Society yard sale is scheduled for March 17. Mark your calendar for this early spring yard sale which always has a lot to offer. Contact Connie Killmar at 208-983-0732.
Attention Knights of Columbus: The Knights of Columbus insurance agent will be in Cottonwood Thursday evening, Feb. 22, through noon on Saturday, Feb. 24. If you would like him to see you, call him direct at 360-643-3087 (cell) or 844-370-1856. The Knights invite everyone to join the “40 Cans for 40 Days” campaign during Lent to help fill the shelves of the local food bank. If each family brings a can per day, there will be enough for what they need. Donation boxes are in all of the churches.
Mass schedule for Ash Wednesday will be at 7 a.m., at St. Mary’s, 12 noon, at Assumption, and 7 p.m., at St. Anthony’s. This is a day of fast by eating less food and abstinence from meat.
Sunday, Feb 25, will be the Holy Cross/St. Mary’s dinner to be held at Keuterville Hall. Chairpersons this year are Heath and Tara Klapprich and Shirley Gehring. Glenn Poxleitner will chair the raffle. The raffle tickets are out now, so be sure to get some.
The fourth Annual Purse Auction is April 29. The theme is “A Country Affair: His, Hers and Ours.” This year we are moving slightly away from just purses and offering other larger items. If you would like to make a monetary donation or donate items, contact Colleen Sonnen, chairperson. Remember to save the date April 29 at the Cottonwood Community Hall. Come eat lunch, browse the items and enjoy a lively auction. All proceeds stay in Idaho County and service the victims of domestic and sexual abuse. If you would like more information on how we service the victims, contact Colleen. Items can be dropped off at the Hangout or Prairie Elementary School.