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Community Briefs - Jan. 10, 2018

Notes and Floats fund-raiser on tap for Feb. 3

GRANGEVILLE – Mark your calendars for the Cornerstone Christian Learning Center annual Notes and Floats Fund-raiser.

Note and Floats is set for Saturday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Nazarene Church, 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

Tickets are $10 per person and are available from any parent, at the church or by calling 208-983-0029 or 208-983-0552.

This event will include a Disney-themed performance by the Idaho County Youth Orchestra as well as various local talented individuals. Tickets also include the option of dessert or an ice cream float bar. A silent auction with various home goods, gift baskets, sugar cookie kits for order and high-end desserts will also be available.

GEMS PTA to show ‘Screenagers’ Jan. 17

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) GEMS PTA is sponsoring the film “Screenagers” at Grangeville High School Wednesday, Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m.

Screenagers is about the impact of the digital age on children and provides information on how to help families minimize harmful effects and find balance. The event is free, but donations are appreciated.

This screening is for parents — middle and high school students will have the opportunity to watch the film during school on the 18th. View the movie trailer by logging onto

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Jan. 17

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Jan. 17, noon. This week’s menu is split pea soup, sandwiches and dessert. 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.

Addiction support group set to begin Jan. 19

GRANGEVILLE — Addiction is often a symptom of deeper problems that can stem from childhood sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence, abandonment, and other issues. Addiction ruins lives and destroys families, but there is a chance to be free from these grips.

Join a support group beginning Friday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m., at Church on the Rock, 115 N.W. 7th Street, Grangeville. This will be facilitated by Marie McGaha, 208-494-4234.

St. Anthony’s crab feed set for Jan. 20

GREENCREEK – The St. Anthony’s Society Annual all-you-can-eat crab feed is set for Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Greencreek Community Hall. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m. Crab as well as a Tri—tip dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Dance to The Senders at 9 p.m. Those attending must be 21 or older.

Tickets are $30 for the evening or $8 for the dance only and are available by calling B&A Performance Auto at 208-962-7755 or Connie Schumacher at Cottonwood Credit Union at 208-962-3451.

‘Let’s Talk About It’ first session set for Jan. 16

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Centennial Library was again chosen to be a partner in the Let’s Talk About It program. The public discussion group will meet through April. All meetings are set for Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., at the library, 215 West North Street, Grangeville. Books are currently available for pickup and the first session is set for Jan. 16. Call 208-983-0951.

This year’s theme is “Global Perspectives.”

The first meeting is set for Jan. 16 and the book is Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie with scholar Paula Coomer.

Kamiah Crab feed set for end of month

KAMIAH — The 41st Annual Crab Feed is set for the American Legion Hall in Kamiah for Jan. 25, 26 and 27. 2018’s theme is Land of the Lost and the Kingpins will play Friday and Saturday nights. Thursday cost is $30 for adults and Friday and Saturday will be $35. Call 208-935-0200 for tickets.

Blood drives set locally

LEWISTON, Idaho (Jan. 8, 2018) — This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.

Upcoming blood donation times are set for the following towns:

•Kooskia: Jan. 22, noon to 6 p.m., Clearwater Valley High School, 26 S Main Street

•Craigmont: Jan. 24, noon to 6 p.m., city hall, 109 E Main St.

•Kamiah: Jan. 16, noon to 6 p.m., St. Catherine’s Church, 407 7th Street.

•Nezperce: Jan. 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Nezperce Christian Church, 307 4th Street.

‘Reptile Man’ set to be at GEMS Jan. 30

GRANGEVILLE – The public is invited to come to Grangeville Elementary Middle School’s gymnasium and see “Reptile Man” Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6 p.m. Students will be treated to an assembly earlier that day.

“Reptile Man” Scott Petersen owns The Reptile Zoo in Monroe, Wash. He provides a show with 10 to 12 reptiles and afterwards allows time for hands-on education and questions.

The pubic performance costs $2 per person. The event is sponsored by the GEMS PTA.

SHC provider presentation set for Jan. 16

GRANGEVILLE — The public is invited to join Syringa Hospital and Clinics staff for brown bag presentation by Julie Hammatt, DNP, FNP-C. She will present “Women and Heart Disease” Tuesday, Jan. 16, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., at the Soltman Center.


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