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Organizational News, May 2



Grangeville Senior Citizens

Stan Modrell opened the April 16th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane gave the prayer. Wanda Pilant won the free dinner. 62 meals were served at the site and 30 hot meals were home delivered. Melinda Hagen was our birthday guest . Pinochle Winners: Stan Modrell, first with 4,400 and Mary Purdy second with 4,260.

Stan Modrell opened the April 18th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Barbara Essen offered the prayer. Sharon Newby was the winner of the free meal. 77 meals were served at the site and 28 hot and 48 frozen meals were home delivered. The Old-Time Fiddlers were entertaining guests. Pinochle Winners: Marilyn Burris was first and Stan Modrell was second.

Stan Modrell opened the April 20th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Barbara Essen gave the prayer. Joan Golz won the free dinner drawing. There were 81 meals served at the site and 27 hot and 44 frozen meals were home delivered. Guests were the Old-Time Fiddlers. Pinochle winners were Roberta Gibbs first with 5,160 and Barbara Henderson second with 4,820.

Stanley Modrell opened the April 23rd meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the prayer was given by Shirley Crane. The free dinner was won by Glenn Suhr. 83 meals were served at the site and 30 hot meals were home delivered. We had no guests this day. Pinochle Winners: Beth Parish first with 4,380 and Mary Purdy second with 3,570.

Stan Modrell opened the April 25th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane offered the prayer. The free dinner was won by Charles Scott. 64 meals were served at the site and 26 hot meals were home delivered. The Old Time Fiddlers were our guests along with Julia Wade and Faye Stutes. Pinochle Winners were Marilyn first with 5,330 and Mary Purdy second with 4,330.

Stan Modrell opened the April 27th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Pastor Tom Helmick offered the prayer. Louise Ellenberg was the winner of the free dinner. 68 meals were served at the site and 28 hot meals were home delivered. We celebrated Cory Stowers’ birthday and remembered Mel Willis who passed away. Stan shared a story with the group. Pinochle Winners were Mary Purdy first with 4,730 and Nancy Winkler second with 3,450.

Menu for May 2nd: Orange Chicken, Green Beans, Green Salad, Roll and Apple Crisp.

Menu for May 4th: Taco Salad, Refried Beans, Rice, Apricots and Pudding.

Menu for May 7th : Breakfast: Biscuits & Gravy or Pancakes & Syrup, Ham, Scrambled eggs, Orange Wedges.

Menu for May 9th : Hungarian Goulash, Coleslaw, Cucumbers w/Vinegar, Pears.

Pioneer Senior Citizens

Agnes Forsman opened the April 24 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 52 meals served and 31 deliveries.

Loycie Sonnen won the free dinner.

Diane Schultz shared a joke with the group.

Diane Schultz won the nickel Bingo pot while Ella Schaeffer was the BING winner and Anna Gehring and Katie Remacle split the blackout.

Door Prize winners were Ralph Sprute, Ella Schaeffer, Mary Ann Kuther, Jim Beckman, Vern Uhlorn and Irene Terhaar.

Seniors wanting to go to Lewiston to shop or 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 May 8

Tuna Noodle Bake, Green Beans, Mandarin Oranges and Cinnamon Rolls.

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

3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club

The club would like to thank the Kamiah KOA for providing us a meeting place. At the April meeting, the club decided to operate Field Day from Fish Creek campground south of Grangeville. A few will start setting up antennas on Friday evening, June 22. Field Day runs from 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 24. All of the radios will be powered by batteries charged by solar power.

At the May meeting, photos of the 2013 Field Day held at Fish Creek will be shown as well as videos from the largest Field Day operation in the country on the east coast.

Anyone with an interest in radio is welcome to attend our meetings. A ham license is not necessary.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at the Kamiah KOA Café, two miles east of Kamiah on Highway 12. License testing will be at 5:30 p.m.

For club info contact Ken Tuning at 208-935-8888. For license test info contact David Brainerd at 208-926-7886. The club repeater transmits on 146.620 MHz.



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