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Community Briefs: Labrador announces academy nominations

Jan. 22

Labrador announces academy nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) announced his office’s nominations to the U.S. service academies recently.

Locals nominated include Abigail Chmelik of Grangeville and Andrew Cochran of Cottonwood for both the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Military Academy.

“It is an honor to nominate driven, capable young Idahoans to the different service academies,” Rep. Labrador said. “These extraordinary young men and women have met exacting requirements to earn their nominations and I am proud to offer my congratulations to all of them. Each one of them deserves our support and respect as they take this next step in service to our country.”

Those interested in applying for future nominations to the military academies can find details on Congressman Labrador’s website or by contacting Lisa Anderson at 888-3188.

Cowboy Fellowship set for Jan. 25

GRANGEVILLE — Gary and Judy Porter with Rid’n For the Cross Ministries invite everyone to Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship which will be held this Saturday, Jan. 25, 6 p.m., in their fellowship barn. They will be serving baked spaghetti. Bring a side dish to share and a friend for a time of music and fellowship.

Everyone is welcome. The Porters are located at 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville.

Fund-raiser is Jan. 31

GRANGEVILLE – A Community Garden Dinner and Silent Auction is set for Friday, Jan. 31, 5 to 8 p.m., at The Gallery. Cost is $12.95 for a dinner of shepherd’s pie, green salad and bread. A no-host bar will be available and $1 from each dinner served as well as all tips will benefit the community garden.

The silent auction starts at 5 p.m. and winners will be announced at 7:30 p.m. RSVP by calling The Gallery at 983-2595. For details contact Deanna English at 507-0165 or e-mail esmeralda28@hotmail.com or call Carlene Whitesell at 983-5475.

Kiwanis meet twice a month in Grangeville

GRANGEVILLE — Area residents are invited to join the Grangeville Kiwanis and help make Grangeville a better place to live.

Grangeville Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at noon at The Gallery.

GEMS PTA meets Jan. 23

GRANGEVILLE — The monthly meeting of the Grangeville Elementary Middle School PTA is set for Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:15 p.m.

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