Community Briefs - Nov. 8, 2017

Low income families in Grangeville, Harpster, Clearwater, Fenn or White Bird, are welcome to sign up their children for the Grangeville Tree of Sharing. To have your child’s wishes placed on the tree, you will need to sign up at the Department of Health and Welfare (C Street in Grangeville) no later than Dec. 8. Anyone having questions may contact Linda at 208-983-2300. Those from other communities will need to sign up for the tree in their area.

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Home driving tour brochures available

Brochures for the Grangeville Turn of the Century Home Driving Tour can be picked up at Bicentennial Historical Museum, 305 North College Street, Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. (winter hours) or call 208-983-2573. They are also available at The Idaho County Genealogical Society, 111 South Idaho Street, Grangeville, which is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m.

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Library activities set for Family Read Week

Come Celebrate Family Read Week at Grangeville Centennial Library Nov. 14 -16 Tuesday night, Nov. 14, from 4-6 p.m., will be “The Puppet Theater.” Join in for a puppet story time and puppet making from 4-6 p.m. The theme this year is “Tell Me a Tale.” This year is all about folktales, fables and family storytelling.

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Free lunch for veterans set for Nov. 10

Grangeville American Legion Post No. 37 invites all community veterans and their families to a free luncheon on Friday, Nov. 10, in celebration of Veterans Day. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center located at 318 E. Main Street, Grangeville.

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Veterans Day chili feed set for Nov. 11

The Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5407, will be holding its annual Veterans Day Chili Feed Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the post at 3376 Tamarack in Kamiah.

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Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Nov. 15

The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday Nov. 15, noon. This will be a Thanksgiving turkey dinner. 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.

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People First food drive to be held Nov. 11

Mark your calendars for this Saturday, Nov. 11, for Grangeville People First’s annual Food Drive for the Idaho County Food Bank. It will be held at Asker’s Harvest Foods from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The group will also be having a baked food sale at the same time and place with all proceeds donated to the food bank.

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VFW meets tonight

Veterans of Foreign Wars Crea-DeHaven Post 3520 will meet tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 East Main in Grangeville. All veterans are invited to attend.

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Kretzmann to speak at Encouragers Nov. 2

Nathalie Kretzmann will speak at the Encouragers gathering Thursday, Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m., for a no-host luncheon. She will discuss the persecuted church around the world. The group will meet at Pizza Factory, 126 W. Main, in Grangeville.

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ALACCA is site for Operation Christmas Child shoebox drop

ALACCA Bible Camp, 101 China Garden Road, is a drop-off for Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox program through the Samaritan’s Purse ministry. Drop-off days are 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18; 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and 17; 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 19; and Nov. 20, 8 to 10 a.m. Shoeboxes with small toys, candy and clothes are sent, along with the gospel of Jesus Christ in their language, to children throughout the world.

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American Legion to meet tonight

Grangeville American Legion Post No. 37 will hold its November meeting tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center at 318 E. Main. Plans for Veterans Day and other upcoming events will be discussed. All community veterans are welcome. Call Post Adjutant Don Owen at 208-983-1191.

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Six-week workshop to focus on caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. This class can also be for parents who are caring for children with special needs and/or severe emotional disturbances. This is designed to help caregivers who care for individuals across the lifespan.

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