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Entries sought for Border Days parades

GRANGEVILLE — Anyone interested in being in the Border Days parades July 2 (2 p.m.), 3 (2 p.m.) and/or 4 (11 a.m.) should fill out the entry form in this week’s paper or call Dave Stearns no later than Monday, June 23. Parade lineup is 45 minutes prior to the parades at Baker Truck Service on North C Street.

Breakfast to benefit PEO scholarships

GRANGEVILLE — PEO Chapter AC is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast at the Eagles Lodge Sunday, June 22, 7 a.m. to noon. Cost is $7. Call 451-0097 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. to place a to-go order.

Kaschmitter, Chmelik receive scholarship

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School seniors, class of 2014, Mary Frances Kaschmitter and Abi Chmelik of Grangeville were the recipients of the James Webb Memorial Scholarship.

Reflections projects fare well at district, state

GRANGEVILLE — Three local PTA Reflections projects recently fared well at the district and state level.

Visual arts projects from Christopher Jones and Hannah Forsyth were awarded at the district level while the musical composition of Iseyda Lacombe also won an award of merit at state.

Nelson receives U of I scholarship

WHITE BIRD – Grangeville High School senior, class of 2014, Heather Nelson of White Bird is the recipient of the Ziegler Education Foundation Scholarship in engineering through the University of Idaho. She is the daughter of Wayde T. Nelson of White Bird.

Art in the Park set for July 4; vendors sought

GRANGEVILLE — Art in the Park is set for Border Days and will take place Friday, July 4, at Pioneer Park from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Vendors will be selling handmade arts, crafts and various creations. Art in the Park is unique in that it offers original creations sold by the artists. There will also be food and music at the park throughout the day.

Space for vendors is still available. Contact Becky or Debbie at Grangeville Centennial Library 983-0951 or library@grangeville.us.

E-Free Church women’s ministries is hosting ministry event June 21

GRANGEVILLE — Centennial Evangelical Free Church Women’s Ministries is hosting another “Going Deeper: Woman to Woman” ministry event Saturday, June 21, from 9-11 a.m. at 408 N. College, Grangeville.

Melissa Gates from Abundant Life Ministries will be presenting the topic, “Just Do It ~ becoming effectual doers of the Word.” Kathy Stefani and Chris Rogers will be leading the time of Praise and Worship. The morning includes a continental breakfast, fellowship and interactive conversation around the topic. There is no charge and all women, teens and up are welcome to attend. Call 816-8355 or chickadeewing@gmail.com.

Basic First Aid and CPR Class to be held June 21 at Soltman Center

GRANGEVILLE — Anyone interested in receiving a certification for the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED course is invited to the Soltman Center on Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $50 including all materials. Preregistration is required. Call Syringa Hospital & Clinics at 983-1700.

Historic Preservation meeting canceled

GRANGEVILLE — The Historic Preservation meeting set for Thursday, June 19, in Grangeville has been canceled. This will be rescheduled at a later date.

CVSS donates for classroom tables

KOOSKIA — The Clearwater Valley School Supporters (CVSS) held a variety of fund-raisers and have donated $2,725 to Clearwater Valley Elementary School for new classroom tables. This amount will be matched by the school so all classrooms will now have tables.

Free camp offered for local kids

DEER CREEK, Wash. — Who doesn’t love camping by the lake?

Idaho County boys and girls ages 8 through 12 from income-qualifying families are invited to spend a week at Camp Gifford, free of charge, July 21-July 25. A $25 non-refundable fee is required of all eligible families. Transportation is provided to this camp which is 40 minutes north of Spokane.

Children will have the opportunity to swim, fish, do crafts, boat, play sports, stay in cabins and have campfires.

Camp Gifford is sponsored by The Salvation Army. A family of four can make $3,554 per month and qualify for the camp.

Contact Heather McFrederick at Community Action Partnership in Grangeville at 983-0437; h.mcfrederick@cap4action.org.

Benefit dinner, auction set for Lefebvre

GRANGEVILLE – A benefit dinner for Holly Lefebvre is set for the Grangeville Country Club Thursday, June 19. A dinner social starts at 5:30 p.m. along with the silent auction with the live auction following at 7 p.m. A wide variety of items are up for bid.

Dinner is a pig roast with baked beans and cole slaw. A dessert auction will also take place. Cost is $25 per family; $7 per adult; $5 per children with those 4 and younger eating for free. Drinks will be available for purchase.

Lefebvre was recently diagnosed with cancer. Follow her story on Caringbridge.org (Holly’s Road to Recovery).

Celebrate Recovery meets weekly

GRANGEVILLE – Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered, Bible-based approach for men and women to share, study, pray and take the necessary steps to experience a better, sober lifestyle, meets Friday nights in Grangeville.

The group meets at 6 p.m. for a meal. 7 to 8 p.m. for a large group discussion and 8 to 9 p.m. for small group. This takes place at Centennial Evangelical Free Church, 408 North College Street,

For details call Jay Smith at 983-2431; MacKenzie Willman at 983-0625; or Kevin Cvitko at 1-443-458-3855.

Border Days queen tryouts set for June 26

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Border Days 2015 queen tryouts will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at Border Days Arena. The queen’s luncheon will be held at noon Friday, July 4, at the Eagles Lodge. Contact Scott Eldridge, 983-1004, for details.

Those wishing to try out for 2015 queen and princess (girls ages 15-19) should call Eldridge at the above number or 739-3680. Entries will be accepted through June 25. See GrangevilleBorderDays.org for details.

Veteran Services to have advocate in Grangeville June 24

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a Veteran’s Advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, June 24, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).

The advocate will be available to assist veterans and/or their dependents with benefit questions, ongoing claims, and filing new claims with the Veterans Administration. Veterans in need of these services should schedule an appointment by calling the Idaho Division of Veteran Services (Lewiston Region) at 799-5084. Walk-ins will only be seen as time allows.

City reminds residents to prominently display house numbers

GRANGEVILLE — The City of Grangeville reminds residents to make sure their home address numbers are prominently displayed to ensure prompt response by emergency service providers, municipal work crews and for package/mail delivery.

According to city code, all buildings fronting on all streets in the city shall be numbered with plain, distinct figures not less than three inches in length placed upon some conspicuous portion of the front. Call city hall for information: 983-2851.

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