CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 22, 2010
Happenings on the
By Nancy Tschida
Hilltop Heroes - Volunteers Who Improve Our Community
Vickie Smith is finalizing
plans for fall fund raising to help finance the museum. The plan for this fall
is to host approximately two baked food sales monthly. To accomplish this,
Vickie requires assistance from others who will volunteer to make the baked
foods that will be sold. Anyone willing to make baked goodies this fall
please call Vickie at
You will be notified in advance when sales will be held and the food will be needed. Generally, she includes chilidogs and the sales are held on Tuesdays.
The museum is offering 2011 calendars for a minimal price. Lorna makes these as they are ordered; therefore, you will receive one shortly after placing an order. To place an order, call Vickie [435-4676].
All proceeds are used to support the museum. Your assistance and support is greatly appreciated. It helps the volunteers to continue giving the community services now offered by the museum and to expand those services.
One significant change is the addition of a Memorial Board . It is designed for families with loved ones not buried in the cemetery and who want these loved ones remembered in the community. Families can order a $50 plaque for each memorial. Each plaque, with commemorative inscription, will be permanently attached to the board.
The Memorial Board is inscribed with the message "In Memory of Our Loved Ones". An angel is on each side of this inscription. The board was donated by Ben Durant, Vickie, Ron, Ronnie, Lon and Zachery Smith in memory of Betty Durant's whose plaque is attached. To order plaques for your loved ones, contact Christine Brown [435-4305].
A welcome addition to the
cemetery is the steel flagpole that replaced an
old wooden one. The new flagpole was originally placed at the
Volunteers are responsible for maintaining the cemetery and making it available for use by the community. Current board members are: Sid Brown, Christine Brown, Jim Stewart, and Don Tews.
These volunteers spend considerable time and effort improving the grounds and making this a beautiful memorial area. They sponsor an annual event to clean the cemetery and prepare it for Memorial Day. Community members are encouraged to volunteer and join board members for this event. Next spring you will be given sufficient notice of the date and time so you can join in this community venture.
Fire Department Car Wash
Weippe Fire Department will have a Bake Sale and Car Wash Saturday July 31 and another August 14. Car Wash will be held at the Weippe Fire Station from to Every one is welcome to bring in a dirty vehicle, have goodies, and drive away in a clean car. It’s even OK to get a few extra baked goods for the trip home or to share with others.
Members of the Fire Department are volunteers who help keep the community safe. They respond whenever there is a need.
Jamie Zurzolo, Linda Wood’s
granddaughter, of Castle Rock Colorado and Makala Mack, Jean Stacy’s
The girls attended kindergarten together in Weippe with Michelle Brown as their teacher. Jamie's grandmother, Linda Wood, coordinated their reunion. They visited Weippe friends, held a garage sale, went swimming and had a great time.
Senior Meal Site - Lunch
Monday: July 19 Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Salad, Cantaloupe, and Milk
Thursday: July 22 Ham, baked beans, Potato Salad, Salad, Fruit and Milk. Typically, soup is served prior to lunch on Thursdays. This is a special treat.
Weippe Public Library-Summer Reading Program
"Splish, Splash Water Games" is the theme for the week of July 26-30. Crafts will be from to with the presentation, Water Games, at This week is the conclusion of the summer reading program.
Regular library hours are: 1) Monday, Thursday and Friday , 2) Tuesday, and Wednesday , and 3] Saturday There's enough for the entire family to keep busy at the library.