By MELANIE MOORE
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot Ladies Golf Association is sponsoring a Relay for Life Golf Tournament Wednesday to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
The tournament will begin at 6 p.m. at the Blackfoot City Golf Course. The cost is $100 per four-person team, which includes green fees and dinner. Cart rental is a separate cost.
Teams are encouraged to register in advance and space is limited to the first 18 teams. To register call the Blackfoot CIty Golf Course at 785-9960.
All proceeds will go towards Relay for Life.
THOMAS â€“ The Twin Butte Lions Club have scheduled its summer barbecue from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at Rockford Park.
â€śThe more people come, the more money we have to help the school,â€ť said Lions Club member Glenna Hale.
Mick Parris, Hale and the Lions Club wants to help schools and teachers in the Snake River School District. They encouraged teachers to write grants.
â€śContact us for guidelines for grants,â€ť Hale said.
The Lions Club has given a grant to the marching band to cover the cost of cleaning their uniforms. Field trips were also suggested.
BLACKFOOT â€” After the birth of his son, David Taylor of Blackfoot was looking for an additional revenue stream.
"I decided to do it when I saw some dog waste in the yard," he said of DooDooKing, his waste management company now seeking clients. "It's a health issue as much as anything.
"A lot of people don't have time or don't want to do it," he said of that onerous job of cleaning up after Fido and his friends.