scheduled for Ratcliff family
The Cottonwood Livestock Auction Café will be hosting a Benefit Dinner and Auction next Sunday, Feb. 18, to benefit the Jeff and Kim Ratcliff family who lost their home and belongings to a fire on Feb. 1.
The dinner, featuring beef tri-tips will start at 5 p.m. and the auction will starts at 6:30.
There will be both live and silent auctions.
Anyone with items to donate or wishing to contribute in any way can call Cottonwood Livestock Auction at 208-962-3284.
Or you can call Dennis at 208-983-7400; Helen at 208-983-5622; Chuck at either 208-962-7714 or 208-507-1910; Ray at 208-983-5610 or Lisa at 208-962-3548.
There are also other ways to help the Ratcliffs. There will be an Open House Kitchen and Spices Shower this Thursday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the John and Marg Duman home. This is to help restock their kitchen.
There is also a collection box at Prairie Elementary School for clothing and household items and a food account set up at Rienerís Grocery.
Clothing items needed for the children are girl pant sizes 14 and womens 7 and medium girls shirt size. Boys shirts and pants sized 10-12 also need. Items such as blankets, bedding, pillows, towels, sheets, kitchen items, dishes, etc. are also needed as all was lost in the fire.