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Orofino Commercial Club is the answer for Week 206 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.

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Monday: Sampson Snyder

Tuesday: Founded in 1914

Wednesday: They had a large band.

Thursday: They held regular meetings at various locations, usually with dinner at the Helgeson beforehand.

Friday: Included community business leaders

Orofino Commercial Club was formed in 1914 and over the years involved a number of community leaders including Sampson Snyder, Theodore Fohl, Ralph Shriver, Ket Hanson, Francis Portfors, Howard Bobbitt and Walter Sewell. Over the years, they met in various locations, but seemed always to have dinner at the Helgeson prior to their business meeting.

Sometime between 1937 and the end of World War II, it became the Orofino Chamber of Commerce.

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