ST. RAPHAEL'S WINTER CLOTHING GIVE AWAY
St. Raphael’s Winter Clothing Give Away is Sat. Nov. 16th from 9a.m. – 3p.m. They are in need of winter clothing for this event. If you have items to donate, please drop them off by Wed. Nov. 13th. They are especially in need of Kids Snow pants, Coats, Gloves, Snow boots, & Hats; Larger Sizes of Coats for men & women; Snow boots for all ages; Warmer coats for all ages & sizes; Carhart & coveralls for men; & Blankets. For more information call 228-9800.
SERVICE OFFICERS FOR MONTANA VETERANS AFFAIRS
Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the Glasgow VA Clinic from 1 – 4p.m. Wed. Nov. 13th, to meet with Veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If applying for benefits, please bring a copy of your discharge paperwork, DD214, with you.
Soroptimist Thrift Store
The Soroptimist Thrift Store is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m., & Saturdays from 11a.m. – 3p.m. They have all winterwear out on the floor. Currently they do not want any donations of large furniture. As always, additional items are added daily; donations are always welcome; proceeds used locally. The Thrift Store will be closed Mon. Nov. 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day.
Sip 'N Paint at Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery
Start your Christmas gift making at the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery Sip 'N Paint Thurs. Nov. 14th, from 7 – 9p.m. This month's project is creating your own design on your choice of various bisqueware pieces, latte bar mugs, coffee mugs, spoon rests, or flower pot. Contact Mary at firstname.lastname@example.org or 230-0148 to reserve a spot.
VALLEY COUNTY TRANSIT BOARD TO MEET
The Valley County Transit Board will meet Thurs. Nov. 14th at 3p.m. at the Valley County Transit office, use the back door/east entrance.
DONATIONS FOR THE CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS STORE
Milk River, Inc. is again sponsoring The Children’s Christmas Store, Sat. Dec. 7th, & they are in need of donations. Donated items may be dropped off at Milk River Activity Center during the week, Monday - Friday.
Little Campers is your one stop shop for all winter clothing. They carry new & gently used clothing for babies, kids, & women. Check out our great selection of baby swings, car seats, & much more. They are also your local drop off & pick up for Havre Dry Cleaning. Little Campers is located at 533 2nd Ave. south. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10a.m. – 5p.m. & Saturdays, 10a.m. – 2p.m.
MSU BOBCAT TAILGATE PARTY
The MSU Bobcat Tailgate Party is Sat. Nov. 16th at the Cottonwood Inn. All are welcome to come up & enjoy food & fun & watch the Bobcat/UC Davis game. All begins at 4p.m.
"A DAY OF EDUCATION" FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Council on Aging coordinator, Vicky Wetz, has developed “A Day of Education” ~ a lunch & learn session ~ that will take place Sat. Nov. 16th from 10a.m. – 2:30p.m. at the Glasgow Senior Center. This “road map for senior citizens” will have Wes Thompson & Emily Young, both from Valley View Nursing Home, Mary Hughes from Eastern Montana Mental Health, Mayor Becky Erickson, Bronwin Hanshew, Bell Mortuary Funeral Director & Vicky Wetz. This session & lunch are free & open to the public.
Block of Bucks Sign-up
The Deadline for Block of Bucks is earlier this year! Watch for Glasgow Soroptimist members, Glasgow Student Council members, & other volunteers Fri. Dec. 6th, as they will be collecting donations for the annual Block of Bucks. Valley County children from infants to 17 years of age will be able to shop for much needed winter clothing because of this annual fundraiser. The final day to get your child signed up to participate is Fri. Nov. 22nd, at the Office of Public Assistance, located at 630 2nd Avenue South, Suite C. Please call or text Teresa Tade (263-4794) if you have signed up, but for some reason you cannot attend the shopping spree. The children’s shopping will take place Sat. Dec. 7th, & volunteers are needed to assist families as they shop on this special day. If you can help shop or have any questions, please call Monica Garten at 230-1004. Donations are needed, encouraged & appreciated & may be mailed prior to the collection day to Soroptimists of Glasgow, Box 961, Glasgow, MT 59230.
VALLEY COUNTY PIONEER MUSEUM PIE SALE
The Valley County Pioneer Museum is making pies for a fundraiser this holiday season. Each pie is $15 and they will be taking orders until Tuesday, November 19th. Pies will be ready for pick-up at the museum on Monday, November 25th from 10am – 4pm. Pie varieties include: Apple, Cherry, Pumpkin, Pecan and Sour Cream Raisin. To order your pies, call Ruthie at (406) 263-7344, Sally at (406) 228-8673, or the museum at (406) 228-8692. If there is no answer, please leave a message.
VALLEY COUNTY MUSEUM BOARD TO MEET
There will be a Valley County Museum Board meeting held Tues. Nov. 19th, at 6p.m. in the museum library.
Valley Community Food Bank
The Valley Community Food Bank, serving only Valley County residents, located at 1020 1st Ave. No., is open the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12noon-4p.m. If this is your 1st time applying for assistance from the food bank, please bring a photo ID & proof of your physical residence. The mailing address is P.O. Box 63, Glasgow. For more information, contact Nancy Bowman, 263-1253, or Pat Hallet, 263-3353.
HOLIDAY RECIPES FOR THE COURIER'S HOLIDAY GUIDE
Have any holiday recipes you want to share with the world? The Glasgow Courier would love to put them in the 2019 Holiday Guide. Please e-mail recipes to email@example.com or bring them by, 54226 US Hwy 2, Glasgow, next to Crazy Women Quilts by Wed. Nov. 20th.
ANNUAL AAUW BAZAAR
The annual American Association of University Women bazaar is Sat. Nov. 23rd from 9:30a.m. - 3:30p.m. at the Glasgow Civic Center. Tables are still available for $30 each. All items sold at the bazaar must be homemade. Contact Roberta Barstad, 263-2747, or Carolyn Bachtold, 230-4429. AAUW is a nonprofit organization – bazaar proceeds go to their scholarship fund, Washington D.C. trip, Children’s museum & other local & state projects. Participating crafters include Bridget Stiverson’s fused glass, Ken Kautz, Eva English’s woodworking, Whitney Paju’s art work, Rebecca Marquardt’s bird feeders, Connie Tweeten’s art work, jewelry, Stich n Sisters, Simply Shabby, Wild Rags, Smittens & Things, custom tumblers, raffles (AAUW bread basket, Soroptimist’s Treasure chest), & Kiwanis candied nuts.
15TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES
The 15th Annual Festival of Trees for Project HOPE will have their Prime Rib Dinner & Auction Fri. Nov. 22nd from 6 – 8p.m. with viewing Sat. Nov. 23rd from 9a.m. – 4p.m. all at the Glasgow Elks Lodge. You may purchase tickets in advance for $30, at KLTZ/Mix 93, BS Central or the Glasgow Elks.
FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH'S ANNUAL STEW FEED & PIE AUCTION
First Lutheran Church, of Glasgow, is having their annual Stew Feed & Pie Auction Sun. Nov. 24th. The Stew will start being served at 11:30a.m. by the youth at FLC with the pie auction to follow. All proceeds will go towards the First Lutheran Church Youth program & activities. Come for a wonderful meal, a chance to purchase a delicious pie, & some good old-fashioned fellowship & fun.
21ST ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE TREE PROGRAM
GHS Student Council is sponsoring the 21st Annual Remembrance Tree to support Block of Bucks. This program is to remember our loved ones that have passed on. A tree filled with lights to commemorate those loved ones will be on display throughout the holiday season in front of the Pioneer Museum. You can purchase your bulb(s) for a $5 donation by contacting any GHS Student Council member or advisor, or the GHS office, 228-2485, by Nov. 28th. You may also purchase a bulb(s) to recognize the men & women in our armed forces. The public is invited to a lighting ceremony for the Remembrance Trees Sun. Dec. 1st at 4p.m., light refreshments will be served. The trees will be lit daily through Dec. 31st. Proceeds from the Remembrance Trees will be donated to Block of Bucks. Over $26,000 has been donated to this program from your generous donations & support.
The Glasgow DMV is open Mondays from 9a.m. – 4:30p.m. & Fridays from 8a.m. – 4p.m., closed from 12noon – 1p.m. Appointments are required & may be made by calling 1-866-450-8034 or click here.
VALLEY COUNTY PIONEER MUSEUM
Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 12 – 4p.m. for November & December; closed the month of January, 2020.
Paths to Serenity
Paths to Serenity A.A. meetings are as follows; Mondays at 7p.m., Tuesdays at 7p.m., Wednesdays at 8p.m., Thursdays at 7p.m., Fridays at 5:30p.m., Saturdays at 10a.m. & 7p.m., Sundays at 10a.m. Ladies only A.A. meetings are Thursdays at 5:30p.m. N.A. meetings are Sundays at 7p.m. All meetings take place at 1222 Hwy #2 West. Big Book Study Group is Mondays at 8p.m. at St. Raphael’s. Alanon meetings are Mondays at 7p.m. at St. Raphael’s.
NASHUA SENIOR CITIZEN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY & GAME DAY
The Nashua Senior Citizens will be having a Christmas Party & Game Day Sun. Dec. 1st at 12:30p.m. Turkey & ham will be provided, & the rest of the meal is Potluck. The afternoon will include cards, fun & games. Come enjoy some Christmas cheer.
THEO & ALYCE BECK GRANT APPLICATIONS
Grant applications are now being accepted for nonprofit 501©3 organizations & governmental entities such as schools & municipalities for projects that promote better living in Valley County, from The Theo & Alyce Beck Foundation Trust. Applications may be picked up from Ruth Ann Hutcheson, 12 1st Avenue North, or Edward Jones, 317 Klein Avenue in Glasgow. An electronic application is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Application must be mailed & postmarked no later than Dec. 2, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
VC Senior Citizens Breakfast
The Valley County Senior Citizens serve breakfast, featuring homemade regular & sourdough pancakes, sausage & eggs to order, the 1st Saturday of every month from 7 – 10a.m. Cost is $5 per person or $7.50 for those with big appetites.
2019 MIDDLE OF NOWHERE POLAR PLUNGE
The 2019 Middle of Nowhere Polar Plunge will be held at the Glasgow Civic Center Dec. 7th, beginning at 2p.m. The Polar Plunge is presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics Montana. To register a team, make a donation or for more information, contact Alex Esteves at the Valley County Sheriff’s Office, 406-228-4333, or visit somt.org/plunge.