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Valley Happenings
Saturday, April 25th 2015
Pioneer Museum will have a Cleaning Day, Sat. April 25th beginning at 8:30a.m. Volunteers are needed & appreciated.
Saturday, April 25th 2015
Western Valley 4-H of Hinsdale is sponsoring a Rabies Clinic Sat. April 25th from 10a.m. – 12noon at the Hinsdale Fire Hall.
Saturday, April 25th 2015
St. Raphael’s Annual Spring Rummage Sale is set for April 30th – May 2nd; Thursday from 4-7p.m., Friday from 9a.m. – 5:30p.m. & Saturday from 9a.m. – 12noon with a bag sale. Donations are being accepted & may be dropped off at the Parish Center Mon. – Thurs. from 10a.m. – 4p.m. or if you need to have your donations picked up call 228-9800.
Saturday, April 25th 2015
An Introduction to Essential Oils Class will be Sat. April 25th at 3p.m. at 533 2nd Ave. South, next to Western Drug. Come learn about Young Living Essential Oils, try samples, win prizes & more. Contact Marisa, 406-697-1898, with any questions.
Saturday, April 25th 2015
There will be a benefit for the Curt & Becky Holter family Sat. April 25th at the Glasgow VFW. Come for the VFW’s Jam Session at 2p.m. & stay for the meal at 5p.m. & live auction beginning at 6p.m. Anyone interested in donating auction items, please call Shelly George, 263-2585, or 228-2585. Supplemental funding will be provided by Thrivent Financial.
Sunday, April 26th 2015
The Nashua Lions Club’s Annual “We’ve Got Talent” is scheduled for Sun. April 26th at 2p.m. in the Nashua School Gym. Age group 11 & under features The Explosions, The Strommen Sisters, Kalyn Kolstad, Adylyn Elverud, Reannah Hopstad, Gracyn sibley, Courtney Tolzien, Laura Cooper, & Marlo Schulte; 12-15 years has The Sixth Grade Bandits & Cerenity Olson; 16 & older has Jenna Johnson, Zylyha Muryagdyyeva, Colleen Forrester, Brooke MacDonald/Shaylin Barnett, & Hailey Stone/Rachel Sigmundstad/Zach Miller. Sound system is provided by Pippin DJ & Karaoke. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for students & kids 6 & under are free. There will be adult & children’s door prizes, an auction with Brian Austin as auctioneer & concessions will be available. Proceeds fund Lions Club projects; everyone is welcome.
Sunday, April 26th 2015
James F. Rickley will be performing an Organ Recital Sun. April 26th at 2p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow. The recital will feature songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Lord of the Rings & some traditional hymns & classical selections. Refreshments will be served following the recital. All are welcome to come listen.
Monday, April 27th 2015
The Soroptimist Thrift Store, 229 4th Street South is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Sat. 10a.m. – 2p.m. All the Spring & Summer items are out. They have a couple strollers, booster seats, cleats for the whole family, scrubs & maternity clothes, & bathing suits. They are in need of girl’s clothes, sizes 7 – pre-teen. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds from the store are used locally. For more information call 228-8938.
Monday, April 27th 2015
The Valley County Farm Service Agency would like to remind producers to pick up their 2015 acreage reporting maps at the office. Maps will not be mailed to producers for 2015 spring acreage reporting. Call 228-4321 if you have any questions.
Tuesday, April 28th 2015
Tech Night at the Glasgow City-County Library is Tues. April 28th from 5-7p.m. The topic is “Why should you back up?”; everyone is invited.
Tuesday, April 28th 2015
There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive Tues. April 28th from 12 – 6p.m. at the Glasgow VFW & Wed. April 29th from 9:30a.m. – 2p.m. at FMDH. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative & B negative. Whole blood can be donated every 56 days, & double red cells may be donated every 112 days, up to 3 times per year. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Wednesday, April 29th 2015
FREE TREE DAY is Wed. April 29th beginning at 7:30a.m. at the Valley County Courthouse. The Gumbo Gals Garden Club will again be helping to distribute the trees; Master Gardner students will be demonstrating proper planting techniques & MSU Extension Ag Agent will be available to answer any gardening or tree & shrub questions. Each household can receive up to 5 free trees on a 1st come, 1st serve basis. Trees offered are Chokecherry, Red Osier Dogwood, Blueleaf Honeysuckle, American Plum, Silver Buffaloberry, Caragana & Common Lilac.
Wednesday, April 29th 2015
The Valley County Democratic Central Committee will hold the County Convention Wed. April 29th at 6p.m. in the Valley County Courthouse Community Room. Election Rules require that the Chairman & Vice Chairman not be of the same sex, so both male & female candidates are needed. For more information please call 263-1940.
Wednesday, April 29th 2015
There will be special Meet & Greets for CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Wed. 29th at Hot Shots Espresso from 9-10:30a.m. & at the Valley County Courthouse from 1-3p.m. This is an organization that trains ordinary folks who do an extraordinary thing; they speak up for abused & neglected children in the courtroom & the community. Pre-service training will begin the week of May 11th, with the location, times & dates of classes to be determined by those who join the class. For more information contact Mark Douglass, 406-265-6743.
Wednesday, April 29th 2015
Boy Scout Troop 850 would like to thank the Glasgow Community & surrounding areas for their over whelming support attending the Spaghetti Feed & Auction held at the VFW 2 weeks ago. They would also like to extend an invitation to interested young men to join in on meetings Wednesday evenings at 7p.m. at the LDS Church, located behind Ezzies Westend. For more information contact Committee Chairman Brad Mickleson, 230-2194.
Thursday, April 30th 2015
The monthly Valley County 4-H council meeting will be held Thurs. April 30th at 5:30p.m. at the Courthouse. All clubs are encouraged to have representation. Call the Extension Office, 228-6241, for more information.
Thursday, April 30th 2015
The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce presents the Bonnie City Blues & Brews Festival Sat. May 16th at the Cottonwood Inn. Tickets are available now at the Glasgow Chamber Office, Cottonwood Inn & Kltz/Mix-93. Tickets are $50 presale or $60 at the door. The price of admission includes 4 live bands, micro brews & food. For more information contact the Glasgow Chamber, 228-2222.
Friday, May 1st 2015
The Glasgow Driver Examiner Office is open every Monday, from 9a.m. – 4p.m., Friday from 8:30a.m. – 4p.m. & every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of the month from 8:30a.m. – 4p.m., closed from 12noon – 1p.m. for lunch. Call 228-9599.
Friday, May 1st 2015
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.
Friday, May 1st 2015
The Glasgow Chamber is launching its annual Longest Dam Race T-shirt contest, with an entry deadline of May 1st at 3p.m. The 21st Annual Longest Dam Race is Sat. June 20th. Artists need to use events of the race, 5 mile bicycle race, 10k & 5k runs, along with a 5k walk & 1 mile walk/run, along with the power houses as the theme. The logo must include the race name & date, 21st Annual Longest Dam Race, 2015, Fort Peck, MT. Hand drawn logos are encouraged, computer art will be accepted, but limited to two colors. The winner will receive a free t-shirt & a complimentary entry to the race. For more information contact the Chamber Office, 228-2222 or chamber@glasgowmt.net
Saturday, May 2nd 2015
Volunteers are needed Sat. May 2nd beginning at 8a.m. to collect money to purchase the aerial fireworks to be displayed July 4th in Glasgow. Collections will take place on 2 intersections & volunteers will do 2 hour shifts. If you would like to volunteer call Gene, 263-1940.
Tuesday, May 5th 2015
The Pioneer Museum is open Tuesdays – Fridays from 1 – 5p.m. They will open May 5th for the summer season, Tuesday – Saturday from 9a.m. – 5p.m. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 228-8692, leave a message.
Friday, May 8th 2015
Applications are now being accepted for the Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarships. They are open to any graduating senior who is a resident of Valley County who has participated in high school basketball and/or pursuing a health-related degree in college. Applicants must be attending a Montana or adjoining state college, university, industrial, technical or trade school. Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarship applications are available at all Valley County schools or call Leah, 230-2973, for applications or with any questions. The scholarship deadline for Glasgow students is May 8th & for surrounding area schools the deadline is May 20th.
Monday, May 11th 2015
There will be a Valley County 4-H Livestock committee meeting Mon. May 11th at 7p.m. at the Courthouse. Call the Extension Office, 228-6241 for more information.
Thursday, May 14th 2015
Please join Northeast Montana Relay for Life for a free lunch, sponsored by Farm Equipment Sales, Thurs. May 14th, from 11a.m. – 1p.m. at Farm Equipment Sales. Bring your team mates & family too as computers will be set up to register teams online right there as you enjoy your free lunch of sloppy joes, chips & cookies, catered by the Cottonwood Inn. This will be a great opportunity for captains to pick up team packets, luminaria forms & ask questions about the 2015 Relay for Life. Last year 24 teams signed up, currently only 4 teams are registered for this year's relay which will take place Aug. 14-15 at the Valley County Fairgrounds. Last year the local Relay for Life raised around $50,000 to help fund programs for the American Cancer Society.
Tuesday, May 19th 2015
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 at 263-1253.
Wednesday, May 20th 2015
Judy Loendorf &/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for Montana Veteran Affairs Division will be at the Glasgow VA Clinic Wed. May 20th from 1-4p.m. to visit with veterans. If you would like to apply for benefits with the VA please bring a copy of your discharge/separation, DD214, papers with you. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 406-265-4225.
Monday, June 1st 2015
The Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarship committee announces the availability of five $1000 scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. These scholarships are available to any student who has completed at least one year of study at an accredited college, university, business or vocational school. The applicant must be a graduate of Hinsdale High School. Scholarships will be awarded on an objective basis without regard to sex, age, race, religion or physical disability. Awards are made on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, participation in community & school activities, educational goals as written by the applicants in their application for scholarships. Applicants must complete an application & submit it along with a transcript & letters of recommendation to Linda Lacock at First Community Bank, PO Box 127, Hinsdale MT or to Amy Capdeville, Guidance Counselor at Hinsdale High School by June 1, 2015. Applications are available at the Hinsdale High School guidance counselor’s office or First Community Bank of Hinsdale & may be emailed upon request.
Tuesday, June 30th 2015
Glasgow High School graduates who are attending college or vocational/technical school are reminded that the deadline for financial assistance from the Glasgow High School Educational Trust for both semesters of the 2015-2016 school year is July 1, 2015. All GHS graduates who are pursuing higher education at an accredited school full time, 12 credit minimum, & who are in good academic standing may be eligible for a financial gift if they have completed 1 year of college or 1 semester of vocational school. This includes non-traditional students who are enrolled full time in online or other correspondence courses. The application & an explanation of the other requirements are available on the trust’s website, www.ghsedutrust.org. All applications must be complete & submitted on time to be considered. The GHS Educational Trust was established by the GHS Class of 1938 in 1964 to help GHS graduates finance their educational dreams. Interest on the trust’s corpus, which now totals over $4.2 million dollars, is used to make student gifts through a semi-annual application process administered by the trustees. To date, 2030 grants valued at $1.7 million dollars have been awarded to hundreds of different GHS alumni. Students may reapply & may be awarded gifts for succeeding terms after an initial award, 89% of recipients have done so. With educational costs rising significantly each year, every eligible GHS alumni is encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to minimize student debt & promote access to a brighter future through higher education.
Friday, July 10th 2015
The Grobel Scholarship Trust will award 2 scholarships, each in the amount of $2000, for the year 2015/2016 school year. These scholarships are available to graduates of Valley County high schools who have completed at least 1 full year of post-secondary education in nursing or other medical related field. Completed applications must be submitted not later than 4pm. July 10th. Contact Jessica Pehlke at First Community Bank, Glasgow, for an application.
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