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Friday, July 1st 2016
GHS Class of 1961, 55th Reunion
Friends of the GHS Class of 1961 are invited to their 55th Class Reunion Fri. July 1st – Mon. July 4th. Early arrivals are welcome to the Glasgow Elks for a happy hour beginning at 5p.m.; Saturday is registration at the Glasgow Elks with a catered buffet dinner of chicken & roast beef at 6p.m.; Sunday is a social gathering at Tom & Cindy Markles, 748 Hillside Drive, from 3-6p.m., with catered snacks, BYOB.; Monday is the Veteran’s Memorial Dedication at Fort Peck at 10a.m. Cost is $25 per person which includes everything!
Friday, July 1st 2016
GHS Class of 1986 Reunion
The GHS Class of 1986 Reunion begins Fri. July 1st at 6p.m. at the Busted Knuckle Brewery. A Potluck BBQ is set for Sat. July 2nd at 12noon at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck. For more information, contact Beth Knodel, bethk@nemont.net or check Facebook page for GHS Class of 86.
Friday, July 1st 2016
Poster Contest for 3rd Annual Can-Am Regatta
The Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery is sponsoring a poster contest for the 3rd Annual Can-Am Fort Peck Sailing Regatta. Anyone can enter, any medium will be accepted & all entries will be returned. Winning poster will be People's Choice & will receive $50, T-shirt & a free sailboat ride. For more information, contact Mary Fahlgren, wheatgrassarts@gmail.com or stop by the gallery at 531 2nd Ave. South. Entry deadline is July 1st.
Friday, July 1st 2016
Street Sweeping
Every Friday through fall the downtown area streets will be swept starting at 4a.m., barring no water breaks/emergency work that may come up. This includes 3rd Street South to FMDH, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Avenue south to 6th Street south, Klein Avenue & the underpass.
Friday, July 1st 2016
GHS Educational Trust Scholarship
GHS alumni pursuing higher education at the baccalaureate or vocational/technical level are strongly encouraged to apply to the GHS Educational Trust for financial assistance to help pay for tuition & other expenses for the 2016-2017 school year. The deadline is July 1, 2016, & the application is available online at www.ghsedutrust.org. With tuition & student debt both rising at historic rates, the trust would like to remind applicants that this gift is not a traditional scholarship only for those who have exceptionally high grades. The awards are based primarily on need, & all applicants who have completed one year of college or one semester of trade school, who are full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited institution, & who are making steady progress toward the completion of a degree are given equal consideration. Other requirements listed on the application must be met & all information submitted on time. With assets now totaling over $5 million dollars, the trust, which was established by the GHS Class of 1938 in 1964, has awarded over $1.7 million dollars to hundreds of different GHS graduates. Most of these students have received multiple grants over the course of their academic careers. This includes a significant number of nontraditional students who have completed their degrees through correspondence or online courses in addition to traditional campus instruction. The trust has been supported by hundreds of faithful donors for over half a century to help as many GHS students as possible achieve their educational dreams & a better future. Apply now to be a part of this important Scotty tradition.
Saturday, July 2nd 2016
Little Campers
Little Campers has several items arriving just in time for your 4th of July fun. Check out Little Campers on Facebook. They are located at 531 2nd Ave. South, & are your local drop for Havre Laundry & Dry Cleaning.
Sunday, July 3rd 2016
Fun Run/Walk in Hinsdale
There is a Fun Run/Walk in Hinsdale Sun. July 3rd at 8a.m. There will be a 5K & 1 mile & both will be run/walk events. This event is just for fun & will not be officially timed, although there will be a timer reading times out loud as runners cross the finish line. There is no registration fee but any donations will go towards the kids ping pong ball drop fund for prizes. The starting line will be in the Milk River Park behind the school near the boat ramp, please plan to arrive by 7:30a.m. Following the Fun Run/Walk will be a Community Church Service at 11a.m. at Stoughie’s outdoor terrace. Be blessed by worship, special music, testimony & more, all by Hinsdale folks. Hope to see you all there.
Sunday, July 3rd 2016
Hinsdale Rodeo
The Milk River Cowboy Association’s Annual Hinsdale Rodeo is Sun. July 3rd beginning at 6p.m. Refreshments & hamburgers available on grounds. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 12 & under. To enter any of the scheduled events call Dick Marshall, 406-364-2111 anytime between 8a.m. – 8p.m. Following the rodeo will be a Street Dance with music by Trial By Fire.
Monday, July 4th 2016
NE MT Veterans Memorial Ceremony
The Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Opening Ceremony is Mon. July 4th at 10a.m. in Fort Peck. Master of Ceremonies is Don Fast, featured speaker is Chuck Hayter. Seating will be provided for WWII/Korean & Disabled Veterans, all others are asked to bring their own seating. Rides from parking to site will be provided as needed. There will be Echoing Taps, the GHS Band with Kilts, live music with Hailey Stone & refreshments provided, no coolers please. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place at the Fort Peck Town Hall. For more information, contact Art Wedhalm, 942-0668 or Ann Kulczyk, 263-8126. Valley County Transit will be taking a bus to the Ceremony – only 21 seats are available, to reserve a seat call the Transit, 228-8747.
Monday, July 4th 2016
4th of July Picnic in Opheim
Opheim American Legion Community 4th of July Picnic, is Mon. July 4th, in the Opheim City Park at 5p.m. Meat, drinks & paper goods will be provided by the Legion, please bring a dish to share. Everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, July 5th 2016
Soroptimist Thrift Store
The Soroptimist Thrift Store is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Sat. 10a.m. – 2p.m., they will be closed Saturdays for the month of July. They have lots of baseball pants & swim suits in stock, a sewing machine, golf kitchen items & a crib mattress. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds from the store are used locally. For more information, call 228-8938.
Tuesday, July 5th 2016
Jeff Alexander FundRazr
There has been an account set up on FundRazr for Jeff Alexander, who was seriously burned in the house explosion. If you would like to donate go to https://fundrazr.com/jeffalexander.
Tuesday, July 5th 2016
Benefit/Medical Accounts for JR Estes & Gage Siefert
Benefit/Medical Accounts have been set up for JR Estes & Gage Siefert, who were involved in a serious motorcycle accident Sat. June 11th. JR’s account is at Fort Peck Credit Union Glasgow/Fort Peck Branches & Gage’s account is at Valley Bank in Glasgow under Paul & Jodie Siefert.
Thursday, July 7th 2016
Pioneer Museum
The Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9a.m.-5p.m. The new displays are finished & ready for visitors. A new wildlife exhibit includes donated mounts from Joe Bergtoll & the Don Baker Estate. You can also take a peek at the progress of the construction in the new building, replicating 1915 Valley County businesses. In addition, they have an assortment of new books for both children & adults in the book store.
Friday, July 8th 2016
Help wanted for Gov Cup
The MT Gov Cup is looking for 3 extra patrol boats for Fri. & Sat. July 8th & 9th from 6:30a.m. - 3p.m. You must have previous fish handling experience! It is very fun & easy to help. Call 406-228-2222 if you’d like to help this Gov Cup.
Sunday, July 10th 2016
CRP Haying & Grazing
If you plan to do managed haying or grazing on your CRP please stop by the Valley County FSA office & do the appropriate paperwork. All contracts need to be approved by the Valley County FSA office before haying or grazing is allowed on CRP, which begins July 16, 2016. Contact the Valley County FSA Office to set up an appointment or stop by the office as soon as possible to ensure timely submission of paperwork.
Wednesday, July 13th 2016
Red Cross Blood Draws
There will be a Red Cross Blood Draw July 13th at the Glasgow VFW from 11a.m. – 6p.m. & July 14th at FMDH from 9a.m. – 2p.m. Donors of all blood types are needed now. Schedule an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Wednesday, July 13th 2016
Montana Veterans Affairs
Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the Glasgow VA Clinic Wed. July 13th from 1-4p.m. to meet with Veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for benefits, please bring a copy of your discharge paperwork, DD214, with you.
Wednesday, July 13th 2016
Livestock Handling Clinic
All livestock handlers are welcome to a Low-Stress Livestock Handling Clinic July 14th & 15th at the Glasgow Stockyards. Presenting will be Whit Hibbard, the editor of the Stockmanship Journal & a 4th generation Montana cattle & sheep rancher. Cost to participate is $20 a day & includes lunch. Please RSVP to Diane at the Glasgow Grazing District Office, 228-2961.
Friday, July 15th 2016
ARC/PLC Deadlines
For those producers signed up in the ARC/IC program, the deadline to report your 2015 production is July 15, 2016. The deadline to enroll in the ARC/PLC program for the 2016 crop year is August 1, 2016. Please contact the Valley County FSA Office to set up an appointment or stop by the office as soon as possible to ensure all your farms are enrolled by the deadline.
Friday, July 15th 2016
Campfire Lecture Series
The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum & the Phillips County Museum are hosting a free & fun Campfire Lecture Series. Come enjoy a campfire & roasting marshmallows while you learn amazing things about Montana's paleontology & history. Talks start at 7p.m., but enjoy some food before they start. Speakers & topics to be to be announced. Dates are July 15th & August 19th.
Monday, July 18th 2016
Grobel Scholarships
The Grobel Scholarship Trust will award 2 scholarships, each in the amount of $2000, for the 2016-2017 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 fields. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 4p.m. July 18th. For an application or more information please contact Jessica Pehlke at the First Community Bank in Glasgow, 228-8231.
Tuesday, July 19th 2016
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 at 263-1253.
Saturday, July 30th 2016
Glasgow DMV
The Glasgow DMV is open Mondays from 9a.m. – 4:30p.m. & Fridays from 8a.m. – 4:30p.m., closed from 12noon – 1p.m. Appointments are required & may be made by calling 1-866-450-8034 or go online to https://dojmt.gov/driving/appointments/.
Saturday, July 30th 2016
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.
Monday, August 1st 2016
FSA County Committees Nomination Period
The nomination period for the FSA county committees across Montana has begun. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the FSA Offices by close of business on Aug. 1, 2016. Forms are available on-line at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/elections, or at your local FSA Office.
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