The 24th Annual Valley County Thanksgiving Day Dinner, sponsored by community volunteers, will be held Thurs. Nov. 27th at the Glasgow Senior Citizens Center, 328 4th St. So. Serving will take place from 12noon – 2p.m. The meal is free of charge & open to everyone, not just senior citizens, all ages are welcome. There will be no carry out or deliveries available. For more information contact Ruth Ann Hutcheson, 228-8392.
There will be a 50th anniversary open house for Cliff and Dianna Isakson on Friday, Nov. 28th from 7:00-8:30p.m. in the basement ballroom of Nemont Manor. There will be a mock wedding ceremony at 7:30p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The Children’s Museum is hosting a 'Safari Social & Fundraiser Event' Sat. Nov. 29th from 6-9p.m. Tour the new wildlife exhibit, enjoy appetizers & beverages, visit with the exhibit producers & help support this awesome new addition to our community. Cost is $20 per person at the door.
Milk River, Inc is sponsoring the Children’s Christmas Store Sat. Dec. 6th. They are looking for donations or white elephant items for the store. If you have items to donate they may be dropped off at 219 2nd Ave. South or call them at 228-8412 to have them picked up.
The Glasgow Scottie Basketball Red/White scrimmage is Sat. Nov. 29th beginning at 4p.m. with Boys JV followed by the Boys Varsity & Girls Basketball will follow the Varsity Boys.
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.
The Pioneer Museum is open Tuesdays – Fridays from 1 – 5p.m. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 228-8692, leave a message.
The Hi Line Youth Hockey gun raffle winners for November are the 1st – Bill Murch, 2nd – Stan Sonsteng,3rd –Jesse Hystad, 4th - Tanner Roness, 5th - Shane Hoyer, 6th - Rocky Thompson, 7th - Greg Nybakken, 8th - Fred Potter, 9th - Jake Newton, 10th - Sam Morehouse, 11th - Bob Peterson, 12th- David Wilkowski, 13th - Wade Wetzel, 14th - Tyler Viste, 15th - Town & Country Furniture, 16th - Tyson Knodel, 17th - Sid Paulson, Brookings, SD, 18th - Jeff Larson, 19th - Kris Keller, 20th - Jacki Thievin, 21st - Larry Oschner, 22nd - Tim Newton, 23rd - Doug Page, 24th - Logan Hicks, 25th - B.J. Erickson, 26th - Dan Taylor.
If you purchased items on the Radio Sale-A-Thon, please come up and pay for your items by November 30th.
Grant applications are now being accepted from the Theo & Alyce Beck Foundation Trust for non-profit 501c3 organizations & government entities such as schools & municipalities for projects that promote better living in Valley County. Applications may be picked up from Ruth Ann Hutcheson, 12 1st Ave. North, or Edward Jones, 207 5th Street South & must be post marked no later than Sun. Nov. 30, 2014. Incomplete applications will not be considered for grants. The Theo & Alyce Beck Foundation Trust was established with the mission of bettering life in Valley County. It creates income for higher education & helps to fund projects that promote better living in Valley County through non-profit organizations. Theo & Alyce Beck were northeast Montana people who cared about the communities they lived in, whether it was Baylor, where their lives began, Opheim where they farmed, or Glasgow, where Alyce spent her retired years after Theo died. Shortly before Alyce died, she generously decided to set up the Theo & Alyce Beck Foundation Trust. This will be the 6th year that the trust will award grants.
Watch for Soroptimist members, Glasgow Student Council members, Pacific Steel & Recycling employees, & other volunteers Fri. Dec. 5th, as they will be collecting donations for the annual Block of Bucks. Valley County children from infants to 12 years of age will be able to shop for well needed winter clothing because of this annual fundraiser. The final day to get your child signed up to participate is Mon. Dec. 1st, at the Office of Public Assistance. Applications must be picked up & turned into this location. The children’s shopping will take place Sat. Dec. 6th & volunteers are needed to assist families as they shop on this special day. If you can help shop or have any questions, please call Mary Armstrong, 253-350-2070. Shopping sites will include D&G Sports & Western, Killion’s, Little Campers, & Shopko. Donations are needed, encouraged & appreciated. Donations may be mailed prior to collection day to Soroptomists of Glasgow, Box 961, Glasgow, MT 59230.
The Soroptimist Thrift Store, 229 4th Street South is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Sat. 10a.m. – 2p.m. They have 3 baby strollers, along with clothing for the whole family & the Christmas Room is now ready. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds from the store are used locally. For more information call 228-8938.
The 1st half of 2014 Real Estate taxes & the 2nd half of 2014 Mobile Home taxes are due Nov. 30th. Because the 30th falls on a Sunday, taxpayers will have until 5p.m. Mon. Dec. 1st to pay these before they become delinquent.
The American Red Cross will have Blood Drives at the following locations & times.
Tues. 12/2 Glasgow VFW 12 - 6p.m.
Wed. 12/3 Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital 9a.m. - 2p.m.
Hinsdale Legion Hall 1:30 – 6p.m.
Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative & B negative. To learn more about donating blood & to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). You may also call 263-0321 for more information. *note time change at VFW to accommodate working donors.
Evangelical Women present their Annual Ladies’ Christmas Program Tues. Dec. 2nd at 7p.m. There will be “In The Manger” readings by Max Lucado, fellowship & refreshments to follow. All ladies are welcome.
Annuities is the topic for the next session of the Valley County Extension’s Solid Finances series, Wed. Dec. 3rd at 12:05p.m. in the Community Room of the Courthouse. Have you ever thought about how you will turn your retirement nest egg into monthly income in retirement? One option is through the use of annuities. Annuities are available in many different forms with lots of different features. This session will focus on understanding how several key types of annuities can be utilized to create a stable source of retirement income. A light lunch will be served during this educational webinar. Contact the Valley County Extension Office, 228-6241 or visit: www.msuextension.org/solidfinances
The GHS Student Council is sponsoring the 16th Annual Remembrance Tree program to remember loved ones that have passed on. Trees filled with lights to commemorate those loved ones will be on display throughout the Holiday Season in front of the Pioneer Museum. Bulbs may be purchased by Dec. 4th for a $5 donation by contacting any High School Student Council member or advisor, or the GHS Office, 228-2485. Bulbs to recognize the men & women serving in our armed forces & stationed around the world may also be purchased. A lighting Ceremony for the Remembrance Trees is Sun. Dec. 7th at 4p.m., this is open to the public, refreshments will be served. The trees will be lit daily from Dec. 7th – 31st. Proceeds will be donated to the Block of Bucks. Through this communities generosity, over $22,000 has been donated to the Block of Bucks program.
The Hi-Line Gobblers of Glasgow, MT honors the memory of Barb Marsh, a longtime supporter of both the Turkey Federation & local youth. To memorialize her commitment to the NWTF, Barb’s partner, Joe Younkin, sponsored a special rifle that was auctioned at last year’s banquet. Proceeds from that commemorative rifle are being distributed to eligible high school students this year. Applicants must be a graduating senior from Valley County & have a current hunting license. Additional materials required are a copy of your current 2014 Hunting Conservation License; 2 sealed letters of recommendation from adults who know you well; a typed essay of 250 words or less (questions available in scholarship packet). Application & all additional materials must be completed & mailed to Hi-Line Gobblers, Barb Marsh Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 774, Glasgow, MT 59230 by Jan. 25, 2015. Incomplete applications or those postmarked after the deadline date will not be accepted. Scholarship recipient(s) will be announced at the Hi-Line Gobblers’ 9th annual fundraising banquet, scheduled for Sat. Feb. 21, 2015 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church’s parish hall. Call Jenn Jackson, 263-7339, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
”The Glory of Christmas” Art Show at the Cottonwood is scheduled for Fri. Dec. 5th & Sat. Dec. 6th. The Opening Gala is Friday from 6:30-9p.m. & Saturday hours are 10a.m. – 5p.m. For more information contact Denae, 230-0705.
The 23rd Annual North Pole Express Art & Craft Show will offer local Montana Made gifts for you & your shopping pleasure Fri. Dec. 5th from 6-8p.m. & Sat. Dec. 6th from 8a.m. – 3p.m. at the Saco IOOF Hall. Artisans include Jacki Bryson with finely detailed painted Christmas & Home Décor, Juanita Morehouse with aprons, quilts, scrubbies & such, Jodell Bryson with crocheted hats plus potholders, baked goods, Christmas wall hangings & much more. Please com & enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere while you shop & sign up for the door prizes.
The Glasgow Evangelical Family Choir will present the Christmas Musical, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Sat. Dec. 6th at 6p.m. & again Sun. Dec. 7th at 2p.m. in the church auditorium. This classic celebration will stir the hearts of everyone who attends. The combination of captivating stories combined with incredible songs of the season makes this musical very special. Following the performance, there will be refreshments & a time of fellowship.
Council on Aging will have a Flea Market Sat. Dec. 6th from 9a.m. – 2p.m. at the Glasgow Senior Center. For table rental or more information please call Vicky, 228-9500.
The First Lutheran Church will have their annual Scandinavian & Holiday Bake Sale Sat. Dec. 6th from 9a.m. – 12noon. Featured will be Scandinavian baked goods including lefsa, rosettes, sandbakkles, spritz, flatbread, krumkaka, rommagrat & fattimand. Also sold will be family favorite candies, breads & cookies as well as kitchen craft items. The coffee shop will be open during the bake sale for samples of the baked goods to enjoy with a cup of coffee.
Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans
Affairs will be visiting the Glasgow VA Clinic, with the Mobile Vet Center only, Tues. Dec. 9th from 2 - 4p.m. (weather permitting) 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.
The next meeting for the Valley County Fair Commission is Mon. Dec. 15th at 6p.m. at the Glasgow Elks Lodge; Agenda will be posted on the website Tues. Dec. 9th. The Valley County Fair minutes are now posted on the Valley County Website under Fair commission; the Agendas will also be posted there in the future.
The Lucky Clover 4-H Club will have a Community Tree Lighting Sun. Dec. 14th from 4 - 5:30p.m., followed by cookies & coffee at the Nashua Senior Center.
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.
The Middle School Art Club will be have a Silent Art Auction during the Glasgow girls & boys basketball games against Malta Fr. Dec. 19th. The Art Club students have created some amazing art to be auctioned off in order to raise money to go on a trip to visit the Yellowstone Art Museum. The auction will be in the concession area & open during the J.V. games through the varsity games. Winners will be announced during halftime of the varsity boys’ game.
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.