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Monday, March 8th 2021

Vandalia Dam Road Closure

Glasgow Irrigation District will be closing the Vandalia Dam Road, from Hwy 2 to the dam, Mon. March 8th for approximately 4 days. They apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call 263-1011.

Monday, March 8th 2021

2021 Cal Ripken Baseball Sign-ups

The 2021 Cal Ripken Baseball Sign-ups are Mon. March 8th from 5:30 – 7p.m. at the Glasgow Rec Department. This is for Majors, ages 9 – 12 & Minors, ages 6 – 9 (must be 6 by May 1 of this year). All new players must bring birth certificate. For any questions contact Linda Hudyma, 390-4667.

Monday, March 8th 2021

Watercolor Class at Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery

The Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery is excited to announce that due to overwhelming interest, the date for the watercolor class by well-known Billings watercolor artist, Lance Johnson, has been changed to March 13th & there will be an additional class March 14th. Both classes are from 9a.m. – 5p.m. with a cost of $110, which includes a soup lunch. For more information you may call or text Mary Fahlgren, 230-0148, or stop by the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery, 523 2nd Ave. South.

Tuesday, March 9th 2021

Pioneer Museum Hours/Days

The Valley County Pioneer Museum’s hours through April are Wednesday – Saturday from 10a.m. - 4p.m.

Tuesday, March 9th 2021

“Harvest For Hunger” food drive

CHS Farmers Elevator is in the midst of their “Harvest For Hunger” food drive. Through March 20th, bring your food donations to CHS Farmers Elevator in Glasgow to help the effort.

Wednesday, March 10th 2021

Glasgow Girls Fastpitch Softball 2021 Registration

Glasgow Girls Fastpitch Softball 2021 Registration is Wed. March 10th from 5 - 7p.m. at the Glasgow Civic Center, enter through the Rec Dept. office door. This is for ages 6 - 14 (as of January 1, 2021). New players must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Call or text 406-451-2225 with questions.

Wednesday, March 10th 2021

Service Officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs

Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the Glasgow VA Clinic Wed. March 10th 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, March 10th 2021

Serv Safe Food Manager Training

Montana food establishments that serve food to the public are required to have a certified manager. A manager’s certification must be renewed every 5 years. If you are soon due to renew your certification or you want to make yourself more employable by obtaining a ServSafe Managers certificate, then you will be interested in ServSafe classes offered by MSU Extension. The class is 8 hours & participants in ServSafe classes take a 90-question exam. They must pass with a 75% in order to receive their national ServSafe certificate. Research has shown that those food establishments who have a certified food safety manager have fewer food borne illness outbreaks. Serv Safe Food Manager training will be offered March 12, 2021 from 8:30a.m. – 5p.m. in the Community Room of the Valley County Courthouse. Please contact the Extension Office to reserve your place by calling 228-6241. Reservations must be made by March 10th.

Friday, March 12th 2021

Nashua Senior Citizens to Meet

The Nashua Senior Citizens will have a meeting Fri. March 12th at 1p.m. Masks are requested to be worn.

Friday, March 12th 2021

Light in the Darkness Encouragement Weekend at Evangelical Church

The Light in the Darkness Encouragement Weekend is coming up Fri. March 12th – Sun. March 14th. The events of this weekend are sponsored by area churches, private donors, & hosted by Glasgow Evangelical Church. It begins Friday at 7p.m. with a Women’s Dessert, then a Men’s Breakfast Saturday morning starting at 9a.m. On Saturday evening, join the Frye Family Band for an evening concert; doors open at 6:30p.m. with the concert at 7p.m. Glasgow Evangelical Church will also host the Frye Family Band for Sunday morning worship at 10a.m., where they will lead worship - the community is invited to attend. For more information visit www.FamilyFirstMinistries.net, GlasgowEC.Church or call the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 228-2755.

Monday, March 15th 2021

Glasgow Senior Citizen Center

The Senior Citizen Center will remain closed until further notice. Meals on Wheels continues to operate along with grab n’ go meals available on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays for those 60+. There is a $5.50 suggested donation, please call 228-9500 by 9a.m. to reserve a grab n’ go meal.

Monday, March 15th 2021

2021 Autism Walk & Shop

2021 Autism Walk & Shop is Sat. April 3rd from 10a.m. – 8p.m. at the NEMT Fairgrounds. There will be music, games, food, crafts, an Easter Egg Hunt & a Community Art Project. This is for all ages & all funds raised stay locally. For more information or to reserve a table, check out their Facebook page, 2021 Autism Walk & Shop or contact Sherrie at Hi Line Home Programs, 228-9431.

Tuesday, March 16th 2021

Valley Community Food Bank

The Valley Community Food Bank, located at 1020 1st Ave. No., is open the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12noon-3p.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 Schoenfelder, 263-2139. If you need food, regardless of eligibility, before this date, please contact Nancy.

Wednesday, March 17th 2021

Fort Peck Summer Theatre Auction

Fort Peck Summer Theatre Auction is Wed. March 17th through Sat. March 20th at the Glasgow Elks Lodge. Wednesday – Friday come to the Elks from 5 – 8p.m. to check out the Lots & Silent Auction items, & Saturday is from 10a.m. – 12p.m. with all bids closing at 12noon. Drawing for Lot winners & final bids on Silent Auction items will be announced at 1p.m. Winners will be called & given instructions on retrieving their items. Enter to win a trip to Vegas, waterproof speakers, $200 grocery shopping spree & much more. The Elks members will serve food Wednesday – Friday from 5 – 7p.m. or until gone. For more information call 228-9216.

Friday, March 19th 2021

Area Grants & Scholarships

The Valley County Community Foundation Board of Directors has announced deadlines for this year’s grants and scholarships. First up is March 19th, the deadline for grant applications. Applications must carry that date or earlier on the postmark. VCCF provides grants to organizations within Valley County with the 501(c) 3 charitable IRS designation, along with local governments & educational institutions. Groups with projects expected to be completed by Oct. 1, 2021 are welcome to apply. VCCF awards grants in 5 areas: arts & culture, basic human needs, economic development, education, & natural resources & conservation. Applications with a postmark on or before April 16th will be accepted for the Feda Scholarship for the Trades. All applicants must be residents of Valley County. High school graduates this year, students receiving a home school certificate or a GED with plans to attend a trade school are encouraged to apply. In addition, students who received Feda Scholarships in the past may apply for a 2nd scholarship, providing they have successfully completed 1 semester of study. Applicable course work includes, but is not limited to, plumbing, electrical, drafting, mechanics, welding, carpentry, medical technology, computer technology, or criminal justice. College & trade school students from Valley County who have completed 1 year of post-high school study are encouraged to apply for the Clarence & Charlotte Fuhrman Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must have attended a Valley County High School consecutively for 3 years & received their diploma from a Valley County High School. Or, applicant may present a Home School Certificate or GED while residing in Valley County for a period of 3 years leading up to receiving these academic achievements. These applications must be postmarked by June 18th. Applications, along with this year’s requirements, are found on the VCCF website: www.valleycountycf.net. VCCF board members are happy to provide information on grants & scholarships. Contact Doris Leader in Nashua, Jean Carlson in Fort Peck, Jeff Sanders in Richland/Glasgow, Maggan Walstad & Darla Larson in Opheim/Glasgow; & in Glasgow, contact Ken Jansa, Cindy Markle, Whitney Tatafu, Gary Wageman or Sam Waters.

Thursday, March 25th 2021

Love by Choice Foster Parent Support Group to Meet

Love by Choice Foster Parent Support Group will meet Thurs. March 25th at 6p.m. at the Evangelical Church. There is no charge & dinner & childcare will be provided. This is for all foster parents and/or those interested in fostering. This is the 1st meeting since the Covid shut down last year! Please RSVP by call or text to Jenn Calkin, 654-4682, for food & childcare purposes!

Saturday, March 27th 2021

Meet & Greet for "Pony Club"

Pony Club, the largest equestrian educational organization in the world, now has a local group! The “Middle of Nowhere Pony Club” has recently been formed & is now doing an all-call for new members. Join them for a meet & greet from 11a.m. – 1p.m. Sat. March 27th at CHS Farmers Elevator. To learn more, contact Emily Redfield or Elizabeth Shipstead or visit their Facebook page.

Sunday, March 28th 2021

Glasgow DMV

Sunday, March 28th 2021

Paths to Serenity

Paths to Serenity A.A. meetings are as follows; Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7p.m. Saturdays & Sundays at 10a.m. N.A. meetings are Saturdays & Sundays at 7p.m. All meetings take place at the Glasgow VFW, 1222 Hwy #2 West.

Friday, May 21st 2021

Grobel Scholarship Trust

For the 2021-2022 school year, the Grobel Scholarship Trust shall award 2 scholarships, each in the amount of $2750. Scholarship applicants must be graduates of a Valley County high school & must have completed at least 30 semester hours, or equivalent, in a course of study leading to a degree or certification in nursing (for example, CNA, LPN, RN, nurse practitioner) or other medical-related occupation. Lynn & Lois Grobel established the Grobel Scholarship Trust in 1997 in honor of their daughter, Mary, a nurse, & dedicated health-care professional. The trust provides a continuing source of funds & has awarded more than 65 scholarships. The trust is administered by Samuel D. Waters, President & Chairman of First Community Bank, & Stephen L. Grobel, Attorney, York County, Virginia. Applications may be obtained from Jessica Pehlke at First Community Bank, (406) 228-8231. Completed applications must be received by May 21st & awards will be announced May 28th.