Group briefs

Somers Seashore State Park

The Flathead Land Belief, together with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the Flathead Lakers and Montana State Parks Basis, are internet hosting a celebration of the brand new Somers Seashore State Park on Saturday, April 15 at 11 a.m.

The vent features a small gathering within the park with gentle refreshments, audio system and a guided tour. For extra info, e-mail

Fundraiser for a wounded soldier

The Montana Freeway Patrol is partnering with Montana Buffalo Wild Wings eating places throughout the state to lift funds to assist Trooper Lewis Johnsons restoration. On Wednesday, April 12, Montana Buffalo Wild Wings eating places throughout the state will donate 20% of the sale from all friends who show the flyer under.

Trooper Johnson suffered life-threatening accidents in February whereas legislation enforcement apprehended a fleeing suspect close to Eureka. He’s recovering at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado doing each day bodily and occupational remedy.

Montana Buffalo Wild Wings eating places are positioned in Billings, Bozeman, Helena, Missoula, Nice Falls, Butte and Kalispell.

Bigfork Church Sequence April 17

Bigfork Group United Methodist Church is internet hosting the Did You Know? occasion on Monday, April 17.

Douglas W. Tallamy, creator of the New York Instances bestseller “Nature’s Finest Hope: A New Method to Conservation That Begins in Your Yard” will current with a video presentation.

Tallamy reveals how landscaping with native plant communities that keep meals webs and biodiversity can enhance our native ecosystems and the way forward for the pure world. By landscaping with native plant communities that keep meals webs and biodiversity, we are able to improve native ecosystems quite than degrade them.

Tallamy is a professor within the Division of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology on the College of Delaware, the place he has authored 104 analysis articles and publications and taught programs on bugs for 40 years.

Potluck is at 5 p.m., video presentation at 5:30 p.m. Bigfork United Methodist Church is positioned at 750 Electrical Ave.

American Legion crews work on freeway markers

American Legion Publish 137 will keep white freeway security markers figuring out the areas of fatalities on state roads round Kalispell throughout April and Could main as much as Memorial Day.

Crews will take away decorations, restore and repaint 130 markers within the Kalispell space alongside US 93, US 2, Montana 35, Farm-to-Market Highway, Reserve Drive, Whitefish Stage and Airport Highway.

The location settlement with the Montana Division of Transportation regulates the specs, placement and upkeep of the indicators. and additional stipulates that they don’t seem to be to be adorned. Embellished markers can distract drivers, thus defeating the aim of the white marker program.

Drivers are requested to concentrate on upkeep crews throughout this time main as much as Memorial Day weekend.

The PEO chapter is accepting scholarship purposes

Charitable Academic Group (PEO) Chapter C is in search of certified native girls pursuing greater training to help with purposes for numerous PEO scholarship, grant and mortgage packages. These packages embrace: an Training Mortgage Fund that lends cash at low curiosity to certified feminine college students, a Persevering with Training Program that gives need-based grants to girls whose training has been interrupted and who discover it essential to return to high school to help themselves, and PEO Awards fellowships, which primarily present merit-based awards to PhD candidates.

Organized in 1915, Kalispell-based Chapter C is one among almost 5,800 PEO chapters within the US and Canada. PEO has been serving to girls attain for the celebs for over 150 years. Since its founding in 1869, the nonprofit group has helped greater than 120,000 girls pursue instructional targets by offering greater than $400 million in grants, scholarships, awards and loans. The Sisterhood additionally owns and helps Cottey Faculty, a girls’s liberal arts and sciences school in Nevada Metropolis, Missouri.

For extra info, contact Carol Bibler at (406) 257-7021. To study extra about PEO, go to

Womens Connection meets

The Columbia Falls Ladies’s Connection will host a luncheon on Wednesday, April 19 at 11:30 am. at First Baptist Church positioned at 827 ninth St West in Columbia Falls.

Visitor speaker might be Mark Hemmingway who will share his ardour for house gardening and Jody Lester will share her expertise with parenting. Donations of kitty litter, cat meals and cat toys might be collected for Kittymom Rescue. The associated fee is $10 and all girls are welcome to attend. For reservations name Janet at 892-3621 or e-mail by 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 16. Please honor or cancel reservations. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

The group organizes a useful resource workshop

ASSIST-Flathead will host a community-wide useful resource workshop on April 14, 9am-3:30pm. within the Logan Well being Medical Middle Paintbrush Convention Room.

Have you ever ever wished to assist a pal or member of the family, however do not know the place to search out this system or service they want? Are you aware about neighborhood sources however simply do not know how you can entry them? (ie: veterans advantages, meals sources, vitality help, Medicaid, shelter, incapacity and senior providers.) Would you wish to study extra?

ASSIST Flathead, a non-profit group affiliated with Logan Well being, is internet hosting a neighborhood useful resource workshop to focus on and discover the providers and packages that make up our native social security internet. The group invitations social service suppliers and neighborhood members to affix us as we learn to assist our neighbors, household and pals.

For extra info or to register, contact Jane Emmert at 406-758-1472 or e-mail

The occasion is free and a light-weight lunch might be offered.

Power saving artwork competitors

The Group Motion Partnership of Northwest Montana is sponsoring the fifth annual artwork contest in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sanders counties and invitations all Ok-12 college students to take part.

The competitors is for college students to submit paintings depicting what saving vitality means to them. College students are inspired to be artistic and design an paintings that reveals any kind of vitality conservation. electrical, water, warmth, recycling and so forth. The A12 month 2024 calendar created from the 13 successful items might be used to advertise Power Saving all year long. The duvet and every month might be represented by a unique scholar paintings.

Entries have to be postmarked or submitted to CAPNM headquarters in Kalispell by 5 p.m., Could 19 at 214 Major St., Kalispell, MT 59901.

Winners might be introduced and prizes awarded no later than June 2nd. The scholars with the 13 artworks chosen for the calendar and the artwork instructor will every obtain a $50 reward card. All paintings submitted should have the coed’s title, grade, and get in touch with info. CAPNM reserves the proper to increase the competitors cut-off date, relying on the variety of submissions.

CAPNM’s mission is to supply direct providers, help poverty alleviation, enhance lives and strengthen our communities. CAPNM serves Lake, Lincoln, Flathead and Sanders counties via Group Companies, Training and Coaching, Monetary Literacy, Gas Help, Housing and Weatherization packages.

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