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Rotary and Interact Paint the Townsend Senior Center

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 11:53

(Townsend April 19) The Rotary Club of Townsend wanted to paint the inside of the Senior Center as part of a Montana Rotary District 5390 grant for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Small portions of the walls were cleaned, and test splotches were painted with variable colors and the Seniors picked their favorite color. Dates were set to remove articles and start cleaning walls. The dates were cancelled due to the COVID-19 shelter-at-home order.

Rotary Club of Townsend Actions during the COVID-19 Shutdown

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Fri, 04/17/2020 - 12:33

Using Remote Meeting Technology- Jeff Langlinais, Secretary

The Club reviewed many available forms of remote meeting technologies and we tried the Zoom Meeting platform for a test meeting on March 24. Now we are using Cisco’s WebEx platform. The Club used the technology for Board and Regular meetings on April 14th.

 

Jeff Langlinais receives Paul Harris Award

Submitted by vsample on Tue, 02/04/2020 - 09:39

Townsend Rotarian Jeff Langlinais received the Paul Harris award on January 28, 2020 at the Townsend Rotary Club meeting.  Jeff joined Townsend Rotary in 2016 and is the Club Secretary. Jeff is also a past president of the Townsend Rotary Club and is the current Rotary Fall Fest Committee Chair.

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation.

Rotary 2019 Senior Dinner and Light Tour

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:32

On December 16 and 17 (2019) the Townsend Rotary Club and Townsend Lions Club joined forces to host a Seniors Christmas Dinner and Light Tour.

Over 90 Townsend Area Seniors were served dinner at the Townsend Senior Center.  Carol, Ruthie and Elsie cooked a magnificent dinner of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad and desert. Members of the Townsend Rotary Club and Lions Club served the dinner and cleaned up afterwards.

Rotary Hosts Fall Fest Thank-you Party for the Sponsors and Volunteers

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:32

On Friday November 15th the Townsend Fall Fest Committee hosted a thank-you party for our many sponsors and volunteers. Over 100 people attended the thank-you party featuring beef brisket and barbequed chicken, potatoes, salads and a spectacular array of desserts.

New Interact officers introduced to Rotary

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:30

In October 2019, the Townsend Interact Club elected new officers.  At the October 22 meeting, advisor Jen Lane introduced the new Interact Club officers to the Club members.

The new officers are Daniel Wyse (President), Hayden Stubbendeck (Vice President), Jordan Jensen (Treasurer).  The new Interact board members are Sam Lane, Will Lane and Ronnie Steele.

Peter Parr presents "Creating a Lasting Legacy" at Rotary Meeting

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:23

Townsend Rotary's newest member, Peter Parr, made a presentation to the Townsend Rotary Club on October 22, 2019.  Peter was born in Minnesota but his family moved to Africa when he was very young. Peter grew up in Africa and spent his adult life working on projects in Africa and the middle east.

Creating a Lasting Legacy

Bulldogs For Britain Thanks Rotary

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:12

On October 22, Jill Flynn and the "Bulldogs for Britain" team attended the Townsend Rotary Club for helping fund their upcoming trip to England.  Ronnie Steele and Taylor Noyes thanked Rotary for their support and for paying the "Bulldogs for Britain" group for helping at the Slice of Summer events and for working at Fall Fest.

The group will tour England including a visit to Stratford-On-Avon - the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Peter Parr Inducted to Townsend Rotary Club

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 10/09/2019 - 19:03

(Townsend November 18) The Rotary Club of Townsend has survived since 1939 and has become the club to go to if something needs to be done in our community. Rotary is always looking for potential new members to continue that tradition. Many service organizations like Rotary are struggling to find new energetic members. Fortunately, another new young Rotary member has been recruited in Townsend.

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