Upcoming Events

Interact Connects with Seniors for the Holidays!

The Rotary Youth Sponsored Interact Club is Staying Connected with area Senior Citizens this Holiday Season. The Broadwater High School Students in the Interact Club decided to do something special for area Seniors for their annual community project since most of the Seniors have not been able to connect with friends and family in 2020 because of COVID-19 concerns. 

Wendy Gravely's Second Grade Class Decorates Trees

Every year Townsend Rotarians gather at the end of November to head to the Elkhorn Mountains in search of pine trees to "plant" Phil's Forest at the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 287. The goal is get the trees up and get them lit before the annual Townsend Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll.

We recently spotted Wendy Gravely's second grade class at Phil's Forest decorating the trees with their hand made decorations!


Montana District Governor Sandy Carlson visits Townsend Rotary Club

On November 10, 2020 Montana District Governor Sandy Carlson visited the Townsend Rotary Club.

Rotary Club Veterans Honored

At the November 10, 2020 meeting Townsend Rotary Veterans were honored with a presentation by Rotarian Veteran and American Legion Post Commander Jen Dalrymple with special Rotary Veterans Pins.  After the presentatio

2020 Interact Officers introduced to the Townsend Rotary Club

In September 2020, the Townsend Interact Club elected new officers.  At the September 8  meeting, advisor Jen Lane introduced the new Interact Club officers to the Townsend Rotary Club members.

Interactors Help with the Spring Cleaning at the Canton Church

The Canton Church annual spring cleanup was held on May 30, 2020.  For the second year the Townsend Interact Club came out to the Church and helped with the Spring Cleaning. The Townsend Interact Club is a Rotary sponsored high school service club.

Rotary and Interact Paint the Townsend Senior Center

(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

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

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.

Interact Club Provides Leadership Training for BHS Class of 2023

On January 22nd, the Townsend Interact Club hosted a Freshman Leadership Training for Broadwater High School’s Freshman Class of 2023 at The Lodge of Townsend. This is the third consecutive year that Interact has worked with the BHS administration to provide the peer-led training.


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