Upcoming Events

(Events in Bold print are Townsend Rotary Events)


  • March 2 - Sip'n'Paint: sponsored by the Artisan's of the Missouri River Valley coop.  At the American Legion from 6:00 - 10:00. Diane Johnson will be teaching water color painting.  Art supplies and wine will be provided.
  • March 11 - Leprechaun Festival sponsored by the BHC Auxilliary at the Multi-purpose room
  • March 18 - Townsend Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner - time/place/speakers yet to be determined




Rotary and Lions Host Townsend Seniors Holiday Dinner and Light Tour

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 11:39

On December 19 & 20, 2016, the Townsend Rotary Club and the Townsend Lions Club jointly hosted a Seniors Dinner and Light Tour. The dinners were served at the Senior Center with over 80 local area seniors attending. The dinner featured both ham and turkey with potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad and desert. 

Local Rotarian George Jenkins and wife Brigid featured in IR article

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 01/02/2017 - 09:33

Local Rotarian George Jenkins and his wife Brigid came to Montana a couple of years ago when Coca Cola asked George to be there agent in Montana for installing and repairing soda fountain equipment (and much more). George and Brigid decided to operate out of Townsend because of it's central location between the Gallatin Valley and Helena.

Rotary to Pick Best Christmas Light Displays

Submitted by Pat Platenberg on Sun, 12/11/2016 - 12:31

The Townsend area is blessed with some wonderful Christmas light displays this Holiday Season.  The Rotary Club of Townsend will be driving around the Townsend area December 15-17 picking the Best Residential Christmas Light Display Contest winners for 2016.  The top three winners will receive $100, $50, and $25 checks from Rotary and a photo of their display in next week’s Broadwater Reporter

Local Rotarian volunteers at Townsend Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll

Submitted by vsample on Sun, 12/04/2016 - 12:30

Local Rotarian George Jenkins and his wife Brigid strolled Townsend's Broadway as Mr. and Mrs. Claus during the annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll.  This is the second year that George and Brigid have volunteered to be Mr. and Mrs. Clause to the delight of all of the children at the stroll!

Rotary and Tree Board Light Up Business District

Submitted by Pat Platenberg on Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:29

On Saturday, November 26, Rotary Club and Tree Board members finished lighting up the business district for the Holiday Season.  It has been a Tree Board tradition for over 10 years to light up the business district trees.  Rotary members have helped more and more over the years.  Non-Rotarian and non-Tree Board me

Rotary Club Foundation named World's Most Outstanding Foundation 2016

Submitted by Pat Platenberg on Mon, 11/21/2016 - 12:15

The Rotary Club of Townsend is proud to announce that The Rotary Foundation, the charitable arm of Rotary International—a global network of volunteers committed to improving lives and communities around the world—has been named the 2016 Outstanding Foundation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).  To view the complete press release go to: http://www.afpnet.org/Audiences/NewsReleaseDetail.cfm?itemnumber=40881.