Upcoming Events

Dec 17Townsend Rotary and Townsend Liors will host a dinner for area Seniors on Dec 17 at the Senior Center at 5:00. A tour of the area Christmas Lights will follow dinner.
Dec 18Townsend Rotary and Townsend Lions will host a dinner for area Seniors on Dec 18 at the Senior Center at 5:00. A tour of the area Christmas Lights will follow dinner.

Jenni Bonser joins Townsend Rotary

Submitted by vsample on Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:43

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.

Montana's only Astronaut speaks at Townsend Rotary

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:31

(Townsend December 1) On November 27, Loren Acton, the only Montana-born astronaut spoke to the Rotary Club. Loren was born in the Lewistown, Montana area and explained to the Club how a small town boy from Montana was able to grow up and become a crew member on the Challenger. Loren was educated at Montana State University and eventually received a doctorate in solar physics. He was charged with taking x-ray pictures of the sun and showed the Club some of the pictures he took from space.

Rotary Club wins Trivia Night fundraiser for the local Interact Club

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Tue, 12/04/2018 - 07:25

(Townsend December 1) On Thursday November 29th, the Rotary Club of Helena Sunrise and the Rotary Club of Townsend sponsored their annual Trivia/Chili Feed fundraising event for a Townsend cause. This year the $1,342 raised will be used to help pay for the Rotary-sponsored youth Interact Club service trip to Guatemala. The kids will be spending some time in June helping a group called Maya Pedal modify bicycles into machines that can be used by local villagers without power to grind flour, pump water, etc.

Townsend Rotary inducts Keith Hartman and Philip Clark

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 07:57

(Townsend December 1) On November 27th, Keith Hartman and Phil Clark were sworn in by Rotary Club President Jeff Langlinais and took the oath to serve as a Rotarian and to provide ‘Service above Self”. Rotary’s six new members in the last three months will help ensure Rotary continues its vital role in our community.

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Interact Club Inducts New Officers

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Tue, 11/27/2018 - 07:03

(Townsend November 19) On November 13, Rotary Club of Townsend President Jeff Langlinais inducted the new Rotary Sponsored Youth Interact Club of Townsend officers for 2018-2019. This begins the second official year of the Interact Club which has been very busy since its inception in Winter 2018. The Interact Club is a community-based youth Rotary club for students ages 12-18. Rotarian, Jennifer Lane is the new Club Advisor replacing Beth Ihle who took a new job in Silver City, NM.

Serebrina Short Joins Townsend Rotary

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Tue, 11/27/2018 - 06:47

(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.

Rotary Inducts New Young Members

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Mon, 10/22/2018 - 10:11

(Townsend October 21) 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 the tradition. Many service organizations like Rotary are struggling to find new energetic members. Fortunately, several new young Rotary members have been recruited in Townsend.

Daniel Wyse First Ever Student Rotary Board Member

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Sun, 10/21/2018 - 12:07

 (Townsend October 20) The Rotary Club of Townsend has developed a new pilot project and is leading the way statewide, nationally, and internationally to promote young professionals in Rotary. Statistics show the vast majority of high school students that are involved in Interact Clubs as well as college students and other young professionals that are involved in Rotaract Clubs do not eventually join local Rotary Clubs.

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