Upcoming Events

May 20The Broadwater County Museum will be holding their annual Open House at 1:00 at the Museum
June 07The Broadwater Health Center is hosting a monthly BBQ Lunch. All members of the community welcome. The BBQ lunch will be 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Hospital
June 09The Townsend ATV run is a 100 mile ATV run through the Big Belt Mountains that benefits the Broadwater Search and Rescue AND the Ambulance Service.
June 16The Second Annual County Wide Yard Sale.
June 19The BHC Auxilliary June meeting will held on June 19 at 7:00 in the BHC Conference Room. Cookies and refreshments will be provided.
June 21June Slice of Summer: Free afternoon swimming at the Pool. Kids activities begin at 3:00. Music begins at 4:00. Food available.
July 19July Slice of Summer: Free afternoon swimming at the Pool. Kids activies begin at 3:00. Music Begis at 4:00. Food available.
July 20Shakespeare in the Park presents "Othello" at Heritage Park at 6:00pm on July 20. Admission is FREE - Donations accepted.
Aug 16August Slice of Summer: Free afternoon swimming at the Pool. Kids activities begin at 4:00. Food available.
Aug 17MontanaCana Music Festival: Where Red Dirt meets the Big Sky (at the Broadwater County Fairgrounds)
Aug 18MontanaCana Music Festival: Where Red Dirt meets the Big Sky (at the Broadwater Fairgrounds)
Oct 05 Townsend Rotary presents the 2018 Townsend Fall Festival: Music, Vendors, Food all shared with Great Friends.
Oct 06Townsend Rotary presents the 2018 Townsend Fall Festival: Music, Vendors, Food all shared with Great Friends!
Oct 07Townsend Rotary presents the 2018 "Show and Shine" Car Show - One of Montana's biggest car shows.
Oct 07Townsend Rotary presents the 2018 Townsend Fall Festival: Music Vendors, Food all shared with Great Friends!

Townsend Trivia Night Funds Interact Scholarship

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 05:26

On Thursday November 2, the Helena Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Townsend sponsored Trivia Night at the American Legion in Townsend to raise money for an Interact Scholarship for a Townsend Interact Club student.  The Rotary Club of Townsend is currently helping form a brand new Interact Club for Townsend Youth.  Two of the potential new Interact Club students attended Trivia Night.

WHAT IS INTERACT?

Broadwater County History Presentation - Nov 7th

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:19

Native Broadwater County resident, Vic Sample will present a talk on Broadwater County history, Tuesday November 7, in the Community Room on the Townsend schools campus.  Vic recently presented the talk to the 7th graders at Townsend Schools at the Canton Church.  People who heard his talk have asked him to present it to the general public.  Please join us at 7 pm.  Snacks and refreshments will be served. 

For more information please call Patrick Plantenberg at 431-4615

Townsend Trivia at the Legion on Nov 2

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:07

Thursday November 2, the Helena Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Townsend are sponsoring Trivia Night to raise money for an Interact Scholarship for a Townsend Interact Club student.  The Rotary Club of Townsend is currently helping form a brand new Interact Club for Townsend Youth.

WHAT IS INTERACT?

Fall Fest 2017 Starts Friday September 29th

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Mon, 09/25/2017 - 05:48

Local business are decorated, jumbotrons are running, and “Tow Mater” and the other bale creations are up.  It’s time for the Townsend Rotary Club Fall Fest!  Friday, in Heritage Fun Park, local Rotarians, spouses, friends, volunteers, and vendors will be setting up a stage, canopies, and tents to entertain the public and sell their wares.  The Rotary Club has been a major provider of entertainment in Broadwater County since 1939.

Zombies Invade Montana

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 09/04/2017 - 08:52

News reports from all over the country were raving about the infection quickly consuming the nation.  People were suffering from flu-like symptoms and quickly dyeing within a week.  It was suspected that it all began from a cruise ship passenger returning home from a cruise through South America.  He had gotten adventurous chasing

Fall Fest Ag Bale Decorating Contest

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:13

The Rotary Club of Townsend is sponsoring a bale decorating contest again this year to help publicize the Townsend Fall Fest September 29-October 1.  The only requirements are that any signs with the creation must include the word “bale”, “hay” or “straw” and that the creation must be in Broadwater County.  Rotary also wants to post a banner announcing Fall Fest alongside your creation.  Three winners will be selected with prizes of $500 for first place, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place.  Please try to have the creations completed by September 2

August Slice of Summer hosts the News

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:21

Slice of Summer Host’s the News.

The final Slice of Summer of the season is headed to be the best.  Townsend will be host to ABC Fox Montana’s Hometown Proud series for the August 17th News broadcast. Reporters have been interviewing local individuals and collecting regional stories. Slice of Summer is a community-sponsored family fun event held on the third Thursday of June, July, and August each year at Heritage Fun Park. 

Women In Rotary

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 08/14/2017 - 08:30

In 2017, Rotary celebrated the contributions of Rotary Women Members.  Ross Johnson awarded 4 outstanding Townsend Women Rotarians with special "Women In Rotary" pins.

Recognized for their outstanding contributions to the local Rotary were Laura Obert (2 time Rotary president), Jean Sautter, Beth Ihle (first Townsend Rotary Woman President) and Judy Schenk.

Rotarians Celebrate Joe Coyne's 70th birthday

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:26

Townsend Rotarians gathered together at the American Legion Club to celebrate fellow Rotarian Joe Coyne's 70th birthday.

Under intense questioning, Joe revealed that he was born in New York City. After serving in the millitary, Joe returned to to NYC and applied to Columbia University under the GI bill. He was accepted and earned a degree at the prestigious Ivy League school.

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