Upcoming Events

June 22The 3rd Annual County Wide Yard Sale. Contact Pam at 422-9425 to be included in the county wide yard sale map
June 26Townsend Rotary will be sponsoring the Culpepper Merriweather Circus in Townsend on June 26

Rotary Honors Broadwater Community Foundation

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 03/30/2018 - 07:25

(Townsend) (March 29) — On Tuesday, March 27th, the Rotary Club of Townsend held a pot luck party at the American Legion to honor the Broadwater Community Foundation (BCF). BCF Board members Carol Plymale, Helen Turcotte, and Terry Nugent gave an overview of the history and status of the organization. The BCF Endowment has grown to almost one-half million dollars in 20 years since its inception!

Jeff Stoffer visits Montana

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 03/30/2018 - 07:21

(Townsend) (March 29) —On March 27, Jeff Stoffer, former owner of the Townsend Star, spoke to the Rotary Club of Townsend. Since leaving Townsend, Jeff has risen to fame as the National Director of The American Legion Marketing, Media, and Communications in Indianapolis, IN.

Rotary Parties at the Legion Club

Submitted by vsample on Thu, 03/29/2018 - 06:25

​Last Tuesday (March 27, 2018) the Townsend Rotary Club had a pot-luck meeting at the Legion Club. Rotary honored the Broadwater Community Foundation for their accomplishments in providing funding for many worthy projects over the years.

​In addition to the Broadwater Community Foundation, Jeff Sosser (Editor of the National American Legion Magazine and former editor of the Townsend Star) was the guest speaker at the meeting.

Montana Foreign Exchange Students Spend Weekend in Townsend

Submitted by vsample on Thu, 03/22/2018 - 08:54

Four Montana-based Rotary Youth Exchange Program students spent the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Townsend (see attached photos). Every year Beth Ihle and the Rotary Club of Townsend invite Montana Rotary Foreign Exchange Program students to spend a weekend in Townsend. This year the event was planned and hosted with the help of the newly formed Broadwater High School (BHS) Rotary Interact Club.

BHS Students Honored by Rotary

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:48

On February 13, the Rotary Club of Townsend and the Montana Rotary District 5390 District Governor Joe McBride and his wife Libby recognized a special group of Broadwater High School students: Ronnie Steele, Parker Hufnagel, Daniel Wyse, Olivia Lynn, TommiJo Steele, and Taylor Noyes. These students most of whom attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) last year, came back to school in late August 2017 fired up and ready to do something special.

Patrick Platenberg Inducted into Townsend Rotary "Wall of Fame"

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:03

​On February 13 Patrick Plantenberg was inducted into the Towsend "Wall of Fame".  Jerry Roedacker (a "Wall of Fame" member) inducted Patrick. The Townsend "Wall of Fame" honors a very small group of outstanding Rotarians who have served Rotary and the Townsend Community over a long period of time.

Interact Club Founders Honored at District Governor Visit

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:52

​On February 13, 2018 the Townsend Interact Club Founders (Broadwater High School Students) were honored for their initiative in founding an Interact Club in Townsend. The Montana Rotary District Governor was visiting the Townsend Rotary Club and was on hand for the recoginition of these outstanding members of the Townsend Community. District Governor Joe McBride noted that he was only aware of 6 other Interact Clubs within Montana and that this was an outstanding initiative.

2018 District Governor Visit

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:39

​On February 13, 2018 the Rotary District Governor (District 5390 - Montana) Joe McBride and his wife Libby McBride visited Townsend and the Townsend Rotary Club.  Pat Platenberg and Ross Johnson took Joe and Libby on a tour of Townsend and the many projects the Townsend Rotarians have completed or participated in getting done.

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