Upcoming Events

June 23On June 23 Ed and John Kemmick wil be performing "Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of the Father of Country Music" at 5:00pm. As always the Canton Church events are free of charge.
June 28On June 28 the Townsend Rotary Club is sponsoring the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus
July 07On July 7 Matt Nelson will speak at the Canton Church about his time in Antartican and the South Pole. As always, the Canton Church Events are free of charge.
July 20July Slice of Summer. Youth Activities from 1:00 - 5:00; Familty Activities from 5:00 - 8:00. Food and Music during Family Activities;
July 21On July 21 Arch Ellwein will be performing Sgt. Ordway on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
July 29On July 29 and July 30, Radersburg and the Radersburg Historical Preseveration Society will be hosting the Radersburg 150th Anniversary Celebration
July 30On July 29 and July 30, Radersburg and the Radersburg Historical Preseveration Society will be hosting the Radersburg 150th Anniversary Celebration
July 30On July 30 at 6:00 at Heritage Park, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks presents "You Never Can Tell" a play by George Bernard Shaw
Aug 11On August 11 the Continental Tuba Society will be peforming at the Canton Church at 5:00pm. As always the Canton Church events are free of charge.
Aug 17August Slice of Summer. Youth Activities from 1:00 - 5:00; Familty Activities from 5:00 - 8:00. Food and Music during Family Activities;
Aug 25On August 25 local favorites The Eliel Family Band will be performatin at the Canton Church at 5:00pm. As always the Canton Church events are free of charge.

Tasmanian Friendship Exchange

Submitted by Rick Moore on Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:54

Our friends in the great District of 9830-Tasmania are interested in doing a Friendship Exchange. This is a great opportunity for a group of up to 12 Rotarians/partners to visit Tasmania and experience the beauty of that island, enjoying Rotary friendship and fellowship while being home hosted around the island.

Townsend Rotarian Pat Platenburg Named 2017 Arborist of the Year

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/21/2016 - 13:14

Townsend Rotarian Pat Platenburg, Townsend Tree Board Member and Montana Director of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (RMC-ISA), was selected as the 2017 Arborist of the Year at the Annual Conference of RMC-ISA in Denver on October 11.

What Makes Rotarians Special?

Submitted by Pat Platenberg on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 11:37

The Rotary Foundation is celebrating its 100th year anniversary in 2017.  The Montana Rotary District 5390 is sponsoring dinners around the state to celebrate one of the greatest charitable foundations in the world.  My wife Mary and I attended one of those dinners as the Townsend Rotary Club representatives on October 7 at the 320 Ranch in Gallatin Canyon. 

Only in Butte, MT

Submitted by Pat Platenberg on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 11:26

Ross Johnson, President of the Townsend Rotary Club,  Jeff Langlinais, Townsend’s New Rotarian of the Year and new Board Member, and I  attended the Montana District 5390 Training Assembly in Butte in August 2016.   As part of the author’s personal Butte tradition, after the evening training session dinner ended, I asked the others to join me on a to

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