The Rotary Club of Townsend received a $500 grant from the Town Pump Foundation for Rotary’s 2016 Christmas Adopt-A-Families Program. Rotary adopted two families with a combined total of seven children. Rotary matched the Town Pump Grant with a donation of over $1,000 for presents and family needs.
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 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.
The Rotary Club of Townsend hopes everyone had a Merry Christmas. It’s time to look back and see what we’ve accomplished. Following is a summary of what Rotary helped complete in 2016.
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