Submitted by vsample on Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:32
On December 16 and 17 (2019) the Townsend Rotary Club and Townsend Lions Club joined forces to host a Seniors Christmas Dinner and Light Tour.
Over 90 Townsend Area Seniors were served dinner at the Townsend Senior Center. Carol, Ruthie and Elsie cooked a magnificent dinner of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad and desert. Members of the Townsend Rotary Club and Lions Club served the dinner and cleaned up afterwards.
Submitted by vsample on Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:32
On Friday November 15th the Townsend Fall Fest Committee hosted a thank-you party for our many sponsors and volunteers. Over 100 people attended the thank-you party featuring beef brisket and barbequed chicken, potatoes, salads and a spectacular array of desserts.
Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:30
In October 2019, the Townsend Interact Club elected new officers. At the October 22 meeting, advisor Jen Lane introduced the new Interact Club officers to the Club members.
The new officers are Daniel Wyse (President), Hayden Stubbendeck (Vice President), Jordan Jensen (Treasurer). The new Interact board members are Sam Lane, Will Lane and Ronnie Steele.
Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:23
Townsend Rotary's newest member, Peter Parr, made a presentation to the Townsend Rotary Club on October 22, 2019. Peter was born in Minnesota but his family moved to Africa when he was very young. Peter grew up in Africa and spent his adult life working on projects in Africa and the middle east.
Creating a Lasting Legacy
Submitted by vsample on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:12
On October 22, Jill Flynn and the "Bulldogs for Britain" team attended the Townsend Rotary Club for helping fund their upcoming trip to England. Ronnie Steele and Taylor Noyes thanked Rotary for their support and for paying the "Bulldogs for Britain" group for helping at the Slice of Summer events and for working at Fall Fest.
The group will tour England including a visit to Stratford-On-Avon - the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
Submitted by vsample on Wed, 10/09/2019 - 19:03
(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.
Submitted by vsample on Mon, 09/30/2019 - 09:22
On Tuesday, September 24th, Montana Rotary District 5390 Governor Sandy Wong from Billings visited Townsend. She was given a tour of local Rotary and Interact projects, met with the Rotary Club of Townsend Board of Directors, and spoke to the Rotary membership at their regular meeting at the Mint Café.
Submitted by vsample on Mon, 09/30/2019 - 09:15
Last year the Rotary Club of Townsend sent eight Broadwater High School (BHS) students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) at Luccock Park south of Livingston-more than any other high school in Montana! And two of the students were invited as Junior Counselors!
Submitted by vsample on Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:46
Townsend Rotarian Tina Homann purchased and renovated the local Masonic Hall and created The Lodge of Townsend. The Lodge was created to be a community building hosting events, community theatre, teen room, and meeting venue. The most important use of The Lodge was to provide the community with a pre-school/daycare.
Submitted by vsample on Tue, 06/04/2019 - 09:06
This spring the local Townsend Rotary Interact Club was approached by Canton Church Restoration, Inc to help with the annual spring cleanup at the historic Church. The Canton Church group offered to pay the Interact Club members the same rate that Townsend Rotary hires the Club to work at Fall Fest.
The Interact Club countered the Cantor Church offer -- they offered to help with the cleanup for free!