Submitted by vsample on Sun, 06/24/2018 - 10:05
On June 12 nearly 70 people gathered at the old Masonic Hall to hear Walter Deege speak about his life in Germany during the Holocaust. While Walter and his family were not jewish his father was sent to a concentration camp where he died. Many non-jewish people were sent to the concentation camps for any activity that offended the Nazi party.
Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 06:53
Rotary’s eighth annual Slice of Summer celebration is Thursday June 21 at Heritage Fun Park. Free kids’ activities during the afternoon and evening include free swimming, face painting, the Elkhorn Community Fellowship Church climbing wall, and a bouncy house.
Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:55
(Townsend) (June 7) — The Rotary Club of Townsend has invited Walter Deege to speak at their Rotary Meeting June 12 at 7 pm in the Community Room on the Townsend School District #1 Campus at 201 North Spruce Street. Walter will share his experiences as a young boy in the Netherlands during WWII. His is a first-hand account of the terror his family endured during the Nazi occupation from its prison system to their concentration camps. The program and narrated slide show will last about ½ hour. Because of the special
Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:46
Slice of Summer Celebration Starts June 21st.
Rotary Club of Townsend plans for the eighth annual Slice of Summer season are being finalized. 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. Mark your calendars-this year’s Slice of Summer dates are June 21, July 19, and August 16.
Submitted by vsample on Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:29
The Townsend Rotary Club sponsors Sr. Art Projects events at the 3 Townsend area Seniors Assisted Living Facilities and the Nursing Home. Pam Sample (local artist and owner of Artisans On Broadway art gallery) visits each of the 3 Seniors homes every quarter and leads the residents through completing an art project.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Submitted by vsample on Wed, 03/14/2018 - 15:48
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