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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.

Lunch with Mary Ann Cotter

Submitted by vsample on Thu, 02/01/2018 - 11:28

On January 24th a number of representatives of local organizations, including 5 Rotarians, met at the Highway 12 Caffe to have lunch with Mary Ann Cotter and her cousing Janice Doggett.  Rotarians Laura Obert, Pat Plantenburg, John Rains, Vic Sample and Jeff Langlinais were in attendance representing not only Rotary but also the County Commissioners, Townsend Tree Board, Canton Church, Broadwater Co. Museum and the Broadwater Community Foundation. Mary Ann is the daughter of Broadwater County native Tom Cotter.

Interact Club 2018 Team Building for the "21's"

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:37
Every year the Townsend Rotary Club send 4-6 high school students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy for a week long leadership training camp.  The students participate in a variety of events designed to develop their leadership skills.  Every attendee has come back home very happy with the time they spend at RYLA and feel it was truly a life changing event.

Rotary 2018 Holiday Party

Submitted by vsample on Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:56

On Jan 6, 2018 the Townsend Rotary Club held our annual Holiday Party at the old Masonic Hall in Townsend -- courtesy of the building owner Tina Edelblut.  Dinner was catered by Chef Rex Dunbar featuring brisket, smashed red potatoes, salad and rolls.  The Rotary members and spouses contributed deserts in the Great Holiday Dessert competition.

The Rotary members performed an hilarious skit "Bus Ride to Everywhere" with vignettes highlighting different themes.

Rotary Partners with Artisans On Broadway

Submitted by vsample on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:58
The Townsend Rotary Club is partnering with Artisans On Broadway to offer art programs to the residents of the Broadwater Health Center Nursing Home, Silver Springs Assisted Living and Serenity Point Assisted Living.  Last year Pam Sample, owner of the Artisans on Broadway Gallery started visiting the Senior homes and conducting free art projects with the residents of the facilities sponsored by The Townsend Rotary Club.  Artisans On Broadway plans to offer art projects to the Seniors every quarter throughout the year.

Local Rotarian Elected President of Montana Seed Trade Association

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 12/27/2017 - 08:36

At the Montana Seed Trade Association (MSTA) Annual Meeting in December, local businessman and Rotarian, Gord Pearse, was elected President of the Montana Seed Trade Association (MSTA) for two years.  Gord has been a Director of MSTA for four years.  Local MSTA members are Bruce Seed Farm, Rocky Mountain Supply (Townsend Seeds), and Circle S Seeds.  The complete MSTA membership and goals are listed on the MSTA website www.mtseedtrade.com.



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