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Briefs for May 2, 2018

Chamber of Commerce holds candidate ‘Meet and Greet’

News from the Polson Chamber of Commerce

POLSON – On Wednesday, May 9, from 6-8 p.m., the Polson Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate meet and greet at the North Lake County Public Library meeting room. Candidates vying for Lake County Sheriff and District 20 District Court Judge, along with democratic candidates for House District 93, will be on hand. Each candidate will be given time to introduce themselves and explain why they are the best candidate in their race. Candidates will be available for questions after the presentations have been completed. Refreshments will be served.

Ronan Farmers Market kicks off May 10

News from the Ronan Farmers Market

RONAN – The Ronan Farmers Market is kicking off May 10 with a variety of vendors offering items such as cheese, sourdough bread, vegetable starts and microgreens. The market will be held every Thursday between May 10 and mid-October on the grass behind the Visitor’s Center on Highway 93. The hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Market manager Jaci Webb came on board in April to recruit vendors and promote the market throughout the community. Webb brings three decades of experience in journalism and teaching to the position. Webb said the mission for the market is to promote local sustainable agriculture, but one component of that is to foster community support for local farms. “I love the idea that Ronan’s nickname has been the Garden of the Rockies,” Webb said. “Ronan continues to be an agricultural hub of the Mission Valley and we need to promote that throughout the community.” Plans are to offer live music and showcase local artists. For the opening market, local blues and R&B guitarist Greg Kenmille will be featured. A vendor orientation meeting will be held May 3 at the Visitor’s Center. Those interested in becoming a vendor or showcasing music or artwork at the market, should contact Webb at 698-3312 or email her at jaci.webb@lakecountycdc.org.

Army reunion seeks ex-service members

OLIVIA, NORTH CAROLINA - The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association and our 97th annual reunion in Jacksonville, Florida. from Sept. 19 - 23, 2018, contact Mike Davino at 2IDA.PAO@charter.net, or visit: www.2ida.org/2018-reunion/ or call 919-498-1910.

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