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Briefs for June 13, 2018

Name the best “bloomin’ residence and business”

POLSON — How Does Your Garden Grow? The Beautification Committee of Envision Polson! invites you to nominate what you consider to be the “bloomin’ best” yards and gardens in our community. Nominate yourself or your neighbor in one of the following categories: Best Bloomin’ Business or Best Bloomin’ Residence. Nomination forms are available at Southshore Greenhouse, Delaney’s Landscaping, Mission View Greenhouse, Vine and Tap on Main Street and the Polson Chamber of Commerce Office and Chamber’s website: polsonchamber.com. Judging will be based only on the front yards of residences and fronts of businesse beginning on Sunday, July 15-Saturday, July 21. Boundaries for contest entries are: Highway 35 E to Fulkerson’s Corner, the City limits of Polson, Kerr Dam Road to the intersection with Back Road, Rocky Point Road to the start of Kings Point Road and Hwy 93 to Bay Point Road extending to Rocky Point Road. Drop off your nomination form to the Polson Chamber of Commerce office by 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, or mail it in to: Polson Chamber of Commerce, 402 First St E, No. 102, Polson, MT 59860.

 

Register early for Poker Paddle event 

BIGFORK — On Aug. 12, human propelled watercraft will start from the Bigfork community dock and paddle a short, middle, or extended distance (5-plus miles) course to designated stops in the beautiful northeastern part of Flathead Lake, collecting one playing card at each location.

Prizes are awarded for both the top poker hands and the worst poker hands. Each player receives a commemorative gift. There will be a picnic after-party with live music at Brookside Yard provided by the Flathead Lake Brewing Company. There will also be a silent auction. An Early Bird Discount of $10 off will be given to those registering before June 30. Participation is limited to the first 150 paddle craft.

Proceeds will benefit Flathead Lakers education programs and community work to prevent the spread of invasive mussels, promote clean water practices, and inspire future watershed citizens and the Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce’s promotion of business and tourism in Bigfork and the surrounding area.

 

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