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Montecahto Club seeks information - 5/20/15

POLSON — The Montecahto Club is seeking the names and addresses of current service men and women from Lake County in order to send them care packages. Please phone Myrna at 406-407-2352 or Kari at 406-370-1443, with this information.




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Celebrate Recovery ministers to anyone

POLSON — Celebrate Recovery Ministry takes place at Polson Foursquare on Sundays between 5-8 p.m.

All are welcome to join us each Sunday evening. CR is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery ministry for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. The evening starts off with dinner followed by a teaching and discussion groups with coffee/dessert. Childcare is available. Call (406) 883-9347 or go to:, for more information.

Join ‘Barefoot Church’ service

POLSON — Weekly Sunday “Barefoot Church” services are at 1 p.m. at the Montana Co-op. Come as you are. Bask in the Spirit, no judgment, just love and worship, forgiveness and healing.


NAMI meetings held

POLSON — NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soups On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.


Gather for prayers, readings, meal

POLSON -- Soul-food Saturday is a community gathering at the Co-op HUB to share prayers, readings and discussion on the topic of unity, followed by a light meal. Kids of all ages are welcome; supervision is provided.


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New hours announced for MO

POLSON — Miracle of America’s hours are now 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 1:30-6 p.m. on Sundays. Some holidays may be shorter hours as well, so it is best to call 406-883-6804 first. Our free “Night at the Museum” is on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Donations or treats are always welcome. Schoolteachers are encouraged to give extra credit for a report from attending students.

Montecahto Club invites new members

 POLSON — The Montecahto Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. We are a social and service organization and sponsor a scholarship for a graduating senior, cook and serve lunch at “Soup’s On,” collect for the Food Bank, send Care packages to the overseas troops and help out wherever we can. We welcome new members. Come to a meeting and get to know us. 
AA Women’s Wing and a Prayer Group meets
ST. IGNATIUS — AA Women’s Wing and a Prayer Group meets on Sundays at 4 p.m. at the Methodist Church on Post Creek Hill. Call 1-888-607-2000 or go to, for more information.
Story Time held in Ronan
RONAN — Ronan Library hosts a weekly story time for young children and their caregivers each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Join us for stories, crafts and more. For more information, call 406-676-3682.

Area-wide AlAnon meetings available 

LAKE COUNTY — Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AlAnon can help. Area meetings are anonymous, non-smoking, 12-step recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. Come join us. There are no membership dues. Meetings are held: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church on Wall Street in Hot Springs; Wednesdays at noon in Polson at the Alano Club on Third Ave. W ; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the CMA Church on Third Ave. in St. Ignatius; Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Fourth Ave. E in Polson.

Join library’s story time 

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will host a one-hour kindergarten readiness program for children and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday during the school year at 10 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225.
Join St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch 
ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch chapter meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens’ Center on north Main Street.
Dance in Elks' air-conditioned ballroom
POLSON - The Elks Club holds a community dance in their air-conditioned ballroom, the first and third Wednesday of each month from 7-10 p.m. Come and listen or dance. Snacks are at 8:30 p.m.
Sexual assault support group meets Wednesdays
PABLO - An adult sexual assault support group meets at SKC's Agnes Vanderburg Building in room 101, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Gather on Wednesdays for support and healing. Call 406-745-3525 for more information.
Marines gather at VFW
POLSON - The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Polson. For more information call John Miller at 406-890-0964 or email:
Journey Be hosts NAMI meeting
POLSON - NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soup's On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.
Lions Club meets twice monthly
POLSON - The Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. each month on the first and third Mondays at the Lake Bar and Grill, 101 Main Street. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.


Friday, January 19

Listen to Mediterranean music in Ronan


RONAN — Pavlo will provide Mediterranean music with a blend of Greek, Flamenco, and Latin flavor on Jan. 19 at the Ronan Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $13 in advance or purchase for $15 at the door. College students are $5 and youth 18 years and under are free.

Polson ticket outlets are: First Interstate Bank and the Vine & Tap.

Ronan ticket outlets are: Ace Hardware and R&R Health Care Solutions.

For more information, please visit:, find us on Facebook or call 406-887-2739.

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Saturday, January 20

Join Women’s March


MISSOULA — Join us in solidarity as we walk and roll from Circle Square (XXXXs) to Caras Park for a rally on Saturday, Jan. 20, from noon- 2:30 p.m. as we celebrate our great year of activism. Enjoy music, inspirational messages, fellowship, food trucks, and heating stations as we get ready to take our “power to the polls.”

Tags:  Missoula  

Learn about Cooperative Brewery


POLSON — Couldn’t make it to the first owner drive? Have no fear. Come on down to the Vine & Tap in Polson from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, to learn all about the Ronan Cooperative Brewery and sign your subscription form. Or, if you did make it to the first owner drive, come submit your subscription form and party with us. For more information, please call 406-676-5901.

Tags:  Polson  

Sunday, January 21

Learn to clear up debt


POLSON —Think your financial situation is hopeless? Think again. Starting on Sunday, Jan. 21, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. For the next nine weeks, come and learn “God’s and Grandma’s” ways of clearing up debt and building wealth, and find hope in the process. You can do this. Call 719-650-2418 or email for details.

Tags:  Polson  

Thursday, January 25

Register for Grazing, Agriculture conference

1/25/2018 - 1/26/2018

MISSOULA — The Western Montana Grazing and Agriculture Conference is Jan. 25-26, at the Double Tree Inn. There will be 30 speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions with ranchers, industry leaders, resource professionals, researchers and more. Register at: Pre-registration is $50 and includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Tags:  Missoula  

Saturday, January 27

Buy ticket to Elk Foundation Banquet


POLSON — Tickets are still available for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 27, at the KwaTaqNuk Resort. Enjoy raffles, games and a silent auction beginning at 5 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m. and the live auction following shortly thereafter. Join the Mission Valley Elk Foundation Banquet where fun and fundraising combine for a memorable event, all in a spirit of camaraderie shared by folks who love the outdoors. For more information and tickets, call 406-240- 1325 or the Les Schwab store in Ronan.

Tags:  Polson  

Tuesday, January 30

Transportation Committee to meet


POLSON —The Lake County School Transportation Committee will meet Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at 10 a.m. in room number 317 of the Lake County Courthouse. Adjustments needed in school bus routes will be discussed. Guests are welcome. For further information, contact Carolyn O. Hall, Lake County Superintendent of Schools, at 406-883-7262.

Tags:  Polson  

Friday, February 2

Support Mariners, eat steak


RONAN — The Mariners’ annual Tri-Tip Dinner fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 2, at the Ronan Community Center. For tickets and additional information, call 406-261- 6015 or 406-212-2540.

Tags:  Ronan  


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