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Polson seniors for Oct. 24, 2018

POLSON — The grass may be greener on the other side but at least you don’t have to mow it. When Hal Lanier is not driving the Council on Aging medi-van, taking passengers to Kalispell or Missoula, he can be found on Tuesday afternoons tearing up the lanes at senior bowling where he records some impressive scores. High honors however, went to Don Young with a 241 game, Keith Ross with a 633 series and Jesse Barry with 760 handicap series. Cris Alter, being Cris, swept the three for the women with scores of 266 (game), 758 (series), and 773 (handicap series). It is with sadness that we note the unexpected passing of Joe Gencarelli after a brief illness. Besides serving as th...


Polson seniors for Oct. 17, 2018

POLSON — With the fire season being almost over, it brings to mind a question I’ve always wondered about; why is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, whereas it takes a whole box to start a campfire? A Bailey Insurance representative will be here on Friday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. ...


Local help with Medicare is available

News from Area VI Agency on Aging LAKE COUNTY – New Medicare cards have begun arriving in Montana. When you get your new card, destroy your old one. Take the new card to your doctor and other medical providers so they can take a copy. Even though the new cards are more secure, you should still gua...


St. Ignatius seniors for Oct. 17, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — Even if you’re on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. —Will Rogers The card party will be on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. The nail clinic will be here on Tuesday, the Oct. 16, from 9-10:30 a.m. Please call the cent...


Polson seniors for Oct. 10, 2018

POLSON — In Charles Dickens' kitchen, his spice rack included the best of thymes and the worst of thymes. The veterans’ representative will be here once again on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m.-noon. Also on Oct. 16, Clara will teach her AARP Safe Driving Class from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with a brea...


Ronan seniors for Oct. 10, 2018

RONAN — Our nights are getting colder and reminding us that winter will soon be upon us. I am not sure that I am ready for the changes but I guess it will come whether I am ready or not.  There are several things coming up at the Ronan Senior Center. On Thursday, Oct. 11, the monthly evening me...


St. Ignatius seniors for Oct. 10, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — Thanks fall. My muffin top is now a pumpkin roll. We are having our indoor yard sale from Wednesday, Oct. 10, until Saturday, Oct. 13. It runs each day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with a bake sale on Friday, Oct. 12. All donations are greatly appreciated. The food pantry is in need of volu...


St. Ignatius seniors for Oct. 3, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — If you never try you will never know. Flu shots will be available on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 4-5 p.m. Seniors please bring your Medicare part B coverage cards. The food pantry is still looking for volunteers to work Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 406-745-0057 for mor...


Ronan seniors for Oct. 3, 2018

RONAN — Another month has drawn to a close. The weather is getting cooler and reminding us that winter is approaching.  Hope everyone is getting ready.  The menu for the coming week is:  —  Wednesday, Oct. 3: lasagna, salad, bread, dessert —  Friday, Oct. 5...


Ronan seniors for Sept. 26, 2018

RONAN — Fall is upon us and the colors are changing and the Creator’s beauty is visible. This is one of my favorite times of the year.  Thank you everyone for your participation in the garage sale, both those who worked and helped with the sale and those who purchased items.  The ...


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