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Seniors help seniors

POLSON — A week or so ago, I mentioned the fourth annual “Senior Open Golf Tournament” sponsored by Farmers Insurance. This year the proceeds will go to our senior center. It is open to all amateurs age 50 years and older and will take place at the Polson Bay Golf Course on Saturday and Sunday May 18-19. You can get an entry form on line at or get more information by contacting the Pro Shop at (406) 883-8230 or Tracy Dooley at (406) 883-0900.  Remember, we are “Seniors Helping Seniors.” We sure have some wonderful items for sale here at the center in our glass case. We have some crocheted baby sweaters and some beautiful hand quilt...

Last chance to purchase luncheon tickets

RONAN — Hopefully spring is finally here and now it is time to get busy with the yard work. Thanks to Al, Jim and Moe for trimming back the shrubs here at the center. It sure looks a lot better. If you haven’t bought your ticket for the Ladies Luncheon of Saturday, Wednesday is your last chance. ...

Ready for flowers and spring delights

DIXON — Hasn’t this been a wild April? I am ready for some calming May flowers and all the delights brought on as spring continues. The greenhouses are having open houses and we just need the ground to warm up.  I took a week to tour the rainforest of the farthest western shore of the 48 ...

Luncheon tickets selling quickly

RONAN —Time is running out and the tickets are going fast for the Lake County Council on Aging’s annual ladies luncheon on Saturday, May 11. Call the LCCOA at (406) 676-2371 to get your tickets and make your reservations. The card players met here on April 15, with 22 people present. Peg Johns...

Cook, assistant, hostess make wonderful meals

RONAN — Come in and meet our new cook Kim Bauer and her assistant Brandie; they have been making some wonderful meals for us to enjoy. (I enjoy them even more since I no longer have to do the cooking). Lynette is our hostess and she also delivers meals to our homebound clients. We are so pleased with t...

‘Snowbirds’ return

POLSON — We still have some openings for the AARP Driving Course to be held here at the center on Tuesday, April 30, at 9 a.m.  If you are interested in taking this class, give us a call at (406) 883-4735 and we’ll get you on the list. Bingo is sure doing well here and we are happy to see...

St. Ignatius spring fling successful

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center spring fling was successful with lots of participation in all of the fun events. Activities scheduled:  Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. • Thursday, April 11: quilters • Friday, April 12: baked chi...

Date set for annual ‘April breakfast-brunch, garage sale, bake sale’

ARLEE — The Arlee Senior Citizens Center is having its April “Spring-Is-Here, Breakfast-Brunch” on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. -noon. The menu includes hash browns, bacon, an egg bake, and English muffins. There will also be fresh cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, juice, tea ...

Protect yourself from medical identity theft

Medical identity theft is the fastest growing type of identity theft in America. Protecting your Medicare and insurance cards and making sure you don’t give out personal information over the phone is important. However, just as important is reading the medical statements that you receive. According to ...

Final week to receive tax preparation assistance

RONAN — This is the last week to get your taxes done here at the center. A big thanks goes to AARP volunteers Kaye and Tom for helping people get their taxes done and filed on time. At the evening meal on Thursday, April 11, at 5 p.m., we will serve a great chicken dinner. The price is only $5 per p...

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