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Ukulele players entertain St. Ignatius seniors

ST. IGNATIUS — A dozen local ukulele players and one bass  player livened last Wednesday night’s dinner in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center with rousing renditions of popular old songs. The evening meals have been resulting in good turnouts.  Activities for March: Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. • Thursday, Feb. 28: quilters • Friday, March 1: baked fish lunch • Tuesday, Mar. 5: spaghetti and meatballs • Wednesday, Mar. 6: roast beef dinner, 5:30 p.m. • Thursday, Mar. 7: quilters • Friday, Mar. 8: board of directors, 10 a.m., baked chicken and birthday cake...


Burland celebrates 20 years with center

POLSON — I have had a few responses to having cribbage down here at the center, so on Wednesday, Feb. 27, I am setting out the cribbage boards and cards and hope all interested players show up and have a good game or two. There is a $2 fee.    Beginning Feb. 25, exercise classes held on Mo...


Ronan seniors hold board meeting

RONAN — Taking a vacation from work is nice, until you get back and have a ton of work to catch up on. Thanks to all who pitched in and helped while I was gone. There were 23 people at cards last Monday. Lunch was served by Sharon Guenzler, Marlys Hoeldt had the high score, Judy Penfield had the low...


St. Ignatius center feels squeeze

ST. IGNATIUS — As is the case with many nonprofit organizations these days, the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is often pressed to meet its month to month financial obligations. There are some state and federal subsidies for the center’s nutrition program and $1,500 annually from the county ...


Student-served dinner much appreciated

DIXON — Many of us Dixonites, as well as a few out-of-towners, enjoyed a delicious roast beef dinner served by students at Dixon School at the Valentine’s dinner. We don’t have many evening activities in our little town and this one was well supported. Thanks Ski Club for providing us somet...


Council on Aging still seeking volunteer drivers

RONAN — I hope you had as nice a Valentine’s Day as I did. My hubby gave me flowers and we came to the center for a great chicken dinner. (Of course I had to cook the chicken dinner and I had to remind him three times about Valentine’s Day, but you take what you can get.) Cards were play...


Groundhog forecasts early spring

DIXON — According to the National Groundhog, spring is on its way. There are some signs around, as I spotted a robin drinking from a birdbath and there are tiny pussy willows just peeping out. I also found three tiny pink primroses popping up from a very protected spot in a flowerbed. Thanks go to s...


St. Ignatius center lists activities

  ST. IGNATIUS — The following are the activities at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center for February: Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. • Thursday,  Feb. 14: quilters • Friday, Feb . 15: stuffed chicken breast lunch • Tuesday, Feb. ...


Cribbage players sought

POLSON — I have had several people inquire if we had some cribbage players here at the center and I couldn’t answer that question. So, I’m asking anyone who plays cribbage and would like to get together for a friendly game or two, once a week or so, to give me a call here at the center. Who...


Volunteer drivers always needed

RONAN — Do you have some extra time, and need something to do? The Council on Aging is always in need of volunteer drivers to take seniors to medical appointments. If this is something you are interested in, give them a call at (406) 676-2368 and they will get you signed up. They have the cars and the ...


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