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Spring finally arrives at Ronan Senior Center

RONAN — Well, it looks like spring is finally here and I’m sure we are all glad to have warmer weather. Our monthly evening meal is Thursday, June 13, and will include chicken with all the goodies. We start serving a 5 p.m. and the cost is $5 per person. All are invited to join us. Cards will be played at the center at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17. If you like to play pinochle or cribbage, come join in. The foot clinic will be here Wednesday, June 19, and starts at 10 a.m. Give us a call at (406) 676-2371 to get your name on the list. We have painting/crafts on Wednesdays following the noon meal. Dig out some unfinished projects (or start a new one) and come in and visi...

Senior golf tournament raises $1,524 for Polson Senior Center Senior golf tournament raises $1,524 for Polson Senior Center

POLSON — Seniors Helping Seniors was the tag line for this year’s 4th annual Farmers Insurance Senior Open golf tournament held May 18 and 19 at Polson Bay Golf Course.  Tracy Dooley, local Farmers Insurance agent and tournament chairman, reported that 51 senior players age 50 and older t...

Traffic in Dixon increases as summer approaches

DIXON — Well, we made it into June, and signs of summer are coming up. There’s a noticeable increase in the number of RV’s and the traffic has increased as well. Being located between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks accounts for part of the increased traffic as well as all the gradua...

Ronan seniors send thanks to all yard sale participants

RONAN — Have you ever had one of those weeks when everything was going on and everything needed to get done? This has been one of those weeks here at the center. The main activity was getting ready for the yard sale held last weekend. Thanks to all who donated to it, to all who helped with it, and to a...

St. Ignatius Senior Center plans for holiday

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center has begun planning for its annual Good Old Days breakfast. The Saturday breakfast, from 7-11 a.m., will include the usual pancakes, sausage, eggs, etc. and will be followed by bingo from 2-4 p.m. Activities scheduled in June:  Ayleen&rsq...

Thankful for faithful perennials at Dixon Senior Center

   DIXON — Did anyone notice how “long” May seemed to be this year? I am so looking forward to uninterrupted dry time to get my plants going in the summer sun. Thank goodness for faithful perennials, which come up, bloom and multiply without care. My favorites of the moment are my...

Golf tournament nets generous donation for Polson

POLSON — The Polson Senior Center would like to thank Farmers Insurance for the $1500 donation from the Senior Golf Tournament held in May. Local agent Tracy Dooley did a wonderful job and we can’t thank him enough. This money will go a long way to help with every day needs here at the center. Al...

Ladies do wonderful job on luncheon

RONAN — A thanks to all of the ladies from the Council on Aging for doing such a wonderful job on the ladies luncheon last Saturday. As usual they did a wonderful job and everyone had a great time. The foot clinic is this Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m.-noon. You don’t need an appointment for ...

Polson seniors woo card players

POLSON — I see that some of our snowbirds have returned and are looking like they wintered pretty well. We are glad to have you home again. If any of you are interested in cards, we have bridge on Tuesdays and Fridays and pinochle on Thursdays. They both start at 12:30 p.m. and we would like to see if ...

Brunch enjoyed in Dixon

DIXON —We once again enjoyed brunch for lunch, featuring quiche and biscuits and gravy, a real favorite in this part of the country. Jerry Hamel tried his first quiche, which met with his approval. I’m hoping this will be a monthly menu item.  Menu for May will be: • Thursday, May...

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