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Community support appreciated

ARLEE — The Arlee Senior Center appreciates the support received from Arlee and surrounding communities for the annual rummage sale held Oct. 20 at the center. Many treasures changed hands; many cups of coffee and several dozens of cookies were enjoyed. The Arlee Senior Center cooks, Pamela Gillette and Pam Allensworth, attended an annual continuing education class sponsored by the Area VI Office on Aging, in Alberton, on Oct. 15.  Since we missed that meal and our contract with Area VI Office on Aging requires the meal be made up, we are hosting a harvest brunch at the Arlee Senior Center on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The cooks have a nice menu planned and hope th...


Final AARP driving course offered

POLSON — The last AARP driving course will be here at the center on Tuesday, Nov. 6. This is available to any and all veterans of any war or conflict and their families, for free. This will be Clara’s last class before she heads south, so if you are interested, please give us a call and we’...


Workers at COA dinner appreciated

RONAN — Sorry that the column didn’t get in the papers last week. I’d like to blame it on the computer, but I really can’t. I guess that I am going to have to start paying attention to what buttons I punch. Thanks to all who worked so hard on the Council on Aging’s dinner and...


Winter birds return to feeders

DIXON — It’s turned into a lovely, long fall; just what I’d hoped for. I’m still planting spring bulbs, knowing how welcome they will be after winter’s sleep. Winter birds, such as Steller’s Jays, are returning to the birdfeeders; and of course, the trees are in their f...


St. Ignatius Center hosts ‘Pink for Cancer Day’

ST. IGNATIUS —The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center encouraged those coming to lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 23, to wear pink for “Pink for Cancer Day.” Donations to fight cancer were accepted. There will be no meal on Wednesday, Oct. 31, and pinochle is on Oct. 29 rather than the Oct. 31. ...


Autumn brings many happy circumstances

DIXON — Happy autumn everybody. Some things I like about fall are the colored leaves, re-energized flowers (my spring primroses are back), vegetable harvest (a bumper crop of volunteer squash), no more mosquitoes, and the days are usually cooler. Also, the smoke is bound to go. But, there’s also ...


Seniors grateful for generous, creative decorators

POLSON —We still have a few openings for the AARP driving class to  be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Class will start promptly 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. I know that it isn’t said enough, but we wo...


Enjoy beautiful, busy fall

RONAN — Have you noticed all of the changing colors of the trees? And what a pretty blue sky we had on Sunday. Hopefully, the smoke will stay gone. Flu shots will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 1-3 p.m. If you are on Medicare, bring  your cards. If you are not on Medicare, you have to pay...


Rummage sale set at St. Ignatius center

ST. IGNATIUS — The annual St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center fall rummage sale will be held in the center from Tuesday, Oct. 9 through Saturday, Oct 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Good, clean donations are being accepted. A bake sale will be held that Friday. The center’s 40th anniversary will...


Flu shot change at St. Ignatius Center

ST. IGNATIUS —The time and date for flu shots at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center has been changed to Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 4-5:30 p.m. Bring your Medicare cards. The Amish singers will entertain diners that same day during the evening meal beginning at 5:30 p.m.  A foot clinic will be...


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