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Articles with the Tag: Boys and Girls Club

Bankers teach financial literacy to children Bankers teach financial literacy to children

RONAN – Approximately 25 percent of adult Americans saved nothing during 2014, but local bankers and child care providers are trying to make sure the upcoming generation does a little bit better financially.  First Interstate Bank last week conducted the first of what is expected to become regu...

Spic and span Ronan Spic and span Ronan

Supporting youth  Supporting youth

Lake County Republican Women recently presented a $500 check to the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County. Above from left are Katie Salomon, Ronan Unit Director; Aric Cooksley, Executive Director; Susan Lake, President, Lake County Republican Women; members Sjaan Vincent, Kathy Nor...

Ronan Boys and Girls Club teaches drug safety Ronan Boys and Girls Club teaches drug safety

RONAN – Less than a week after a handful of Ronan High School students avoided expulsion for drug-related activity, administration at the Ronan Boys and Girls Club was hard at work educating students on the dangers of abusing prescription drugs.  The presentation by School Resource Officer Levi...

Polson School District needs building reserve

When I first arrived July 1, 2012 as Superintendent, the Polson High School roof was leaking and the school structure itself was in jeopardy. The community kept asking, “Why doesn’t Polson Schools have a building reserve to care for these costs?” The answer to this question is Polson School...

Boys and Girls Club honors donors, shares growth plans Boys and Girls Club honors donors, shares growth plans

POLSON — Braydeon Noel stood in front of the crowd at the Great Futures breakfast.  “June 30, 2013, was the worst day of my life,” Braydeon said.  He had just moved from Butte; his mom had two jobs, and he only got to see his dad every two months or so.  Then he foun...

Kids’ class emphasizes fun, activity, healthy snacks Kids’ class emphasizes fun, activity, healthy snacks

RONAN — “Whoa foods,” “go foods” and “slow foods” are nutrition terms kids at the Boys and Girls Club are learning at an after school class that includes a 20-minute nutrition lesson and incorporates 40 minutes of sustained exercise as well as some stretching. Bra...

Children reach out to traumatized peers through ‘buddy bags’ Children reach out to traumatized peers through ‘buddy bags’

RONAN – Children can experience scary stuff that goes way beyond visions of monsters under their beds. These scary things often require police involvement. “Usually when we are involved it’s because of drug activity or violence, and sometimes children are involved,” said Confederat...

Ford supports Boys, Girls Club Ford supports Boys, Girls Club

News from Don Aadsen Ford RONAN — Ford Motor Company Fund is donating $77,500 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Washington, Oregon, northern Idaho, Montana and Alaska, in keeping with its commitment that no child should go hungry — especially as the holidays approach.     Sixty-four ...

Foundations contribute to community in many ways

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation POLSON — The Greater Polson Community Foundation helps other nonprofits in new endeavors that they couldn’t afford to fund otherwise. “Montana Community Foundation incentive grants have allowed GPCF to award grants in our community bey...


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