November 2015 Ghost Hunting p.3 Train Engineer Delivers Smiles p.4 Providing Hope p.8
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AARP Smart Driver................................. 2 A Haunted Hobby................................... 3 Train Engineer Delivers Smiles.............. 4 The 2015 Growing Season...................... 6 Providing Hope & A Safe Place.............. 8. Observations on the Aging Process from a Front Line Participant: Lima Beans..... 10 Squash Disease with Flavor ................. 12 Local Senior Centers & RSVP............... 14
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spen Point will host The AARP Smart Driver Program Thursday , November 5, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM. The course is open to drivers who are 50 or older. The classroom course is designed for older drivers adjusting to the challenges of life changes. Montana Law requires auto insurance providers to offer a reduced rate for liability, personal injury or collision coverage upon successful
completion of this course. The course costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Each student should bring his/her drivers license and AARP Card ( if member) and cash or check to the class. Aspen Point is located at 1201 Highland Blvd, Bozeman. Participants can register by calling Aspen Point at 406 556-2000. Class space is limited, so register early. For more information call Jim at 406 586-8854.
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A Haunted Hobby: Three Forks man chases ghosts around the United States By Hannah Stiff Ferreyra filming for his Youtube channel
hile most people are filling candy bowls and putting last minute touches on Halloween costumes, one Montana man will be visiting the most famous ghost in the state. Ghost hunter Francisco Ferreyra will travel to Bannack State Park this Halloween to meet with Dorothy Dunn, the fabled ghost who drowned as a teen. Ferreyra said Dorothy, like many child ghosts, probably doesn’t realize she’s dead. “I would like to help her, instead of running away from her,” Ferreyra said. “I want to go back and help her. She’s lost and wants to know where to go.” Last time Ferreyra encountered Dorothy, she seemed to follow him home. In the middle of the night, Ferreyra woke to find his young son running around the house. When Ferreyra asked his
son what he was doing, the boy said he was playing with Dorothy. Ferreyra had never told his son about Dorothy. That’s when Ferreyra wondered if his ghost hunting was taking too much of a toll on his family. Ultimately, he decided he would return to Bannack this fall, to encourage Dorothy to move on. Ferreyra’s love of ghost hunting began during his childhood in Mexico. Ferreyra and friends would run through cemeteries on Halloween. They’d hop a few fences and revel in the spooky graveyard allure. “I used to play hide and seek with my friends in the cemeteries,” Ferreyra said. “Until the guards caught us.” When Ferreyra came to Montana after attending college in Arizona, he founded MT Paranormal. Though ghost hunting is his hobby, (during the day he manag-
es a plumbing company), Ferreyra catalogues all his adventures on a YouTube channel. He’s also appeared in episodes of the Travel Channel show Ghost Adventures. “I’ve been on (Ghost Adventures) a few times for Bannack,” Ferreyra said. “I’ll sleep over there if I’m allowed.” If he’s spooked to sleep over at the Bannack ghost town, Ferreyra doesn’t let on. It could be his practice that subdues the nerves. Ferreyra said he’s visited over 100 haunted sites so far. He’s been to Louisiana, Texas, Las Vegas, Kentucky and more. He’s visited Myrtles Plantation, an antebellum home touted as one of the most haunted places in the United States. As legend goes, at least 12 ghosts haunt the Louisiana plantation house. Ten murders were said to have occurred at Myrtles Plantation. With each adventure, Ferreyra totes his ghost hunting tools. The lot includes electro magnetic field detection equipment, a modified radio that moves along each radio station searching for improbable
voices, an infrared camera, a high definition camera recorder and a night vision camera. His equipment allows him to capture voices that most people wouldn’t detect. Ferreyra can also detect a kind of energy emitted by ghosts. Even with top-notch equipment, some ghost experiences can’t be technologically recorded. “I’ve captured several voices of Dorothy,” Ferreyra said. “One time I went to Bannack and I actually got scratches all over my back. One time I was investigating pretty late and someone said, ‘Hey daddy.’ I turned around and no one was there, but someone pushed me down a flight of stairs.” Despite the terrifying encounters, Ferreyra said ghost hunting is a great hobby. It’s a way to combine a love for history and mystery. For those who want to ghost hunt without the spook, Ferreyra says his YouTube channel is a fun way to get involved. To find Ferreyra, type in MT Paranormal in the YouTube search bar and watch the adventures unfold.
Ferreyra visits an old one room school house to film one of his videos
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Train Engineer Delivers Smiles
By Hannah Stiff
Notarius Waves to an excited onlooker
hen he talks about the most surprising passengers aboard his train, Dennis Notarius grins. “Parents get so much out of it,” Notarius said on a recent afternoon at his rail yard. “They get to escape from reality in the maze and then relive their childhood on the train.” For the past five years, Notarius has worked as the train engineer and hay wagon driver at the Bozeman Maze. With his white piped engineer cap and pearl snap wrangler shirt, he looks the part of a Montana railroad man. His big smile and willingness to break his train schedule for an eager passenger denotes his voluntary service.
“All you see is people smiling around here,” Notarius says gesturing around to a large straw bale maze, a concession stand and a panoramic view of the Bridger Mountains. It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in October. Kids from area schools have the day off. Notarius’ son-inlaw, Dale Mandeville, who runs the maze, has decided to open a few days early. From the high fives he gives his passengers and the enthusiastic toots on the little train horn, it’s clear that Notarius doesn’t mind the extra days work. Before traffic gets heavy at the maze, Notarius jumps between jobs. The littlest children are drawn to the miniature train, the
B&H Popcorn trolley. As soon as a small lines forms, Notarius gets the trolley train rumbling and the passengers seated. “All aboard,” he bellows. Notarius gives the horn a squeeze, dings a bell and off his train roars, chugging along at a brisk walker’s pace. He circumvents the mazes’ endless paths and takes his passengers through a “tunnel” tent. He waves at families along his familiar route. Back at the dirt field rail yard, Notarius bids his young passengers adieu and heads over to the green John Deere tractor and hay wagon. He grabs a megaphone and announces that anyone interested in a wagon ride should climb aboard and find a seat.
Once the wagon is full, Notarius starts his second engine. The green machine rumbles toward the Frontage Road through a dusty field before turning back toward the maze. Notarius gives a cough. His voice is already the pitch of gravel. A little dust, he says, is no problem. Notarius has been donating his time at the maze since he retired in 2010 from a 10-year career crafting guitars for Gibson. Before that, Notarius was a trucker. According to Samantha Mandeville, Notarius’ eight-year-old granddaughter, it’s his past career that helps his current endeavors. “He was a trucker for a lotta years,” Samantha said. “So I think that helps.”There’s another attri-
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bute that helps engineer Notarius even more. “He loves his family and he loves helping them,” Samantha said.“And we really love having him here,” Dale Mandeville said. “He loves driving the train.” Samantha is one of Dale Mandeville’s five children. The four who are old enough eagerly help out around the maze for the short Fall season. Samantha’s older sister Sabrina rides along with her grandpa Notarius when she’s not busy helping at the concession stand. “I love getting to be around my family and getting to be around
Notarius poses with his copilot
people from all around Montana,” Notarius said. “We have people coming from other states – Idaho, Wyoming- too. On a busy weekend, nearly 1,500 people shuffle through the gates at the maze to get lost, hop aboard the B&H Popcorn Trolley train or take a hay ride through the mowed down wheat field. Whatever brings them to the maze, Notarius said he’s just glad people come. “Sometimes they’ll just sit on a bale and gaze at the mountains for hours,” he said. “That’s OK. This is an escape from everyday.”
A young train passenger is ready to depart
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The 2015 Growing Season
By Jan Cashman
fter attending the Gallatin Gardeners Club October meeting where members report on what worked and what didn’t work in their gardens and looking back on my husband Jerry’s and my orchard and gardens this past year, here are my observations: Trees and Shrubs: Trees and shrubs grew well if they got the needed water during dry spells. Mild fall temperatures
with only a few light frosts have given us beautiful golden yellow, red and orange leaves for weeks! Fruit Trees: Reports are that around our valley, apple trees have spotty or poor crops this season. Our orchard, however, produced fairly well this year, especially the trees that are annual bearers—Goodland, Sweet 16 and Haralred. This long, warm fall has ripened our apples to exceptional sweetness.
Meteor cherries, one of the hardiest pie cherry trees and a prolific bearer, have produced good crops for many of the garden club members this year. Our Meteor cherry tree is 35 years old and past its prime, so we had fewer cherries than usual. Many of the garden club members are growing Mount Royal Plum trees which produced huge crops of delicious plums this year. Small Fruits: Many gardeners’ raspberries froze last winter,
probably because of last fall’s cold spell in November after a mild fall and fluctuating winter temperatures. We had a much smaller crop of raspberries than usual. New growth on our raspberry plants, which will bear fruit next year, is vigorous. Good strawberry crops were reported by some members of the garden club. Ours were good although the voles and slugs give us problems.
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Flowers: It was an outstanding year for annual flowers— lasting well into the fall without a killing frost. The hot spell in late June gave them a boost to get blooming early. As I write this on October 21, I have marigolds, cosmos, alyssum and snapdragons still blooming in my garden. Vegetables: Rhubarb and asparagus, two easy-to-grow early perennial crops, produced well. Good rains and cool weather in April and May helped extend their season. Peas were not as good as usual in most gardens. Peas prefer cool weather; the hot weather at the end of June could be the reason for the poor crops. That hot spell also caused spinach and other leafy crops to bolt early. Huge crops of beans were reported by almost everyone,
and the brassica crops (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts) did well. Big yields of tomatoes were reported even though many garden club members said their tomatoes ripened later than normal. The warm, late fall allowed our tomatoes to continue to ripen into October. Sweet corn got off to a great start with the hot June weather. This year, our corn was easily knee high by the Fourth of July. It usually isn’t. We had ripe sweet corn by August 10, about a week earlier than most years. All things considered, it was another good year to garden. Plant your garlic and spinach this fall. And then, start planning next year’s garden-- with optimism!
Jan Cashman has operated Cashman Nursery in Bozeman with her husband, Jerry, since 1975.
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War II. Her parents were firmly against the Nazi party and were never shy about sharing their beliefs. Her father “resigned from his job because his conscience wouldn’t let him obey the way Nazis were setting things up.” They raised their children with the same firm beliefs. “I always knew that everybody else thought differently, and I just grew up thinking my parents were right.” Her family’s political stance caused their phones to be tapped, and they were very closely watched. Visscher’s family decided it was time to leave their home in Germany. In August of 1939, they arrived in America and settled in Washington D.C. Visscher found her
Providing Hope & A Safe Place By Katy Peterson
Visscher in her office
endy Visscher has never been one to let others make decisions for her. Being “raised in Nazi Germany by anti-Nazi parents” helped her develop her own voice, something she passes on to clients during her work with the Help Center in Bozeman where she serves as co-director.
“I’m probably one of the few people walking this Earth who has something to be grateful for to Adolf Hitler, because his regime taught me that you don’t have to decide what is right and wrong for you to do according to what other people are going to think of it.” Visscher’s amazing story begins in Germany before World
The Help Center
way to Bozeman in 1954. She then decided to return to school where she earned double masters in elementary education and counseling. In October of 1975, she started her work with the Help Center. Her children told her it would be a “great job for you for about five years.” Almost 40 years later, Visscher is still helping people in need. As co-director Visscher has made some huge contributions to the Help Center.“The time was just right to start our first rape outreach team when I came.” In the first rape case the team was involved in, Visscher and the team helped find the perpetrator, went to court and got a conviction. The team soon discovered that “there was a lot
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of need among rape victims for more focused and intensive counseling and therapy.” So in 1996, the Help Center started the Sexual Assault Counseling Center. The program was a new concept at the time, but soon grew into a model program for the rest of the state. The Help Center has grown and evolved over time but some things will never change. Non-directive counseling is still the method of choice. This form of counseling allows the client to remain anonymous and gives them all of the power. Counselors are there to help and guide, but in the end all decisions remain in the clients hands. The atmosphere in the Help Center is still calm, comforting and non-formal in order to help clients remain com-
fortable and at ease. Counseling efforts have become more sophisticated with the help of computers, and clients still remain anonymous if desired. One thing that remains consistent is what Visscher hopes clients take away from the Help Center. She wants to help people find their “inner strength and own voice.” Her family’s life in Germany helped her find her voice. “To feel that I didn’t have to decide according to what other people are going to think of what I was going to do, that is something that is lacking in the lives of probably 90 percent of the people we talk to on our crisis lines.” She hopes that she can help clients take power over their own lives. “That’s the basis of what we are trying to do.”
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Observations on the Aging Process from a Front Line Participant: Lima Beans
By Lois Stephens
I sat eating a chocolate cupcake for breakfast the other morning, it occurred to me that one small benefit of growing older lies in the fact that I no longer feel guilty about what I eat, when I eat it, or how I eat it. I really don’t care if I’m supposed to eat lima beans instead of chocolate cake, and I blow off a lot of nutritional information I read if it doesn’t appeal to my sense of what I prefer to put in my mouth. After all, I’ve made it through six plus decades with no major health problems, so I have to be doing something right. Look at it realistically. I figure chocolate cake (or any other flavor) has eggs, flour, and milk as most of the major ingredients, not to mention those wonderful endorphins found in chocolate. These are the
same basic ingredients, sans preservatives and chemicals, found in horrid sugar coated cereals that parents have no qualms about feeding their children on a daily basis. Good homemade cake has none of the preservatives or chemicals that most of us can’t even pronounce but that we find in processed prepackaged cereals. Cake can’t be any less nutritious than Captain Crunch or Sugar Frosted Flakes, and I bet if one could possibly analyze homemade cake against prepackaged cereal, cake would win hands down as far as nutritional content is concerned. Now mind, I don’t eat chocolate cake for breakfast every morning for the simple fact that I don’t have cake in the house every morning. When I do, I generally eat it for breakfast. Ditto for pumpkin pie, my all-time favorite morning meal. Pumpkin contains a lot of nutrients,
and when baked together with eggs, milk (and yes, some sugar), it contains a lot of valuable vitamins, necessary for old people to consume to stay healthy. It makes more sense to me to eat pumpkin pie for breakfast than it does to eat Froot Loops. Yes, I am well aware that other than for serious health problems, older people get into trouble and end up in assisted living situations or worse for three basic reasons: they forget to take their meds (no problem for me, since I don’t take any), they get isolated and lonely (again, no problem for me because I like and need my solitude, and I prefer to work on my own rather than with a group, a trait I’ve had since I cut my first teeth), and older people often don’t eat properly. This isn’t a problem for me, either, because I DO eat properly even if I eat my cake for breakfast rather than as a dessert at night,
when the main course has satisfied me and dessert really isn’t totally appreciated because I already have had enough to eat. Just because I prefer cake, or pie, or fruit cobbler, or something else that tastes good to me as part of what I eat to fill me up and get me going in the morning doesn’t mean I don’t eat large quantities of fruits, vegetables, and protein. I do, but I also am selective about which healthy foods I prefer and I will no longer will eat the ones that have never appealed to me, like lima beans, for instance. My mother loved lima beans, and while I was growing up, she served them far too often to suit me but I ate them because I had no choice, as we ate what my mother placed on the table. Once I left home, I never bought lima beans, I refused to grow them in my garden (unlike my sister, who does have a taste
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for them and grows them every year, which I consider a total waste of valuable garden space), and I wouldn’t dream of ordering such a starchy tasteless veggie in a restaurant, or have them taking up space in my freezer, when I could, for instance, have frozen pumpkin taking that space instead. I eat lima beans occasionally when my most beloved sister enthusiastically serves them fresh from her garden, but I do not eat them by choice. Lima beans contain folate and potassium, but guess what?? So does pumpkin, which means that I get some of the same nutrients by eating pumpkin pie as I do by consuming lima beans, plus pumpkin contains copious amounts of vitamin A, which lima beans do not. Pumpkin contains more potassium than bananas; some expert claim that pumpkin can improve one’s mood and that it aids in weight loss as pumpkin keeps a person feeling satisfied a lot longer than do many other foods. Pumpkin pie, or cobbler, or bread, or anything else made with pumpkin, tastes
GOOD, while lima beans do not. I rest my case about eating pumpkin pie for breakfast. I understand that sweets aren’t good for us, but I also understand that when we reach a certain age, we deserve a little bit of indulgence. I have spent my life eating well, keeping myself in decent physical shape by walking, hiking, biking, and maintaining my weight. I figure that the older I get, the less time I have to enjoy what I really do like to eat, so I may as well indulge a little bit when the mood strikes me. This reminds me of my dearly beloved father, who LOVED his desserts (the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree, does it?). He worked hard to support his family, he maintained his weight and he ate what my nutritionally-minded mother put in front of him, but he did enjoy his treats. When he returned from serving in Europe at the end of World War II, he told my mother that he never wanted to eat Spam again, as he ate that disgusting fake meat three times a day
Lois Stephens joins the Prime magazine team with personal experience of the aging process. She enjoys writing about her observations of becoming a member of the senior citizen age group. She lives and works in Virginia City.
while fighting a war, and he also asked her to always provide some sort of dessert. My mother abided by his request, so we had dessert at our house after every meal, but the desserts were almost always concocted in the most nutritious way possible, made from whole wheat flour, with half the sugar the recipe called for, lots of fruit, bounty from the garden, and whatever else my mother could put into a dessert to make it tasty as possible while at the same time having our treats as nutritionally correct as desserts can be. When my dad developed Alzheimer’s and eventually lived the last months of his life in a hospital room, the nurses tried to deprive him of his desserts, as they felt desserts didn’t meet nutritional standards. My mother, bless her heart and with my and all my siblings’ full approval, told the nurses to give my dad his treats after every meal. He was ninety years old, for heaven’s sake, and that was one of the very few pleasures left to him. It wouldn’t have bothered me if the
nurses had allowed him eat chocolate all day long. He deserved that indulgence, it was something he earned after a long life of service to his country, his community, and his family. He enjoyed his sweets immensely, and at ninety years of age, what is the harm? I hope I still enjoy sinfully rich chocolate cake with inch thick icing at the age of ninety. As an older adult, I DO have a choice as to what I put in my mouth. I don’t have to eat what does not appeal to me, as I have enough nutritional knowledge to make quality substitutions for obtaining the nutrients my body requires without eating the foods that have absolutely no taste appeal to me whatsoever. I need make no explanations about what I do or do not eat to anyone. A former colleague once said that beans are one of the healthiest foods a person can eat, so that’s why his diet consists of coffee and chocolate. I must say, I like his rationale, as long as part of his bean regimen does NOT include lima beans.
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Squash with Flavor
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your garden produced a large yield of squash this year, you’re in luck. Squash typically do better in a fair amount of hot weather. Perhaps the unusually hot summer Southwest Montana had this year helped out your garden. If you have an abundance of squash, it’s easy to get burned out on sauteed squash. Instead, enjoy this vegetable in other dishes. Lindsay Kordick, a registered dietician and ACSM Health Fitness Spec i a l i s t i n B o ze m an , s h are s two o f he r own squash recipes: a roasted butternut squash arugula salad
a n d a s p a g h e t t i s q u a s h w ith s un-dri e d to ma to a l fre do . Winter squashes, which include varieties like butternut and spaghetti, are starchy vegetables, according to Kordick, which means they are high in fiber and anti-inflammatory nutrients like beta-carotene. Even the seeds contain high levels of polyunsaturated fats, she said, which can decrease inflammation. A large portion of the calories in squash come from carbohydrates, which can have positive health benefits for seniors. “The majority of those carbohydrates are coming from starches, specifically special polysaccha-
rides, which may have antioxidant and insulin-regulating properties,” she said. After trying out Kordick’s recipes, look for other healthy ways to prepare squash. Just keep in mind that avoiding boiling will help retain more of the vegetable’s nutrients. “Squash can be cooked in a variety of other ways, including steaming, roasting, baking, microwaving and sauteing,” Kor d i ck sai d . “Ad d i t i on al l y, cooking and pureeing squash in a soup can be a healthy and f i l l i n g op t i on f or a f al l or wi n t er m eal .”
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Spaghetti Squash with Light Sun Dried Tomato Alfredo Serves 3
Roasted Butternut Squash Arugula Salad Serves 4 1 tsp olive oil 1 tsp minced garlic 3/4 cup vegetable broth 1 1/4 cups milk 3 Tbsp flour 2/3 cup sliced sun dried tomatoes Dash ground black pepper 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 large spaghetti squash, cooked and shredded *see microwave directions 2 Tbsp fresh chopped Italian parsley
1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed into 1” pieces 4 cups baby arugula leaves 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted (I toasted mine over medium heat in a nonstick skillet) 2 tsp olive oil 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt Dressing
While squash is cooking, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Add sun dried tomatoes and pepper. Add milk and broth and use a whisk to combine. Continually whisking, add flour, 1 Tbsp at a time. Allow flour to be absorbed into the liquid before adding more. Continue to cook and stir until mixture is thickened, 10-12 minutes (or more). When sauce will coats the back of a spoon, add Parmesan cheese. Cook and stir for an additional 3-5 minutes. When sauce is desired consistency, add spaghetti squash “noodles” and use tongs to toss and coat. Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar 1 Tbsp honey
Nutrition per ~1 cup: 150 calories, 6 g fat, 10 g protein, 14 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber
Nutrition Info per ~1 1/4 cups: 194 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 g protein, 12 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber
Note: To cook spaghetti squash in the microwave, slice off ends, then slice squash in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and pulp. Use a sharp knife to piece the outside skin of the squash in several places. Place half of the squash in a microwave-safe baking dish and place 1/2 cup water in the “hole” in the squash. Place the remaining half of the squash on top, so that the insides are together. Transfer dish to the microwave and cook for 12-15 minutes, or until flesh is softened. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes, then use a fork to remove strings of squash. Recipes and photos courtesy of Lindsay Kordick: from her blog: Eighty Twenty www.eat8020.com
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a baking dish, toss squash with 2 tsp olive oil and ground cinnamon. Bake for 20 minutes, until fork-tender. To prepare dressing, whisk all ingredients together. Add toasted walnuts. Spoon warm squash over arugula leaves and drizzle on dressing and walnuts.
Lindsay Kordick has been a registered dietician with Bozeman Deaconess Hospital for nearly four years. She is also an ACSM Health Fitness Specialist and writes a blog featuring recipes based on her 80/20 principle: eating wholesome, healthy meals 80 percent of the time and indulging a bit, 20 percent of the time.
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Events ■ Thank you to our over 125 extremely dedicated volunteers who worked so hard to make this year’s Fall Festival a grand success! A special thank you to alal the committee chairpersons. We raised a record amount to help support all of our great programs and services. ■ Family Caregiver Alzheimer’s Workshop. Wednesday, November 4, 10am-11:15am. Home Instead Senior Care will be holding a free seminar to help family caregivers understand and manage the many challenges of Alzheimer’s. ■ Region Travel: South America-Chile. Thursday, November 5 at noon. Join us as we celebrate South American countries! Next up: Chile! Been there? Born there? Lunch on us if you answer ‘yes’ to either question! ■ Veterans Dinner. Wednesday, November 11 at noon. We invite all veterans to dinner on this special day as we say “Thank You” for serving our country. Dinner is free for all veterans. Featuring presentation of the colors by Air Force ROTC and entertainment by the “Doodle Dandies” along with special Veteran guest singers. Call by Monday November 9 to make reservations. ■ Who Receives your Property
807 North Tracy • (406) 586-2421 • www.bozemanseniorcenter.org Emily Propst: email@example.com (Executive Director) Deb Earl: firstname.lastname@example.org (Associate Director)
when you Pass Away? Tuesday, November 17, 1pm – 2:30pm. Dr. Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension Specialist will present on this and other related topics. Call for detailed presentation description. ■ Free Fall Risk Screenings! Wednesday, November 18, 1pm – 3pm. The physical therapists of MOSAIC Rehabilitation will assess each person’s risk of falling. These complimentary screens will take approximately 5-10 minutes and include balance and strength testing, blood pressure assessment, medical history review, and medication review. Suggestions or referrals to appropriate healthcare providers will be given. Call to sign up. ■ Adventure Travel Theater: Yellowstone Trails & Tales by Sandra Mortimer. Wednesday, November 18 at 1:00pm. Elaine & Dale Smith are repeating this film by popular demand. Watch as our guides – a charming playful River Otter family – live, encounter wildlife, and survive the four seasons in the Yellowstone backcountry. ■ Thanksgiving Dinner. Thursday November 19 at noon. Join us for a delicious Thanksgiving meal, complete with entertainment by the Gallatin Valley Accordion Ensemble. We will serve turkey, mashed potatoes, & pumpkin pie (of course)! Call to sign up (this does reach capacity). ■ Cat/Griz Tailgate. Friday November 20 at noon. ■ Movie Afternoon: Tuesday, No-
vember 24 at 1:00pm. Come watch Hachi – a Dog’s Tale: A heartwarming tale of man’s best friend, based on a true story of the bond between a dog named Hachiko and a college professor (Richard Gere). Join us! Popcorn provided. ■ Eating Smart, Being Active.” November 6, 13, 20; December 4, 11, 18; and January 8, 15 at 10 AM. Join Laura Horrigan, SNAPEd Program Manager from MSU Extension for a free, fun 8 week series on healthy eating on a budget! Each class covers a different topic and includes a tasty food sample of low-cost recipes. Leave each class with a free cooking or shopping item to help make the healthy choice, the easy choice! Call to sign up. ■ The Singing Souls Senior Chorus meets every Tuesday, 1:30pm. All are welcome to enjoy the fun and friendship (ages 50 to 105!). No experience required. Song words provided. $5 per person per session (or whatever you can afford + Caregivers attend free with client). Call Kate Bryan 570-2839 for more info.
Travel ■ Mysteries of India: Note Date Change: New Dates: Jan 28th – Feb 11, 2016. Cost: $5359.00 per person, double occupancy. Full payment due Nov. 10. ■ Croatia: April 16-27, 2016. $4159.00 per person, double occupancy. Very picturesque area right on the Adriatic Sea. Spend time in Dubrovnik, Split, and Opatija to
see medieval architecture, unique cultures, rolling hills, and stunning coastal scenery. Deposit: $510.00. ■ Sunny Florida: Feb 18 – 25, 2016. Enjoy warm weather while visiting Disney’s Epcot Center, Kennedy Space Center, Everglades National Park on an airboat, Fort Myers, Key West, and the Florida Keys. Cost: $2999.00 double occupancy. ■ Alaska, by Land: May 25 – June 6, 2016. Fly to Fairbanks, 10 days motorcoaching. Enjoy a Talkeetna jet boat ride, Grand Denali Lodge stay, wildlife, a scenic float trip on the Kenai River, 2 nights in Seward, a 2 mile long dog sled ride, and a tour of the Alaska Sea Life Center. Cost: $4529.00 per person, double occupancy. ■ Discover Cuba: An 8 day “People to People” tour of the highlights of Havana and Varadero, Cuba. May 4 – 10, 2016. Cost: $4999.00 per person, double occupancy ■ Snake River Trip: June 14 – 17, 2016. An exciting jet boat trip on the Snake River out of Clarkston, Washington. ■ Yellowstone Park Snowcoach Trip: February 2 & 3rd, 2016. ■ Lone Mountain Sleighride, Dinner, & Entertainment Day Trip: January 19, 2016.
itineraries for each trip are available at the Senior Center front desk.
Services ■ Free Fall Risk Screenings! Wednesday, November 18, 1pm –
3pm from the physical therapists of MOSAIC Rehabilitation. ■ Computer Assistance with Jack, Paul, Jay, & Molly. Please call 586-2421 for more information & to sign up. ■ Medical Equipment is available for those over the age of 50+. ■ Bingo: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00pm. ■ Book Club: Monday November 16 at 10:30am. This month’s book: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman. ■ Bridge: Wednesdays & Fridays, 12:45pm. ■ Duplicate Bridge: Mondays, 12:30pm. ■ Creative Writing: Tuesdays, 10:00am. ■ Cribbage: Tuesdays, 1:00pm. ■ Oil Painting: Monday November 2 & 16, 1pm. ■ Pinochle: 1st and 3rd Mondays 1pm. Wednesdays 1pm. Thursdays 1pm. ■ Red Hat Ladies Luncheon: At Fiesta Mexicana (on Jack Rabbit Ln), Wednesday November 11, 11:30am. ■ Scrabble: Thursdays 9:30am. ■ Watercolor Painting: Wednesdays 9:30am. ■ Woodworker Shop open to members only 8:30am-4:00pm. ■ Wood Carvers: Mondays 9:30am.
Support Services ■ Forgetters & Friends: Wednesday November 11, 1pm. ■ Caregiver Support Group Meets at Spring Creek Inn 4th Thursday 12pm. Call 272-7509 for more info. ■ Gallatin Valley Multiple Sclerosis Self Help: 3rd Wednesday Sept-May at 3:00pm. Call Gretchen, 624-6161 with questions.
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Health and Exercise ■ Mondays and Fridays: 8:30am Strength Training, 9:00am Gentle Aerobics, 10:00am, Core, 10:30am, Aerobics Plus, 11:30am Beginning Yang Tai Chi, 2:00pm Arthritis Fitness.
Mon – Fri at 12:00 Noon
Nutrition Services 2 - Fruit, Meatloaf, Potatoes, ■ Free Birthday Dinners cel- Green Beans, Pudding ebrated Wednesdays only!
■ Meals served Monday - Friday ■ Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:30am Yang Tai Chi, 11:30am Gentle Tai Chi, 12:30pm Strength Training, 2:00pm Arthritis Exercise. ■ Wednesdays: 8:30am Strength Training, 9:00am Gentle Aerobics, 10:00am Core, 10:30am Aerobics Plus, 1:00pm Balance, 1:30pm Gentle Yoga. Social Activities ■ Adult Coloring: Wednesdays 9:30 am. ■ Book Club: Tuesday October 20 at 10:30am. This month’s book: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. ■ Bridge: Wednesdays & Fridays, 12:45pm. ■ Duplicate Bridge: Mondays, 12:30pm. ■ Creative Writing: Tuesdays, 10:00am. ■ Cribbage: Tuesdays, 1:00pm. ■ Duplicate Bridge – Mondays 12:30pm. ■ Oil Painting: Monday October 5 & 19 at 1pm. ■ Pinochle: 1st and 3rd Mondays 1pm. Wednesdays 1pm. Thursdays 1pm. ■ Red Hat Ladies Luncheon: Please call front desk for more info. ■ Scrabble: Thursdays 9:30am. ■ Watercolor Painting: Wednesdays 9:30am. ■ Woodworker Shop open to members only 8:30am-4:00pm.
at Noon. ■ Meals-On-Wheels delivered Monday - Friday to home bound.
Extras ■ Second Hand Rose Thrift Store: 10am-2pm, Monday-Friday. Bring donations of clothes, household items, books, games, crafts, & more anytime between 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday. ■ Interested in learning how to play Mah Jongg? We are offering a class for those interested in learning how to play this fun game. Please call to sign up. ■ Interested in playing the card game Whist? Please call to get your name on an interested list. ■ Adult Coloring. That’s right! Adult coloring has shown to enlighten creativity, provide comfort and reduce stress. Interested? Please contact us, 586-2421. VOLUNTEER
■ Meals-on-Wheels is looking for volunteers to deliver meals in Bozeman. Please call Sue, 586-2421. ■ Foot Clinic is looking for current or retired nurses to help at our monthly foot clinic service! Please call 586-2421.
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Coleslaw, Baked Cod, Rice, Tomatoes, Cake Salad, Spaghetti, Zucchini, Bread Stick, Brownie Cottage Cheese, Empanadas, Pumpkin Casserole, Lemon Bars Salad, Quiche, Spinach/ Tomatoes, Cookie Beets, Chicken Fried Steak, Hash Browns, Carrots, Biscuit - Salad, Baked Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Veggies, Cake - Salad, Roast Beef, Potatoes, Peas, Cobbler - Jello, Terriyaki Chicken Stir Fry, Egg Rolls, Butterscotch Bars - Fruit, Taco Salad Bar, Rice, Corn/Peppers, Ice Cream Peaches, Swiss Steak, Rice, Carrots, Chocolate Mousse - Salad, Chicken, Potato, Veggies - Soup, Beef Enchiladas, Beans, Corn/Peppers, Cake - Thanksgiving Dinner Fruit, Turkey, Stuffing, Potatoes, Green Beans, Pumpkin Pie - Coleslaw, Burgers, Baked Beans, Chips, Pie - Beets, Chicken Parmesan, Veggies, Garlic Bread, Brownie - Applesauce, Baked Cod, Rice Pilaf, Veggies, Blondies - Salad, Unstuffed Beef Cabbage Rolls, Carrots, Biscuit - CLOSED - CLOSED - Fruit, Chicken Pot Pie, Tomatoes, Oatmeal Bars
Please make reservations for lunch so that we can have an adequate amount of food!
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Belgrade Senior Center 92 East Cameron Avenue • (406) 388-4711 www.belgradeseniorcenter.com Email: email@example.com Executive Director: Shannon Bondy
■ Meals-on-Wheels Fundraiser – Huge Shout of Appreciation to Mealson-Wheels Donors: The staff and Board of Director’s would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for stepping in to provide help to the Belgrade Senior Center for the Meals-on-Wheels program. THANK YOU TO THE SENIOR CENTER FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE FOR ALL YOUR EFFORT, WORK, AND DEDICATION TO MAKE THIS POSSIBLE! The Belgrade Senior Center raised over $5,000 due to the help, love, and dedication given by several businesses and individuals in our community to continue to provide mealson-wheels for those individuals who are not able to afford even a small donation! ACTIVITIES ■ Big Buck Bingo: Wednesday, November 4, 11, 18 & 25 – 1:00 p.m.Bring $$’s and play Bingo to win more money. Buy in is $1/card, which is split for the five games played; Blackout is $1/card, winner takes all! ■ Needle Aires: November 5, 12, 15, & 19 – 1:00 p.m. - NeedleAires is a group that gets together once a week to work on various needle work crafts, such as needle point, crocheting, quilting and much more. Many of the projects that the ladies work on are donated to the senior center and sold in our gift shop. ■ Red Rockers Luncheon: Tuesday, November 10, 11:30 a.m. – Enjoy lunch and have fun with other gals each month during the Red Rockers luncheon. All new
members are welcome. Call 3884711 for more information or to sign up. ■ Spaghetti Dinner: Friday, November 13, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Bring your family to the Belgrade Senior Center on the 2nd Friday of each month for a spaghetti dinner complete with a salad, garlic bread and a dessert for only $6.00 a person. The spaghetti dinner is open to the public and walk-ins are always welcome. ■ SATURDAY AFTERNOON BINGO: Saturday, November 14th ONLY, 2:00-4:00 p.m. - Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month; play 3-cards per game and blackout the 12th game for one price of $20. Must be 18 years of age to play. Payout will be determined by the number of people playing BINGO. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, bingo will not be scheduled on Saturday, November 28th. ■ BAKE SALE: Thursday, November 19, 9:00 a.m. – Come and purchase some homemade goodies. Choose from pies, bars, cookies, etc. ■ Shrimp/Fish Fry: Friday, November 20, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Open to the Public! No reservations required! Bring the family to the Belgrade Senior Center on the 3rd Friday of every month for the fish fry dinner. The meal includes your choice of shrimp or cod with a baked potato, coleslaw, jello salad, garlic bread and dessert for only $10.00/person.
Education ■ Medicare Meetings for Annual Election Period: Mondays, November 2, 16 & 30, 12:45 p.m. – Bonnie McDunn of Z Agency will be presenting information on the Medicare Advantage Plans available in Gallatin County for 2016. Topics include: Changes for 2016, How to Compare Plans, Medicare Basics and RX Coverage. ■ Elder Abuse Information & Training: Thursday, November 19, 11:00 a.m. – First Interstate Bank and Officer Lensing from the Belgrade police department will be doing an elder abuse information session and training at the center. Come and learn the latest information on how to protect yourself, ask lots of questions, and get informed! ■ Monthly Board of Director’s Meeting: 4th Monday, November 23, 1:00 p.m. Support Services ■ Hearing Aid Maintenance – 2nd Tuesday of the month ■ HRDC Senior Food Pantry – Wednesdays: 11:30 a.m. ■ Blood Pressure Checks – Thursday, November 12, 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 26, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, 12:30 p.m. ■ Hearing Aid Maintenance – 2nd Tuesday of the month ■ Hearing Aid Maintenance – 2nd Tuesday of the month ■ Hearing Aid Maintenance – 2nd Tuesday of the month Ongoing Activities ■ Movement in Motion - Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m ■ Canasta – Tuesdays – 12:30 p.m ■ Bingo – Wednesdays– 1:00 p.m. / 2nd & 4th Saturdays: 2:00-4:00 p.m
Menu Mon – Fri at 12:00 Noon 2 - Pork Chops, Hash browns,
3 - Veal Patty, Mashed Potatoes 4 - Fish & Chips, Coleslaw 5 - Chicken Cacciatore,
6 - Beef Enchiladas, Beans 9 -
Chicken Fried Steak,
Mashed Potatoes / Gravy
10 - Baked Chicken, Spanish Rice 11 - Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes 12 - Chicken Noodle Soup,
Egg Salad Sandwich
13 - Baked Salmon, Tatter Tots 16 - Beef Tips W/ Rice 17 - Ham Potato, Casserole 18 - Swedish Meatballs,
W / Noodles
19 - Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes 20 - THANKSGIVING
Turkey / Dressing,
Mashed Potatoes / Gravy
23 - Meatloaf Mashed Potatoes /
24 - Baked Chicken, Baked Beans 25 - BBQ Pulled Pork, Potato Salad 26 & 27 CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING 30 - Taco Bar, Refried Beans Note: all meals include Salad, Dessert Bar, Roll & Drink
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Hollowtop Senior Citizens Broadway St., Pony, MT • 685-3323 or 685-3494
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Serving Harrison, Pony, Norris and surrounding areas Fee: $5 a year Meals: $3.50 members and $5 for guests Dinner served on Wednesdays all year long and on Mondays October – May Lending library and medical equipment
Manhattan Senior Center 102 East Main Street, Manhattan, MT • 284-6501
■ Fee: $10.00 a year ■ Meals: $3.50 over 60 years of age, $6 under 60 ■ Noon meal is served Tuesday and Thursday call Monday – Friday before 10:00 am to reserve a seat ■ Pinochle: Tues and Thursday after lunch Center Hall and kitchen are available for rental. Hall rental $50, kitchen and hall $75. Cleaning deposit of $25 and key deposit $10. Call Susan for more details to reserve the space.
Three Rivers Senior Club 19 East Cedars Street, Three Forks • 285-3235 Director: Jean Farnam • 570-0800
■ Fee: $10 for folks 50 years or older. Applications are available at the Center. ■ Meals: $3.50 over 60 years of age, $6 under 60 Meals are served every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Reservations are required one day in advance. Call 285.3235 and leave a message. ■ Birthday Celebration: Once a month either on 2nd or 3rd Thursday. ■ Extensive lending library of books, videos and jigsaw puzzles. Medical equipment such as walkers, shower seats, crutches, are also available. Call Jean Farnam for lending information. ACTIVITIES ■ Sunday Games: 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month from 1:00-5:00 pm – Scrabble, cards, etc. ■ Pinochle: Wednesdays at 1:00 pm ■ Bingo: Thursdays after lunch ■ Meals on Wheels: Delivered to the homebound
■ Blood Pressure: Free testing on the first Thursday of the month
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Southwest Chicken Pie Chili Sweet and Sour Pork Cod Bean with Bacon Soup Ham and Scalloped Potatoes - Meatloaf - Hot Dogs and Macaroni and Cheese - Thanksgiving Dinner - Goulash - Liver and Onions and Roast Beef - Pork Roast - CLOSED
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If you have difficulty understanding words clearly over the phone, just fill out this form! You may qualify for free assistive telephone equipment through the
Montana Telecommunications Access Program! The Montana Telecommunications Access Program (MTAP) provides FREE assistive telephone equipment to those who qualify, making it easier to use the phone to do business or keep in touch with family and friends.
Yes, I want to learn more about MTAP!
Equipment available through MTAP includes: • Amplified telephones • Captioned telephones • Loud bell ringers TTYs • Artificial Larynxes • And much, much more!
Return form to: MTAP P. O. Box 4210, Helena, MT 59604
State: _____________ Zip Code: _______________
For more information just mail us this form or call toll-free 1-800-833-8503
Park County Senior Center 206 South Main Street, Livingston, MT • 333-2276 www.parkcountyseniorcenter.com Executive Director: Heidi Barrett Open Monday - Friday 9-5
EVENTS ■ Sidesaddles & Geysers: Women’s Adventures in Early Yellowstone, Thurs, Nov 5th, 6:30pm Presented by M. Mark Miller of Humanities MT Speakers Bureau. FREE and Open to the Public. HEALTH & EXERCISE ■ Zumba Gold: Thurs. 3-3:30 pm Dance fitness program moving to Latin-style music at your own pace. FREE & Open to Public. ■ Arthritis Exercise Class: Tues. & Thurs. 1:30 pm led by professional instructor; $3 per class ■ Tai Chi Series: Tuesdays & Thursdays , 6pm-8pm LINCOLN SCHOOL 205 East Lewis #205 $40 per month, will prorate for late joiners. Drop-ins $8. All ages welcome, wear comfortable clothing. ■ Beginning Tai Chi Series: M, W, F, 10:45am-11:45am, LINCOLN SCHOOL 205 East Lewis #205 $40 per month, will prorate for late joiners. Drop-ins $8. All ages welcome, wear comfortable clothing. ACTIVITIES For full activities calendar visit our website ■ Bingo: Tuesdays at 7 pm Packages start at $5. ■ Hot Shot Pinochle: Tuesdays at 1 pm ■ Pinochle: Mon, Weds, Fri at 6:45 pm
■ Bridge: None till after Labor Day ■ Adult Coloring: Thursdays 1pm
SERVICES ■ Foot Clinic, Monday, Nov 2nd & Wednesday, Nov 18th, 1-4pm Supervised by a registered nurse, foot care includes checking for problems, skin conditioning and treatment of common foot ailments. Suggested donation $5 per foot. Appointment only, call Alta at 222-3281. ■ Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group, Thursday, Nov 19th, 1-2pm Find support, information and fellowship led by a professional counselor. FREE ■ Meals on Wheels: M-F Delivery AND Noon Meal at the Center. $4.00 for seniors & $5.00 for nonSeniors. Call 222-7195. ■ Angel Line Transportation: Low to no cost transportation for those who are unable or don’t want to drive. Call 222- 4668 to set up a ride. ■ 24 Senior Living Apts: Must be over 62 yrs of age, able to live independently, non-smoker, and meet the low income requirements. Call the Center for more information. ■ The Mainstreeter: 2-floors of gently used and second hand items. Next to the Senior Center.
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807 N. Tracy Ave., Bozeman, MT 59715 • 587-5444 Margaret Mason, Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) Debi Casagranda, Program Coordinator (email@example.com) 111 South 2 nd, Livingston, MT 59047 • 222-2281 Deb Downs, Livingston Program Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) • www.rsvpmt.org
RSVP OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA UPDATES Volunteer Opportunities HRDC: Receptionist needed to help during the lunch hour and during some staff meetings and training. Main duties include answering a multi line and phone and help with walk in clients. Whittier School: Put away books at the Whittier Elementary Library. It be every Monday morning for about 1 hour. American Red Cross: Volunteers needed for 3 different areas. Blood Drive Ambassador needed to welcome, greet, thank and provide overview for blood donors. Team Leader volunteers who can help recruit, train and schedule Donor Ambassadors and Couriers. Com-
munity Outreach Specialist who would seek out locations to set up a table to sign up prospective volunteers and/or blood donors. Excellent customer service skills needed. Training will be provided. Flexible schedule. Habitat for Humanity Restore: Volunteers needed for general help, sorting donations and assisting customers at the Belgrade store.
Gallatin Rest Home: Volunteers wanted for visiting the residents, perhaps sharing your knowledge of a craft, playing cards, reading to a resident or use your musical talents to help entertain. Your compassion is the only requirement. American Cancer SocietyRoad to Recovery: Volunteers needed to drive patients receiving
treatments from their homes to the Hospital. No set schedules. Only skill needed is your compassion.
RSVP Handcrafters: Are in need of baby yarn for their quilting, knitting and crocheting. You can drop the yarn off at the RSVP office which is located upstairs in the Bozeman. Heart of the Valley: Cats are in need of volunteers to play, cuddle and socialize. Only skill needed is your compassion and love of cats. Sacks Thrift: Support the Help Center by volunteering at the thrift store. Volunteers needed for 2-3 hour shifts on any day (Monday – Saturday) 9:30am – 6:00pm in Bozeman and Belgrade locations. Please call Debi at RSVP today at 587-5444 for more information on these and other opportunities or to learn more about becoming an RSVP volunteer. It’s fast, free and fun.
RSVP Park County Volunteer Opportunities: Transportation: Drivers are always appreciated to help patients keep their Dr.’s appointments here in town and to Bozeman. Gas reimbursement may be provided. RSVP: Has a great need for companions to help give a caregiver a break in their home or playing games, going out to lunch or just sitting and visiting with someone. Your compassion is all that is needed. Senior Center: Has a call for Rag Cutters who meet on Tuesdays at 1pm to cut unsold clothing into rags. Proceeds go the Center when sold. Meals on Wheels: Is always looking for substitute drivers to deliver meals to seniors in their homes. Big Brothers Big Sisters: Be a positive role model for only a few hours a week.
RSVP: Has many events including mailings and fundraising events that require volunteers. Your unique skills and interests are needed, without making a long-term commitment, in a variety of on-going and special onetime events. Current RSVP Volunteers: are encouraged to turn in your hours each month: your contribution to the community is greatly appreciated. Mainstreeter Store: Is looking for someone who enjoys working with the public. Come help greet customers, label and hang clothes and accepting donations. Volunteer 4 hours a week and get 50% off your purchases. Contact Deb Downs, RSVP Program Coordinator 111 So. 2nd St. Livingston, MT 59047 Phone (406) 222-2281 Email:email@example.com
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Honor a Military Veteran or Active Duty Service Person The Bozeman Daily Chronicle will publish a special pullout section of photos on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, thanking our Armed Forces veterans and current military for their service to our country. Bring your loved oneâ€™s photo to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (at 2820 W College or Mail to PO Box 1190, Bozeman, MT 59771) with this filled in form no later than 5pm on November 6 in order to participate.
Name of Service person ____________ __________________________________ Dates served ______________________ Branch of Service __________________ Rank _____________________________ *Special honors or awards __________ __________________________________ __________________________________ *Due to limited space, not all honors & awards can be listedplease put them in order of importance.
There is no charge to publish these photographs. Call 587-4491 with questions.
Advertisers: If you would like to sponsor this tribute to our military, call Sylvia Drain 582-2640.
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