UM Western plans Founders Day celebration

DILLON — The University of Montana Western has scheduled two special community events to celebrate Montana Western’s 125th Founders Day. The events are hosted by Montana Western Alumni and Friends and the University of Montana Western Foundation.

A 125th Founders Day Celebration and Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Social will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Main Hall first-floor foyer for the community and audience of “Proof” to enjoy refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, and conversation before the show begins that night at 7:30 p.m.

On Friday, Feb. 23, a Founders Day Time Capsule Celebration will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Main Hall first-floor foyer. The celebration will also include a display of historical photographs and memorabilia showcasing the university’s history. The university will add items pertaining to the present day to a time capsule that will be buried in Legacy Plaza and opened on Montana Western’s 150th anniversary. Those in attendance will have their picture taken in front of Main Hall and have the opportunity to sign the scroll that will be placed in the capsule for future guests to see. Cake and beverages will be served after the ceremony.

The social and time capsule celebration events are free and open to the public. Details: Vanessa Graham at or 406-683-7303.

Senior center serves lunch

TWIN BRIDGES — Lunch is served daily at the Twin Bridges Senior and Community Center. The weekly menu through Feb. 9 is listed here:

Monday, Feb 5 — Chicken and noodles, mixed vegetables, rolls, and peanut butter delight

Tuesday, Feb 6 — Roast beef, potatoes, carrots, onions, green salad, and apple pie

Wednesday, Feb 7 — Pork Chops, rice, sweet & sour sauce, green peas

Thursday, Feb 8 — Spaghetti, green beans, Caesar salad, French bread, pudding

Friday, Feb 9 — Barbecued ribs, baked beans, cheesy hash browns, veggie tray and dip

In addition:

• There will be a meeting of the Twin Bridges Seniors at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5.

• Bingo will be played after lunch Tuesday, Feb. 6.

• Card games will be played after lunch Wednesday, Feb. 7.


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