Fund-raisers set for Halloween party
Butte Celebrations will hold its annual garage sale Friday and Saturday and first annual "Oldlympics" Sunday. Both will raise funds for the annual Charlie Judd Memorial Halloween Party, held on Halloween.
The garage sale is from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Sharp Expressions building,
140 W. Park St. Furniture, clothing, household items, sports equipment, toys, strollers and more will be available.
The Scoop Bar and Klapan's Korner sponsor Butte Celebrations first annual "Oldlympics"
featuring childhood games. Come play kick the can, red rover, jump rope, egg toss, three legged race and more. There will be darts and pool at Klapan's and horseshoes and volleyball at the Scoop. The cost is $5 per person and one can register at either bar. For details call 490-6655 or 782-2016.
Square dancers offer lessons
Silver Beaus & Belles Square Dance Club will have a new and refresher class of square dance lessons at
7 p.m. Friday, with club caller, Glen Tusler, teaching, at the Margaret Leary School gym, 4½ Mile Vue Road.
Anyone interested in learning to dance is welcome and the first three lessons are free. The square dance will be held from 8 to
10:30 p.m. Finger foods will be served and spectators are also welcome.
Safeway employees set fund-raisers
DILLON — During October, employees of Safeway Store No. 1581 in Dillon will host a
fund-raising drive for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Proceeds raised will stay in the community to support the residents of Beaverhead and Madison counties.
The employees will kick off the month with a car wash from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. A "bid or buy" silent auction in the store will run Oct. 1 through
Oct. 17. A used book sale runs Oct. 17 through Oct. 22. Later in the month look for a trivia contest.
For details call Mona Peshehonoff 683-5002.
The annual tractor show in Drummond opens at
11 a.m. Saturday with a parade of vintage tractors of many makes and models and members of the Christian Motorcycle Club. A car show, children's games, talent show, photo contest, straw maze, bed race and
taekwondo demonstrations start at noon in the Drummond City Park with prizes and trophies awarded. The barbecue is $6.
A quilt show runs from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Drummond High School Gym.
Butte Eagles Aerie No. 11 holds its annual awards
dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2 in the lodge,
15 S. Montana St.
Checks will be presented to New Hope Pregnancy Center, Butte-Silver Bow Public Library for purchase of large-print books, and Highlands Hospice. Hall of Fame and and Lady Eagle of the Year awards will also be presented.
Dinner will be a roast and the cost is $6. All are
welcome. For reservations and details call 723-6661.
The Harlem Ambassadors are bringing a basketball show to East Middle School at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2.
The Ambassadors' show features high-flying
slam-dunks and dazzling ball-handling, plus comedy routines led by the woman star of the show, Alicia Adderly, the "Show Basketball Princess," who competes against
opposing men players.
For tickets or details, call Seth Hertin at the American Red Cross at 782-8358. Advance tickets are $7 or
$8 at the door; children 4 and under are free.
Jerry Williams of Butte and the Town Pump Corp. were recently honored by Special Olympics Montana at its annual Fall Leadership Conference in Great Falls.
Williams, of the Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department, was
recently awarded the 2004 Spirit of Special Olympics Award for his
long-term commitment to Special Olympics Montana. He is a member of Special Olympics Board of Directors and is director of the Law Enforcement Torch Run program in Montana. He has participated in nearly every polar plunge across the state, sold torch run
T-shirts, and helped in the organization of the Butte building site. His efforts on the torch run have helped to raise nearly $225,000 in the past 12 months.
Town Pump, founded
50 years ago by the Kenneally family, was named Outstanding Statewide Corporate Sponsor for its support of Special Olympics for many years. In 2004, Town Pump donated $10,000 to underwrite the State Basketball Tournament and State Summer Games. Its stores in the Five Valleys area sold Krispy Kreme donuts for six weeks, generating gross sales of $60,000, and recently it became a major sponsor of the Bresnan Communications/Chevy Raffle and will be a ticket outlet at its 70 Montana
Neary attends national confab
Linda Neary, president of the American Legion Auxiliary for the Department of Montana and a member of Butte Unit 1, was one of nearly
2,000 delegates, alternates and distinguished guests from across the country who attended the 84th annual American Legion Auxiliary National Convention Aug. 27-Sept. 2 at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn.
Big Butte Kiwanis
recently installed the
following officers: Beckie Hoffman, president; Gary Staudinger, past president; Bob Evans, president-elect; Don Davis, vice president; Jerry Aanis, secretary; Sharlet Bonney, treasurer; Mike Riley and Donna Rowling, three-year-term directors.