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‘Pink Zone’ event this weekend

DILLON — Kiwanis Club of Dillon is teaming up with Beaverhead Brewery for the 2018 Pink Zone.

The “Pink Zone,” formerly known as “Think Pink,” was started in 2007 by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as an initiative to raise breast cancer awareness in campus communities and beyond.

On Friday, Feb. 9, and Saturday, Feb. 10, the Beaverhead Brewery in Dillon will donate one dollar for each pint sold. Pink Zone will have the opportunity to purchase a Pink Zone paper ribbon in memory of a loved one lost to cancer or in support of a breast cancer survivor.

Since its inception, Pink Zone fundraising events have raised over $45,000 in Beaverhead County. All monies raised are donated to the Southwest Montana Mammography Program at Barrett Hospital in Dillon.

Annual AOH race set for March 10

ANACONDA — The Anaconda AOH St. Patrick’s race is planned for Saturday, March 10. Entry fee is $25 or $30 the day of the race. The annual event includes a 3-mile race and a 6-mile race. Walkers are welcome to join in the 3-mile event.

Preregistered packet and T-shirt pickup is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the AOH Hall, or on race day at the Anaconda Elks Lodge.

On the day of the race, participants will meet by 10:30 a.m. at the Locker Room, 117 E. Park St., Anaconda. Race runs regardless of weather conditions. For details, race application and online registration, visit

In addition, donations of non-perishable food items are encouraged, and will be given to the Anaconda Food Bank.

New Finlen owner to give talk

The Mile High Innovation Network will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Thornton Building (second floor conference room), 65 E. Broadway St.

This month's guest speaker is Joseph J. Adams, who teaches at Montana Tech and recently purchased the historic Finlen Hotel in an effort to enhance Butte's vibrant uptown. Adams has over 20 years of experience in strategic consulting, management, business formation, public policy, and project finance. He has worked with companies of all sizes to solve complicated project finance and business strategy problems, as well as founding several successful business ventures.

Works needed for gallery exhibit

The Carle Gallery seeks submission for Wilds of Montana, a curated exhibit showing in March 2018. Artist are encouraged to submit works of any medium for inclusion in the show. Please submit a digital copy — either through email or flash drive, along with an application to Shari Curtis. Applications can be found at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library website ( Application and images submissions are due by Feb. 20, artists will be notified by Feb. 22, and fully rendered artwork should be delivered to The Carle by Feb. 28.

The Carle Gallery is located in the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library in historic uptown Butte. The gallery was established by the library as a tribute to artist John Carle, whose murals and paintings depict Butte, its historic buildings, and inhabitants. The gallery seeks to continue to honor and support local artists, as well as hosting exhibits by artists from outside of Butte.

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