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Local non-profits awarded grants

The Butte-Silver Bow Community Foundation has awarded grants to the following local non-profit organizations: Butte Center for the Performing Arts ($1,500.), Action Inc. ($1,000.), Butte Emergency Food Bank ($1,000.), and the Orphan Girl Children's Theatre ($1,000.).

The Butte Center for the Performing Arts will use the grant for stage improvements at the Mother Lode Theatre. Action Inc. used there grant to purchase holiday clothes for children and to buy food cards for both low-income children and seniors. The grant money awarded to the Butte Emergency Food Bank is to be used to support the Butte High backpack program. The grant awarded to the Orphan Girl Children's Theatre is to be used for scholarships and healthy snacks for OGCT participants. Fifty two percent of OGCT young artists are on scholarships.

If interested in either applying for future grants or seeking information regarding making a contribution, bequest, memorial, or scholarship to the Butte-Silver Bow Community Foundation, call Pat Cooney at 406-490-8490.

Butte High to celebrate the arts

Butte High School will hold its “Celebration of the Arts" Thursday, Jan. 17, in the school auditorium.

The art department will have an art show from 6 to 9 p.m., and the choirs, bands, strings, and poetry club will perform at 7 p.m. Come up and support these aspiring artists. Admission is free.

Butte KC breakfast planned Sunday

Butte Knights of Columbus Butte Council 668 will have its monthly fundraiser breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Jan. 13, at 224 W. Park St. Proceeds from this month’s breakfast will go to the New Hope Pregnancy Clinic.

The menu includes French toast, bacon, sausage, hash browns, eggs, coffee, and juice. The cost is $8 per person or $20 per family. Details: 406-782-2891 (after 3 p.m.).

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