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Cultural demonstrators wanted

WISDOM -- Do you have special skills or stories you would like to share? Officials at the Big Hole National Battlefield in Wisdom are looking for cultural demonstrators to share their knowledge with the public.

Big Hole National Battlefield will be holding Coyote Camp May 20 through 24. The camp allows students and teachers to visit the national park site and learn about the Nez Perce story. Past demonstrations have included weaving, flute playing, drumming, use of native plants, and many others.

In addition, the Summer Speaker Series is held June 29 through Aug. 18. Visitors can learn more about Nez Perce culture through demonstrations and stories given by volunteers.

Cultural demonstrators will be provided with housing, mileage, per diem, and honorarium as a thank-you for sharing their knowledge. If you are interested in participating in one or more of these programs, contact the Big Hole National Battlefield at 406-689-3155 or biho_visitor_information@nps.gov. Application deadline is March 1.

The Big Hole National Battlefield is located 10 miles west of Wisdom on Highway 43. The site is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday during the winter and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily in the summer. Admission is free year round.

Tourism group to meet Monday

The Butte Tourism Business Improvement District will meet at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at the Butte Chamber of Commerce, 1000 George St.

The primary purpose of this meeting is to review grant applications for funding. Questions or comments regarding this meeting can be directed to Maria Pochervina at mariap@buttecvb.com or 406-723-3177.

Commodity boxes distribution set

Southwest Montana Aging and Disability Services will distribute commodity boxes 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.

This distribution is only for those who are already signed up for the program. If you cannot pick up your box during this time, notify the office at 406-782-5555 on or before Feb. 11, or you may not be able to receive your food box.

Senior center serves lunch

TWIN BRIDGES -- Lunch is served daily at the Twin Bridges Senior and Community Center. The weekly menu is listed below:

Monday, Feb. 11 – Pork steak with pineapple fried rice, peas and carrots, apple-cherry slaw, and pudding.

Wednesday, Feb. 13 – Turkey, dressing, mashed potato casserole, veggie, cherry pretzel salad, and a Valentine dessert.

Friday, Feb. 15 – Fish sticks, cheesy hash browns, veggie salad, and angel food trifle.

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