News Briefs

A and E District board to discuss Main Street parklets

The Lewistown Arts and Entertainment District board will meet at noon on Friday, Nov. 11, in the Chokecherry Lane Mall, 311 West Main Street in Lewistown. Agenda items include a discussion of parklets, which are mobile areas in which people can sit, eat and enjoy outdoor living. A and E has received a grant for two of them. The meeting is open to the public.

Join the Moose for the annual
Thanksgiving dinner

The annual Moose Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Friday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.; good food and good friends.
Come to applaud the recipients of awards that will be presented. Bring your family and friends. A donation will be made to the community.

241st Marine Corps birthday celebration to be held at Doc’s restaurant

On Nov. 10 at noon, the 241st birthday celebration for the U.S. Marine Corps will be held at Doc’s restaurant. Marines in the local area will gather at Doc’s starting at about 11:30 a.m. with “Pledge of Allegiance” promptly at noon to start the “no host” celebration. Arriving a bit early will beat the noon ordering rush.
All Marines, whether active, retired or of former service as well as family, friends and interested parties are welcome to this event. Come and share our Fellowship of Valor. Tony Brown, the new owner of Doc’s, has been kind enough to donate the birthday cake.
For any questions please contact Greg Hargadon at 538-3030.

ALA chili dog night

The American Legion Auxiliary Member Night is for the dog...the chili dog, that is. Join us at American Legion Post 16 on Holiday Stroll Friday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Come in and warm up or just enjoy a nice chili dog on your evening in Lewistown. This event is open to all.

Lady Elks
present “Santa’s
Workshop” event

Please join the Lady Elks in giving back to the community through their “Santa’s Workshop” event on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The party starts at 5:30 p.m. with “no host” cocktails, with dinner at the Elks Club to follow at 6:30 p.m. There will be valet parking, a raffle and door prizes, dinner, dessert and fun.
Tickets are available at Wier Furniture in Lewistown. Please bring non-perishable items for the Food Bank to get an extra chance for a door prize.

Small town
strategies in
a global market

The Lewistown Downtown Association invites everyone interested in gaining insights and learning strategies to grow Lewistown’s Main Street, to attend “Small Town Strategies in a Global Market,” Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 1-3 p.m. at The Eagles Grand Hall. The workshop is free.
“Small Town Strategies in a Global Market” presenters, Greg Clark and Jim Chalmers, will share vital information to take us from “here-and-now” to “where we want to go.”
The seminar will encourage open discussion covering: “Perception is Reality” (summary on recent online survey), “Primary Growth Sectors”, “Secondary Growth Sectors”, “Main Street Transition”, “Answering the Demand” and “Growth Strategies, Partnership Impact and Liaison Groups.”
Circle your calendar and bring another Lewistown advocate with you on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m. at The Eagles Grand Hall. Refreshments will be served. For more information and handouts, please contact Chris Cooler at 538-2200.

NAMI to host jail-
n-bail event today

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, Doc’s Casino Sports Bar and Grill will host the National Alliance on Mental Illness Jail-N-Bail event to help raise money to bring community awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention to Lewistown’s adults and children. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information on what the event entails or to get involved, contacted Janette Warner at (406) 350-0937 or Jeannie Walter at 406-928-9356.

TBID to consider
billboards, hunting and fishing brochures

The next TBID meeting is scheduled for today, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. in the SMDC Conference Room. Items to be discussed include: marketing activity, community billboard participation, participation in upcoming travel shows;,reprinting of Central Montana Hunting and Fishing brochures, insurance policy renewal and more.
Please note that this meeting is scheduled on a Wednesday rather than the normal meeting day (Tuesday). This meeting is open to the public.

Wind and Strings
to perform at
Saturday’s dance

Come and dance to the country band, Wind and Strings, at the Nov. 12 Saturday afternoon dance. The band features Tom Wilson on harmonica, Carole Songer on vocals, Barbara Burley on piano, Tony Hencil on dobro and Woody Westburg on guitar and vocals.
The dance hall is located at the corner of Third Avenue South and Barnes Street. The dance goes from 2 to 4 p.m. Dancers of all ages are welcome.
There will be a coffee/cookie break at 3 p.m. There is a small admission fee.

Veterans’ Day programs rescheduled in Hobson and Moore

Due to the participation of the Tri-City Titans in the State C Volleyball Tournament in Bozeman on November 10-12, Hobson and Moore Schools will NOT be in session on Friday, November 11th. Veterans Day programs planned at both schools featuring Lt Col Rusty Vaira, Commander of the 219th Red Horse Squadron will be rescheduled for Monday, November 14. Moore School’s program is at 8:15 Monday morning with all Veterans invited to breakfast starting at 7:30. Hobson’s program is at 10:30 with all Veterans invited to stay for lunch after the program.

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