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Thursday, February 11 2016
Kalispell Mini Maker Faire Exhibitor Deadline Approaching Kalispell, MT – Exhibitors are still needed for Kalispell Mini Maker Faire, coming up on February 27 at Flathead Valley Community College. Interested makers should apply online at www.kalispellminimakerfaire.com by 5 p.m. on February 15. There is no charge to be an exhibitor. Kalispell Mini Maker Faire is an ideal setting for makers ...read more
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Wednesday, February 10 2016
Dementia & Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Meets on the Third Monday of Every Month The Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group for caregivers sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities will meet on Monday, February 15 th from 3 pm – 4:30 pm at Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St. in Kalispell. Come share information, experiences and understanding. For more information ...read more
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Tuesday, February 09 2016
Free Income Tax Assistance Offered at FVCC In partnership with Montana Credit Unions for Community Development, Flathead Valley Community College is offering free tax preparation until April 15 to Northwest Montana residents who earned $62,000 or less in 2015 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Tax filings are prepared by Flathead area volunteers who are trained as ...read more
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Tuesday, February 09 2016
FVCC Foundation Kicks off 2016 Festival of Flavors with “New York, New York!” The Foundation at Flathead Valley Community College will kick off the 2016 Festival of Flavors on April 7 with the cuisine of New York City’s streets and finest dining rooms. “New York, New York!” is the first of three Festival of Flavors events planned for the year. Proceeds from all ...read more
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Tuesday, February 09 2016
The Hockaday Museum of Art announces a book signing and reading event with The Garden of Smiles author Kelly Potter and illustrator Ava Hall on Tuesday, March 15, 6:00 to 7:30 PM; free admission. Ava Hall is a 10 year old Hockaday art student who was hired to illustrate the children’s book. KALISPELL, MONT. – The Hockaday Museum of Art will be holding a book signing and reading event ...read more
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Monday, February 08 2016
Glacier Symphony’s February concerts to feature rare symphony by woman composer and award-winning pianist Stanislav Kristenko performing Rachmaninoff MW 5 Rach 1 – Gaelic Symphony Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. Both concerts at Flathead High School Performance Hall in Kalispell Glacier Symphony’s February concerts, Rach 1 and Gaelic Symphony will ...read more
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Monday, February 08 2016
Scholarships Help Students Continue and Complete College Fall 2016 Scholarship Application Deadline is March 15 Students planning to attend Flathead Valley Community College during the 2016-2017 academic year have until March 15 to complete a common scholarship application, making them eligible for the majority of scholarships available at the college. Application forms and a scholarship ...read more
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Monday, February 08 2016
FVCC and U.S. State Department Support Relationship-Building Mission to Southeast Asia Two Flathead Valley Community College employees recently returned to Kalispell from a three-week trip to Southeast Asia sponsored by FVCC and the U.S. State Department’s Professional Fellows Program. John and Jerri Balsam traveled to Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Cambodia in December with the mission of ...read more
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Friday, February 05 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES WINTER ART MAKER WITH COLORIST PAINTER RACHEL WARNER ON FEBRUARY 24, 2016 The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the second installment of the 2016 Winter Art Maker Series with colorist painter Rachel Warner on Wednesday, February 24, 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The renowned artist performs an in-gallery demonstration offering insights into her technique, inspirations, and experiences as a ...read more
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Thursday, February 04 2016
HOCKADAY MUSEUM OF ART “A JESUIT WINDOW INTO WESTERN MONTANA LIFE IN THE 1840S AND 50S” AND “PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK” BOOK SIGNING WITH SALLY THOMPSON The Hockaday Museum of Art is hosting a brown bag luncheon with Montana Speakers Bureau Program guest Sally Thompson for her presentation of “A Jesuit Window Into Western Montana Life in the 1840s and 50s” on ...read more
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Thursday, February 04 2016
FVCC Invites Community to Experience the Arts on February 12 Flathead Valley Community College invites the public to a night of fine art, music and theatre on February 12. Several events will take place in the college’s Arts and Technology Building that evening including an exhibit by ceramicist Troy Case, a performance by folk musician Chuck Suchy and an FVCC Theatre production of ...read more
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Tuesday, February 02 2016
The deadline to apply for fall admission into the FVCC’s Paramedicine program is March 31 at 5 p.m. Space in the program is limited, and complete applications received by February 15 will be given priority consideration. In order to apply for admission into the program, candidates must have completed or be in the process of completing required pre-paramedicine courses and must possess valid ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Tuesday, February 02 2016
The Flathead Valley Community College Board of Trustees appointed Kelly Dowling Stimpson, J.D. of Bigfork to fill the vacant trustee position due to a resignation. Before relocating to Bigfork 10 years ago, Stimpson served as the Administrative Counsel for the Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Miss. Previously, she was in private practice where she defended school districts and ...read more
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Tuesday, February 02 2016
FVCC Theatre Holds Auditions for “Defying Gravity” Flathead Valley Community College Theatre will hold auditions for its March production of Jane Anderson’s “Defying Gravity” February 8 from 1 to 2 p.m. and February 9 from 5 to 6 p.m. Show dates are scheduled for March 18-19 and 24-26. Auditions are open to the public, and acting experience is not required. Auditions ...read more
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Tuesday, February 02 2016
HOCKADAY MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES “A CONFLUENCE OF CULTURES” PRESENTATION BY MARK MILLER AND ROD DOUGLAS ON FEBRUARY 11 On February 11, the Hockaday proudly hosts Mark Miller and Rod Douglas as they present “A Confluence of Cultures”. The talk focuses on the effect that the Euro-American and Native cultures had upon each other, the economy in general, and the art that was ...read more
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Monday, February 01 2016
Public Invited to Collaborative Meeting on the Whitefish Municipal Watershed Fuels Reduction Project KALISPELL, MT., February 1, 2016 – The Tally Lake Ranger District invites the community to participate in a collaborative meeting about the Whitefish Municipal Watershed Fuels Reduction Project, on Monday, February 8th, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Tally Lake Ranger District and ...read more
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Monday, February 01 2016
FVCC International Student Club Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration In celebration of the Chinese New Year on February 8, Flathead Valley Community College’s (FVCC) international student club invites the public to a free presentation by visiting Fulbright Scholar Qingfeng Zi at 4:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Arts and Technology Building on campus. Zi will speak about Chinese New Year ...read more
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Monday, February 01 2016
Public Encouraged to Comment on the Proposed Blacktail Road Project Community Invited to Open House Kalispell, MT., February 1, 2016 – The Swan Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest invites public input on the proposed Blacktail Road Project. The proposed project is available for review and public comment through February 24, 2016. The ranger district is hosting an open ...read more
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Friday, January 29 2016
2016 HONORS SYMPOSIUM TO EXAMINE DIVISIVE ISSUES OF POLITICS, RELIGION, RACE AND GENDER Renowned expert on Thomas Jefferson to headline lecture series Flathead Valley Community College's 2016 Honors Symposium opens February 15 and will feature six nights of cutting-edge speakers from around the country. “Dividing Lines: Why Good People are Divided by Politics, Religion, Race and ...read more
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Friday, January 29 2016
Many Glacier Campground Reservations Available WEST GLACIER, MONT. –Advance campground reservations for the Many Glacier Campground in Glacier National Park will be available for the upcoming 2016 summer season beginning Wednesday, February 3 at 8a.m MST. Reservations will be available for approximately half the campsites through the on-line Recreation.gov system at ...read more
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Friday, January 29 2016
Employer Registration for 2016 Flathead Valley Job Fair Opens February 1 Early-bird Registration Deadline is February 29 The annual Flathead Valley Job Fair is scheduled for April 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. inside the Arts and Technology Building on the Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) campus. Veterans and their family members will have early access to the event beginning at 2:30 p.m. ...read more
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Thursday, January 28 2016
A Chocolat Affaire Friday, February 5, 2016 5:00 – 7:30 PM Your Kalispell Downtown Association and the Kalispell Business Improvement District invite you and your friends and family to an evening in Historic Downtown Kalispell. Friday night, February 5 “A Chocolat Affaire”, promises to be an evening to remember. If you enjoyed the December Art Walk, you will love this event. ...read more
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Thursday, January 28 2016
Flathead Avalanche Center Releases Incident Report on Fatal Avalanche Kalispell, MT., January 27, 2016 – Today the Flathead Avalanche Center released their final report on the Swede Creek Avalanche Incident that occurred January 23, 2016 in the Whitefish Mountain Range on Flathead National Forest near the vicinity of Haines Pass. The report documents the events and conditions surrounding ...read more
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Thursday, January 28 2016
FVCC to Host College Goal Montana February 11 Flathead Valley Community College will host College Goal Montana, a program that provides students who want to attend college and their families the opportunity to obtain assistance in applying for financial aid. The event will take place February 11 from noon to 6 p.m. on the Kalispell campus in room 120 of the Rebecca Chaney Broussard Center for ...read more
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Thursday, January 28 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES SPACE EARTHENWARE CLAY SCULPTURE EXHIBIT BY JURY SMITH MARCH 3 THROUGH APRIL 30 The Hockaday Museum of Art announces Space, an exhibition of reductive and process-driven earthenware clay sculpture, by Jury Smith, on display March 3 – April 30, 2016. KALISPELL, MONTANA – The Hockaday Museum of Art announces Space , an exhibit of reductive and process-driven ...read more
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Thursday, January 28 2016
Rebecca and Nick Spear to Star in FVCC Theatre’s Production of “Strange Snow” February 11 - 13 Flathead Valley Community College’s Theatre Arts Department opens the 2016 season with a production of Stephen Metcalf’s love story, “Strange Snow”, February 11, 12 and 13. Professional local actors Nick and Rebecca Spear will be joined on stage by FVCC ...read more
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Wednesday, January 27 2016
Whitefish Painter Rob Akey is the February guest artist at the Hockaday for Crits & Croissants: A Saturday Morning Artists’ Critique on February 13, 2016. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum of Art’s Crits & Croissants forum gives those who create art a chance to have their work reviewed by professionals. Artists 15 years of age and older may bring one or more pieces of ...read more
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Wednesday, January 27 2016
FVCC Art Department Hosts Exhibit and Reception for Ceramic Artist Troy Case Flathead Valley Community College’s (FVCC) Art Department will host a reception for ceramic artist Troy Case on February 12 in the lower level of the Arts and Technology Building from 4:30 to 7 p.m. A recent graduate of the University of Montana’s School of Fine Arts, Case uses ceramic, steel, wood and rubber ...read more
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Wednesday, January 27 2016
Flathead National Forest Seeks Comments on the Trail Creek Fire Salvage Project Community Invited to Open House Kalispell, MT., January 26, 2016 – The Spotted Bear Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest is requesting input on the proposed Trail Creek Fire Salvage Project. The proposed project is available for review and public comment through February 11, 2016. The district is ...read more
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Wednesday, January 27 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES A TIMELESS LEGACY – WOMEN ARTISTS OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARK EXHIBIT & SALE AUGUST 13 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10 The Hockaday Museum of Art announces A Timeless Legacy – Women Artists of Glacier National Park, an extraordinary exhibit featuring Glacier-themed art by 27 of the nation’s top women artists on display August 13 – September 10, 2016. The purchase ...read more
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Tuesday, January 26 2016
Gianforte Family Foundation Awards $32,500 in Scholarships to 33 FVCC Students The Gianforte Family Foundation recently awarded scholarships totaling $32,500 to 33 advanced manufacturing students at Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC). The students will use the scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition this semester. The Gianforte Family Foundation established a fund in 2015 to award ...read more
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Tuesday, January 26 2016
FVCC WELCOMES NEW PHI THETA KAPPA MEMBERS Thirty-seven Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) students were recently inducted into the Alpha Iota Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honors society. Phi Theta Kappa applicants must have earned at least 12 college credits last semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.4 in order to be considered for membership. The following ...read more
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Monday, January 25 2016
Whitefish Credit Union Awards Community Pride Scholarships to FVCC Students Whitefish Credit Union has awarded five Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) students with Community Pride Scholarships totaling $1300. The students will apply the scholarships toward their expenses this spring semester. The scholarship recipients are: From Kalispell – Rhonda Doan – pursuing an Associate ...read more
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Monday, January 25 2016
Next FVCC Book Club to Discuss The Light Between Oceans The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet February 18 to discuss “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman. Open to the public, the group meets monthly to discuss selected novels. The only cost involved is the purchase of the books. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in room 208 inside the Arts and Technology ...read more
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Friday, January 22 2016
Tickets on Sale Now for FVCC Chef’s Table Spring Events The students of The Culinary Institute of Montana at Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) will present several Chef’s Table events this spring in the FVCC instructional kitchen. Now in its eighth year, this unique program allows guests to experience exceptional fine dining while supporting culinary arts students as they ...read more
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Wednesday, January 20 2016
The Hockaday Museum of Art announces a Paper Marbling Workshop with Dr. Erin Tapley on March 5, 2016, to complement the artist’s Subarashi exhibit of hydroprints. KALISPELL, MONTANA – The Hockaday Museum of Art announces a Paper Marbling Workshop with Dr. Erin Tapley on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The workshop complements the artist’s Subarashi exhibit of ...read more
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Wednesday, January 20 2016
20 January 2016 Best-Selling Author Teaches Writers to Think Like Business Owners in FVCC Class Amazon best-selling author Kathy Dunnehoff will share what she has learned about how to manage a successful writing business in a three-hour Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) Continuing Education class on February 10. The Write Plan will help writers develop a system for tracking finances, ...read more
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Wednesday, January 20 2016
HOCKADAY MUSEUM OF ART HOSTS HUMANITIES MONTANA SPEAKERS BUREAU PROGRAM “A JESUIT WINDOW INTO WESTERN MONTANA LIFE IN THE 1840S AND 50S” WITH SALLY THOMPSON The Hockaday Museum of Art is hosting a brown bag luncheon with Montana Speakers Bureau Program guest Sally Thompson for her presentation of “A Jesuit Window Into Western Montana Life in the 1840s and 50s” on Friday, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 19 2016
This Week at ImagineIF Libraries Find us at www.imagineiflibraries.org and www.facebook.com/imagineiflibraries . For Adults: Workshops, Explorations and DIY (well)Being If only just being meant you were always well. Sometimes it takes a little work to get there. This winter ImagineIF will help you get closer to the state of well-being. Whether it’s pampering yourself, increasing your ...read more
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Tuesday, January 19 2016
HOCKADAY MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES BEFORE IT WAS MONTANA EXHIBIT AS PART OF AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS The Hockaday Museum of Art pairs art and artifacts from its Traveling Medicine Show outreach program with paintings from its permanent collection to present Before It Was Montana in telling the story of the art and culture of the nomadic people of the Plains, January 26 ...read more
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Tuesday, January 19 2016
January 19, 2016 The Flathead National Forest, Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation, Hockaday Museum of Art, and Swan Valley Connections invite artists to apply to the program that connects artists and local communities with public lands of the Flathead National Forest in Northwest Montana. The application deadline for the 2016 Artist-Wilderness-Connection, artist-in-residence program is Friday, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 19 2016
19 January 2016 FVCC Announces Fall 2015 Dean’s List Flathead Valley Community College officials have announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester. The following students are listed in alphabetical order by their home communities and have completed a minimum of 12 credits in courses numbered 100 or above and have a minimum semester grade point ...read more
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Thursday, January 14 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES WINTER 2016 ART CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS The Hockaday Museum of Art announces Winter 2016 sessions for Preschool Art Adventures, After School Art, and Home School Art Classes for children. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday announces the Winter 2016 sessions for Preschool Art Adventures, After School Art Classes, and Home School Art Classes for children. Director of Education Kathy ...read more
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Wednesday, January 13 2016
February 2016 ImagineIF Libraries Schedule of Events Find us at www.imagineiflibraries.org and www.facebook.com/imagineiflibraries . Special Events Kalispell Mini Maker Faire Back by popular demand! Part science fair, part county fair and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is a free all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science ...read more
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Wednesday, January 13 2016
Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Entrance fees to Glacier National Park, as well as other units of the National Park Service, will be waived on Monday, January 18, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Visitors are encouraged to experience the park’s winter landscape. Snowshoeing and skiing are popular winter recreational activities in Glacier ...read more
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Wednesday, January 13 2016
Diverse and groundbreaking artist featured with the Glacier Symphony in January Tracy Silverman performs his six string electric violin with the orchestra Glacier Symphony goes ‘electric’ in January 23 and 24 with a decidedly different approach to classical music when it presents “Electric Blizzard - Rodeo Pops,” a concert featuring the groundbreaking six-string electric ...read more
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Wednesday, January 13 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES ART CALL FOR 2016 CHILDREN’S ART EXHIBITION LINES OF ALL KINDS The Hockaday Museum of Art is inviting eligible K-8 students to submit recently created art for its annual children’s art exhibition with the 2016 theme of Lines Of All Kinds . Art will be accepted February 2 – 18 for the exhibition that begins February 25. KALISPELL, MONT. - The Hockaday Museum ...read more
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Wednesday, January 13 2016
Registration for FVCC Senior Institute Opens February 2 Registration for Flathead Valley Community College’s 22nd annual Senior Institute opens February 2 at 8 a.m. Designed for seniors ages 65 years and older, the program promotes lifelong learning and allows seniors to learn new information, develop and enhance skills, connect with other seniors and stay active during the winter months. ...read more
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Tuesday, January 12 2016
FVCC Ceramics Students Display Terracotta Army Inspired Sculptures Flathead Valley Community College ceramics students will display their contemporary twists on the 2,200-year-old Chinese Terracotta Army in an art exhibition beginning January 20. The Terracotta Army is a collection of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. More than 9,000 clay sculptures of ...read more
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Tuesday, January 12 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES WINTER ART MAKER SERIES WITH RENOWNED WESTERN OIL PAINTER TOM SAUBERT ON JANUARY 28 The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the first installment of the 2016 Winter Art Maker Series with oil painter Tom Saubert on Thursday, January 28, 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The internationally known Western artist performs an in-gallery demonstration offering insights into his technique, inspirations, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 12 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES RESTORED GLACIER NATIONAL PARK MURAL INSTALLATION IN WHITEFISH’S O’SHAUGHNESSY CENTER The Hockaday Museum of Art announces the installation of the fifth and sixth fully restored Glacier National Park murals at the O’Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish. The murals are part of an ongoing project to restore 15 recovered murals donated to the Museum by Leanne and Alan ...read more
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Tuesday, January 12 2016
One Position Open for FVCC Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees of Flathead Valley Community College is accepting letters of application to fill a vacant trustee position due to a resignation. The successful applicant will serve on the Board until May 2016, and may thereafter run for election to the Board to serve the remainder of the current term. Subsequent terms will be for a three year ...read more
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Tuesday, January 12 2016
A Chocolat Affaire Friday, February 5, 2016 5:00 – 7:30 PM Your Kalispell Downtown Association and the Kalispell Business Improvement District invite you and your friends and family to an evening in Historic Downtown Kalispell. Friday night, February 5 “A Chocolat Affaire”, promises to be an evening to remember. If you enjoyed the December Art Walk, you will love this free ...read more
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Monday, January 11 2016
FVCC RECEIVES GRANT FOR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM IN COLOMBIA Kalispell, Mont. – Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) was one of five colleges in the nation selected to receive a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund’s SENA (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje) Tech Challenge 2015. The award was announced by Vice President Joe Biden at a White House reception in ...read more
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Monday, January 11 2016
FVCC FOUNDATION AWARDS NEARLY $50,000 FOR 2016 INNOVATIVE PROJECTS AND STUDENT TRAVEL The Foundation at Flathead Valley Community College recently announced awards totaling $48,520 to FVCC faculty and staff for innovative projects that shift learning experiences and for student travel to national and regional conferences for competitions and to present research. Thanks to one of these grants, ...read more
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Monday, January 11 2016
African hand drumming class offered on Saturday January 16 A class teaching the rhythms of the African hand drum, or djembe will be given by master drummer Dr. Bob Sherrick, on Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 12:30- 2:00 pm at the Imagine Health gather room, 305 1st Avenue West, Columbia Falls. The class is open to everyone; no prior djembe drumming skill is required. If participants do not have ...read more
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Tuesday, November 10 2015
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN COMMUNITIES RAISES MORE THAN $100,000 AT GLEN CAMPBELL EVENT _____________________________________________________________________________ Private Screening of Award-Winning Documentary Benefits New Memory Garden, Overall Campus Expansion __________________________________________________________________ KALISPELL, Mont.: An October fundraising event in Kalispell has netted more ...read more
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