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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
FVCC Offers Free Adult Basic Education Courses Flathead Valley Community College will offer free adult basic education classes July 5 through August 11 in Kalispell and Libby for area residents 16 years of age and older who are not currently enrolled in high school. Classes will prepare participants to take the Montana High School Equivalency Test, formerly General Education Development (GED), ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Montana Wilderness Association Launches Montana’s First Online, Statewide Hiking Guide Hikewildmontana.org features more than 200 trails that connect people to the special places MWA is working to protect. Helena, MT – Montana Wilderness Association (MWA) announces the launch of Hikewildmontana.org , Montana’s first online, statewide hiking guide. Made possible by a grant from ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
FVCC Foundation Presents Summerfest Event to Support Scholarships The Foundation at Flathead Valley Community College continues its 2016 Festival of Flavors dinner series with a summer event at Flathead Lake Lodge on July 13. Proceeds will benefit student scholarships and instructional innovation at FVCC. “Savory Summerfest” will feature the grilling skills of the students and faculty ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Monday, June 20, 2016
KALISPELL, Mont., June 20, 2016 – Whitefish Credit Union, Montana’s largest credit union, would like to welcome Scott Blodgett to its business lending department. Blodgett is the department’s new business loan officer. He has spent more than 13 years in the financial services industry, most recently having served as the Credit Union’s senior credit officer. He has also ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 20, 2016
Pablo Casals Celebration features Amit Peled performing on the master’s own instrument Kalispell, MT – Pablo Casals was a giant of a musician known as much for his skillful artistry as a cellist as he was for his outspoken stance against fascism. Born in the Spanish region of Catalonia in 1876, Casals lived to age 96 performing nearly to the end of his life. He is regarded as one of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 20, 2016
Carl Dixon to give free talk about the power of music in his life On Friday June 24th from 12pm to 3pm, the Crown Guitar Workshop and the Continuing Education Center of the Flathead Valley Community College are pleased to present a Guitar Seminar featuring Carl Dixon, published author, speaker, and Canadian Rock legend and lead singer of The Guess Who. The afternoon will also include ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 20, 2016
Jessica Lynn Band to perform June 24 for the Summer Guitar Celebration at Finley Point Grill Rising Country music star, Jessica Lynn will bring her nine-piece band to Polson for a “Summer Guitar Celebration” show at Finley Point Grill on June 24. Proceeds from the event will help to support the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival that happens August 28-September 4 at Flathead Lake ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
TRAIL CREEK FIRE SALVAGE PROJECT REQUESTING COMMENTS KALISPELL, MT., June 15, 2016 – The Spotted Bear Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest is requesting input on the proposed Trail Creek Fire Salvage Environmental Assessment. The project is located two miles east of the Spotted Bear Ranger Station. The Environmental Assessment contains three alternatives including a no action ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
FVCC Hosts Training on Financial Management for Nonprofits Flathead Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will host a workshop series designed to help nonprofit organizations implement best practices in financial management. Developed with input from local nonprofit directors and board members, Financial Management for Nonprofits will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Open House Notice Flathead National Forest Plan Revision, Plan Amendments, and Draft Environmental Impact Statement You are invited to attend an open house on the Flathead National Forest draft forest plan, plan amendments, and draft environmental impact statement. The purpose of the draft forest plan is to provide for long-term sustainability of ecosystems and desired ecosystem services. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 13, 2016
Crown Guitar Foundation awards Scholarships to 13 local Montana residents A Fundraising event scheduled to support scholarship program (Bigfork, MT) Thirteen deserving guitarists will spend a week honing their musical chops this August with some of world’s best guitarists thanks to a special scholarship awarded to them to attend the Crown Guitar Workshop on August 28 to September 4, at ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, June 10, 2016
Culinary Institute of Montana to Display Wedding Cakes June 23 The Culinary Institute of Montana at Flathead Valley Community College invites the public to view and taste wedding cakes made by students enrolled in the Professional Chef III course. The cakes will be on display at 5 p.m. on June 23 in the lower level lobby of the Arts and Technology Building on campus. Complimentary cake and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, June 09, 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES PLEIN AIR GLACIER 2016 EVENT The Hockaday’s annual Plein Air Paint Out event includes a list of well-known artists that will paint outdoors in Glacier National Park June 25-29 to benefit the Museum at a Party & Sale to be held June 30. Guests may sign up for special Red Bus Plein Air Tours on June 27-28 to watch artists paint in the Park. KALISPELL, MONT. - The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, June 09, 2016
HOCKADAY ANNOUNCES MONTANA PAINTER’S ALLIANCE EXHIBIT JUNE 30 THROUGH AUGUST 6 The Hockaday Museum of Art is proud to host the 2016 exhibition of the Montana Painter’s Alliance June 30 – August 6, 2016. MPA members are from all over the state and offer their plein air and studio paintings for sale with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Hockaday. KALISPELL, MONTANA – ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Lead Singer of The Guess Who to Teach Free Guitar Seminar at FVCC Flathead Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center and the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival invite the public to a free guitar seminar taught by Carl Dixon, the lead singer of the rock band The Guess Who. The workshop will be held June 24 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the large meeting room inside the Arts and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
As June 23 hits, our much loved Thursday!Fest returns and continues through August 25. They’re a bit like a carnival that’s been crossed with a craft fair, face painting, climbing wall for the youth, a food court, a concert, and a “beer and wine garden”. Old friends meet and new friendships are formed. You have the opportunity to chat with people that you might not ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 06, 2016
Release of Draft Revised Plan for the Flathead National Forest, the Forest Plan Amendments for the Helena and Lewis and Clark, Lolo, and Kootenai National Forests and Draft Environmental Impact Statement KALISPELL, MT – June 3, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service today released the draft revised land and resource management plan (draft forest plan) and draft ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Monday, June 06, 2016
FVCC Seeks Historic Photos and Items for 50 th Anniversary Commemoration Flathead Valley Community College will celebrate the 50 th anniversary of its founding next year with a series of commemorative events, displays and publications. FVCC is seeking loans and/or donations of historic photos and other items directly related to the college. Select items will be displayed for public viewing in an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 06, 2016
Glacier Symphony and Chorale hosts a volunteer signup and ice cream social Glacier Symphony and Chorale will host an ice cream social and volunteer signup for everyone interested in helping out with the summer concert season and at concerts during the 2016/17 season. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 7 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Museum at Central School, 124 2 nd ave East in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 06, 2016
ImagineIF Libraries Schedule of Events Find us at www.imagineiflibraries.org and www.facebook.com/imagineiflibraries . For Adults Play When was the last time you played? From playing ball outdoors to reading a good book, give yourself permission to enjoy the day. Explore all the different ways you can play with ImagineIF Libraries this summer. June through August. I Scream, You Scream… ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 06, 2016
Spotted Bear River Road Temporary Closure to Install Culvert Spotted Bear Ranger Station , MT . – June 6, 2016- The Flathead National Forest is installing one new culvert along Forest System Road (FSR) 586, known as Spotted Bear River Road, located at Mile Post 0.6 east of the Junction with FSR 38. To provide for safety during the work, FSR 586 will be closed for about four hours at mile ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Summer Symphony Pops offers two nights of “Misbehavin’ with the Symphony” a tribute to Louis Armstrong featuring jazz Trumpeter Byron Stripling Kalispell, MT ­– It will be two nights of “Misbehavin’ with the Symphony” when jazz trumpeter, Byron Stripling comes to town to perform What a Wonderful World, his electrifying and heartfelt tribute to Louis ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Sonic Escape Comes to ImagineIF Kalispell Julliard graduates Shawn Wyckoff and Maria Millar transform the flute and violin into a Celtic symphony of sounds in their live and free program Celtic with a Twist on June 10 from 5-6:30 pm at ImagineIF Kalispell. Uniting classical virtuosity with a Celtic groove Sonic Escape features singalong favorites such as “Danny Boy” and “When ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Festival Amadeus - Montana’s only week-long classical music brings exceptional artists and varied repertoire to Flathead Valley Kalispell, MT – Cap your summer with a week of music August 8-14, 2016 when Festival Amadeus, Montana’s only week-long summer classical music festival, is presented in Whitefish and Bigfork. Flathead Valley is one of the rare places on earth where you ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Summer Tours of Bibler Home & Gardens Support Scholarships for FVCC Students Tickets are now on sale for the Bibler Home and Gardens Splendid Summer Evenings and Garden Party. Hosted by the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation in partnership with the Bibler Foundation, these events support student scholarships at FVCC. The Bibler Home is renowned for its exquisite collection of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
FVCC Hosts Film and Discussion to Expose and Prevent Senior Financial Fraud Flathead Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center is hosting a screening of the documentary film “Fleeced” on June 15 at 2 p.m. in the large community room inside the Arts and Technology Building on campus. The film exposes the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens in the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Exhibitions, Events, and Programming at the Hockaday July 2016 Hockaday's Arts in the Park is July 15 - 17 For more information regarding any of these items, please visit the Hockaday's website or reply to this email. High resolution photos are available upon request. July 2016 Exhibitions and Events: Docent Guided Tour, participation included with admission, Every Saturday at 1:00 PM ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
A Dazzling Lineup of Master Guitarists are Scheduled to Perform for 2016 Crown Guitar Festival, Aug. 28-Sept. 3 in Bigfork, Montana Tickets now sale at www.crownguitar.org (Bigfork, Mont.) Mark your calendars for the last week of August because it’s going be the hottest week of summer music when the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival celebrates it’s love of all things guitar on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
METROPOLITAN OPERA STAR JOINS BROADWAY TALENT FOR ALPINE THEATRE PROJECT 2016 SUMMER SEASON WHITEFISH, MT… A principal baritone with New York City’s Metropolitan Opera will be joining as summer company full of Broadway actors for Alpine Theatre Project’s 12th season, running July 6 - August 20 at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center. These professional actors will perform in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, May 27, 2016
Summer Experience Kicks Off at ImagineIF Libraries Kalispell, MT – Beginning June 14, ImagineIF Libraries will kick off Summer Experience 2016 for children and teens. Sponsored by Applied Materials and Park Side Credit Union, Summer Experience is a free program that encourages youth to enjoy books and adventures all summer long. This year’s programs are all about play, with fun ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, May 27, 2016
Flathead National Forest Campgrounds Start Opening Food Storage Order Active on Entire Forest KALISPELL, MT. – May 26 – Flathead National Forest campgrounds started opening in early May and all campgrounds, weather permitting, are scheduled to be open for your enjoyment by the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend. Holland Lake, Swan Lake, Emery Bay, Murray Bay, Devil Creek, Lid Creek, Lost ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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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