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Chinook Senior Center

Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. anyone is welcome to join us during that time to play. Bingo winners for September 9th were Irene Gauthier and Ray Reid. Nicely Played. We need to know before 10 a.m. how many meals we need...

 

Chinook Senior Center

We would like to Thank Marilyn Williamson for painting the outside of the dumpster corral, it looks wonderful. We would also like to thank the Chinook Eagles Club for the donation of lettuce, tomatoes and buns, and the VFW for the buns and French...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Marathon Pinochle is getting ready to start. If you would like to play, find a partner and sign up at the Senior Center. Pinochle is being played Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. when enough players show up. Bingo is played...

 

Chinook Senior Center

We have 3 new board members after the Annual Meeting. As we say Goodbye to Ken Schubert, Kathy O’Brien and Terry Grabofsky and thank them for their service to the Senior Center, we say Welcome to Inez Halseth, Thelma McMaster and Ben Hall....

 

Chinook Senior Center

The annual meeting will be on Friday July 23rd; at 11 a.m. there are 2 board seats to vote in. Come cast your vote. Members only get to vote. Make sure you have paid your membership dues for the year. Membership dues are $10.00 a year. If you would...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The annual meeting will be on Friday July 23rd, there are 2 board seats open if you are interested in being on the board of directors for the Chinook Area Senior Center, give Karyn a call at 406-357-2648. Membership dues are $10.00 a year. If you...

 

Chinook Senior Center

That Chinook wind sure does help to keep the heat down, but why does it have to blow all the time? I wish it would just rain once or twice a week to keep the plants thriving and the heat down, but Montana doesn’t work that way. The weather does...

 

Chinook Senior Center

What a beautiful start to the week, nice morning temperatures even if they do jump to high in the afternoon for the season. Hot summer months will be on us in no time. Just a reminder; membership dues are $10.00 a year, and are due by June 30th. If...

 

Chinook Senior Center

What a wet weekend but oh, so needed. Everything should green up now and start growing. Time for the lawn mowers to come out again. But then we are rewarded with the smell of fresh cut grass. We have a new assistant cook at the center, so if you get...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather just does whatever it wants to do. Spits snow and rain on us then turns really cold and windy, then it warms up and is as beautiful as can be, and ten minutes later does it all over again. FYI: Starting April 24th we need to remember to...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Well the weather sure turned on us again. Snow, sleet, rain… it just can’t seem to decide what it wants to do. We need the moisture desperately if we are going to get through this year without fires popping up all over the state, but I wish it...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather sure seems to be fickle about what it wants to do, snow one minute and the sun shining the next, but the wind always seems to be blowing in one direction or the other. What we really need is some moisture in the ground; it is going to be...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The winner of the 1\2 Pig Raffle drawing on March 17th, was Linda Thompson. Congratulations Linda, Linda bought her ticket from Top Dog Performance. Thank you Scott, and thank you to our other sellers, American Garage, Pehrson’s Service,...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Yahoo! We will be opening our doors to the public again on Thursday, March 11th. The coffee hour will be at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. In house lunch will be from noon to 12:30 p.m. Activities will start at 1 p.m. but we are only offering a movie on...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Well this winter has been very strange; we go from freezing temperatures to balmy temps in the 50’s. It’s been nice but we will need some moisture soon. The ten absolutes of communicating through Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Never argue, instead...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Raffle tickets for 1\2 pig (processed) are on sale for $5 for one ticket or $20 for five tickets. Tickets are available from Center Board Members, or at the Senior Center, 1st Bank of Montana, Shore’s Floral, Arlene’s Cut & Style, The Shop,...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Happy New Year! Hope everyone is ready for a new year to start. The center will be closed on Friday January 1st for the holiday. Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for 1\2 pig. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. Drawing date will...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for 1\2 pig. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. Drawing date will be announced when all the tickets are sold. There are only 1000 tickets available. So please support the Senior Center and buy a...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for 1\2 pig. Tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00. Drawing date will be announced when all the tickets are sold. There are only 1000 tickets available. So please support the Senior Center and buy a...

 

Chinook Senior Center

I have to say this is the longest autumn weather that we have had in years. The ice on the walks and streets could go away, I’m sure nobody would miss it. While it may be windy, nothing new to us, the temperature has been pretty agreeable on most d...

 

Chinook Senior Center

December is here and the year is almost over. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. The weather is actually behaving like fall is here. Wind could give us a bit of a break, but that’s Chinook for you. Hopefully 2021 will see our doors open...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Have you noticed that you can’t hear people quite as well as you used to before everyone wore masks? Chances are that you have been compensating for any hearing loss by being able to read lips while someone was speaking to you and now that we have...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Many folks may have experienced boredom at some point, and in this time of pandemic, many may experience prolonged boredom leading to feelings of isolation and signs of depression. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings. Life changes suc...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Well the snow sure fell this last weekend. There are drifts anywhere from a foot to 8 feet tall. It is also very slick and icy under the snow, so please be careful when walking. There is more snow on the way so stay warm. Our condolences to the...

 

Chinook Senior Center

It’s cooling off and getting colder at night, days are getting shorter so we must be getting into the cold months of the year. Before you know it Halloween will be here then Thanksgiving and then it will be winter. Thank you to Candace Dunbar for...

 

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