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Chinook Senior Center

Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there on June 19th,Sunday. Foot Clinic will be on Monday June 20th, call for an appointment at 406-357-2648 or 406-265-4776. Jackpot Blackout Bingo winner for June 9th was Virginia Olson. Nice job. Bingo...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Volunteers needed to deliver meals from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. any day of the week, the whole week, or every other week, contact Karyn at 406-357-2648. Jackpot Blackout Bingo winner for May 26th was Amy Belle Smith. Nice job. Bingo is played every...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Fridays celebration of our Seniors of the Year, Roger Fischer (2020) and Elaine Campbell (2021), was a rousing success. Roger and Elaine, joined by Brad Taylor played music for us starting around 10 a.m. and only taking a break to have lunch with us...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Mary Pyette won a free meal by finding the Golden egg at the Easter Egg hunt at the Center. Poetry! We are going to have a ‘Jam in a Poetry Jam’ here at the center on May 11th at 1:00 p.m. Limit ten (10) participants with a special guest from...

 

Chinook Senior Center

On April 1, 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other. Although the day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by different...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Spring is here! I’m so excited I wet my plants… Blackout Bingo winner for March 10th was Lois Butcher. Way to go. Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and anyone is welcome to join us. Each card played is a dime, only one card for each...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Thank you to Carol Johnsrud for the beautiful Daffodils. They really brightened things up like Spring does. Blackout Bingo winner for March 10th was Irene Gauthier. Way to go. Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and anyone is welcome to join...

 

Chinook Senior Center

This warm weather has been quite the treat in the middle of the sub-zero temps. Our condolences to the family of Carla Peck. She will be missed. Thank you to Flynn Realty for your donation in memory of Tom Tilleman. Thank you to Malcolm and Julie...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great time. Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. anyone is welcome to join us to play. Winners for December 30th were Irene Gauthier and Kathy Gallagher. Good Job. Our condolences to Cheryl Ba...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The winners of the Gingerbread House contest were Mary Pyette, Bentlie Dennis, and Karyn Higgins. Thank you to Janet Gruszie, Vi Irons, Sherry Edwards, Wanda Inman, Katie Newfield, and Crystal Cox for participating. They all looked good. We thank...

 

Chinook Senior Center

We are going to have a Gingerbread House making contest on Friday December 17th at 10:00 a.m – 11:30 a.m. This will be made up of teams of three (3). A sign-up sheet will be available until Wednesday December 15th, which will be the last day a...

 

Chinook Senior Center

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving with lots of family and food. The weather was almost perfect for the holiday weekend, minus that wind. But it could have been worse, like some previous thanksgivings where there’s snow up to your knees and...

 

Chinook Senior Center

There was a wonderful party on Saturday the 9th at the Senior Center for Virginia Olson who celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday the 10th. Lots of people to share the occasion with Virginia, good food, and so many pictures were taken. Virginia...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Brad Reynolds from Lifestyles Magazine stopped in Monday for an interview with Karyn Higgins and Mary Pyette about the Senior Center. Mary showed him around and we answered questions about what the center does here for the community. Bingo is played...

 

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...

 

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