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Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild: 'Many Worlds in the Woods''Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild' in Lincoln Montana celebrates its tenth season with a series of nine onsite events featuring artists in residence. The series gets started Saturday, July 8th with Montana musician Philip Aaberg. (Ahh Berg) The 2023 Artist in Residence, Phillip Aaberg will premiere an original composition--'Many Worlds in the Woods'--inspired by the site's large scale sculptures. The free happy hour is 4 to 7 PM, with special guests and light refreshments. Blackfoot Pathways is located at 1970 Sculpture Way in Lincoln, Montana. There's more information at sculpture in the wild.com.
Raison D'être Dance Project: 'Miscellaneous Works'The weekend of June 9th thru 11th, Raison D'être Dance Project--Bozeman's professional dance company--presents 'Miscellaneous Works', an evening of eclectic and diverse music where choreographers and dancers explore a range of movement possibilities. Performances take place at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds., Building 2. Tickets are available on Eventbrite by searching 'RDE' or 'Works'.
HAVEN of Bozeman: 'Rooted in Relationship' Support GroupDomestic abuse. It affects more than the survivor. If you're helping a friend or family member who's in an abusive relationship, you may feel overwhelmed at times. If so, 'Rooted in Relationship'--a new weekly Bozeman-based support group--can offer you the assistance, community, and confidence you might need. Organized by Haven, 'Rooted in Relationship' is for friends and family of domestic violence survivors. There's more information: online at Haven mt.org/blog, or by calling Haven's support line at 406-586-4111.
Montana Folk Festival: 2023 Montana Folk FestivalThe Montana Folk Festival returns to uptown Butte the weekend of July 14th through 16th. Over 20 artists—representing an exciting array of musical and cultural traditions—will perform on the festival's six stages. In addition, themed festival areas will include the Montana Folklife Area, two Festival Marketplaces, and the Festival Food Courts. Admission is free to all festival performances and demonstrations. More information—including a complete schedule and performer bios—can be found online at montana folk festival.com. The Montana Folk Festival--July 14th through 16th--in Butte Montana.
4-C's agency: 4-C's agency servicesFor 37 years, the 4-C's agency has served Silver Bow, Madison and Deer Lodge counties to mentor people interested in careers in Early Childhood Development and to offer free parenting classes. They also have the Best Beginnings Scholarship program for the cost of child care. For information, the phone is 1-800-794-4061.
Alcoholics Anonymous: A A InformationPeople have lots of reasons for drinking too much. Being a single parent, work-stress, big life changes, loneliness, and financial instability can provide reasons for drinking. Alcoholics Anonymous helps people and their families dealing with drinking problems. Information at ' A A dot org'
Adopt-A-Manatee program: Adopt-A-Manatee programThe first settlers to America believed that manatees were mermaids. The Adopt-A-Manatee program was co-founded in 1981 by Jimmy Buffett to help educate people on the effects of boat strikes on these gentle giants, which account for over 34 per cent of all Manatee deaths. To adopt one of Florida's most valuable creatures, the website is 'savethemanatee.org'
Adult Children of Alcoholics: Adult Children of Alcoholics BozemanAdult Children of Alcoholics is for people who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. People who come to meetings share experiences and recovery in an atmosphere of mutual respect. They meet on Mondays at 6:30pm at the Fellowship Hall, 2165 Durston Road in Bozeman. Info at adult children dot org
Al-ANON: AL-ANON helplineYou don't have to drink to suffer from alcoholism. The helpline phone number for AL-ANON groups for families and friends of alcoholics is 599-8240
American Lung Association: American Lung AssociationHere's a message from the American Lung Association. Health officials now recommend everyone 6-months-of-age or over be immunized against influenza--this year and every year. Vaccination is the best way to help protect against getting, and spreading, the flu. There's more information at 'face of influenza.org'
ASPCA: ASPCAProtecting animals and humane education have been the focus of the ASPCA for over 130 years. You can help. If you see animal cruelty, the local humane society wants to know about it and so do the police. Spaying or Neutering your pet helps reduce the number of animals born each year. The website is 'ASPCA.org' to donate or volunteer.
ASPEN Network: ASPEN ServicesDo you feel unsafe in your relationship? Is a partner displaying violent behavior, making you feel threatened? There is help. ASPEN - Abuse Support & Prevention Education Network - provides free confidential crisis intervention and advocacy for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, as well as emergency shelter and legal counsel. ASPEN serves those in Park, Sweet Grass and Meagher (Mar) counties. Trained advocates are available 24-hours a day and can be reached at 406-222-8154. More information is available at aspen mt.org.
Baby Bistro: Baby BistroThe Baby Bistro is a Free mother to mother support group staffed by Certified Counselors from the Gallatin and Park County Breastfeeding Coalitions. Families share experiences and learn about local resources for support in a comfortable atmosphere. Bistros take place in the Bozeman, Belgrade and Madison Public Libraries, at Livingston Health Partners, and in West Yellowstone at the Povah Center. More info at gallatin breast feeding coalition dot org
Befrienders Bozeman: BefriendersWould you like to make a positive difference in the life of a senior? Befrienders of Bozeman creates life-long friendships by bringing seniors and volunteers together to spend an hour each week doing activities like shopping, playing cards, or dining. If you would like to be a Befriender, there's more information at befrienders bozeman dot org, or by phone 522-8169.
Bike Walk Montana: Bike Walk MontanaEvery street corner is a crosswalk. Drivers might see pedestrians at any intersection and the law requires that they stop for them. Message brought to you by Bike Walk Montana. Information online at 'bike walk montana dot org'
Bozeman Amateur Hockey Association: Bozeman Amateur Hockey AssociationThe Bozeman Amateur Hockey Association is a nonprofit service organization that provides facilities and programs for the development of quality, affordable competitive and recreational hockey. Online Registration & information at 'bozemanhockey.org'
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital & United Blood Services: Bozeman Deaconess Blood DonationBozeman Deaconess Hospital uses about 1500 units of blood throughout the year. They work with United Blood Services to meet the community's blood supply needs. To be a donor with United Blood Service, the phone is 1-800-365-4450.
Bozeman Public Library: Bozeman Public Library Special DeliveryIf someone you know is home bound or in a nursing home and can't get to the Bozeman Public Library, a Special Delivery will be arranged by volunteers to deliver books and other materials to Bozeman residents. For help or information, the phone number is 585-9040.
Bozeman Senior Center and Salvation Army: Bozeman Senior Center Book DonationsThe Bozeman Senior Center and Salvation Army are gratefully accepting donations of books, DVD's, CD's and videos. Donations can be dropped off at 425 East Babcock or 807 North Tracy. For information the phone number is 586-2421.
Brain Injury Assc. of Montana: Brain Injury Assc. of MontanaBrain concussions are the most common type of injury sustained in sports. An estimated 2 to 4 million sports and recreation related concussions occur in the US each year. Multiple concussions can have long-lasting effects. To learn the facts, the Brain Injury Association of Montana can be reached by phone at 800-241-6442 or online at 'biamt.org'
Sacajawea Audubon Society: Bridger Raptor ProjectThe Sacajawea Audubon Society has been supporting the Bridger Raptor Survey for 31 years. This project creates vital migration data of Golden Eagles that pass through the Bridger Mountains. This year Bridger Bowl has donated two adult season passes for the 2022/23 season to the Sacajawea Audubon fundraiser. The winners of the raffle will be drawn at the Sacajawea Audubon Society meeting at the Ellen Theater on December 12th. More info available by phone at 406-600-6666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridgercare.org: Bridgercare Medicaid Birth Control, PlanFirstIf you are an uninsured woman who is unable pay for birth control & between 19 and 44 years of age, the Plan First Medicaid Program may fit your needs. Services include contraceptive supplies, office visits, laboratory services, and testing and treatment of STDs. Information by phone at 587-0681 or at 'bridgercare.org'
Buffalo Field Campaign: Buffalo Field CampaignThe Buffalo Field Campaign works to prevent mass killing of wild buffalo crossing the Yellowstone Park boundary into the state. It is the only group working in the field everyday, patrolling the grounds which the buffalo inhabit and documenting actions made against them. Info online at 'wildbison.org'
Montana Dept of Public Health & Human Resources: Caregiver RespiteGiving or receiving care can cause stress to caregiver and receiver alike. The Montana Lifespan Respite program supports caregivers who have limited financial resources, allowing them to take a break or maintain their employment. An easy application is available at dphhs.mt.gov/respite. Respite for caregivers. There's more info online or by phone at 800-332-2272.
CASA GAL of Gallatin County: CASA GAL Seeking VolunteersCASA Gal is a nonprofit organization providing services for abused and neglected children in the Gallatin Valley. Volunteers advocate for children to ensure that their needs are met, with a safe, stable, and loving home in the future. The number of foster children continues to rise and CASA Gal is seeking new volunteers. More info at 582-2051.
Bozeman Folklore Society: Celtic Music EventsThe Bozeman Folklore Society has something for Celtic fans. Celtic Jams take place Sundays from 2 to 4 PM at Bunkhouse Brewery, 7715 Shedhorn Drive near Four Corners. And on Friday nights from 6 to 8, the Celtic Quintet plays at Valhalla Meadery, 875 Bridger Drive. Both events are free.
MT Child Development Center: Child Development ScreeningsThe Child Development Center offers free developmental screenings and evaluations for children under the age of 6 and free autism screenings for children under age 5. The center is a non-profit organization serving western Montana families. For more information or to discuss screening options, the phone is 1-800-914-4779.
Child Care Connections: Childcare scholarship for low income familiesThe Best Beginnings Scholarship Program is available to help income-qualifying families pay for child care while they are at work, school, or are participating in Montana's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Info at 587-7786 or online at 'bozeman C C C dot org'
Befrienders of Bozeman: Combat Loneliness in SeniorsFour in ten seniors experience loneliness on a regular basis. Feeling isolated and lonely can lead to serious health problems and even death. Extended loneliness can be as damaging as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Befrienders of Bozeman invites you to make a difference and combat loneliness by volunteering as a companion to a senior. There's more information at befrienders Bozeman dot org, or by phone 406-522-8169.
Compassion Project: Compassion ProjectWe could all use a little more kindness and compassion these days. Did you know that practicing compassion leads to a healthier brain and a happier outlook on life? Compassion Project is dedicated to spreading and teaching compassion through art and mindfuless. Based in Bozeman, Compassion Project partners with schools and community groups to offer engaging projects and tools that build more compassionate learning spaces. The Compassion Project website has more, that's compassion p ject.org.
DUI Task Force: DUI Task ForceIf you're thinking about drinking, a designated driver should be part of the process. DD's are lifesavers. The D U I Task Force wants everyone to be safe and arrive alive. Driving drunk costs lives: yours, your loved ones and unsuspecting strangers. Over use and over drinking. Is it worth it? Info online at Gallatin D U I Task Force. five eight five fourteen ninety two
Emerson Center for Arts and Culture: Emerson Center calls for Art exhibit ApplicationsBozeman's Emerson Center accepts applications all year for solo and group art exhibits. A committee reviews presentations from established and emerging artists of our region. Information online at 'the emerson dot org'. The phone is 587-9797 extension 104.
Fair Housing Law: Fair Housing LawHousing discrimination of all kinds is illegal in the United States. If you think you've been a victim because of your race, color, sex, religion, disability, or family status, the phone is 800-669-9777 or online at 'fairhousinglaw.org'. Fair Housing. It's not an option. It's the law.
American Institute of CPAs: feedthepig.org American Institute of CPAsUnderstanding your finances is a key to a strong financial future. feed the pig dot org is an online site for tools and tips to get started on the path to financial stability. Feed the Pig dot org is sponsored by the American Institute of C P A's
MSU Office of Health Advancement: Food Assistance ProgramsMSU students needing food assistance have several Bozeman-campus programs they can turn to. There's the Bounty of the Bridgers Food Pantry, with free supplemental and emergency food support, weekdays at 1102 S. 6th Ave. The Saturday Pop-Up Pantry—with produce and bread—is located in MSU Family and Graduate Housing. Students facing hunger during the day can get snacks at special Grad N Go Snack locations around campus. And at Gallatin College East, the Cat in the Bag Food Closet offers free food assistance Monday through Friday. There's more information online at montana.edu/oha/bounty of the bridgers.
food safety dot gov: food safety dot govAn estimated 3,000 Americans die from a foodborne illness each year. That's why it's important to always use separate cutting boards for raw meat and vegetables. food safety dot gov for more info about how to protect your family!
AIDS Outreach: Free AIDS testingAIDS Outreach in Bozeman has the facts about AIDS prevention and offers free walk-in testing every Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday, and by appointment. They're located at 601 Nikles Drive in Bozeman. More info at 451-5718 or email info at aids outreach mt dot org.
HRDC: GalavanDo you have trouble finding transportation to and from work? HRDC's Galavan service may be the answer. If you're over the age of 60 or have certain documented disabilities, you can register for Galavan. This winter, Galavan provided nearly 2,500 employment-related rides to folks in Bozeman and Belgrade. There's more information by phone at 406-587-2434.
Gallatin City-Country Health Department: Gallatin City-Country Health Department: Montana Breast and Cervical Health ProgramThe Gallatin City-County Health Department offers uninsured or underinsured women age 50 to 64 the Montana Breast and Cervical Health Program. Once enrolled, you receive breast exams, Pap tests, mammograms, and treatment for breast and cervical cancer. For questions or more information, the phone is 582-3107.
Gallatin College: Gallatin CollegeGallatin College offers associate degrees and one year certificates in Welding, Design Drafting, Bookkeeping, Interior Design, and more! Programs are financial aid eligible, with evening courses and affordable tuition. Classes are small and training is hands-on, taught by highly qualified instructors with relevant industry experience. Information online at gallatin dot montana dot edu. The phone number is 994-5536.
Gallatin County DUI Task Force: Gallatin County DUI Task ForceThe Gallatin County D U I Task Force is a volunteer group that develops awareness and projects to reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes and deaths in Gallatin County. The Task Force does presentations all over the county, utilizing statistics and educational materials. They also provide pro-active programs such as MSU's Late Night Streamline Bus Ride Service. More info at gallatin m t dot gov
Festival of Bikes: Gallatin Valley Bicycle ClubJune is 'Rethink Your Commute' month, sponsored by the Gallatin Valley Bicycle Club and 'Go Gallatin'. The Go Gallatin Challenge runs from Monday, June 5th to Friday, June 23rd, 'Bike to Work Day' when bike commuters in Bozeman can make morning stops at refueling stations for free snacks and coffee. The day concludes with the Festival of Bikes from 5 to 9 PM in Bogert Park. There will be a Beer Garden, a food truck, local bike shop reps, contests and prizes. More information can be found online at gallatin valley bicycle club dot org.
Gallatin Valley Toastmasters: Gallatin Valley Toastmasters MeetingsGallatin Valley Toastmasters can help you become the speaker and leader you want to be. Build leadership skills and improve public speaking skills. Practice writing speeches and presenting in a group setting. Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace. Gallatin Valley Toastmasters Club meets every Thursday from 12:10- 1:10 at Love INC in the second floor meeting room. For more info phone Dr. Tom Tursich at 406-579-3400.
he for she: gender equalityHe For She is a gender equality movement that mobilizes men and boys to address inequalities and discrimination faced by women and girls. Information at he for she dot org, where men can sign up and everyone can share their stories.
Bozeman Northeast Neighborhood Association: Get InvolvedBozeman's Northeast Neighborhood Association—or NENA--strives to promote and preserve the qualities of this uniquely diverse and historic neighborhood. The association represents the residents and businesses who live and work in the Last Best Neighborhood. There's more information--membership options, current initiatives and ways to get involved--online at NENA Bozeman dot ORG and on facebook at Bozeman NENA. (Knee-Nuh)
Bozeman Fire and Police Depts: Gun Lock ProgramThe Bozeman Fire and Police Departments have teamed up with Project Safe Child to provide free gun locks to local families who own firearms. Locks are at Fire Stations 1 and 3 in coordination with the fire department's free child-car-seat installation program. They're also at the Law and Justice Center, the Gallatin City-County Health Department and Bozeman Health Pediatrics in Bozeman & Belgrade.
Heart of the Valley: Heart of the Valley animal shelterHeart of the Valley compassionately shelters the lost and abandoned pets of Gallatin and Madison valleys, and brings together people and companion animals through pet adoption and education. HOV accepts any lost, abandoned or surrendered cats or dogs They have kids' camps, volunteer opportunities and classes to help you and your pet have a loving and bonded relationship. Information by phone at 388-9399 and online at 'heartofthevalleyshelter.org'
Heart of the Valley Services: Heart of the Valley ShelterHeart of the Valley in Bozeman shelters the lost and surrendered pets of Gallatin and Madison valleys, and connects pet lovers with companion animals through pet adoption and education. The shelter accepts any lost, abandoned or surrendered cats or dogs. Currently, Heart of the Valley is open by appointment only. Appointments are scheduled by phone at 388-9399. There's more information at 'heart of the valley shelter.org'
Help Center of Sexual Assault Counseling Center: Help Center of Sexual Assault Counseling CenterThinking of suicide? Have you or someone you know been raped or molested? In Gallatin County, the Help Center & Sexual Assault Counseling Center offer 24-hour phone consultation. The number is 586-3333. There's walk-in service from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, at 421 East Peach in Bozeman . All counseling is free and confidential. The phone again: 586-3333
Heart Initiative at MSU: Human Trafficking in MontanaThe HEART Initiative at MSU-Bozeman works to increase awareness about human trafficking in Gallatin County and beyond. Founded in 2016, the Heart Initiative is an MSU student organization committed to trafficking education and prevention. Through the Gallatin County Human Trafficking Task Force, the HEART Initiative collaborates with community members and local organizations to end human trafficking, support trafficking survivors and prosecute those who commit the crime. You can find more information online at 'gallatin county human trafficking taskforce.org'. The Montana Human Trafficking Hotline is 833-406-STOP.
Huntsman Cancer Institute: Huntsman Cancer Institute Early Cancer DetectionThere is still a lot we don't know about cancer. But one thing we do know is early detection increases the chances of beating cancer. A yearly cancer screening is good prevention. And if you're not sure what type of check-up you should have, there is info at 'huntsmancancer.org' or at 1-888-424-2100
Bozeman Folklore Society: International Folk DancingThe Bozeman Folklore Society's International Folk Dances are in-person again. Tuesday nights at 7:00 at Bozeman Catholic Community Center, 210 S. Grand. The music, rhythms and dances come from around the world. The evening starts with dance lessons and easy moves. No partner is needed and all ages are welcome. Donations accepted at the door.
Job Corps: Job Corps helps you work!You can learn a trade, get a job,or finish your education. Want to learn more? Phone the Job Corps at 1-800-544-5627.
ASMSU: Juneteenth Celebration at MSUJuneteenth is an American holiday memorializing the end of chattel slavery in the U.S. on June 19th, 1865. On Monday, June 19th, Montana State University will host its first Juneteenth Celebration. The family friendly festival will feature powerful speakers, joyful music, and delectable dishes rich with history. The 2023 Juneteenth Celebration--hosted by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, DISC, and ASMSU--5 to 7 PM, Monday June 19th in Romney Oval on the MSU campus.
KGLT: KGLT Planned and Estate GivingKGLT has information about Planned and Estate Giving online at kglt.net. You can help ensure the future of KGLT alternative public radio for your children, grandchildren and everyone in our community. There's information on the 'support page' of our website at kglt.net, or phone 406-994-6484.
HRDC-Gallatin Valley Foodbank: Kids Summer Lunch ProgramBeginning June 12th, HRDC's Kids Summer Lunch will be offering free meals to kids and teens 18 and under all around Bozeman. Monday to Friday, tasty, from-scratch meals will be served mid-day at fun, kid friendly lunch spots, including Beall Park, Bozeman Public Library, MSU Family & Grad Housing, Story Mill Park, Hyalite School District, and Walton Homestead Park. Additional meal sites and more info are available by calling 406-586-7600 or online at gallatin valley foodbank.org.
La Leche: La Leche: Breastfeeeding classesIf you plan to breastfeed or are a breastfeeding mother, there is support provided by the accredited leaders of La Leche' (pronounced La Lay-Chay) League in Bozeman. For meeting times and information the phone is 582-5688.
Liberty Place: Liberty Arts Program, Brain injuryLiberty Arts is a branch of the non-profit organization Liberty Place, Inc. It provides opportunities for all individuals with brain injury to meaningfully engage with the arts and with others. Through the challenges of making art, participants use the skills sets they have acquired to continue to grow in confidence, purpose and dignity in their day to day lives. Info online at liberty place dot org
Liberty Place, Inc.: Liberty Place ServicesLiberty Place, Inc. in Whitehall, MT. was founded in 1996 with the mission of providing a better life for people with severe brain injuries. A non-profit, Liberty Place has the team, tools and resources needed to help its residents build on individual strengths rather than focus on what was lost. There's more information at 406-287-3154 and liberty place.org.
Library of Congress: Library of Congress Talking BooksIf you have difficulty seeing words on a page, you can still read--with free Talking Books from the Library of Congress. For info, the phone is 1-888-657-READ. That's 1-888-657-7323.
Live and Let Livingston Vegan Potluck: Live and Let Livingston Vegan PotluckVegans, vegetarians, and vegan-curious: Live and Let Livingston Vegan Potluck is every second Sunday of every month at 4:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. Upcoming locations and themes are on Facebook. Peace begins on your plate! For information phone 222-0321.
Lutheran Social Services of Montana: Lutheran Social Services- Birth parent counseling and adoption servicesLutheran Social Services of Montana provides birth parent counseling and adoption services. Unplanned pregnancy can be emotionally stressful. No matter what the circumstances, there are choices, issues and decisions to be discussed. For help and information, the phone number is 586-2486 or toll free at 1-800-726-3102
Bozeman Symphony: Mahler & Barber - Classical Series ConcertBozeman Symphony's final Classical Series concert of the season features Mahler's Symphony No. 1, June 10th and 11th at Willson Auditorium. Opening the event is Barber's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, with guest violinist Simone Porter. Tickets are available at Bozeman symphony dot org. Bozeman Symphony in concert, Saturday and Sunday, June 10th & 11th at Willson Auditorium in Bozeman.
March of Dimes: March of Dimes works to stop premature birthPremature birth is the number 1 obstetrical problem in our country. March of Dimes works to reduce the incidence of premature birth. To find out more, the website is
'm o dimes.org'
Elling House Arts & Humanities Center: Maria MurdersMontana artist, Maria Murders, will display her art works at the Elling House in Virginia City on weekends June 3-24 from 2:00-5:00 PM. Maria's paintings are seldom garish or over colored, but they are vibrant in their capture of the subtle brilliance color and light of her subject, whether this is a landscape of storm clouds brooding over a golden Montana valley or a still life of red roses in a bronze vase. There will be a reception June 10, 5:00- 6:30. This event is free of charge. Donations welcome.
Meals on Wheels: Meals on WheelsOne in six seniors faces the threat of hunger, and millions more live in isolation. Volunteering for Meals on Wheels may require as little as dropping off a hot meal and saying a quick hello on your lunch hour, but it's very big for an incapacitated senior. Information at america lets do lunch dot org.
Meals on Wheels: Meals on Wheels VolunteeringOne in six seniors face the threat of hunger today, and the population of seniors is expected to double by twenty fifty. Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver one million meals to seniors every day, provide safety checks, and help seniors stay healthy in their own homes. Volunteer information at 'Meals on Wheels America dot org'. 586-2421
Elling House Center: Mike Dowling in ConcertOn Saturday, June 10th, the Elling House in Virginia City welcomes award winning guitarist Mike Dowling. Mike digs deep into the musical roots bag of American blues, swing, & ragtime. Plus a few originals. All delivered with an engaging voice & self-deprecating wit. Tickets at the door, reservations recommended. Mike Dowling in concert 7 PM, June 10th at the Elling House Arts and Humanities Center, 404 E. Idaho in Virginia City. There's more info at 406-843-5454 or Ellinghouse.org.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Montana 988The Suicide Prevention Lifeline number has changed to the easy-to-remember 988. Montana 988 is part of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network, and routes calls to trained mental health professionals at centers across Montana, providing free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call 988 to be connected to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, or 911 if a person is in immediate danger.
Montana Artists Refuge: Montana Artists RefugeThe Montana Artists Refuge website has information about exhibits, classes and scholarships. To find out how you can be a part of the Refuge, information is online at 'MontanaRefuge.org'
Montana Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation: Montana Lions Sight and Hearing FoundationThe Montana Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation provides finacial assistance to Montana citizens with medical conditions associated with sight, hearing, and/or speech. For information, the phone is 346-1488 or online at 'MTlionsSHFND.org'
Montana Raptor Conservation Center: Montana Raptor Conservation CenterThe Montana Raptor Conservation Center in Bozeman rehabilitates as many as 150 injured raptors each year. Raptors indicate the health of our environment through data collection and toxin testing. To report an injured raptor or volunteer there is info online at 'montana raptor dot org'. The phone number is 585-1211
Montana Roots: Montana Roots PSAMontana Roots is a Livingston organization whose mission is to create thriving communities through agriculture and environmental programs for youth. A year round food system produces more than just healthy, fresh food; it's a hands on educational opportunity for schools and individuals. Information at Montana Roots dot org. Phone 848-1428.
Montana Shares: Montana SharesEvery day Montana Shares member groups work to make Montana a better place to live. Over 132 non-profits provide direct services to Montanans, putting the focus on solving the root causes of problems through education, prevention efforts, and advocacy. When you donate to Montana Shares, you choose where your gift goes. To learn more, visit Montana Shares dot org. Montana Shares--it's about giving back.
Montana Spay/Neuter Task Force: Montana Spay/Neuter Task ForceKilling is not the solution to ending pet overpopulation. The Montana Spay/Neuter Task Force works with communities to schedule pet care events that offer spay neuter surgery to the dogs and cats of pet owners who can't afford it. Information and schedules are online at 'montana spay neuter task force.org'
Montana State University VOICE Center: Montana State University VOICE CenterStalking is a serious crime. It can be anything from weird, ongoing Facebook or text messages, to being physically threatened. If anyone in your life is making you feel afraid, the Montana State University Bozeman VOICE Center phone number is 994-7069, or the Help Center number is 586-3333. They can help.
Montana Women Vote.org: Montana Women Vote.orgWhen women vote, their issues are more likely to be addressed. If you need to register or if you've moved since you last voted, a Montana Women Vote volunteer can help you get registered and answer your questions. Information online at 'montanawomenvote.org' or at a local County Elections Office.
MSU Police: MSU Campus Safety TipsWhen walking across MSU Bozeman campus late at night:
1. Walk with someone else.
2. Stay in well-lit areas.
3. Be alert about your surroundings.
4. Keep your cell phone in an easy-to-access place.
5. Call University Police at 994-2121 if you'd like an escort.
6. Report any suspicious or unusual behavior to University Police.
MSU Human Development Clinic: MSU Human Development ClinicThe MSU Bozeman Human Development Clinic offers low cost confidential mental health counseling to the community. Clinic staff can help with stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, anger, and with school, career, or relationship concerns. The Clinic is located off the MSU Bozeman campus with convenient parking. For information, the phone is 994-4113.
MSU Students Legal Help: MSU Students Legal HelpIf you are an MSU student and you are in trouble with the law, got a ticket, didn't get your security deposit back or have legal questions, there is an attorney available for students who have paid the student activity fee. For an appointment visit ASMSU in SUB 221 or phone 994-2933.
MSU VOICE Center: MSU VOICE CenterThe MSU VOICE Center provides free and confidential support to anyone who has been impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, or stalking. The 24-hour support line to call or text is 994-7069. The office is in room #370 of the Strand Union Building on the MSU Bozeman campus. The MSU VOICE Center. Call. Text. Stop By.
Montana Wildlife Federation: MT Wildlife Federation and the Missouri RiverThe mighty Missouri weaves its course through cottonwood bottoms, thousand foot limestone cliffs, and open prairies...and is enjoyed by floaters, anglers, campers, hikers, and wildlife enthusiasts. Montana Wildlife Federation works to conserve the river for our children...for our wildlife...for all people...for all time. To find out how you can help, the phone is 1-800-517-7256 or online at montanawildlife.com
MyLastDip.com: MyLastDip.com self help quitting programMyLastDip.com helps young tobacco chewers and dippers quit on-line. Chewing tobacco and snuff users aged 14-25 are invited to register to take part in a free, self-help, quitting program. Information by phone at 541-484-2123 and registration online at MyLastDip.com.
NWS Peace Program: N.W. Peace Program: Foreign Exchange StudentsThe NWS Peace Program seeks caring families to host high school students from Ecuador, Brazil, Austria and other countries for the school year. Students are between 15 and 18 years of age, are screened and speak English. The phone is 1-866-846-3977 or online at 'no-services.com'.
narcotics anon.: Narcotics AnonymousIf you or someone you know is struggling with addiction Narcotics Anonymous is free and can help. Every one deserves the chance to recover from addiction. More information at 1-800-990-6262 or online at N A montana dot org.
Nation Family Caregivers Association: Nation Family Caregivers AssociationFor information on Alzheimer's Disease, recognizing its early signs, and caregiving, the toll free number is 1-877-439-3566 or on the Nation Family Caregivers Association website at 'NCFAcares.org'
National Association of School Nurses: National Association of School Nurses: Meningitis awarnessThe National Association of School Nurses reports that preteens and teens are at a greater risk for contracting meningitis, which may be prevented through vaccination. Meningitis is rare but very serious and can cause death in an otherwise healthy young person in just a single day. More information at 'VoicesOfMeningitis.org'
Operation Never Forgotten: Operation Never ForgottenOperation Never Forgotten works with wounded veterans and their families to Big Sky country for an all expense paid week-long journey of discovery through outdoor sports, recreation and fishing. Americans are reminded of those who have made sacrifices to protect us and our freedoms. Information online at 'operationneverforgotten.org'
Organ Donation Info: Organ Donation InfoThe national organ donor wait list consists of over 114,000 people. You have the power to donate life. Information at your local hospital or online at 'donatelife.net'
Parent Place: Parent Place: punishment is wrongHitting children teaches them to become hitters themselves.
Punishment interferes with the bond between parent and child.
Punishment distracts children from learning how to resolve conflict humanely. The phone number at Parent Place is 587-4734. Their goal is helping families.
The Bozeman 3: Pediatric Cancer info, GallatinThe Bozeman Three provides financial support to Gallatin County families whose child has received a cancer diagnosis. They ease the burden for expenses such as loss of work, gas, airline tickets, food and housing while their child is undergoing treatment. They support pediatric cancer research. To learn more, there's information online at 'the bozeman three dot org slash how to help. The phone number is 624-3322
The Bozeman 3: Pediatric Cancer Support, BozemanThe Bozeman Three provides financial support to Gallatin County families whose child has received a cancer diagnosis. They ease the burden for expenses such as loss of work, gas, airline tickets, food and housing while their child is undergoing treatment. They support pediatric cancer research. To learn more, there's information online at 'the bozeman three dot org slash how to help. The phone number is 624-3322
Public Land Water Access Association: PLWA's MissionSince 1985, the Public Land Water Access Association has worked to protect recreational access for all Montanans. The PLWA's mission is maintain, restore and perpetuate public access to the boundaries of Montana's public lands and waters. You can learn more about the Public Land Water Access Association--and report illegal closures--at 'PLWA dot org' or by phone at 406-690-0960.
Head Start: Project Head StartProject Head Start is an early childhood program for income-eligible families with children ages 3 to 5. Part and full day programs are available year 'round. Head Start builds self-confidence & social skills...and enhances overall emotional growth. There's information about Head Start in Gallatin and Park Counties at 406-586-9652, or online at 'thehrdc.org.
AB Wilderness Foundation: Protect the Absaroka-Beartooth WildernessThe Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness is one of the crown jewels of the US Wilderness Preservation system. It totals 994-thousand roadless acres in Montana and Wyoming. The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to helping protect this vast wilderness. Through stewardship and educational programs, the Foundation works to honor public access while maintaining the landscape's wild character. Like to know how you can become involved? There's more information at 'a b wilderness dot org', or by phone at 406-425-1944.
Bozeman Public Library: Public Library Opens New Business CenterThe Bozeman Public Library's new business center is open. Individuals can receive one-on-one consultations, business mentoring, and group meetings free of charge.This program is made possible by the Bozeman Public Library, the Blackstone LaunchPad at Montana State University, and Bozeman's Small Business Development Center. Info online at bozeman public library dot com.
Red Feather Development Group: Red Feather Development GroupOf the 2.5 million tribal members living on the American Indian reservations, more than 60 percent lack adequate housing. Bozeman-based Red Feather Development Group works with American Indians to educate, empower tribal members, & to build sustainable and affordable homes. Information at 'redfeather.org' or at 585-7188
Stronghearts Native Helpline: Relationship Helpline for Native AmericansAre you hurting in a relationship? Do you feel unsafe, scared or threatened? Are you questioning your own behavior? Or maybe you're concerned about a friend or relative? Stronghearts Native Helpline can help. Stronghearts provides free, confidential support and resources to Native Americans and Alaska Natives who are victims of abusive behavior. Advocates are available 24/7 by calling or texting 1-844-7NATIVE, or by using the chat icon at 'strong hearts helpline.org.'
The Rock Youth Center: Rock Youth CenterThe Rock Youth Center offers a space for kids and involved parents, away from school and home, at 214 North 11th in Bozeman, right across from the High School. They hold monthly breakfasts, Friday Night at The Rock events, Teacher Appreciation lunches, and Parent Workshops on topics including internet safety and sex trafficking. More info at: the rocky c dot org
Sacks: Sacks Thrift Store funds the Help CenterSacks Thrift Store is located on Mendenhall in Bozeman and on Main Street in Belgrade. Sales benefit the Sexual Assault Counseling Center and the Help Center, a local 24-hour crisis counseling and referral hotline. Sacks provides affordable merchandise to everyone and encourages responsible recycling of quality goods. For more information, visit sacks thrift.org.
SCORE: SCORE small business supportBozeman SCORE helps small businesses & nonprofits start, grow, and succeed. Free counseling is offered to businesses, start-ups, and non-profits. Tuesday morning appointments for one hour sessions may be made by calling the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce office at 586-5421. Information online at 'scorebozeman.org'
Special Olympics Montana: Special Olympics MontanaSpecial Olympics Montana is a year-round sports training and competition program for children with intellectual disabilities. 15 sports are offered and 2,000 athletes across the state are served with the help of 4,000 volunteers. For information about volunteering, sponsorship, and athlete registration, the phone number is 800-242-6876 or online at 'somt.org'
The Shane Center for the Arts in Livingston: Statement of PurposeThe Shane Lalani Center for the Arts is dedicated to fostering creativity and building community through participation in the arts with classes, programs, events and affordable access to creative space. Located at 415 East Lewis Street in Livingston. More information and event schedule online at The Shane Center dot org.
HRDC: Streamline BusesHRDC's yellow Streamline buses are a familiar sight across the Gallatin Valley, helping people get where they need to go. Streamline reduces congestion, frees up parking, and helps preserve open space to keep Montana the last best place. Streamline benefits us all. A complete list of zero-fare bus routes and schedules is online at 'Streamline bus.com'.
Active Minds: Struggling MindActive Minds works to increase students' awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources, help students as soon as it is needed, and connect students with the mental health community. Struggles are normal. There's help available for you or your friends. Information at montana dot edu slash counseling slash activeminds
Bozeman Health: Suicide Loss/Saving Lives Support GroupSuicide Loss/Saving Lives is an informal community support group for anone who have been affected by suicide. Professionally facilitated by Bozeman Health, Suicide Loss/Saving Lives provides a safe place for 'survivors of suicide loss' to find peer support and network for helpful resources. Due to COVID-19, Suicide Loss/Saving Lives meetings are currently via Zoom. There's more information by email at K email@example.com
MSU: Suicide Prevention MSURecognizing that suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among college students nationwide, MSU has a support team of psychologists, counselors, faculty, staff, and student leaders. Crisis and counseling resources, as well as training and prevention options can be found at Montana dot edu slash suicide dash prevention.
Museum of the Rockies: Summer Solstice in the Rockies: Viva l'ItaliaCelebrating its summer exhibit 'Da Vinci', the Museum of the Rockies presents 'Summer Solstice in the Rockies: Viva l'Italia', Thursday, June 22nd. The 21 and over event takes place at the Living History Farm and the Tinsley House beginning at 6 PM. A farm-to-table style dinner will feature delicious Italian cuisine and wine. Other activities include Da Vinci-inspired games, pasta making demonstrations, and a silent auction. Tickets are available at museum of the rockies dot org. All proceeds support the museum's Access Initiatives for Montanans. 'Summer Solstice in the Rockies: Viva l'Italia', Thursday, June 22nd at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman.
Special Olympics Montana: Support Special Olympics MTSpecial Olympics Montana provides people with intellectual disabilities opportunities to compete in a wide array of sports while building life skills on and off the playing field. It takes hundreds of volunteers and generous financial support to run Special Olympics programs, from the State Summer Games to local events. More information about volunteering, donating to or sponsoring the games is available at SOMT.org or by calling 1-800-242-6876.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer FoundationThe mission of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment. Their office is located at 825 Helena Avenue, in Helena. For information, the phone is 495-9337
Fork and Spoon Kitchen: Take & Bake Food Service'Take and Bake' is an easy and delicious way to support Fork & Spoon in Bozeman. Fork & Spoon's new 'Take & Bake' service offers weekly specials as well as one-of-a-kind holiday menus. Ordering is open every week from Friday to Wednesday for pickups on Fridays. 100% of proceeds and gratuities directly support Fork & Spoon's mission to fight hunger in Southwest Montana. There's more information--plus weekly and holiday menus--at 'fork and spoon Bozeman dot org'
The Lung Cancer Alliance: The Lung Cancer AllianceLung cancer will kill 221,000 people this year in America. There is hope with new treatments. The Lung Cancer Alliance works to focus attention and research on lung cancer to develop early detection tools and treatment options. Information by phone at 1-800-298-2436, or online at 'lung cancer alliance.org'
The Montana Human Rights Network: The Montana Human Rights NetworkThe Montana Human Rights Network helps citizens and human rights groups fight racism and hate. Their goal is an environment free of bigotry and violence. Information by phone at 442-5506.
Tolerance.org: Tolerance.org -- Hate CrimesEvery day, a hate crime occurs on a college campus. Every minute, a college student somewhere is exposed to bigotry. A free booklet called, 10 Ways to Fight Hate on Campus, is available online at 'tolerance.org.' Apathy is as dangerous as hate.
Understood dot org: Understood dot orgUnderstood dot org is a free online resource for families and the 1 in 5 kids with learning and attention issues. There are personalized recommendations, daily access to experts and more. Understood dot org.
HRDC: Volunteer Street Clean-up DayHRDC is hosting its 2nd annual volunteer street clean-up day on Sunday, June 4th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM, in support of our neighbors in the Bozeman community who are living outside. A wish list has been established for supplies for anyone wishing to make an in-kind donation in support of this event:
? Large trash bags
? Outside work gloves
? Water bottles
? Trucks and trailers
? Lunch for volunteers/staff
This effort helps build rapport and raises awareness about the circumstances many of our neighbors find themselves in during this unprecedented affordable housing crisis. Volunteer sign up is available on the web at thehrdc.org.