UPCOMING EVENTS

Montana Club open house

The original Montana Club at located at 24 Sixth Ave., is holding an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Come learn about the club's conversion to a co-op, and the club being open to the public. Hosted hors d'oeuvres.

AARP Driver Safety classes

AARP Driver Safety has two classes scheduled in Helena for October. Participants receive updates on the rules of the road and learn driving strategies to adapt to the effects of aging and to reduce chances of having a crash. The course was developed for participants age 50-plus, but is open to all ages. The course fee is $20 ($15 with AARP membership card). Auto insurance Ccmpanies in Montana provide a multi-year discount to participants 55 years of age and older.

  • Saturday, Oct. 14, at St. Peter's Hospital Conference Rooms 2 & 3, 2475 Broadway, from 9 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 23, at First Interstate Bank, 2021 N. Montana Ave., from noon until about 4:30 p.m.

To register for a class, call 457-4712. Find additional classes at aarp.org/driversafety.

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Bridges program continues

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Helena Community Connections, Inc. continues its Bridges program, Cranium Café, at noon at Covenant United Methodist Church, 2330 E. Broadway, across the street from St. Peter’s Hospital emergency room. Cranium Café is a brain health workshop featuring brain health exercises and education in a relaxed and fun environment. This session is called, “Why Don’t We Live Forever?” Learn how to feed and care for the brain for improved memory and overall health and well-being. Nanette Holmes, Life Enrichment director, Touchmark, will lead this one-hour workshop. Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages, fun and enrichment provided. Nonperishable food donations to Helena Food Share are suggested. No cost or registration required.  

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

The city of Helena has board openings

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Board of Adjustment: One resident of the city of Helena to serve on the Board of Adjustment. The term will begin upon appointment and expire on Oct. 1, 2020.

The Board of Adjustment acts on applications for variances in the city of Helena Zoning Ordinances.

Bill Roberts Golf Advisory Board: One citizen to serve on the Bill Roberts Golf Advisory Board. The term will begin Nov. 1, 2017 and expire Oct. 31, 2020.

The objectives of this board are to promote cost effective and efficient management of the golf course; provide a single, accessible forum for input from all golf course users; evaluate user input and provide a meaningful input to the city regarding the golf course operations.

Non-Motorized Travel Advisory Council (NMTAC): One resident of the city of Helena to serve on NMTAC. The unexpired term will begin upon appointment and expire March 31, 2018. Interested persons should have knowledge, expertise and interest in promoting non-motorized transportation.

The general purpose of the council is to advise and make recommendations to the city commission regarding matters related to non-motorized travel and traffic calming, including the impact commission actions may have upon bicycling, walking and traffic calming. 

Applications are available at www.helenamt.gov /commission/boards and committees, requested by emailing dhavens@helenamt.gov or by calling 447-8410 and can be submitted electronically or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office, 316 N. Park Ave., Room 323, Helena, MT 59623. The deadline for all board applications is 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2017.

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