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  • Fairview School to be Featured on 2015 Fairview Old Timer's Festival Button

    Staci Miller|Jul 15, 2015

    Fairview, Montana, the little town too big for one state, has countless amounts of history. This year, the 69th Fairview Old Timer's Festival will celebrate the history of Fairview School and host an all class reunion. To all past and present students, the Cliff Notes for a history exam of Fairview school follow: In 1915, the original grade school was constructed. In 1928, Fairview school held an organizational meeting for what was to be the Fairview PTA. In 1936, Fairview fielded its first 6...

  • Fairview Centennial Rifle on Sale Through Dec. 31

    Staci Miller|Dec 31, 2014

    Fairview, MT, “the town too big for just one state”, continues to celebrate 100 years. In recognition of the city’s centennial, the Fairview Chamber and Fairview Festival Committee are offering an opportunity to purchase a limited edition Henry Big Boy .45 colt. The Historical Armory designed an engraved snapshot of the Fairview community including Brodhead Maternity Home, Fairview Bridge, elevator, sugar beet, wheat, fishing & hunting and an oil rig. The guns can be ordered via email at fairv...

  • Fairview Centennial Rifle on Sale Through Dec. 31

    Staci Miller|Dec 24, 2014

    Fairview, MT, "the town too big for just one state", continues to celebrate 100 years. In recognition of the city's centennial, the Fairview Chamber and Fairview Festival Committee are offering an opportunity to purchase a limited edition Henry Big Boy .45 colt. The Historical Armory designed an engraved snapshot of the Fairview community including Brodhead Maternity Home, Fairview Bridge, elevator, sugar beet, wheat, fishing & hunting and an oil rig. The guns can be ordered via email at...

  • 6th Annual Walking to Wellness – A Family Event

    Staci Miller|Aug 13, 2014

    We are approaching the Foundation for Community Care’s 6th annual Walking to Wellness. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Walking to Wellness is a low key event designed to encourage the entire family to train for a challenging but attainable fitness goal—walking or running a half marathon (13.1 miles) or an alternate shorter distance such as a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles). Participation is $25 – all proceeds will benefit Richland County’s Boys & Girls Club and the Foun...

  • 6th Annual Walking to Wellness – A Family Event

    Staci Miller|Jul 23, 2014

    We are approaching the Foundation for Community Care’s 6th annual Walking to Wellness. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Walking to Wellness is a low key event designed to encourage the entire family to train for a challenging but attainable fitness goal—walking or running a half marathon (13.1 miles) or an alternate shorter distance such as a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles). Participation is $25 – all proceeds will benefit Richland County’s Boys & Girls Club and the Foun...

  • Community Values Reflected in Charitable Giving

    Staci Miller|Jul 23, 2014

    Americans continually set new records for charitable support. Our neighborhoods and rural communities in northeastern Montana thrive in part because of this generous spirit, which is alive and well within each of us and has been for the last 100 years. Without a doubt, the work of many charitable organizations depends on private gifts that arrive in countless forms. Each year hundreds respond to the needs of local charities, like the Foundation for Community Care, with bighearted gifts of time a...

  • Celebrating 100 Years at the 68th Annual Fairview Festival

    Staci Miller|Jul 9, 2014

    The 68th annual Fairview Festival is set for July 18th, 19th and 20th at Sharbono Park in Fairview, MT. A time put aside by community members, former residents and past school graduates to gather for a weekend of festivities! The Fairview Festival features events for the entire family. This year Fairview celebrates 100 years with decade class reunions, family reunions and a variety of activities at Sharbono Park, which is located on the east end of town on Highway 200. Please remember, there...

  • Severt Sponheim Featured on 2014 Fairview Old Timer's Festival Button

    Staci Miller|Jul 9, 2014

    The year 1914 gave way to pioneering moments; the first scheduled commercial flight took place with one pilot and one passenger, Babe Ruth made his Major League Baseball debut, the first traffic signal was installed. A little closer to home, the city of Fairview was established and Severt Sponheim was born. The 68th Annual Fairview Festival kicks off Friday, July 18th and runs through the weekend. Severt Sponheim, celebrating his 100 year birthday on July 16th, was elected by Fairview Festival...

  • Fairview Centennial Rifle on Sale for Limited Time

    Staci Miller|Jul 9, 2014

    Fairview, MT, "the town too big for just one state", celebrates 100 years. In recognition of the city's centennial, the Fairview Chamber and Fairview Festival Committee announce the opportunity to purchase a limited edition Henry Big Boy .45 Colt. The Historical Armory designed an engraved snapshot of the Fairview community including Brodhead Maternity Home, Fairview Bridge, elevator, sugar beet, wheat, fishing & hunting and an oil rig. The guns will be for sale at Fairview Festival, Saturday,...

  • Fairview Festival Invites Vendors to Register Early

    Staci Miller|Jul 2, 2014

    The Fairview Festival is held each year on the third weekend in July. The festival features visiting with friends and neighbors, watching the parade, live music, and a variety of other activities. A limited number of spaces are available to vendors in Sharbono Park for Saturday, July 19th. The cost is $25 per space, no electricity and $30 per space with electricity. Space can be reserved on first come first serve basis by calling 406-406-478-9519 or email [email protected]. The Fairview...

  • 6th Annual Walking to Wellness – A Family Event

    Staci Miller|Jul 2, 2014

    We are approaching the Foundation for Community Care’s 6th annual Walking to Wellness. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Walking to Wellness is a low key event designed to encourage the entire family to train for a challenging but attainable fitness goal—walking or running a half marathon (13.1 miles) or an alternate shorter distance such as a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles). Participation is $25 – all proceeds will benefit Richland County’s Boys & Girls Club and the Foun...

  • Fairview Festival Invites Vendors to Register Early

    Staci Miller|Jun 25, 2014

    The Fairview Festival is held each year on the third weekend in July. The festival features visiting with friends and neighbors, watching the parade, live music, and a variety of other activities. A limited number of spaces are available to vendors in Sharbono Park for Saturday, July 19th. The cost is $25 per space, no electricity and $30 per space with electricity. Space can be reserved on first come first serve basis by calling 406-406-478-9519 or email [email protected]. The Fairview...

  • Severt Sponheim to be Featured on 2014 Fairview Old Timer's Festival Button

    Staci Miller|Jun 18, 2014

    The year 1914 gave way to pioneering moments; the first scheduled commercial flight took place with one pilot and one passenger, Babe Ruth made his Major League Baseball debut, the first traffic signal was installed. A little closer to home, the city of Fairview was established and Severt Sponheim was born. The 68th Annual Fairview Festival kicks off Friday, July 18th and runs through the weekend. Severt Sponheim, celebrating his 100 year birthday on July 16th, was elected by Fairview Festival...

  • Richland County Ambulance Offers Life-Saving Technology

    Staci Miller|Apr 30, 2014

    Cardiac arrest patients in Richland County have an even a better chance of surviving, thanks to a battery-powered device that performs CPR at the push of a button. The device is called LUCAS2 (Lund University Cardiac Assist System). Richland County ambulance is the first in the region to offer this life-saving technology and it was made possible by the generosity of community members attending the 2014 Cattlemen’s Ball. Each February, the Foundation for Community Care and MonDak S...

  • Foundation for Community Care Now Accepting 2014 Grant Applications

    Staci Miller|Feb 12, 2014

    In May the Foundation for Community Care’s volunteer Board of Directors will provide financial support for local healthcare. Each year the Foundation is able to offer grants by distributing a portion of the earnings from its Endowment Fund. Ensuring the Continuance & Quality of Local Healthcare Services is the mission of the Foundation for Community Care. “Each year, we strive to achieve that goal”, stated Staci Miller, executive director. “We are extremely fortunate to have great quality...

  • Healthcare Scholarships Available, Foundation for Community Care Accepts Applications

    Staci Miller|Feb 12, 2014

    The Foundation for Community Care’s Board of Directors is pleased to accept applications for its annual Healthcare Scholarship program. Richland County and surrounding area residents pursuing an education in a healthcare field who intend to live and work in the area are encouraged to apply for funding. “We want to encourage local individuals to pursue careers in healthcare and stay here or return here to work after they graduate,” Foundation Executive Director, Staci Miller said. “Our mission...

  • Moving Mountains and Building Dreams: How to Leverage the Value of Land

    Staci Miller|Feb 12, 2014

    Land. Since the earliest days of our country, land has been recognized as one of the assets central to the American Dream. From a quest for wide-open spaces, to the highest levels of sophistication in development, leveraging land for the best possible value is a practice with which Americans are very familiar. With the right plan, mountains are moved, and dreams are realized. However, it is not at all unusual for a family’s portfolio to contain appreciated land acquired a number of years ago d...

  • Light a Life Campaign

    Staci Miller|Dec 25, 2013

    This Christmas holiday will be very special for Klay and Stephanie Carroll’s family. Tristam, Abel and Aiden will celebrate their first Christmas at home. Last year at this time, the triplets had just survived a complicated birth, and the babies spent the holiday in the neonatal intensive care unit in Denver. That uncertain time, although stressful and scary, was a miracle in itself. Without the emergency surgery in Houston a few months prior, they may not have survived at all. There were m...

  • A Valued Gift

    Staci Miller|Dec 18, 2013

    By definition, the philanthropic spirit always finds an appropriate form of expression. We see this philanthropic spirit clearly each time we witness the desire of a child determined to give a gift to a parent or teacher. That determination will always find the perfect way to express itself. And whether it is another tie for dad to add to his collection or an apple for a favorite teacher, the value of the gift is beyond measure. Many often lament the fact that as we age many of our child-like...

  • Cornerstone of Philanthropy

    Staci Miller|Sep 11, 2013

    Philanthropy is about giving of yourself, whether it is with money or your time. All you have to do is care about something an organization, a cause or a mission and give something of yourself to support that which has touched your heart. It is an understanding of the existence of things that somehow transcends personal interests that prompts the true spirit of charity. Out of this understanding, we make conscious decisions about much more than obligatory giving. It is somewhere in the midst of...

  • Mondak Kids Tackle A Kids' Marathon Challenge

    Staci Miller|Aug 28, 2013

    The Foundation for Community Care, in partnership with schools throughout the MonDak region, will be kicking off an exciting new program this fall that promotes a healthy and active lifestyle among children. Every student will receive a Kids Marathon Fun Pack, filled with health tips, exercise ideas and good eating suggestions. Each participant in the Kids Marathon will set an individual goal to walk or run 13.1 miles throughout each semester (the equivalent of a half marathon). They will use lo...

  • Mondak Kids Tackle A Kids' Marathon Challenge

    Staci Miller|Aug 21, 2013

    The Foundation for Community Care, in partnership with schools throughout the MonDak region, will be kicking off an exciting new program this fall that promotes a healthy and active lifestyle among children. Every student will receive a Kids Marathon Fun Pack, filled with health tips, exercise ideas and good eating suggestions. Each participant in the Kids Marathon will set an individual goal to walk or run 13.1 miles throughout each semester (the equivalent of a half marathon). They will use lo...

  • MT Endowment Tax Credit

    Staci Miller|Aug 14, 2013

    Established in 1997 to encourage individuals, businesses and organizations to make lasting investments in their communities, the MT Endowment Tax Credit creates an incentive for residents to give to endowments. Through this unique tax credit incentive, a Montana taxpayer receives a reduction on the taxes owed, up to $10,000 per year, by making a qualified charitable contribution to a qualified endowment. If you would like to see a personalized, no cost or obligation example of how the MT...

  • Hotel Albert Featured on 2013 Fairview Old Timer's Festival Button

    Staci Miller|Jul 10, 2013

    The 67th Annual Old Timer’s Reunion and Summer Festival kicks off Friday, July 19th and runs through the weekend. The Hotel Albert, celebrating its 100 year anniversary, was elected by Fairview Festival Committee to be represented on the 2013 Fairview Festival button. Local artist and former Fairview school teacher, Bill Clark is to thank for the artwork on this year’s button. The original Hotel Albert was designed to accommodate two or three other establishments at street level with add...

  • Fairview Festival Invites Vendors to Register Early

    Staci Miller|Jun 19, 2013

    Fairview Old Timer’s Reunion and Summer Festival is held each year on the third weekend in July. The festival features visiting with friends and neighbors, watching the parade, live music, and a variety of other activities. A limited number of spaces are available to vendors in Sharbono Park for Saturday, July 20th. The cost is $25 per spot and can be reserved by calling 406-480-4633. The Fairview Festival is one of the reasons why eastern Montana is a great place to live....

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