Peace Corps gathering; driver security courses; scholarships obtainable

Peace Corps gathering; driver safety classes; scholarships available

Returned Peace Corps volunteers gathering set

All Helena-area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and their visitors are invited to a social gathering Monday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Ascension Brewing at 317 Cruse Ave.

The occasion might be a particular time to satisfy others who’ve served within the Peace Corps abroad, to listen to their tales, and to share your experiences.

The Peace Corps was created by President John F. Kennedy in March 1961 as a brand new alternative for Individuals to serve their nation by dwelling and dealing within the growing world.

AARP driver security courses

AARP Driver Security has single courses scheduled in Helena throughout February and March. Contributors obtain updates on the foundations of the street and study driving methods to adapt to the consequences of getting old and to cut back possibilities of having a crash. The course was developed for contributors age 50-plus, however is open to all ages. The course charge is $25 ($20 with AARP membership card). Auto insurance coverage firms in Montana present a multi-year low cost to contributors 55 years of age and older.

Persons are additionally studying…

March 10 (Friday) at First Interstate Financial institution; 2728 Colonial Drive; 12:30 p.m. till about 5 p.m.

April 13, (Thursday) at First Interstate Financial institution; 2728 Colonial Drive; 12:30 p.m. till about 5 p.m.

To register for a category name: 406-457-4712. Discover further courses at

Purple Cross seeks blood donations

The American Purple Cross urges eligible donors to assist finish the continuing essential want for blood with a blood donation. The Purple Cross wants donors of all blood varieties to provide now and assist guarantee lifesaving transfusions are on the sidelines for many who depend on them.

Appointments may be made by downloading the Purple Cross Blood Donor App, visiting, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Ability on any Alexa Echo machine.

Fort Harrison3/3/2023: 10 a.m.—3 p.m., V. A. Hospital, 3687 Veterans Drive

Helena3/8/2023: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Blue Cross / Blue Protect, 3645 Alice St.

3/9/2023: noon-5:30 p.m., Helena Donor Middle, 3150 North Montana, Suite B

3/13/2023: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Van’s Thriftway, 306 Euclid Ave.

3/14/2023: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mitchell Constructing, 125 N. Roberts

3/15/2023: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Helena Blood Donation Middle, 3150 N. Montana Avenue, Ste. B

3/15/2023: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Dept. of Environmental High quality, 1520 E. sixth Ave.

Helena Nar-Anon Group assembly

Nar-Anon is an nameless 12-step program for household and mates of addicts.

The Helena Nar-Anon Group meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to six:30 p.m. within the library (Room 101) of St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 512 Logan. The library is situated on the bottom flooring; please use the entrance entrance of the principle church constructing.

Financial institution scholarship deadline approaching

The deadline for scholarship purposes from Farmers State Financial institution is Wednesday, March 15, 2023. A $10,000 Scholarship is on the market to a qualifying pupil in Darby, Hamilton, Corvallis, Victor, Stevensville, Florence, Missoula, Helena and Kalispell – 9 scholarships whole. Entry the appliance necessities and apply on-line at present at

The awards are for $2,500 every and renewable for as much as three years, for a complete of $10,000 per pupil. Desire might be given to highschool seniors with a 2.5 to three.5 grade level common, who’re lively at school and neighborhood actions and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year school, college or technical-vocational college full-time within the upcoming tutorial yr.

For extra info and scholarship eligibility necessities, go to

Pupil informationMelissa Wong, of Helena, was named to the Dean’s Record for the autumn semester at College of Maryland World Campus (UMGC). To be eligible for the respect, a pupil should full a minimum of six credit through the time period, earned a grade level common of a minimum of 3.5 for the time period, and maintained a cumulative GPA of three.5 at UMGC.

Cameron G Holston, of Helena, was named to the Wichita State College fall 2022 dean’s honor roll.

To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a pupil should be enrolled full time (a minimum of 12 credit score hours) and earn a minimum of a 3.5 grade level common on a 4.0 scale.

Rebekah Fleury, of Helena, graduated from Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota, following the autumn 2022 semester. Fleury earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is the daughter of Deborah Fleury of Helena.

Honor society inducts new members

The next MSU college students lately have been initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all tutorial disciplines.

Heath Caldwell of Clancy; Erik Callery, Meghan Giovenco, Sarah Kirby, Jasper LaClair, Lucy Lantz, Jarod Lilletvedt, Haley Moseman, Joseph Triem, Augustine Tupper and Michelle VanderMars, all of Helena.

They’re amongst roughly 25,000 college students, school, skilled employees and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi annually. Membership is by invitation solely and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Solely the highest 10 % of seniors and seven.5 % of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate college students within the high 10 % of the variety of candidates for graduate levels might also qualify, as do school, skilled employees and alumni who’ve achieved scholarly distinction.

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