Sunday, September 24, 2023

BRIEFS - Week of September 11

| September 13, 2023 12:45 PM

First Annual Bigfork High School Baseball Fundraiser

The first ever Bigfork High School Baseball fundraiser will be held at Andy’s Craft House Saturday, Sept. 16.

Enjoy music by the KJM Band along with brats, bourbon and baseball from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Some auction items of note include a private suite at a Range Riders baseball game next season and the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at a Bigfork High School baseball game.

Two hundred tickets are available for $50 each, which includes, all the brats you can each and drink tickets.

Tickets are available to purchase at

MT 83 Construction Update

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Knife River plan to start work on the southern segment of the project the week of September 11. Crews will be working between mile markers 70 and 65, and 53 and 47 on Montana Highway 83 (MT 83).

Travelers can expect milling and paving, traffic control in place, including single-lane closures, 10 to 15-minute delays, temporary traffic lights, and to be guided through the project area by pilot cars.

Chamber Sundowner at Grizzly Lanes Thursday

“Ready to roll” with some “spare-tacular” fun while “striking” up connections with fellow business peers and community members? “Bowling” enthusiasts and first-timers alike are invited to join us for our exciting monthly networking event at Grizzly Lanes, where we’ll “spare” no effort in having a “gutterly” amazing time!

“Split” from your usual routine and “strike” a conversation with Jeff, Rhino, and the “pin-credible” staff at Grizzly Lanes. They’re all about sharing their “bowl-eagues” of knowledge and love for bowling with the community.

This event is the perfect “alley” to “bowl-evate” your networking game! “Pin” down new connections with business professionals in the community and get a “turkey” of opportunities for future collaborations. And don’t forget to “spare” a few dollars for raffle tickets, because we’ve got “strikingly” great prizes up for grabs!

The best part? It’s a “gutter-free” event! Everyone is welcome, and there’s “no split” in the cost – it’s free to attend!

So “strike” while the iron is hot, “spare” some time in your busy schedule, and be part of our “pin-tastic” networking community at Grizzly Lanes.

Alzheimer’s “Did You Know” Panel Discussion. Lakeside Thursday

A panel discussion of the latest in Alzheimer’s medications, early signs, and care will be conducted at the West Shore Community Library, Sep 14, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Free to the public. For more info contact Ellie Stimpson. (

September BASH September 26

The September Chamber B.A.S.H (business associates social hour) will be hosted by the new Flathead Lake Alpine Coaster.

Join us for cold beverages, food and even a few raffles!

Free for chamber members, $5 for guests. Event is4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Community announcements begin at approx. 4:40 p.m.