NATIONAL NIGHT OUT — Gabrielle (Gabby) Beaman points out the National Night Out sign at the Conrad Lions Swimming Pool Park, noting the second annual event is coming up on Aug. 3. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
Mark your calendar for Aug. 3, the National Night Out (NNO) will be taking place in the Conrad Lions Swimming Pool Park.
The activity, sponsored by the Conrad Area Chamber of Commerce begins at 5 p.m. and goes on until 9 p.m. This is the second year of what is hoped to become a long standing annual event in Conrad.
Nationally the program has been going on for 27 years and has grown to where it now takes place on the first Tuesday of the month in August in all 50 states, plus Canadian cites, and military installations worldwide involving an estimated 35 million people.
HAIL BALLS – East of Brady, these golf ball size hail stones crashed on to Dean and Susan Regenold’s property during the vicious storm that rolled through Pondera County on Monday evening. It caused vehicle and crop damage throughout the county. Incidentally, the bag on the left was picked up an hour after the storm passed through the area. Photo courtesy of Susan Regenold.
The next meeting for the Growth Policy Committees for Pondera County, Conrad and Valier will be July 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the library in Conrad.
The purpose of the upcoming meeting will be to continue work on the Growth Policy for Pondera County.
The Growth Policy Committees have met twice to date, once in April and again on June 30. At the June 30 meeting, participants reviewed draft reports submitted by the Cossitt Consulting Team, which was contracted to provide technical assistance on the growth policy. Draft reports have been submitted on population, natural resources and public facilities.
TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK — Dyllon Mills and Taylor Judisch model a sample of the Tough Enough to Wear Pink apparel that will be for sale during the Marias Fair in Shelby by Pondera 4-Her Jessica Stenson. All proceeds from sales will benefit the Hi-line Women Against Breast Cancer. Photo courtesy of Jessica Stenson
By Jessica Stenson, Pondera 4-H Ambassador
There are many reasons why you might attend the Marias Fair on July 24.
There’s the carnival rides, the Marias Fair Rodeo, 4-H dog show, livestock sale, fashion revue and the Third Annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day at the Marias Fair will be on Saturday all day long.
For every person who comes through the entry gates wearing pink, on Saturday only, the Marias Fair Board will donate one dollar to the Hi-Line Women Against Breast Cancer.
The Hi-Line Women Against Breast Cancer is a non-profit organization that helps breast cancer victims in the Hi-Line and surrounding area.