CofC SPEAKER – Mark Staples, former assistant Pondera County Attorney and top notch entertainer will be the keynote speaker at the CofC annual banquet, Feb. 24. The theme this year is "Musical Entertainment."
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
Jot down Feb. 24 on your calendar. That is the selected date for the 45th Conrad Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet and awards night.
The seasonal event, one of the biggest social affairs of the year, takes place at Norley Hall and will have a jovial hour at 6 p.m. with the banquet and dinner to start at the 7 o’clock hour.
Special presentations at the CofC dinner include the Business Person of the Year and of course the Unsung Hero award, which is kept as secret as possible right up to the presentation.
The year 2010, regardless of how you say it, will bring with it another federal election cycle, says election administrator and Clerk and Recorder Janis Hoppes.
Although January may seem early to be preparing for June and November elections, the Pondera County election office is busy with early preparations.
Many voters in Pondera County, and throughout Montana, have chosen to be placed on the permanent absentee list.
The Community Cancer Foundation is again sponsoring a Karaoke for Cancer fund-raiser.
Contestants in the five week event will be vying for a top prize of $1,000, $500 for second place and a new Playstation 3 for capturing third.
Singers will present their talent on Jan. 23, Feb 6 and 20 and March 6 at Ed’s Tavern. The finals will take place there as well on March 20.