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Saluting Branches occasion; Rise Up group stroll; proper of privateness webinar

Rise Up Towards Habit group stroll

Present your help for these in restoration from a substance use dysfunction, nonetheless combating an LDS and honor those that have misplaced their lives to this illness by collaborating within the Montana Rise Up Towards Habit Stroll.

The Rise Up Towards Habit Montana stroll will happen Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Spring Meadow Lake State Park. You may register individually or as a part of a staff. You may also stroll in your area people or present help by registering even in case you are unable to take part in individual.

The Helena Indian Alliance shall be on the occasion offering info and coaching on hurt discount and distributing Naloxone (Narcan) to contributors.

Whereas the stroll is a fundraiser for Shatterproof, registration is free. For extra info or to register go to: or contact Laurine Wolf, Shatterproof Volunteer Ambassador, at 406-594-1203; For extra details about Shatterproof, go to

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Saluting Branches occasion at Fort Harrison

The eighth annual Saluting Branches occasion is going down Wednesday, Sept. 28, on the Fort Harrison VA Medical Middle and the State Veterans Cemetery outdoors Helena.

“Arborists from throughout Montana are coming collectively to do what we do finest—present distinctive tree care—to maintain our Veteran’s state cemetery, and different Veterans’ amenities secure and delightful for all those that go to,” stated arborist Tom Molitor.

With one in each 10 Montanans a Veteran, the Montana VA Well being Care System (MTVAHCS) appreciates the continued help from native and statewide organizations for Montana Veterans. Over 25 volunteers from round Montana shall be on campus to prune and preserve bushes on the 138-acre campus.

The MTVAHCS serves over 47,000 enrolled Veterans throughout Montana—an space roughly 147,000 sq. miles in measurement.

Webinar will talk about proper of privateness

“Privateness: Our Proper To Be Let Alone” is the title of an upcoming webinar on Montana’s constitutional proper of privateness, at 6:30 pm Monday, Oct. 3.

Montana’s proper of privateness protects girls’s proper of reproductive alternative, in addition to the privateness of Montanans’ medical information, their medical choices, their cellphone conversations and way more.

The panel, co-sponsored by the Montana League of Girls Voters of the Helena Space and Lewis & Clark Library, is a part of a sequence of occasions the LWV is holding this 12 months to mark the Montana Structure’s fiftieth anniversary.

4 audio system will deal with Montanans’ distinctive state constitutional protections and present threats:

  • Legal professional Mae Nan (Robinson) Ellingson, a 1972 Constitutional Conference delegate, will talk about the function of state constitutions, the authorized growth of the best of privateness and the delegates’ resolution to incorporate an express proper of privateness within the 1972 Montana Structure;
  • Retired Montana Supreme Courtroom Justice Patricia Cotter, who served on the courtroom 2000-2016, will deal with that Montanans’ proper to abortion will not be outmoded by choices of the US Supreme Courtroom, in addition to Montana Supreme Courtroom’s long-recognized opinions that an individual’s medical choices and medical information are personal issues;
  • Retired Montana Supreme Courtroom Justice Jim Nelson, who served on the courtroom from 1993 to 2013 and is a former county prosecutor, will speak concerning the Montana Supreme Courtroom’s Armstrong resolution that acknowledges girls’s proper to hunt and acquire abortion companies with out authorities interference; and
  • Trial legal professional Raph Graybill, who was authorized counsel for Gov. Steve Bullock and the Democratic 2020 nominee for Montana legal professional basic, will talk about the present panorama of privateness litigation in Montana.

To join the webinar, use this hyperlink

For extra info, go to

Lewis and Clark County board opening

Airport Authority Board: The Metropolis of Helena and Lewis & Clark County adopted Joint Decision 10677 creating the Helena Regional Airport Authority. The powers of the authority shall be vested in a 7-member Airport Fee. Three members shall be appointed by the county, three members by town and the seventh member shall be collectively appointed. Members’ phrases shall be three years. Conferences are the third Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am, Airport Convention Room.

Purposes can be found at or by calling 447-8304 and will be submitted to the Lewis and Clark County Commissioner’s Workplace, 316 N. Park Avenue, Room 345, Helena, MT 59623.

Free Ready Parenting lessons proceed

This free class is led by a St. Peter’s Well being Household Nurse Practitioner and Lactation Guide (IBCLC) and discusses the advantages of breast milk, the anatomy and physiology of lactation, the weather that promote profitable feedings, figuring out ample milk consumption, and return to work whereas breastfeeding.

A hyperlink to the pre-recorded module shall be despatched upon registration for the category that may be considered at your comfort. The category chief will then host a Q & A session on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Registration is required at This class is a part of an eight-week Ready Parenting sequence taught by a wide range of specialists and professionals to assist dad and mom with all preparations, expectations and particulars surrounding a brand new child.

Dogsledding dryland coaching camp

Study dogsledding, skijoring or dryland mushing Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8-9, at Seeley Creek Pavilion, east facet of freeway and up the hill on Morrell Creek Highway. There may be primitive tenting close to the Seeley Creek Pavilion.

Saturday’s occasions start at 9 am and go into the night. Sunday is from 9/11 am

We are going to instruct rookies together with working our personal canine. No expertise obligatory and it’s free. Skilled mushers are all the time welcome to affix in.

Any kind of wheeled rig (4-wheelers, canine scooters, bikes or carts) and your canine are welcome. In the event you convey canine, please have a tie-out system reminiscent of a picket line for them. Be ready for any kind of climate and convey mid-morning snacks and water on your canine. Please do not convey unvaccinated pups.

Clinic Subjects: canine, coaching, gear, vitamin and venues with a number of time to ask questions.

REGISTRATION FORMS: Request kinds or direct inquiries to or obtain type at Name (406) 881-2909 or (406) 677-3141 for added info. Registration deadline is Oct. 4. Please pre-register so now we have sufficient 4-wheelers and instructors. Electronic mail the shape to, or by mail to MMM Coaching Camp, Field 76, Olney, MT 59927.

Purple Cross seeks blood donations

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

Appointments will 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 Talent on any Alexa Echo gadget.

Nar-Anon household group assembly

The Helena Nar-Anon Household Group, a 12-step program for households and pals of addicts, meets Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm within the Library of St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 512 Logan.

The library is positioned on the decrease stage of the primary church constructing. Please enter utilizing the Cruise Avenue entrance.



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