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News and Events

We offer classes on a variety of topics, including nutrition, food preparation and preservation, art workshops, community meetings and more. We also host a special gatherings to showcase local artists with new displays in our art gallery.  

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Show Us Your SuperShero

We’re hosting a SuperShero party on Thursday, October 5 from 5 to 7 PM. Come dressed as your favorite female hero or role model, or bring something that inspires you. Make your own Shero cape and mask to express what empowers you. We’ll be having lots of fun and serving snacks. All girls from K to grade 5 are invited and we hope you can join us for an evening of crafts, imagination, and celebrating Girl Power! Thank you to the Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming for co-hosting this event. 

AARP Grant

AARP Community Challenge Grant

We recently received a $18,369 2023 Community Challenge Grant from AARP Livable Communities and AARP Montana. This grant program is part of the nationwide AARP Livable Communities initiative, which helps cities, towns, and rural areas become great places to live for residents of all ages. The funds will be used to provide park benches and picnic tables at our community garden, making this beautiful outdoor space more accessible and comfortable for everyone to enjoy.

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Food Pantry

Donations Matched

Donate to our food pantry now and double your dollars to help the area residents we serve. Arlee CDC has been invited to participate in the “Be a Friend in Deed, Help Those in Need” campaign from Town Pump. The Town Pump Charitable Foundation will match each dollar collected by our organization up to $2,500 now through November 30. All funds will go directly to our food pantry.

Fourth Friday

Fourth Fridays are Back

Thanks to everyone who attended our Fourth Friday open house in June. We had live music by Andre Floyd along with beverages, finger foods and dessert, a display of artwork by participants in our youth arts program, photos by students from Salish Kootenai College, and a new display of artwork by the Killdeer Artisans Guild. Thanks to the O.P. and W.E. Edwards Foundation for funding the youth art program, with transportation donated by Missoula Art Museum. 

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