Big Wheels Basketball Tournament in April

Special Friends Advocacy will be having its 32nd Big Wheels Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on April 28th, 2018 at Glacier High School in Kalispell.  It is a great event featuring teams playing in a wheelchair basketball tournament.  Whether you are in the tournament as a player or you are a spectator, it is a good time.  Prior to the tournament, on … Continue Reading →

Valentine Card Project

People First had another great art project experience with the Flathead High School Art Club.  The group worked on a variety of Valentine Cards that were then delivered to the residents at the Heritage Place Healthcare Community.  To see the photos click on the title “Valentine Card Project”.

Night to Shine

The Night to Shine gala event on February 9th was quite a night for everyone.  Great music, food and non stop dancing was all part of the celebration.  To see the photos click on the title “Night to Shine”.

People First Christmas Party

People First had their Christmas Party on Dec. 14th at the Gateway Community Center.  It was a great gathering of friends and food, along with music, gifts, and wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  People First and Special Friends Advocacy would like to wish all our friends and families wonderful Holiday memories and a safe, joyous New … Continue Reading →

Christmas Tree Decorating

People First members came together at the Gateway Community Center to decorate their Christmas Tree.  They did a great job of making the tree look very festive.  The tree is in the main hallway at the Gateway Community Center for all to see.

Painting Classes

Recently, People First completed their third Tipsy Brush painting class with Raette.  They have been fun, educational, and inspiring.  Watching the canvas go from a clean slate to a personal piece of art work is a great experience for those participating and for those of us looking on.  We would like to thank NorthWestern Energy for their generous financial support … Continue Reading →

Fun at the Pumpkin Patch

On Saturday, October 21st, People First and Special Friends spent a few fun hours at Sweet Pickins Pumpkin Patch off of Columbia Falls Stage Road.  We would like to thank Eagle Transit and our wonderful driver, Cheryl, for our safe trip to and from.  A great time was had with the rides, the games, the animals, and of course the … Continue Reading →

People First Art Class

Raette from Tipsy Brush provided a wonderful art class for People First at the Gateway Community Center on Sept. 18th.  This was the first of three classes.  The main objective for this class was to create a color board and learn how to mix colors to get different colors and shades.  These skills will be helpful when they begin their … Continue Reading →

Lighthouse Annual Fall Festival

Special Friends and People First enjoyed a great day at the Lighthouse Annual Fall Festival on Saturday Sept. 16th. There was great music, great food, and a variety of activities to take part in. Folks could ride horses, go for a hay ride, have their face painted, hit a target with a ball and dunk someone in a pool. You … Continue Reading →

Columbia Falls Community Market

Ken and Kathy represented Special Friends Advocacy and People First at the Columbia Falls Community Market on Thursday, September 18th.  The Market is a great gathering place for Columbia Falls.  There is a wonderful selection of produce, fantastic baked goods and artisans have exceptional works for sale.  If you are hungry, there are at least 6 food trucks with menus … Continue Reading →