Tamarack Brewery Community Tap Night to Benefit Special Friends Advocacy

brewery nightThe Tamarack Brewery in Lakeside will be having a Community Tap Night to Benefit Special Friends Advocacy.  The date will be Wednesday, September 13th from 6 to 9pm.  Come and enjoy a wonderful meal, excellent beer and great company, all while contributing to an organization that assists community members with disabilities.  Click on “brewery night” to see a poster … Continue Reading →

Care Farm Challenge Tests People First

It was a warm Saturday morning when everyone arrived for the fourth Care Farm Challenge in the Montana countryside outside Kalispell. Some 100 participants were in shorts and tennis shoes ready to take on the multiple tasks placed before them including a zip line and log drag. Seven or eight People First members rose to the challenge and completed the … Continue Reading →

Summer of fun activities

It’s been quite a summer for People First this year as they not only followed up their day at the Kiwanis Lodge with a trip to McCormick Park in Missoula, but met for an ice cream party at Sweet Peaks in Kalispell. Funds for the party were received in recognition of their booth at the United Way Flathead Gives event … Continue Reading →

Thank You Big Wheels Sponsors and Donors!

This year’s Big Wheels Basketball tournament on April 29th in the Glacier High School gym was an incredible 11 hours of competition. We’ve already heard back from several businesses and individuals in the community that would like to participate next year and keep this wonderful local tradition alive after 31 years. We couldn’t have pulled it off without the help … Continue Reading →

May the 4th Be with You!

This year’s Flathead Gives event will be held at the Gateway Community Center from 6:00 p.m. on May 4th to 6:00 p.m. on May 5th. The People First group will be decorating the Special Friends table in the Star Wars theme, and we hope our support group will stop in to say hello or make a donation online at www.flatheadgives.org … Continue Reading →

Big Wheels Tournament Powerful Community Tradition

After completing 11 hours of competition, the 31st Big Wheels Basketball Tournament crowned the “Mad Dogs” team as champions from the 12 teams who entered. Everyone had a great time and Special Friends greatly appreciates the support of volunteers and local organizations. Several groups expressed an interest in playing next year, so we look forward to continuing this athletic tradition. … Continue Reading →