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 →
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 →
A group of twenty members from People First along with Kim and Janet Davis, Joe Muri, and Mike Kofford enjoyed a BBQ and swim on Bitterroot Lake last Saturday. Members from the Kalispell Kiwanis Club welcomed the group with hot dogs and hamburgers, then treated everyone to a pontoon boat tour. Kim and Kimmie talk about the beautiful day (pictured). … Continue Reading →
After a very successful Valentine’s Day project with Art Club students at Flathead High, People First has been invited by teacher Sara Nelson to return in April to work on a new project for Easter. The projects are part of a yearly goal to increase community service as People First has worked with staff at the Heritage Place Retirement Center to … Continue Reading →
The Flathead High School Art Club was well prepared as People First members arrived in room 130 on Thursday afternoon. Each attendee painted a Valentine’s themed watercolor that they placed inside a card with a personal message from the artist that will be presented to seniors at the Heritage Place retirement center on Valentine’s Day. Everyone had a great time … Continue Reading →
Officer Jordan Venezio from the Kalispell Police Department spoke with People First about social media safety this week. One of the top pieces of advice he gave members with cell phones was to turn off the location setting before taking or posting any photos. Everyone learned some smart precautions from the officer’s PowerPoint presentation.
Tuesday, December 27th was the last tour of the year for seeing Kalispell’s Christmas lights by trolley. Some of the displays were truly amazing featuring trees, painted figures and character displays featuring Peanuts cartoon personalities and Santa at the North Pole. The People First folks in attendance enjoyed socializing while seeing a broad array of lights. Some of the back … Continue Reading →
The conference room at the Gateway Community Center was filled with gifts and cheer on Thursday as nineteen members from People First assembled to celebrate the holiday season. A buffet featuring a wide array of sandwich and cookie choices greeted the members as they chatted while listening to Christmas music. The highlight for the event came when everyone drew a … Continue Reading →