The Flathead County peers participated in the Health Care Reform rally at Senator Baucus’ office on July 2nd. There was a great turnout and everyone felt connected in a common goal. Recent developments show their efforts were successful.
On August 21st Summit hosted a fishing event at the Somers fishing access. MATOR was invited from Missoula to demonstrate an array of outdoor equipment. Pizza was donated by Pizza Hut and Dominos. Everyone had a great time even though the fish were scarce.
On September 2nd the Flathead Peers had lunch at Lake McDonald Lodge and enjoyed a slide show presentation created for the Glacier National Park Centennial celebration. The peers offered some suggestions on how to make the slide show more accessible.
The YODA youth group has been brainstorming transportation issues and what changes they might advocate for to make the system better meet their needs. They have also explored ways to be more independent using the existing bus system. They have plans to hike the rails-to-trails on Oct 4th.
A Work Incentives Seminar event (WISE) was held in July. Flo explained what work incentives are available for people receiving Social Security benefits. Work incentives can help you return to work full or part-time by providing an easy financial transition. If you need help understanding how work can affect your benefits, contact Flo at 257-0048.
Part two of The Four Deuces murder mystery is planned for November 7th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. The scene is set in the Roaring 20’s; New Years Eve at A Speakeasy run by an Italian family. The “family” is a real bunch of Characters. If you want to play a role, call the office as soon as possible. If you don’t want to play a role, you can still come and have a rip-roaring good time.