The Flathead County Peer Advocates provided a Game Night social activity on May 21. Twenty-six people were in attendance and everyone had a great time. There were several game tables with cards or other activities going on at the same time. There was also a Wii Bowling tournament which turned out to be a very popular event. Pizza was generously donated for the event by Pizza Hut and Domino’s Pizza.
Our next social event will be a Rustic Cabin Retreat August 27 and 28 on Flathead Lake near Lakeside. Total cost to attend is $25, including meals and lodging for one night. Activities will include a Yoga class Saturday afternoon, swimming, fishing, hiking, games, socializing, campfire activities, and enjoying relaxing in the lodge by the lake. Registration must be received by August 3. Please call 257-0048 for more information and to register.
A new Men’s Discussion Group is meeting the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the United Way Conference Room at Gateway Community Center. The group is facilitated by Peer Advocate Rick Heitz.
Dianna Kintzler provided Summit services at Homeless Connect in Flathead County on June 16 and 17. There were a large number of consumers in attendance and seven appointments were made for follow-up services with Summit.
Sign language classes have concluded for the year. Informal practice sessions for any skill level have been scheduled for June 28, July 19 and 26 and August 30 at 1:00 p.m. in the United Way Conference room at Gateway Community Center. Continuing Sign Classes will begin September 13. Call 257-0048 to sign up for practice sessions or fall classes.
Flo Kiewel, Flathead County Coordinator