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Expressing appreciation to donors who help YWCA-Billings achieve its mission of saving and changes lives, the 105-year old organization hosted a patio party on Sept. 25 at YWCA headquarters. Honored guests included many past board members and Margaret Ping whose leadership and support of the YWCA Billings dates back to the 1960s. Over a span of 35 years, Ping also served YWCAs in other U.S. cities and internationally in Peru and Mexico.
Antiques to Modern, and Anything in Between...
That has been Jeff Richardson's motto since 1995 the year he founded "People's Choice Repair & Refinishing," a small and efficient business dedicated to the restoration of furniture, both for residential and commercial needs.
Curling is one of the fastest growing sports in the US, and not to be left out, Billings now has its own curling club – The Billings Curling Club – and founder, Darryl Sobering is seeking enough participants to field two leagues.
To introduce locals to the sport Sobering is holding two clinics on Oct. 13 and 14 at Centennial Arena . Growing up near Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, Sobering has curled since the age of ten. Now a businessman in Billings, Sobering was missing the sport which he said is sort of like golf only more social.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced its 2012-2013 Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Greg Kohn, Rocky Mountain College, is the new Board Chair. The 2012-2013 Executive Committee includes: Kohn, Karen Fagg of H-B Property Montana – Chair Elect, Chair of Business Advocacy ; Ron Yates of Eide Bailly – Treasurer; Chair of the Finance Committee; David Irion of St. Vincent Healthcare – Immediate Past Chair; Ginny Hart of Bighorn Resort – Chair of the Convention & Visitors Bureau;Butch Bratsky of Stockman Bank–Chairof Member Development; and John Brewer, President/CEO Billings Chamber/ CVB
Dozens of local builders, contractors and suppliers will join Image Builders to build a house valued at over $400,000 to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A groundbreaking was held in Ironwood Estates, on Aug. 28, on a lot donated by Wells Brothers. The house will be the second St. Jude Dream Home to be raffled in Billings.
Representatives of Image Builders, KTVQ, Benedetti Media Group, Cellular Plus, St. Jude Dream Home Chair Wayne Nelson, and local St. Jude patient James Buchanan and family were all in attendance for the momentous occasion.
"Very aromatic," in Spanish, that is! That's the first thing you'll encounter when you visit Gina's Kitchen at the corner of Hallowell and State Avenue, in Billings, owned by Don and Gina Boespflug of Billings.
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