Profile of the Week: Strong Women

Strong Women

The primary objective of the StrongWomen™ Program is to help communities nationwide to implement safe and  effective strength training programs for midlife and older women. Women begin to show decline in muscle mass beginning at age 30 and if this condition is not reversed, women will have reduced strength and other severe consequences as they age. Women need […]


Sanders County BackPack Program

Providing child-friendly, nutritious food during the weekends and holiday breaks for children battling chronic hunger In February 2010 Thompson Falls Elementary in conjunction with the Sanders County Health Department, Montana Food Bank Network, and the Rural Health Initiative Incubator Program launched the Backpack Program for their students. The premise of this program is to provide […]


Sanders County Backpack Program

The Sanders County Backpack Program was designed to help improve the health & welfare of the county’s children. Sanders County is 2,790 square miles with about 1/3 of the county being on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The county holds an unemployment rate of 15.2%, which is the 2nd highest in the state of Montana. The […]