Roundup Memorial Health Fair

Each year, Roundup Memorial Healthcare hosts a community health fair in Roundup, MT to promote healthy eating, physical activity, health services, and other local health and wellness resources. The event is sponsored by Roundup Memorial Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana. The mission of Roundup Memorial Healthcare is to deliver safe, patient-centered care […]

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American Cancer Society: Relay for Life

    Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it’s time to take action against cancer. Relay is a team fundraising event where team members take […]

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Lifestyle Balance (LSB) Diabetes Prevention Program

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the United States has increased from 1.5 million in 1958 to 21 million people in 2012  (DPHHS, 2018). In the state of Montana there are currently about 65,000 adults diagnosed with diabetes. The percent of Montanans diagnosed with diabetes continues to increase over the years.  Data based […]

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Bike for Shelter

Watson Children’s Shelter along with the event’s premier sponsor, Montana Rail Link, are so excited to be celebrating 18 years of Bike for Shelter on Saturday, May 19, 2018! The event takes place at the Community Medical Center campus and in front of their home in the historic Fort Missoula area. Bike for Shelter is […]

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Shape Up Montana

Shape Up Montana February 1 – May 1, 2018 Registration Begins January 1, 2018 Ready to get back into shape after the holidays? The Shape Up Montana program is a team wellness program where teams, made up of friends, family members, coworkers, etc. can compete against other teams across the state of Montana. In the […]

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Granite County Medical Foundation Wellness Talks

Posted on May 15, 2017 The mission statement of the Granite County Medical Foundation(GCMF) is to provide support to the Hospital District and to improve the lives of their community residents and patients through philanthropic efforts. The Foundation’s fundraising efforts are intended to advance excellence in Granite County’s health care services and health education by […]

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Suicide Prevention Community Training

Suicide persists as a major public health problem in Montana. Montana has been at or near the top in the nation for the rate of suicide for nearly four decades. In the past ten years (2005-2014), the crude rate of suicide in Montana is 22.33 per 100,000 people (the national rate during that period is 12.22 per 100,000). […]

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Youth Mental Health First Aid-Big Sky, MT

In the most recent survey, approximately 37,000 adult Montanans (4.9% of all adults) per year had a serious mental illness. That percentage is similar to the national percentage. Montana’s percentage of mental health treatment of adults with any mental health illness was higher than the national percentage. Approximately 75,00 adult Montanans received mental health treatment or counseling. […]

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NA @ 10K Meeting

The use of narcotics is a significant problem that many Montanans are faced with. Whether it is alcohol, meth, or anything in between, many Montanans struggle every day to cope with their addition and actively seek help doing so. In the most recent survey, 10.77 percent of Montanans reported using illicit drugs in the past […]

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Fourth of July Races

Get out and get active this Fourth of July in Montana! With races all over the state, there is no reason not to participate and work off some of those calories the holiday usually brings! Besides 5Ks, there are a variety of shorter and longer races to partake in! See the list below. Let Freedom […]

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Run a 5k on Turkey Day!

Running or walking a 5k race on Thanksgiving Day has become increasingly popular in recent years for a number of great reasons: These races are typically tied to a charitable cause Often people will wear fun a festive costumes Sometimes the organizers give out turkeys and pies to top finishers And perhaps the most tantalizing draw to […]

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Montana Association for the Blind

  Promoting the economic self-sufficiency of blind Montanans The Montana Association for the Blind (MAB) is a statewide, nonprofit, self-help, consumer organization. The MAB was founded by blind and visually impaired Montanans and their friends in 1946. The Association works to better the lives of blind and visually impaired Montanans with their summer training program, […]

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