The Billings Outpost

Deadlines

Friday, July 25

is the last day to:

•Comment on proposed new rules that outline how to establish and offer a voluntary wolf management stamp for anyone to make a donation to Montana’s wolf management program. The proposed rules would direct Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to make available for sale a $20 wolf stamp and would define how the donations would be allocated. Comment at fwp.mt.gov by clicking Public Notices or write to: Wolf Stamp Comments; Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks; Communication Education Division; P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701. Comments also may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxed to (406) 444-4952.

•Comment on a rule governing Hunters Against Hunger, a program that allows anyone purchasing a Montana hunting license to also make an on-the-spot donation. The rule is aimed at selecting a nonprofit group to dispense cash contributions to authorized nonprofit groups, like food banks, to help pay for butchering and distribution of game. Comment at fwp.mt.gov by clicking Public Notices or write to: Hunters Against Hunger Rule; Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks; Licensing; P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701. Comments also may be faxed to (406) 444-3707.

Thursday, July 31

is the last day to:

•Donate to the National Suit Drive, a month-long initiative that encourages donations of gently used suits and professional attire. Clothing collected from the drive will be distributed to the Human Resources Development Council and more than 180 other local nonprofit organizations that provide skills and training to unemployed and underemployed men in the Billings area and across the United States. Men’s Wearhouse, 2350 King Ave. W.

Friday, August 1

is the last day to:

•Nominate candidates for the Philip N. Fortin Humanitarian Award, which is bestowed by the Billings Family YMCA in recognition of a lifetime of distinguished volunteer, civic and professional achievement that has improved the quality of life within the community. “We would like the community to help us recognize people who have impacted the lives of citizens in Billings, whether through leadership, philanthropy or community involvement,” said YMCA Chief Executive Officer Tina Postel. Nomination forms are available at www.billingsymca.org. Submit by 5 p.m. with at least one letter of support from another party.

•Register for $25 for the 2014 Montana Property Rights Conference, which will be held in Billings on Aug. 14-15. The event features nationally recognized speakers and Montana experts in a number of areas, including sage grouse, public-private land transfers, bison and the Flathead Water Compact. The event is free to elected officials and students. For details, visit www.MontanaPropertyRightsConference.com.

Sunday, August 10

is the last day to:

See “Art with a Blue Background,” an exhibition of works by John Pollock, a retired art professor and acclaimed kite maker. Yellowstone Art Museum.

Wednesday, September 24

is the last day to:

Visit the Western Sustainability Exchange’s Livingston Farmers Market this season. Locally grown produce and meat, baked goods, prepared foods, beer and handmade arts, crafts and jewelry are available, along with music. 4:30-7:30 p.m., Sacajawea Park Band Shell. For information, go to www.westernsustainabilityexchange.org/livingston-farmers-market/.

 

 

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