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Welcome to our Club!

We meet Wednesdays at 6:00 PM
Simkins Hallin Room above Rocks
33 Lone Peak Drive
Big Sky, MT 59716
United States of America
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Club Executives & Directors
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Treasurer
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Upcoming Events
Speakers
Dustin Tetrault- Deputy Fire Chief Big Sky
Jun 03, 2020 6:15 PM
How to make your house safe during fire season
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May is Youth Services Month when Rotary Clubs of the world give special emphasis to programs which serve children and young people.
It's time to sponsor programs for Interact/Rotaract Clubs and awareness campaigns about the problems and needs for survival of future generations.
We are now hosting Speakers Live and Online starting with Dr. Dustin Shipman, on April 22nd at 6:15PM for a 20 minute presentation.
 
 
 
 
 
"As the recipient of last year's scholarship, I figured you guys would want an update on my educational status!  I am still enrolled in the Montana State University Honors College pursuing my degree in microbiology on the pre-veterinary medicine track.  My freshman year was a whirlwind of activity. I greatly enjoyed my classes pertaining to biology and animal science; I did not enjoy the chemistry and calculus quite as much, but they were character builders and I saw myself improve.  Besides my classwork, I was involved heavily in Korean Club (I achieved fluency in the Korean language in February) as well as in Intervarsity, a fantastic Christian organization that does amazing things on campus.  Thanks to your scholarship, I was able to spend more time on both my classes and my extracurricular activities and less time worrying about my financial status.  Thank you so much for your generosity; it means the world to me!
Hope you are all staying healthy and happy!
 
Thank you again for your support,"
Alexine Liddle

Big Sky Rotary is now offering a 2020 Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. The deadline is April 30th. Please share the information with any Big Sky resident attending college or a vocational post-high school program.

 

The Christmas Giving Tree was a huge success this year thanks to our generous Big Sky Community Donors. A record number of 63 children received "The Gift of their Dreams" thanks to you!
 
The Rotary Club of Big Sky has donated to design and construct an Education Center in the new Community Center called BASE. The Education Center will feature descriptions and displays of environmentally beneficial design, technology and building operating practices utilized at BASE and encourage visitors to incorporate the same where they live, work and play.

Pictured are club President Laura Seyfang handing a check to Ciara Wolf, CEO of BSCO, with Big Sky Rotarians.
We currently have over 65 requests from Children for gifts and the requests keep coming in!  Please help a Child's Dream come true this Christmas and select a few 'Angels' from the Christmas Giving Tree located in the Post Office.
Santa is Getting Ready for the Annual Christmas Giving Tree!

 

 

Big Sky Rotary has sponsored four high school age Campers to go to Rotary Youth Leadership Camp in 2019. The Camper's told stories of their leadership training and the social growth they experienced...we are honored to know such fine young community members!
Big Sky Rotarians are helping preserve our lovely Big Sky Community Park by staining/preserving the Maintenance Building, staining picnic tables, and the decks around the Quanset Huts!
At The Big Sky Farmers Market on Wednesdays, vendors are using compostable food and beverage containers and composting! Please keep our community beautiful by using the Big Sky Rotary blue recycling bins (which are also used at the Music in the Mountains events)!
This project results from Big Sky Rotary partnering with the Town Center, Roxy’s, the Arts Council and YesComposting.
Big Sky Rotary and Gallatin River Task Force are a team to keep single use plastics from polluting our beautiful community and rivers, by offering free water and reusable bottles at the PBR.
"It was one of those beautiful spring mornings when you can almost see ice crystals on what appears to be a clear road. I had already experienced some instability on corners and driving over the first bridge while heading north towards Bozeman on 191 to my son’s track meet; but the driver coming from Bozeman was hitting his first the river crossing at the Lava Lake pull out. Both he and the car behind him were completely out of control on the bridge as I approached. The southbound truck collided with me head-on, completely crushing the entire driver’s side of my Suburban and setting off airbags in both vehicles. I remember climbing out of the car on the passenger side in a confused state. There was airbag dust everywhere that looked like smoke and a man yelling at me from the other side of the highway. His concern was whether we were all okay, and it appeared we were. His next concern was that we were in an extremely dangerous place, out of view of oncoming traffic and just across an icy bridge. I was unable to find my phone through the smoke and dust and was worried about my dog who was also missing. The people in the truck that hit me had yet to get out of their vehicle (they said they were okay, but seemed confused). I yelled to the man across the highway to please call 911. His reply threw me: ‘There’s no cell service here, ma’am!’  As a Big Sky resident, of course I knew there wasn’t service, but I had never thought about actually being in this situation in the canyon. It was then that I saw the Emergency Call Box literally across the highway. I can’t tell you my relief when I picked it up and immediately was speaking to an actual person who explained that help was on the way." 
 
"You never think you will be the one feeling helpless and stranded without cell service or help in the middle of the canyon. But it can happen. I am so very grateful for the Call Box near Lava Lake - I can’t tell you! I had told a local who passed by to please call my husband when they got to cell service, but the delay was excruciating. The emergency crew and sheriff were there so quickly due to the Call Box.  I feel like this definitely helped eliminate further accidents that icy morning. Thank you so much, Rotary Club, for proactively taking on this project and making a dangerous drive a little less stressful for us all!"
 
Jill Bough

 
Big Sky Rotary has installed a New Call Box at Taylor Fork! Our Number One Priority is the Safety and Wellness of our fellow community members! (Especially when your cell phone doesn't work!)
"I did the four day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu; look what I found when I arrived!"

The Big Sky Rotary Club is thrilled to announce that Alexine Liddle is the recipient of the 2019 George Macdonald Scholarship! She has lived in Big Sky for fourteen years and was a homeschooled student. She has been accepted into the Montana State University Honors College and plans to study pre-veterinary medicine this fall. She has been a ski instructor at Big Sky Resort for three seasons and also works part time as a head cashier at Ace Hardware. She has been a volunteer for the horsemanship program at Eagle Mount and also volunteered at the Choteau veterinary clinic during the summer of 2016. She attended RYLA camp through the Bozeman Rotary Club. Congratulations Alexine!

Welcome to our Club!

We meet Wednesdays at 6:00 PM
Simkins Hallin Room above Rocks
33 Lone Peak Drive
Big Sky, MT 59716
United States of America
BulletinListUrl
Mail: PO Box 160473, Big Sky, MT 59716-0473