Fun Run 15 “Giving for Good” helping activities

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The 15th Fun Run for Charities will be Saturday, Sept. 1, starting at 9 a.m. at Red Lodge Lions Park. To sign up for this year’s event entitled “Giving for Good” and make a contribution to your favorite organization/s drop by the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation at 122 Hauser Ave. S., or calling

(406) 446-2820, or go online at www.redlodgefunrun.org.

Red Lodge has a number of nonprofit, volunteer organizations making a significant impact in the community. Sixty-one of these organizations depend in large part upon donations made through the Annual Fun Run for Charities.

Resilient Community: Charitable organizations grow communities and teach us the value and reward of teamwork. Nonprofits dare us to dream and make the impossible their mission and inspire us to be better people. Beartooth Front Community Forum seeks to preserve and enhance the quality of life along the Beartooth Front through civic dialogue at annual Public Forums. Carbon County Resource Council promotes the responsible use of natural resources and works on finding solutions to problems that affect our unique quality of life. Eagle Mount Billings enhances the lives of individuals with disabilities through recreation and creates opportunities for participants to "embrace life without limits." Mountain Bluebells Preschool and Nursery Center provides early childhood education and care while fostering creativity, honoring the uniqueness of each child, and building a strong foundation for future academics. Red Lodge Proud and Beautiful is dedicated to enhancing the downtown corridor. Donations it receives through the Fun Run go toward the beautiful flower baskets on Broadway. REWIND (Recycle Electronic Waste Into New Devices) promotes and facilitates the recycling of electronic waste, primarily through hosting an annual recycling event. Funds raised are used to defray costs of collecting and transporting the recyclables to a certified electronic recycler. Roberts Community Foundation invests in its schools and students, partners with the school and residents on a community garden, enhances curb appeal, works on a senior transportation system, and collaborates on developing housing.

Sally Martin Match Fund: If you are not able to decide where to donate your money, please remember to consider the option of making a donation to the match fund which benefits all 61 charities.

Upcoming Events

  • Monday, November 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The Carbon County News

Street Address:

11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 970, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Phone: 406-446-2222

Fax: 406-446-2225

Toll-Free: 800-735-8843

Open: Monday-Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.