Briefs August 2 2017

Small Business Development Centers at MCC opening Thursday — Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote will join Miles Community College President Stacy Klippenstein and other southeastern Montana economic development and higher education leaders in Miles City on Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) at MCC. A ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Admissions Office entrance of MCC’s Main Administration Building. The new Miles City Regional SBDC serves Custer, Carter, Dawson, Fallon, Powder River, Prairie, Rosebud, Treasure and Wibaux counties, creating a centralized hub for supporting entrepreneurs. Guest of honor for the ceremony is Linette Silvernail of Wagon Wheelz Cafe, a southeastern Montana SBDC regional success story. To reply for the ceremony, call 841-2747 or email Refreshments will be served.

Hal Steans to present “Some Favorite Indian Stories” at museum — Storyteller Hal Stearns of Helena will present a Montana Conversations program, “Some Favorite Indian Stories,” on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Pioneer Memorial Hall at the Range Riders Museum. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information call the museum at 406-232-9146.

Preseason Band Camp at CCDHS — A Preseason Band Camp for all Custer County District High School Band members will be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 7, 8 and 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each day in the CCDHS Band Room. Participants will be working on Pep Band music for the school year. At 5:30 p.m. each day, the students will have a dinner of hamburgers, hot dogs, sodas and chips.

Fall Athlete/Parent Sports Meeting on Monday — The Fall Athlete/Parent Sports Meeting for athletes who are in Cross Country, Volleyball, Golf, Football, Dance and Cheer will be at 6 p.m. Monday in the Custer County District High School auditorium. The short meeting will cover general policy, rules and expectations of each program by the head coaches and the activity director. Athletes and parents are strongly encouraged to be in attendance.