Kay Schaaf, Director of Nursing and Chip Mintz, PA-C, hold a certificate
from the State of Montana that was recently presented to Prairie Community
Hospital designating the hospital as a Montana Trauma Receiving Facility. The designation came after a 5 year review process was completed ensuring requirements were fulfilled, based on available medical equipment as well as trauma training for PCH staff.
Terry Public Schools will turn red on Friday, February 1, when Terrier fans hold their first “Red Out” in the spirit of raising awareness about heart disease — our nation’s number one killer — while raising donations for the American Heart Association.
Prairie Action League members met January 14, with four members present.
John Epperson and Amelia Ruffi began working together managing
Roy Rogers Dec. 5, 2012, after John took over ownership of the bar
and dining establishment. As John continues to work his full-time job,
which requires travel, Amelia tends to the day-to-day management duties.
Organizers of a January Birthday Bash are inviting everyone in the community to come out January 19 to celebrate a birthday bash — regardless of when your birthday is.
Terry Schools recently received a check for $1,082.40 from Box Tops for Education. The money was deposited into the school’s “Accelerated Reader” account. Funds from this account help purchase reading incentive prizes, bring in visiting authors and artists and help fund the Missoula Children’s Theater.
Those interested in serving on the school board for Terry School District 5 have until March 28, 2013 to file an “Intent to Run” form. Filing has opened for the two seats currently held by Brian Morast and Jason Higgins.
PCH Lab tech Suzanne Thomason demonstrates the process of hematology
analysis where a complete blood count analysis is provided for patients, which monitors platelets, and tests for viral and bacteria infections. About 360 tests were completed at PCH last year, Thomason said, adding, “It’s pretty standard.”
Ag producers and their wives, along with others in the community, were among those attending the annual Winter Series on Thursday, put on by the county extension office. About 50 people attended the classes, which included “Crockpot Revival” and “Mission Organization” as well as livestock talks covering topics like, “Drought on Rangeland,” “Prairie Dog Control,” and “Livestock Water Quality”. The Chamber of Commerce provided the meal following the classes.