Author Archives: Allison Smeltz

FVCC Offers Fundraising Series for Nonprofits

Flathead Valley Community College presents Fund Development: Fundraising for the Nonprofit Professional, an eight-part series on building fundraising skills, this month on the college’s Kalispell campus.   Designed for Flathead County nonprofits in response to survey results, participants will learn …

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FVCC Foundation Presents Claws for Celebration Clambake

Festival of Flavors Event to Raise Funds for Student Scholarships   Now in its eighth season, the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation’s Festival of Flavors will continue July 8 at 6 p.m. with Claws for Celebration, a New England-style clambake, …

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FVCC and UM Partnership Brings Elementary Education Bachelor’s Degree to Kalispell

Applications Due July 15   Kalispell –Flathead Valley residents now have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from the University of Montana without having to leave the Flathead Valley.   Through the partnership, UM will …

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FVCC English Professor Publishes Sixth Book of Poems

FVCC English Professor Lowell Jaeger has published his sixth full-length collection of original poems titled “Driving the Back Road Home.”   Jaeger’s approach to this collection was simple. He focused on the theme of writing about day-to-day ordinary things and …

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FVCC Announces Spring 2015 Dean’s List

Kalispell, Mont.— Flathead Valley Community College officials have announced the names of students who made Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester. The following students are listed in alphabetical order by their home communities and have completed a minimum of …

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FVCC Launches Montana’s First Brewing Science and Brewery Operations Program

This fall, Flathead Valley Community College will introduce Montana’s first brewing science and brewery operations program to prepare individuals for entry-level careers in the rapidly-growing craft beer industry. With only a handful of these programs taught in the nation, FVCC’s program …

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“406 Hospitality” Customer Service Training Comes to Kalispell and Bigfork

Kalispell and Bigfork, Mont. — Representatives of local  convenience stores, lodging properties, visitor information centers, museums, outfitters, restaurants and any businesses greeting visitors to the area are invited to attend the new “406 Hospitality” customer service seminar. Business owners, managers, …

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Big Night 5 to Raise Scholarship Funds for FVCC Semester in Venice Program

The Flathead Valley Community College Art Department will present Big Night 5, an event to raise funds for student scholarships for its eighth annual Semester in Venice program, June 5.   The evening will include an Italian-inspired feast created by …

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FVCC to Pin Practical Nursing Grads

Flathead Valley Community College will honor its eighth class of practical nursing graduates during a traditional pinning ceremony at the college May 15. The following 20 graduates will receive their practical nursing pins:   Jennifer Anderson of Columbia Falls; Mandy …

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Next FVCC Book Club to Discuss “Suspect”

The Flathead Valley Community College Book Club will meet May 21 to discuss the novel “Suspect” by Robert Crais.   Open to the public, the group meets monthly to discuss selected novels. The only cost involved is the purchase of …

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