Non-profit fair ‘exceeds expectations’

By: CHARLIE DENISON ReporterFriday, May 10, 2019

Elisabeth Martell (left) and Laura Tucek greet community members and fellow non-profit representatives during Thursday’s non-profit fair at Central Feed Grilling Co. 

Photos by Charlie Denison

Public Health Nurse Julie Rooney of the Central Montana Health District introduced “Sting” to the children as she passed out life jackets and insect repellent at the non-profit fair.

Walking from table to table at Central Feed Grilling Co.’s second floor Thursday evening, Russell Epperson could hardly believe it.

His vision of a non-profit fair in Lewistown was before him, and it was better than he could have imagined.

“This is amazing,” he said. “We have 40 non-profits participating and had 42 sign up. There were more who wanted to get involved, too.”

Many came out to check out the non-profits, as well, Epperson added.

“Cars were parked all the way out to Snyder’s Auto,”


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