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 By Sharon Kindle    News    November 30, 2022 

In December, Pearl Harbor Shadows All

Before we launch into Pearl Harbor, we must visit the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), who celebrates its birthday on December 1, of each year. Cadets range in ages from 12-20 with older members who are 18 and older. CAP missions include support of Red Cross...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    November 2, 2022

November Remembered for Veterans Day

1996 marked the first observance of National Veteran and Military Families Month acknowledging the great sacrifices military families make to ensure the nation's freedom. Long separations, at times, both parents are enlisted; there are frequent...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    October 12, 2022

Have You Ever Tasted Stone Soup?

Come on down to the Malta Senior Center Saturday, October 22, and let your taste buds take you on an experience of yore. The free-will donations will go towards the awning over the front door. Dolly Parton, whom many people enjoy listening to her...

 

Continuing Education Scholarship Offered by VFW

This scholarship has a few twists and turns to meet for qualification in earning the scholarship. This can be used for college or at a vocational level. To be eligible, one must be 18 years or older and MUST be one of the following: -Current VFW...

 

Voice of Democracy Contest theme: "Why is the Veteran Important"

The VOICE OF DEMOCRACY is open to all grades 9-12 and this includes homeschoolers. The theme for 2022 is “WHY IS THE VETERAN IMPORTANT?” To preface your recorded entry, think about what is going on in the United States and overseas where our...

 

Saturday is Indian Taco Day at the Senior Center

Saturday, September 17, 2022, will feature an Indian Taco dinner at the Malta Senior Center at 110 St W. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. with a free-will offering going towards the center’s new entryway and construction of an...

 

VFW POST 4067 Offering Two Art Contests

To all the aspiring artists in the county grades 9-12, VFW Post 4067 is offering two art contests for you. These two contests, Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest and 3-Dimensional Art are open to grades 9-12 to all county school students,...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    August 31, 2022

September is a Busy Military Month

The full month of September is considered National Suicide Prevention Month and is joined by National Service Dog Awareness Month. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide is the leading cause of death in the United States. The S...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    August 31, 2022

VFW Post 4067 has Essay Contest

Malta VFW Post 4067 is distributing information to area schools pertaining to the Patriots Pen contest. The theme for 2022 is “MY PLEDGE TO OUR VETERANS”, and is open to all 6, 7, and 8 grades county wide. Entries should be no longer than 300-400...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    May 11, 2022

Northwest Farm Credit Services awards $3000 grant to Malta Senior Citizens for remodel of front door of center

Whitney Grant, Glasgow Farm Credit Services, was in Malta May 6, 2022, to award a $3000 check to the local members of the center. Other Farm Credit personnel assisting the group with the grant were...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    April 20, 2022

Soup is Back at Senior Center!

Malta Senior Center will be serving a wide variety of soups, breads and desserts on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 11:30 through 1 p.m. You’re welcome to come at 11:00 for coffee and fellowship. All-time favorites will be chili, chicken noodle, h...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    March 30, 2022

March 29, 1975, Marked End of Vietnam War

The Vietnam War ended March 25, 1975, however, it lingers in so many peoples' minds as a bitter lonely experience and with little for support and respect for our soldiers upon returning back to U. S....

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    February 9, 2022

President's Day, More than just a Holiday

The first president, George Washington, and the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, had several similarities: they both wanted to free the slaves; their fathers passed on while the future presidents were quite young; their education was limited to three...

 

VFW Auxiliary has Programs for Youth

VFW Auxiliary is offering contests for grades 6-12. Patriot Pen is for grades 6-8 and is offered to any student in those grades. They must be enrolled in a public, private or parochial school or home study program in the U.S. and its territories....

 

Remembering 9/11: Vigil at 7 p.m. on Saturday

Where were you when the Twin Towers fell 20 years ago? What were you doing right then? What were your thoughts? It was a tragic event in the lives of Americans where once it was thought our soil was sacred beyond the enemy’s reach. Little did we...

 

Senior News for February 10, 2021

The members of Malta Senior Center are planning a St. Paddy’s soup dinner in March if circumstances allow. The center hasn’t had a dinner since last March when it hosted the Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner amid a spring snow storm. It was...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    January 6, 2021

Senior News for January 6, 2021

The Malta Senior Citizens will hold their annual meeting Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the center. Dues of $15.00 are due and necessary for voting privileges. Three director positions, each three year terms, are up: Margaret Leader, who...

 

Cards are back on the table at Senior Center

Finally, after many cancellations and delays due to illnesses among the Senior Citizen members and others, three lucky names were drawn for the three ANYTHING GOES baskets. First place went to Clair Waters; second to Tom Golick, and third to Sharon...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    October 28, 2020

Seniors meeting changed to November, Bingo off until Jan.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the October 21, 2020 meeting of the Malta Senior Citizens was cancelled and has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 18, at 9 a.m. at the Senior Center. The basket drawing will take place at that time. Also,...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    March 4, 2020

Fifth Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Saturday March 14, 2020, the Malta Senior Center will host their fifth annual Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. This was our Vice President Leonard Leader’s idea and has become a popular spring event. The festivities...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    January 8, 2020

The senior citizens were lit

Because of the generosity of the community, the Malta Senior Center is continuing to update the facilities. The latest is LED lights on the exterior replacing the dated 1960 era fixtures. We also...

 

Hey! It's 'Soup Time'

As the leaves turn and begin to fall it signals SOUP TIME!! at the Malta Senior Center, Saturday, November 16, from 11:30-1:30. Many varieties will fill the air with delightful aromas and delicious desserts to round out the fall meal. Some soups...

 

'What Makes America Great' essay contest

“What Makes America Great” is the theme for the 2019-2020 year for two programs offered by the VFW Post 4067, which could result in prize money and recognition for a student entering the contests. The Voice of Democracy “was started by the...

 

Taco Time at the Malta Senior Center

You heard right, it’s TACO TIME at the Malta Senior Center, Saturday September 21, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., with a free will offering to continue to raise monies for the window installation. The group is offering fry bread for tacos or soft...

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    August 21, 2019

Malta Senior Center celebrates 50th

Approximately 75 people passed through the Malta Senior Center to celebrate it’s 50th anniversary. Table flowers were provided by Sharon Miller of the Dirt Daubers. Next event is the Annual Indian...

 

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