Terrific News Tuesday

Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up. – Rachel Corrie

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Military Retirees & Montana
  • Special U.S. House Election
  • National EMS Week
  • Quality Life Concepts Desperados
  • On the Road

Military Retirees & Montana:

The good news is that Montana is ranked the second best state for military retirees by WalletHub, a personal finance website. WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three key dimensions: 1) Economic Environment, 2) Quality of Life and 3) Health Care.

See how your state ranks HERE.

Special U.S. House Election:

The good news is that here in Montana the endless campaign commercials and phone calls will soon be coming to an end. The special U.S. House election is this Thursday. One other piece of good news is that Montana will once again have a representative in the U.S. House.

If you need to find out about voting in this election, click HERE.

National EMS Week:

Just a reminder that this week, May 21-27, is the 43rd annual National EMS week. The Emergency Medical Services personnel do important work in communities all across the United States. (NAEMT)

Thanks to all those professionals who are there for us in our time of need.

Quality Life Concepts Desperados:

The Great Falls Tribune’s Scott Mansch has written a great story about Quality Life Concepts (QLC) which is the largest Montana-based provider of developmental disability services. QLC serves children and adults with special needs.

The QLC staff and their clients together have fielded a co-ed softball team this year called the Desperados. Check out the inspiring story about the Desperados HERE.

Go Desperados!

On the Road:

This story recently aired on the CBS Evening News segment, On the Road with Steve Hartman…

Ginger Sprouse used to yell out of her car window at homeless people and tell them to get a job. She decided she did not like that about herself so about a year ago she decided to change.

So she approached a man she saw often on her way to work. Things soon changed for Ginger Sprouse and for the homeless man named Victor Hubbard.

Read about their story HERE.

 

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One thought on “Terrific News Tuesday

  1. Latest poll seems to give Gianforte a 48% chance of winning. That seems to match the 48% he got in his race for Governor, which he lost. GG seems to have made no effort to court the Moderate Republicans who went so heavily for Attorney General Fox. With that block of voters, Fox won big with 78% of the vote.

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