2007 - 2007

2007 Major Accomplishments

  • “Key Ingredients” concludes in Bigfork.
  • “The Meaning of Service” reading and discussion program with Montana Conservation Corps.
  • Grants include “Governor’s Food and Agriculture Summit,” “Home Ground Radio,” “We’re Making History/Billings’ First 125 Years,” “Beyond Borders and Boundaries: David Thompson and the North American Fur Trade,” and more.
  • One Book Montana is Guy Vanderhaeghe’s The Last Crossing.
  • Governor’s Humanities Award honorees included Rose Marie Aus (Glendive), Marvin Granger (Billings), Eve Malo (Dillon), William Marcus (Missoula), and Johnnie Lockett Thomas (Miles City).
  • Montana Festival of the Book includes Deirdre McNamer, James Lee Burke, Ron Carlson, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Governor Schweitzer, Jag, the inaugural Define-a-thon, Poetry under the Big Sky, and much more.
  • Humanities Montana gets new name, new look, new messages.
  • Public Affairs Initiative: “Can We Talk? Public Discourse in Montana” conference Bozeman.
  • 35th anniversary.