Entries by ButteExchange

Recipient of Butte Exchange’s Book of Golden Deeds

The Butte Exchange Club presented Mike Kujawa with the Club’s Book of Golden Deeds Award, the highest honor presented by the Club, at their October 17th meeting. The Book of Golden Deeds Award recognizes dedicated community members who contribute countless hours of their time and talents toward improving the lives of people they touch, making their communities better […]

Mining Museum Update

This summer several members of the Club took on the painting of another building at the World Museum of Miming. The small building housing the Telegraph Office was scraped, primed and painted, by Jim Stilwell and Bruce Graving, and this project has been completed for the season. If you are interested in working next season, […]

Lady of the Rockies Trip

On August 23, 2002, a group of 21 Exchange Club Members, spouses and friends visited the Lady of the Rockies Statue on the East Ridge. Prior to heading up to the East Ridge, the group watched a video detailing how the community accomplished this incredible project. At the summit, all were rewarded with spectacular views […]

In Memorium – Larry LaRock and Bob Brooks

The Butte Exchange Club suffered a major loss with the passing this month of long-time members Bob Brooks who passed August 2, 2022 and Larry LaRock, who passed on July 6, 2022.Larry LaRock joined the Butte Exchange Club in 1970 and was a member for 52 years. Bob Brooks joined the club in 1984 and […]

Steak Fry

On a beautiful day in July, more than 50 Exchange Club Members and their guests attended this Exchange Club Steak Fry at the Stodden Park Pavilion. This annual event has been held for decades and is one the Club’s favorite social events! Steaks were grilled by Tom Daniel, Jim Stilwell and John McBride. Ernie Richards […]

Give a Kid a Flag to Wave

Distributing 10,000 flags at the Butte 4th of July Parade is a multi-stage event. On Friday July 1st a dozen or so Exchange Club members assembled at the meeting room at The Springs to unpack and assemble many buckets of flags in preparation for distribution on July 4th. Many hands and many buckets made short […]

Book of Golden Deeds Awarded to Curt Quist

The Golden Deeds Award is given annually by the Exchange Club of Butte to a member of the Butte community who has dedicated significant time and effort to the betterment of the community and its citizens, often with little public recognition. Curt Quist is this year’s recipient of the Book of Golden Deeds. Curt was […]

Wings and Wheels

The Butte Exchange Club played a major role in the annual Wings and Wheels event sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol and held on June 11, 2022 at the Bert Mooney Airport in Butte. The Exchange Club’s role was to serve a complementary Pancake and Sausage Breakfast to the attendees. Voluntary donations to the Civil […]

Installation of Officers and Directors

The Officers for the Butte Exchange Club 2022-2023 were elected and installed on June 7, 2022: Fr. Tom Haffey as Club President, Joann Bracco as President- Elect/1st Vice President, Brad Rixford will be Second Vice President, Linda Corr-Mahugh will be Club Secretary and Ashlea Neill will be the incoming Club Treasurer. Their term of office […]

Annual Highway Cleanup

On May 18th about 10 hearty Butte Exchange Club members braved wind and rain to participate in the Club’s annual liter pick up on Interstate Highway 90. This year the section around the Rocker Interchange was targeted. At the conclusion of the trash collection, and Pat Cooney’s truck was full of trash bags. Following their […]