Community briefs: Paint the Town Pink; Carroll College events; scholarships available

Paint the Town Pink celebration is Saturday

Florence Crittenton’s annual gala fundraising event — Paint the Town Pink will be held on Saturday Feb. 11, at the Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds in the Exhibition Hall and begins at 5 p.m. with the formal program beginning at 7.

The event, celebrating its 20th year, provides an opportunity to support Florence Crittenton’s life-changing programs for families with young children.

Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, cocktails, live and silent auctions, raffles, music and dancing with Ten Years Gone.

This year’s auction includes a trip to Walla Walla full of private winery tours and tasting, a beach vacation in Maui, a private pool party in Helena, classic Eaton Turner jewelry, and an exclusive golf tour across Montana.

All proceeds support the general operating expenses involved in running Florence Crittenton’s programs including residential treatment programs for mothers and their children, early childhood education and community-based programs.

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