Work-Based Learning Toolkit for Employers

Work-Based Learning Toolkit for Employers

The Montana Work-Based Learning Collaborative, a network of public and private partners working to expand and improve on-the-job learning for Montana students, has released its first Work-Based Learning Toolkit for Employers.

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Master Gardner Class 2023

Master Gardner Class 2023

Level 1 of the Master Gardener program is starting on Wednesdays from February 22nd until April 12th at 6:00 PM in Townsend (location TBD).  This is an eight week gardening course geared towards beginning and intermediate gardeners. 

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Townsend Community Blood Drive

Townsend Community Blood Drive

Billings Clinic is hosting a Townsend Community Blood Drive on March 2nd from 11:30 to 3:00. Someone needs blood every 2 seconds -- HELP US SAVE LIVES! Call for an appointment.

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BCDC is ‘Broadwater Development Corporation’

Our Mission is to Attract, retain and expand businesses in Broadwater County and support infrastructure and beautification efforts. Protect and maintain our heritage.

The BCDC Meetings are open to the public. Join us at our monthly meeting held the 3rd Wednesday of every month at The Lodge of Townsend.

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Broadwater Community Foundation Newsletter for 2022 – 2023 is now available.

Click on Broadwater Community Foundation Newsletter to view the 2022-2023 newsletter

Click on BCF Grant Guidelines and Application to download the 2022-2023 BCF Grant Application.


The January, 2023 Community Connections Newsletter is now available. Click on January, 2023 Community Connections Newsletter to view the newsletter.


Broadwater County Lions Club Hosts Annual Perch Derby

Click on Perch Derby Entry Form to download the entry form.

Click on Perch Derby Rules to download the derby rules.


2023 Broadwater Conservation District Annual Ag Dinner

Ag Dinner Sponsorship



Support The Imagination Library                                   

In Broadwater County

About the Program

The Imagination Library is a partnership between the Broadwater County Social Services Committee (BCSSC) and the Dollywood Foundation. Every child who is enrolled in the program receives a free age-appropriate book every month from birth until the age of 5. It is open to any child residing in Broadwater County.

In 2022, a survey was done with parents in Broadwater County with children currently enrolled in the program or recent graduates. The survey showed the program is already making a big impact in the community in just three years by increasing reading time, improving kindergarten readiness, promoting family bonding and fostering a love for reading. The survey respondents indicated:

  • 9% felt that the Imagination Library has made a positive impact on their family.
  • 8% felt their child’s enthusiasm for books has increased since receiving Imagination Library books.
  • 6% felt they spend more time reading to their child as a result of the Imagination Library.
  • 5% felt that the Imagination Library has helped their child prepare for kindergarten by improving his/her literacy.

BCSSC is raising funds to continue operating the program. The Dolly Parton Foundation covers the administrative cost of the program while the local organization funds the cost of books, postage and mailing. The local cost is $25/child/year. If you should like to sponsor a child to participate in the program or give a general donation, please complete the form below. BCSSC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and all donations are tax deductible. For more information about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library or to enroll, visit

Download the Dolly Parton Imagation Library Donation Form

To register for a Webinar:



Silos Recreation Master Plan

The Citizens Action Group for the Silos Recreation Area has been working with the BOR and the people of Broadwater County and the surrounding region to develop a Master Plan for the Silos Recreation Area.

Click here to view the Silos Master Plan




Townsend School System Information

New Local Employment Opportunities page
under the Economic Development tab
Click Here to view local listings

Business opportunities abound in Townsend

We have a few available business/office spaces available for rent or sale. We also have a few business owners looking to retire from successful/thriving established businesses. Does Townsend fit into your next business decision? Browse our website; see what our area has to offer, visit with our realtors & property managers. Make Townsend your next move. For more information contact

“It’s Time” to come home to Montana

Are you ready for a simpler way of life – a less corporate lifestyle?
Take a look at what our area has to offer.

Recreational Opportunities in and around Townsend

Click Here for a partial listing

A video sampling of what is out our backdoor

Enjoy some more videos

Bobcats & Grizzlies Sports Schedules


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If you own a business in Broadwater County please check your listing for errors, if you are not listed & would like to be, please send us your information. If you find any errors or broken links etc. please notify BCDC. You may contact BCDC with your information at