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About Fergus County Council on Aging
Fergus County Council on Aging provides a wide variety of programs to senior citizens in Fergus County. Primary services include meal services, transportation services and the operation of their second-hand store, The Treasure Depot.
Many of these services are provided by a large pool of volunteers who help the center run efficiently. If you have extra time and are interested, volunteers are always needed. Please contact the office for more information.
With over 45,000 individual contacts annually, FCCOA serves over 13,000 lunch meals through their Dining Room program and over 15,000 home delivered meals per year. The kitchen is overseen by Ted Reppe, Kitchen Manager.
The Central Montana Shuttle provides over 24,500 yearly rides within Fergus County. Over 900 weekly rides to Billings and Great Falls are provided, with 2 buses running to and from on given days. This service is open to the transit-dependent public, with rides tailored to the needs of the passengers.
The Treasure Depot second-hand store is staffed by approximately 20 volunteers and provides for the collection and distribution of clothing, household items, books, toys and collectibles. It helps many people in the Lewistown area, and is a valuable funding source for FCCOA.
Fergus County Council on Aging is overseen by a 10-member board. Board members are Denise Seilstad, Chair; , Pam DeRosier, Vice Chair; Bobbie Atchison, Secretary/ Treasurer; Sandy Thompson, Community Representative; Ross Butcher, County Commissioner; Betty Light, Mary Jo Crook, Lynne Morrison and Carol Woolsey. Past board member, Bob Eckhardt is pictured above.
The organization currently employs 6 staff members. Dale Pfau serves as Excecutive Director; Kim Haynes, Personal Services Manager; Nancy Fry-Moline, Transportation Manager; Kelsey Sweeney, Fiscal Manager; Ted Reppe, Kitchen Manager; and Raha Sovereign, Office Manager.
Over 100 volunteers serve FCCOA in many ways. From front desk to kitchen and meal service to staffing the Treasure Depot, the volunteers help to keep the organization running smoothly.
For more information on any of the programs or volunteer positions, please contact the Fergus County Council on Aging at 406-535-7486.
Dining Room Lunch
Central Montana Shuttle
Weekly on Tuesday
Great Falls Shuttle
Weekly on Thursday