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Friday, May 16, 2003

Local events - City-County Library Board at noon at Parmly Billings Library

- Heartsaver CPR class 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Boulder Room, St. Vincent Healthcare, $40, registration required, call 238-6182

- Garage sale to benefit Billings Community Center 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 360 N. 23rd St.

Road work to cause some delays Yellowstone County Public Works is scheduling an overlay project on the Chicago and Frey Roads for Monday through Thursday.

The project will go forward if weather permits. Flagmen and detours will be in place, and drivers should expect delays. Alternative routes should be taken.

Construction of new storm-drain improvements on Hallowell Lane will begin on Monday.

Work on State Avenue will take one week. Work on the balance of the project to Clevenger Avenue will taken an additional eight to 10 weeks.

Traffic on State Avenue will be channeled and flagged through the work zone. Traffic detour signs will be posted.

Traffic north of State Avenue on Second Avenue North will be limited to local traffic only for one week and will not be allowed to access State Avenue during the construction period.

Traffic south of State Avenue on Hallowell Lane will be limited to local traffic only.

Detours will be posted at State Avenue for southbound traffic and at Vaughn Avenue for northbound traffic.

Golf tournament to be held for charity ANACONDA — A May 31 golf tournament will raise money for lobbying activities to advocate for services for abused and neglected children, the elderly and the mentally ill.

The Social Wacker Professional Challenge Cup and Golf Tournament starts at noon at Old Works Golf Course and raises funds for the Montana Chapter National Association of Social Workers.

Golfers will be grouped by occupation on four-person teams, such as four lawyers, four artists, four police officers, four homemakers, etc.

For the tournament schedule and registration, log on to or call 431-7416.

Talk to cover Montana missiles Bill Sulzman, director of Citizens for Peace in Space, will talk about how missiles in Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota function in the nation's worldwide aerospace battlefield system and its role in U.S. military actions.

Sulzman will speak at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 2032 Central Ave.

The talk is titled "The U.S. Military Kill Chain: The Aerospace Battlefield and Montana's 200 Minuteman III Missiles as Weapons of Mass Destruction."

His appearance is sponsored by Billings Peace Seekers and the Montana Peace Seekers Network.

Sulzman has spent the past 34 years as a full-time peace activist, and his organization, Citizens for Peace in Space, is a local chapter of the War Resisters League and represents the Global Network against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.