Active Arts Club
We are an organization that promotes cultural interests in the community and to have our members participate in art-related activities. We are constant supporters of Fine Arts in our community
Membership is limited to 20 women, with new members nominated from current members
Events: Missoula Children's Theater, Art Shows, Art Class for Adults & Children, rummage sale to fundraise, music concerts
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month during the school year; located at Growing Small Towns building, member homes, travel for special events
Lori Hayenga - President (2021-2022)
Bear Creek Roughriders
We are a group of horse enthusiasts that love to ride, educated and collaborate with others about everything horse related. We offer a free night called I Wish I Had a Horse where anyone is welcome to come for a free meal, learn about horses and also get to ride a horse. BCR also puts on an annual rodeo second weekend of June during Irrigation Days. As members we get together at the arena for fun days to learn new skills or brush up on techniques to make us better riders. You do not need to own a horse to be a part of BCR we have current members who do not own a horse and who just want to be a part of what BCR does.
Events: Irrigation Days Rodeo, Summer Barrel Racing Series, I Wish I Had Horse, Fun Day Show, Summer Member Nights, Trail Rides local and out of state
Membership: $25.00 for individual or family
Meetings: 7 PM. Located at the Oakes American Legion
Kausha Magill - Treasurer
Dickey County Historical Society
Organization working to preserve history for Dickey County and Surrounding areas. Genealogy and research. Digitizing local newspapers. Available to be read online at the museum. Stop in and see what we have to offer.
Events: Walking Taco fundraiser ever Wednesday in August
Membership: $10 yearly or $100 lifetime
Membership Requirements: Yearly dues and try to attend the meetings
Meetings: 7 PM on the first Monday of the month. Watch the Oakes Times for meeting notice. Located at the Dickey County Historical Society
Mary Ann Kunrath - President
Friends of Fine Arts & Academics
Friends of Fine Arts & Academics believe in a balance between academics, arts, and athletics. We strive to bring recognition and encouragement to the Fine Arts and the strong programs at Oakes Public Schools. Your donation helps to enhance the programs offered at the OPS.
Events: Summer Accelerated Reader & Math Program, Pep Band Player of the Game, Academic awards at all school assembly, Organize dinner for Math Olmpics team, Assist Art & Drama Departments, Assist Oakes participants in State Music, Speech, Spelling Bee, State Geography Bee.
Membership: Individual $10.00, Family $25.00, Patron $50.00, Star $100.00
Hole-in-One Foundation was established in 2017/ They have expanded over the last 2 years to include charitable gaming currently at 2 locations. They hold an annual golf event at Oakes Golf Course in August. The purpose of the foundation is a to provide monetary donations to those who have experienced a life changing event in our Oakes and surrounding communities.
Events: Charitable Gaming & August Golf Event
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of Month; Located at the Hole-in-One Office (KDDR Building)
Anthony Bruhn - President
Ludden Sportsman Club
Local Hunting and Fishing Club
Support Youth Activities
Meetings: 8pm on the first Wednesday of the month; Located at Ludden Tavern
Eric Larson - President
Oakes Area Community Foundation (OACF)
The Oakes Area Community Foundation (OACF), a permanent endowment fund that provides grant dollars for charitable projects and programs in the Oakes, ND area. Earnings from the fund are given as grants to support nonprofit projects and programs to improve our community and quality of life.
Events: Annual Golf Tournament & Annual "Giving Tuesday" (fundraising event to raise funds for Endowment Fund)
Meetings: Typically noon - 4-6 times per year to plan fundraising events and award grants; Located at Starion Bank - Board Room
John Zetocha - Advisory Board President
701-742-2112 (work) or 701-710-0320 (cell)
Oakes Area Food Pantry
Helping people in need of food. Please contact any area clergy yo request food.
Jonda Praska - President
Football Boosters - High School/Jr. High
Youth Football - Run 4th-6th Grade Youth Football
Not school affiliated
Membership Dues: Sponsor home football game TD's
Oakes Lions Club
Lions club is the world's largest service organization, and the Oakes club has been supporting the local area since 1026.
Events: Monthly member meetins & regular community service activities
Membership Requirements: Men only at this time
Meetings: 6:30 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of Month; Located at Angry Beaver
Gary Schnell - President
Oakes Parent Teacher Organization
The purpose of the Oakes Public Schools Parent Teacher Organization (OPS PTO) is to support the education of children at Oakes Public Schools by fostering relationships among the school, parents, and teachers.
Events: fundraising, networking, Pastries with Pals, Pizza Fundraisers, Snoflake Dance, Drive-In Movies, and other fun events to support and uplift the student and staff of Oakes Public School
Meetings: Generally once a month during the school year. Meeting date/locations vary watch Facebook for details
Membership Requirements: Attend meetings & volunteer as able
Maureen Wentworth - Secretary
Oakes Public Library
Bookworm Discovery Class is a science-themed Storytime held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:30 pm, at the Oakes Public Library. It is free of charge and is geared for children ages 7 and younger, although older siblings are welcome to attend. The event typically lasted 30-60 minutes and includes a hands-on activity.
Events: Bookworm Discovery Class & other children's events in spring centered around National Reading Month
Jeanie Pahl - Oakes Public Librarian
701-742-3234, ext. 155
Snowmobile club that hosts events in and around Oakes. Nonprofit & family oriented.
Events:Oakes Demolition Derby, Family Fun Day, Free Movie Night, & Scholarship
Meetings: 7 PM. Located at American Legion of Oakes
Jeremy Moore - email@example.com
Weekend food backpacks, clothing, assist students with any necessary funds or needs. Support/Funds/Lyceums. Volunteers and funding always accepted!
Meetings: As needed
Jessica Quandt - firstname.lastname@example.org