I stopped over at Southgate Mall to check out the happenings with the 4th of July last weekend. The place was hopping! And it looks like the mall is going to be a pretty busy place for the next week as well. Here's four events happening at the mall between now and next Thursday (7/15.)

ROSE SHOW | July 10 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
It's the 75th Rose Show, presented by Missoula Rose Society. Local gardeners will have beautiful roses on display at The Concourse (across from American Eagle.)

Maybe I should show a few of these beauties that I put countless hours into bringing to life in my backyard......

Photo: TSM

Ok, you got me.....they just grow back every year on their own.....and I didn't even plant them to begin with.....the people that lived there before me did.

BITTERROOT CLASSIC CAR SHOW | July 10 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Stop by and check out some sweet rides in the parking lot of the mall - on the HWY 93 side. It's the first event that The Five Valley Ford Club is putting on since 2019. They'll have door prizes, raffle drawings, music, and trophies for different categories at the show.

Have a vehicle you want to show? Contact Jerry at 406-626-4401 or the Facebook event page HERE.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE | July 12 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Inside The Concourse (at the new entrance to Southgate Mall, across from American Eagle.)

Drop-ins are welcome - or you can schedule an appointment at redcrossblood.org and enter “southgatemall”.

Have health concerns? The Red Cross uses the following safety measures:

- Using Sterile Collection Sets
- Spacing Beds 6 Feet Apart Where Possible
- Having Hand Sanitizer Available
- Using Aseptic Scrubs on Arms
- Donor and Staff Temperature Checks Before Entering Drives
- Wiping Down Donor-Touched Areas

EMPLOYMENT EXPO | July 15 | 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Looking for a job? Looking to hire employees? This is the place to make it happen. It's free to attend for job seekers. Looking to host a booth for your business - learn more HERE.

Participating employers include:
A Carousel for Missoula
Addus HomeCare
Aflac
Alcom USA
Allegiance Benefit Plan Management
Anderson’s Heating and Air Conditioning
Aware, Inc
Beach Transportation
Bretz RV
BRIDGES OF MONTANA
Cabela's
Child Start Inc., Head Start
Coaster Cycles
Community Medical Center
Community Medical Services
Consumer Direct Care Network
Designs for Health
Dillard's
DirecTV
Elite One Nutritional Services
Employment Source
Express Employment Professionals
First Security Bank
Grizzly Athletics/Adams Center
Guided Healing Trails
Harbor Freight Tools
Holiday Inn Downtown
LC Staffing
Missoula County Public Schools
Missoula Development Service Corporation
Missoulian
Montana Department of Transportation
Montana Phone
onXmaps
Opportunity Resources, Inc
Pepsi-Cola of Missoula
Providence
Puritan Commercial Cleaning & Services
Rangitsch Brothers RV
Republic Services
Rocky Mountain Eye
Temp Right Service Inc.
The Resort at Paws Up
The Village Health & Rehabilitation
Town Pump
U.S. Navy
UFP Industries
UM Campus Dining
Walmart
Wentana, LLC (Wendy's)
Western Montana Clinic
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