Civic Organizations

Civic Organizations


Get involved in your community! Bowman County has a great amount of organizations throughout the community. Organizations range from nationally led, locally formed, religious, and educational purposes, among many more! Visit the Religious Organizations page for a list of religious organizations. Visit Bowman County Schools Website to learn about all of their clubs! There is an organization in our community for anyone!

Nationally Led

Bowman County 4-H Council

The Bowman County 4-H Council is made up of representatives from the five Bowman County 4-H clubs.  They organize the county 4-H events. The council meets periodically throughout the 4-H year.


Bowman County Extension Agent
104 1st St. NW Suite #7
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-5271
Facebook: @BowmanCountyExtension

Bowman County Jr. Leaders Council

The Bowman County Jr. Leaders Council is a group of senior 4-H members who plan 4-H events throughout the county.


Bowman County Extension Agent
104 1st St. NW Suite #7
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-5271
Facebook: @BowmanCountyExtension

Bowman American Legion Post 48

This is a civic organization made up of current or former veterans. The group’s major focuses are Boys’ and Girls’ State and Legion Baseball. They also do all funeral honors for deceased veteran


Ken Dobitz
8801 149th Ave SW
Bowman, ND 58623



Bowman Lion’s Club

The Bowman Lion’s main focus is on sight programs and to help sponsor programs to help with vision impairment. They are a service organization that empowers volunteers to serve their community. Some of the services they provide are donating time to local events and sponsoring medical benefits for those in need.


Deb Patterson, President
PO Box 604
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-6482

Facebook: @BowmanLionsClub

Rhame American Legion

An American Legion Post is only as effective as its members. Get involved! Support local Post programs…and the entire community benefits


Neyl Eagon
PO Box 207
Bowman, ND 58651




Rotary International Rotarians provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.


Sarah Martian
PO Box 324
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-3603
Facebook: @BowmanRotary

Scranton American Legion

An American Legion club is only as effective as its members. Get involved in your community! Support local programs and the entire community!


William Schaar
Scranton, ND 58653



Scranton Lion’s Club

The Scranton Lion’s Club is a service organization that is put together to support the community through volunteering and meeting local humanitarian needs. The club meets the 2nd Monday of each month.


Carleen Ensign, Secretary
PO Box 533
Scranton, ND 58653


Phone: 701-523-5803

Local Roots

ABLE, inc.

ABLE, inc. is dedicated to enhancing relationships, providing opportunities for growth, and encouraging people to reach their personal dreams.


101 N Main
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-5844
Facebook: @repeatoutlet

Bowman Area Chamber of Commerce

The Bowman Area Chamber of Commerce is led by a board of directors. It is an organization of over 150 area businesses that make up our diverse economy. A membership in the Chamber is an investment in the future of your business and your community.


Emily Bostyan, President
13 1/2 E Divide
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-5880
Facebook: @BowmanChamber

Bowman County Fair Association

The Bowman County Fair Association operates the Bowman County Fairgrounds, which hosts a variety of events throughout the year. This organization also hosts and facilitates the annual Bowman County Fair.


12 Hwy 12
Bowman, ND 58623


Facebook: @BowmanCountyFair

Bowman Fire Department

The Bowman Fire Department is a volunteer organization which strives to provide the highest level of service possible to the citizens, businesses, and visitors of Bowman.


Chris Palczewski
Phone: 701-523-5411


Facebook: @BowmanFireDepartment

Bowman/Slope Community Foundation

The Bowman/Slope Community Foundation was established by a group of residents concerned about the lack of funding for local organizations. It provides a method of receiving donations and distributing grants to benefit projects or nonprofit organizations in Bowman and Slope Counties.


Teran Doerr
Bowman, ND 58623
Phone: 701 523-5880


Facebook: @BowmanSlopeCommunityFoundation

Community Cupboard

The Bowman Community Cupboard is your local food pantry that serves Bowman and Slope Counties. Whether you want to volunteer, donate, or visit, contact them today.


Mike Rice
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-7720
Facebook: @CommunityCupboard

Dakota Prairie Helping Hands

Dakota Prairie Helping Hands is a group of trained, caring volunteers dedicated to helping people in the communities they serve. This can be for someone who is sick, recovering, dying, lonely, confined, or in need of some assistance to make it easier for them to stay in their homes.


PO Box 65
Hettinger, ND 58639
Phone: 701-567-4975


Homemakers Club

Your local Homemaker’s Club! They are dedicated to serving the community.


Bowman County Extension
104 1st St NW Suite #7
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-5271

Hope and Healing Therapeutic Riding

Hope and Healing Therapeutic Riding offers horseback riding instructions to those with special needs and at-risk individuals with the hope of therapeutic benefit.


Robyn Mrnak
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-6407

Facebook: @HopeandHealing

Little Missouri Arc

The Little Missouri Arc is a volunteer-based organization made up of individuals with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens, and professionals in the disability field.


PO Box 1116
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-3330

Pioneer Trails Regional Museum

The Pioneer Trails Regional Museum is Bowman’s local museum and cultural centers. They have departments in archaeological, genealogical, and paleontological research.


12 1st Ave NE
PO Box 78
Bowman, ND 58623


Phone: 701-523-3600


Rhame Community Club

The Rhame Community Club is a group of volunteers that organizes events in the great community of Rhame, such as Burgers in the Park and Rhame Gala Day.


Dana Eagon
Rhame, ND 58651


Phone: 701-206-0206
Facebook: @RhameCC

Rhame Fire Department

The Rhame Fire Department is a volunteer fire district. It is one of the largest in North Dakota, covering 600 square miles.


Tom Johnson
Rhame, ND 58651


Phone: 701-279-5584

Scranton Fire Department

The Scranton Fire Department is a volunteer fire department that serves the Scranton community, as well as the county of Bowman.


Lucas Doerr, Chief
Scranton, ND 58653


Phone: 701-275-6288
Facebook: @ScrantonFireDepartment

Southwest Healthcare Auxiliary

Southwest Healthcare Auxiliary assist the organization with the mission of serving patients and residents with the spirit of compassion. They meet on the second Wednesday of each month.


Bowman, ND 58623

Tot Lot

Tot Lot is a nonprofit child care facility that has been operating for over 17 years. They also run a preschool and parenting classes, among many other programs!


602 1st St SW
Bowman, ND 58623
Phone: 701-523-4265


Facebook: @TotLot

Yesterday’s Farmers

Yesterday’s Farmers is a group that is dedicated to preserving our local agricultural history. They preserve antique farm equipment, grow potatoes to sell to the public, and host an annual Show Event.


Facebook: @YesterdaysFarmers (BowmanND)