Park board approves memorial bench for Helmbrecht
Last updated 9/16/2022 at 11:54am
Hill County Park Board this week approved a request through Havre Trails to put a memorial bench halfway up Mount Otis in Beaver Creek Park in memory of decades-long photographer and community volunteer Steve Helmbrecht.
Helmbrecht died of cancer Oct. 21, 2021, at age 70.
Beaver Creek Park Superintendent Chad Edgar recommended the board approve the request.
“It’s a great place for a bench there, and one of Steve Helmbrecht’s favorite places to take pictures,” he said.
The board approved the request unanimously, although not before some discussion about putting up too many trails...