Archive for September, 2011
The Bitterroot Job Service Employers’ Council (JSEC) presents: Termination “Mechanics”. How to protect your company and avoid termination complications. For complete information view the PDF.
- What to do to protect your business and reduce fraudulent Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims against you. What employers can do to guarantee a fair determination and reduce the risk of going to a hearing. How to prepare for a UI hearing. The definition of misconduct and why documentation is important. How coaching and corrective action can redirect unproductive employee behavior. How employment policies help you and which ones are necessary to protect your business. How the More >
If you would like to add your voice to support the Stevensville waste water project that will provide municpal sewer service to area businesses and help retain good paying jobs in the Town and Ravalli County please send an email or a letter to Julie@rceda.org. Please contact Senator’s Baucus, Tester, and Congressman Rehberg as well. Ask them to support the Town of Stevensville’s infrastructure application to the U.S. DOC / EDA and to the Montana Department of Commerce!
On behalf of the “your organization” , I am writing to express strong support for the Economic Development Administration and Montana Department of Commerce Community Development Block Grant More >
Wild West Machine received a USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant for technical assistance, with the assistance of the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA). The grant includes help with new technology and marketing. Wild West Machine products, including the popular GrainMaker®, are manufactured by Bitterroot Tool & Machine (BTM).Wild West Machine LLC is owned by Bonnie Jones which has a business to business relationship with BTM. Both companies provide good paying jobs in Ravalli County.
The GrainMaker® is a quality, hand-operated grain mill designed to make quick work of grinding grains of all types. The GrainMaker® is the size of a More >
Business Classes for Small Business Owners, Managers, and Entrepreneurs! Get the basics of running and managing a successful business by attending Building Bitterroot Business classes offered by the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA) and the Bitterroot College Program of the University of Montana (BCP).
Hamilton, MT: The City of Hamilton has received a $240,000 grant from the Big Sky Economic Trust Fund (BSTF) Program to assist GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) with the purchase of equipment and is contingent upon hiring of up to 32 employees through July 2013. The majority of new hires will be scientifically based positions working primarily in the manufacturing center of the Hamilton facility.
The BSTF program is a Montana Department of Commerce funded program designed to aid in the development of good paying jobs for Montana residents to promote long-term stable economic growth in Montana. In order to qualify as a recipient More >
An afternoon and early evening of Business Strategies, Q&A, and Mentoring on Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The event will be held at the Hamilton Performing Arts Center (PAC), Hamilton High School, 327 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, Montana.
Meet the Panel
Rob Ryan Founding CEO of Ascend Communications, grew company to 5000 employees and sold to AT&T for record amount; currently mentors select companies via Entrepreneur America
Joe Graziano Former CFO of Apple Computers, Inc., retired Silicon More >
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CATERING SERVICES
SUBJECT: Sunflower Matrix Seminar. The Bitterroot College Program (BCP) of the University of Montana and the Ravalli County Economic Development (RCEDA) Authority are sponsoring a business seminar on Thursday October 6th with nationally recognized business leaders. BCP and RCEDA is looking for a high quality caterer to provide food and beverage at the event. All compensation will be earned by the vendor through sales of product at the event. The sponsors will make a decision on the vendor or vendors based on their ability to provide a quality and convenient service at a reasonable price to the More >
RCEDA became a Procurement Technical Assitance Satellite Center in 2011. We are very proud to be part of this program that delivers such an incredible postive impact to Montana by assisting Montana businesses in selling goods and services to federal, state and local government agencies, bringing money and jobs to Montana. Please take a minute to view the 1-page impact report.