Archive for February, 2012
RCEDA gives free technical assistance on government contracting through the Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MPTAC)Through this association we have been made aware of several scams involving companies that are charging people to register in CCR (Central Contractor Registry) and to get a DUNS number. There is no charge for this.
It is important to use the correct website. Use this link for CCR and this one for getting a DUNS number. There is no charge. Be careful. The other websites are created to look like the official government sites. The DUNS site is private, but if you use the above link you More >
Choosing the correct entity structure for your business is important to your success and directly effects your personal and profressional risk as well as the way your company will be taxed. PLAN to start off right.
Richard Weber has been in private practice in Ravalli County for 32 years. His practice is primarily civil litigation in the areas of water rights, commercial disputes, domestic relations, personal injury, collections and foreclosures. His practice also includes banking law, probate and real property transactions. He has presented many continuing legal education seminars in the areas of real estate, title insurance and other topics in More >
Don’t miss our upcoming Graphic Design for Business class coming up next Tuesday the 21st. This 2 hour class can help you immediately communicate more effectively to the most important people in your business, your customers! Only $15.00 – Tuesday, February 21st, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This class will cover the basic design techniques and tips that businesses can use when creating materials such as advertisements, brochures, business cards, web layout, etc. Topics covered include: 1-Questions you should answer – First stage of the design process. 2-Collecting the right materials and using the right tools. 3-The importance More >
Entrepreneur Training Initiative Sparks Small Business Growth, Job Creation WASHINGTON– the U.S. Small Business Administration kicked off its 2012 e200/Emerging Leaders executive-level training initiative in 27 cities and communities, including Helena, Montana. Since 2008 the e200/Emerging Leaders initiative has helped nearly 1,000 promising small business owners in underserved communities across the country sustain and grow their businesses, providing training they use to succeed and create jobs. Last year’s inaugural class of Montana’s e200 program included: • Veronica Ronnau- Pizazz • Raul Luciani- CP of Bozeman, Inc. • Tanya Chemodurow -Abatement Contractors of Montana, LLC • Jennifer Giem- Great Harvest Bread Company of More >
Reminder that Thursday, February 23rd from Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the RCEDA, the first WNET Brown Bag luncheon will be taking place. There will be one hour of presentation which kicks off with Lisa Glenn, an incredibly talented CPA with Galusha, Higgins, and Galusha, Willa Lande, a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, Willa is very tuned in to some of the new dimensions that financial planning has taken on, and Paula Freston, a recently retired Business Professor. Paula is a terrific addition to RCEDA supporters, she assisted John with surveys from our client base and we used that information to choose More >
Thursday, February 16th is one of our most popular B3 Classes. Cynthia Rademacher has been in the marketing business for 12 years, is the former co-owner of Maverick Marketing and recently added a B.S. in Internet Marketing from Full Sale Universtity. To register you must fill out the registration form on the link below and mail or deliver it with payment to Bitterroot College by Tuesday the 14th.
Marketing Basics| Business Basics Class #3 Learn the importance of consistent marketing and getting the most out of your advertising dollar for only $15. Instructor: Cynthia Rademacher, CMR Marketing Strategies. Thursday, Feb 16th More >
Farmers State Bank is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Bitterroot Business Conference. We have teamed-up with The Montana Radio Company, Montana Community Development Corporation and Ravalli County Economic Development Authority to bring this event to you at no cost. We’ll gather on Thursday, February 9th at that St. Francis Pastoral Life Center in Hamilton (411 S. 5th Street). Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. The program will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. As always, we will have complimentary coffee, tea, water, juice, soda, fruit and pastries for your enjoyment.
This year’s agenda is full and fast-paced. Our featured speakers will More >