Women's Business Center - SubCenter
We are so proud of Amanda Schultz. Amanda has been honored by the 20 Under 40 program.
The annual 20 Under 40 awards recognize business people, entrepreneurs and employees in southwest Montana who have achieved success and improved the quality of life for others in their communities.
Amanda is the Director of the Montana Women’s Business Center at Prospera Business Network in Bozeman. RCEDA is a sub-center of the Montana Women’s Business Center. Our community is very grateful for the additional services available to all businesses in Ravalli County due to our terrific relationship with Amanda, Prospera and the MT WBC. The MT More >
Way to go Lee McAlpine and Montana CiderWorks. Lee’s ciders just received CHAMPION status in the Best of the Northwest 2014, Sip North West, Traditional category with Darby Pub Cider and for Single Varietal with my favorite Newtown Pipin. The later was made from juice that came from Frost Top Orchard in Corvallis.
- Champion: Montana CiderWorks Darby Pub
- 2nd Place: Whitewood Cider Co. Old Fangled
- 3rd Place: Portland Cider Co. Sorta Sweet
- Champion: Montana CiderWorks Newtown Pippin
- 2nd Place (tie): Finnegan Cider Semi Dry and Traditions Ciderworks Riverwood Orchard
- 3rd Place: Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider Revelation Newtown Pippin
Montana Women’s Business Center Newsletter. With the assistance of the Montana Women’s Business Sub-Center at the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA), in Hamilton, Montana CiderWorks is currently experiencing exponential growth and has designs in place to double production. Read this story and more on the newsletter.
April WNET (Women’s Networking & Entrepreneurial Training)
WNET is generally the 4th Thursday from Noon to 1:30 p.m. All WNET’s are brown bag style. Men are always welcome to join us.
On April 25th Gretchen Langton,owner of Tipi Rock Yoga and Massage, will be our WNET presenter at RCEDA. WNET will be held in the RCEDA Conference Room. The presentation will be Stress Relief through Yoga and Massage. Join Gretchen Langton of Tipi Rock Yoga and Massage to learn how to identify and tackle stress. Through a combination of breathing, stretching, self-massage, and proper diet, stress can be managed and/or eliminated.
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Susan Boelman is a contract interior designer, creative director, author, and motivational speaker. Founder of Designversation, a creative company that designs and manufacturer’s modern home décor. Susan started the company to share her love of design and prove that four walls have the power to provide a daily kick in your attitude. Question for you: Does your interior environment motivate you? Or bore you? Susan will be our WNET presenter on March 28th at RCEDA. This is a presentation you won’t want to miss from Noon to 1:30, it is brown bag style.
Susan is passionate about giving back to the More >
Thank you Paula, for your generous donation of time and expertise!
Paula Freston stopped by two years ago after hearing about our Building Bitterroot Business Classes. We were thrilled to hear that she had an extensive background as an award winning business professor, executive and very successful small business owner (along with a stint in the US Air Force). Having retired with her husband to Montana, she wanted to know if she could help. Not wanting to waste this great resource we immediately found a grueling, tedious task for her: creating a survey of attendees to our business planning and technology More >