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) the Bitterroot College and the Bitterroot Job Service.

How Facebook Paid Ads Work: 4pm-6pm Tuesday, September 29 and October 6, 2016 (Two, 2-hour class meetings) – $30: Learn to set marketing goals, identify the target audience, and determine who benefits from paid ads. This workshop demonstrates that the Facebook user base is an opportunity for any business, that Facebook paid ads can help businesses meet specific marketing needs and that Facebook paid ads “hyper target” the right audience. Instructor: Annette O’Leary-Coggins, Internet Marketer and Owner of Web Consulting Depot and O’Leary’s Kitchen. Class Location: The Bitterroot College, Computer Lab, 103 South 9th St., Hamilton MT 59840.

ServSafe Manager: 9:30am – 5:00pm Tuesday, November 15, 2016 and at 9:30am – 12:00 noon Wednesday, November 16, 2016 (Two-day class) – $150: Geared for food service managers to understand the latest FDA Food Code and food safety practices and to help your establishment create a culture of food safety. Participants will learn food borne pathogens, flow of food safety from purchasing to service, creating management systems and more. Course fee includes ServSafe Manager certification exam fee. Instructors: Katelyn Andersen and Kelly Moore, Montana State University Extension Agents. Class Location: The Bitterroot College, Room 111, 103 South 9th St., Hamilton MT 59840.


Contact the Bitterroot College at 375-0100 or email them at REGISTER ONLINE or download a REGISTRATION FORM. Mail the registration form to the Bitterroot College, 103 South 9th Street, Box 1, Hamilton, 59840, or drop it by the College. You can also arrange credit card payment over the phone at the number above. Classes will be held at the Bitterroot College location, 103  South 9th St in Hamilton.

Deadline: Course fees and forms are due 3 days prior to the class start date.

Refund Policy: Call 375-0100 for a refund. 100% refund if class is canceled. 100% refund if requested before the 1st class.

Call the RCEDA Office at 406.375.9416 or email RCEDA General Information