Economic Gateway http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org Sweetgrass Development News RSS Feed Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:56:58 -0800 en-us Intro to the partner and focus on member benefits. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=15015 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Developing and growing businesses requires a toolbag of business resources and a strong network to draw ideas and solutions from. The Montana Economic Developers Association (MEDA) is just that resour... U.S. Department of Transportation Bonding Education Program (BEP) http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=15069 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Great Falls, Montana December 12th, 13th & 14th, 2017 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bonding Education Program (BEP) is a no-cost program tailored to small minority, woman and ve... Business relationships build business: become a Great Falls Chamber Member. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=15014 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 13 Dec 4400 15:12:37 -0800 Join the Great Falls Chamber and begin working with a network of professional business leaders who are working to improve the community. Members have access to business resources and are part of a bus... Rich scenery and rugged backpacking adventures found at the Two Medicine Encounter site. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14526 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Before Going-to-the-Sun Road was constructed, Two Medicine was a primary destination for travelers arriving by train. After spending a night at Glacier Park Lodge, visitors climbed on horseback to tra... Wildlife, recreation and the Rocky Mountains converge in Choteau, Montana http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14525 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Welcome to Choteau, the Gateway to the Rocky Mountain Front.  Choteau was incorporated in 1913 and currently has a population of 1,684, as of the 2010 census. Choteau is the county seat of Teton ... Excellent hunting and recreation opportunities provided by Shelby, Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14524 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 13 Dec 0000 15:10:56 -0800 Shelby, Montana, the county seat of Toole County, is located in north central Montana, approximately 30 miles south of the Canadian border and about 80 miles east of Glacier National Park. Know... Beauty and relaxation await the travelers to the City of Cut Bank, Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14523 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Just a short drive from Glacier National Park, the City of Cut Bank, Montana welcomes visitors and new residents with hospitality and a rich historical past. Hotels can fill early with visitors intere... Malmstrom Air Force Base is an economic drive for Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14042 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Malmstrom Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in Great Falls, Montana that has its roots all the way back to 1939. Today Malmstrom has 3,400 active-duty military personnel and another ... Take time to explore and understand the proud history of the Blackfeet people. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14041 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Blackfeet people have a long and proud legacy on the plains of Montana. Experience their history and hear the story of these people. The Museum of the Plains Indian is a permanent exhibitio... The Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development is business friendly! http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14040 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state. Whether you are interested in locating your business here, start... Great Falls, MT has it all: Education, economic opportunities and an infectious small-town charm. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14039 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 13 Dec 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Great Falls is home to over 58,000 residents making it Montana’s third largest city. Residents can take advantage of over 40 miles of River’s Edge Trail, can picnic at Gibson Park and Gian... Business and recreation come together in Cascade County, Montana http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=14038 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cascade County is the fifth-most populous county in Montana and home to the communities of Belt, Neihart, Cascade, Simms, Sun River, Fort Shaw and Vaughn. Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Universit... Introducing women into STEM fields builds a better future for Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13653 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There are some amazing women in Montana doing extraordinary things in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Between 2014 and 2018, STEM jobs in Montana are expected to grow ... New Resources Available to Montana Businesses and Communities Impacted by Wildfires http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13950 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If your business or a business in your area has fallen on hard times because of fire activity or smoke, we encourage you to use and share this resource. There's no doubt this summer's wildf... Great Falls, MT has it all: Education, economic opportunities and an infectious small-town charm http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13652 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Great Falls is home to over 58,000 residents making it Montana’s third largest city. Residents can take advantage of over 40 miles of River’s Edge Trail, can picnic at Gibson Park and Gian... New Montana facility will provide organic eggs to many Costcos across the Pacific Northwest http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13827 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 13 Dec 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Costco will now have locally sourced eggs available in their stores across Montana and Washington thanks to a Montana egg facility. Over 30 Hutterite colonies have partnered with Costco to provide ... Northern Transit Interlocal http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13834 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 13 Dec 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Northern Transit Interlocal (NTI) and partners Toole County Transit, Glacier County Transit and Pondera County Transit were born in 2007 and have provided over 50,000 rides since its inception. NTI an... Department of Transportation -Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program Certification http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12842 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Department of Transportation is currently recruiting businesses for the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and wanted to notify you of the opportunity to become certified/recognized as a smal... Rural Communities Must Empower Youth - Has your Montana community taken advantage of MEDA's Resource Team Assessments? http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12676 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The future of rural America depends on attracting younger generations to make a life in smaller communities. That means listening to young people, responding to their interests, and sharing power. ... Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting (March 27, 2017) http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12629 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 Stage Stop Inn, Choteau, MT Click here to view the agenda. ... SDC Brownfields Assessment Program: Community Meeting General Information http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=7139 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sweetgrass Development, the regional economic development organization serving North Central Montana, including Cascade, Glacier, Pondera, Teton and Toole Counties, as well as the  Blackfeet Rese... Brownfields Assessment Program http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=6717 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 2015, Sweetgrass Development (Sweetgrass) was awarded a $400,000 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Assessment Grant to complete environmental assessments and cleanup planning on pro...