Cooperative Successes Show Off in the Bitterroot
The Bitterroot College in Hamilton will host the opening presentation of the Bitterroot Valley's activities celebrating Montana Cooperative Impact Week. The local events are being organized by the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority. Tuesday, May 1, thefirst event at 2 p.m. will be Montana Cooperative Development Director Jan Brown talking about co-ops, followed by presentations of the Crucible Workers Co-op and BudWood Cooperative.
Also on Tuesday, at 4 p.m., there will presentations and a social hour at the Bitterroot Brewery in Hamilton. Julie Foster of the Economic Development Authority will talk about how cooperatives can be a new ownership and investment model for small businesses. Claire Kemp of the Hamilton Downtown Association and banker Jamie Tadvick will also add to the conversation.
Wednesday, May 2, the activities include:
Thursday, May 3, the activities include:
Saturday, May 5, the Hamilton Farmers Market Co-op will have its first full market of the year from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority at (406) 375-9416.