Calendar of Events

September 2017

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Prosperity Party: Cocktail Party + Fundraiser
09/28/17
6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Prospera Business Network and MT Women's Business Center invite you to:

2017 Prosperity Party


REGISTER HERE

Thursday, September 28, 2017

6PM - 9:30PM

Rockin TJ Ranch Montana Weddings and Special Events
651 Lynx Lane
Bozeman, MT 59718

A Party for Everyone!
Benefit Event in Support of the Montana Women’s Business Center at Prospera

6:00 Small Bites, Bubbles & Silent Auction, Photo Booth, Dry Hills Distillery tasting, Kombucha Bar, and more
7:30 Live + Dutch Auctions with Cashman Auctionisters, Missy O’Malley and Katie Fitzsimmons
8:45 Silent Auction Closes
9:15 Check-Out + Bonfire After Party

$75 Prospera Member Open Seating 
$100 Non-Member Open Seating 
$500 Sponsor Seating for Two People + Marketing Benefits

Ticket includes small bites, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages.
 

Join as a new Prospera member at the Associate Level ($300) or higher and receive two free tickets!  
Contact Emilie Saunders, Membership & Fundraising Director and join today! 406-587-3113

All proceeds from this event go directly toward hiring a grant writer to help small businesses apply for grants.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

Platinum Sponsors
Big Sky Western Bank
KBZK TV
Winegardner's Wines

Gold Sponsors 
Prime Incorporated
Rockin TJ Ranch Montana Weddings and Special Events
Gianforte Family Foundation

Silver Sponsors 
CTA Architects Engineers
Bank of Bozeman
NorthWestern Energy

Bronze Sponsors 
Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Katie Pederson
Heyday Bozeman
Opportunity Bank of Montana
Referred Realty Group- Courtney Foster
Rudd & Company PLLC - Bozeman Office
SheWolf Collaborative

Can't join us at the event? Remote bidding is also available: Send your maximum bid to Suzi at info@montanawbc.org in written form by noon Thursday, September 28th. Your maximum bid will be given confidentially to a staff person who will bid incrementally on your behalf up to your maximum bid amount. If you would like to participate in live bidding during the auction, your remote bidder will call you as your item is coming up for bid and attempt to win the item for you at the best price.



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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Business Tours

Sept. Women-Owned Business Tour: Silver Annie + Damselfly
09/06/17
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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Montana Women’s Business Center Presents: 

Women-Owned Business Tour - Silver Annie + Damselfly

Woman-Owned Business Tour featuring
Silver Annies + Damselfly Clothing Company

Join us for a walking business tour of two woman-owned businesses. Each business owner will share her experience with starting, operating, and growing her business. There will be time for networkign and shopping!

Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017
noon-1pm 

Meet at Damselfly Clothing Company
115 E Main Street
Bozeman, MT 59715 

 

GOLD SPONSOR

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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Tour: ADROIT
09/21/17
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Prospera Business Network Presents

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: ADROIT

4:30-6:00 pm

 

Location: ADROIT

50 West Oak Street, Suite 300. Bozeman, MT 59715

Registration coming soon.

 

ABOUT THIS EVENT
Prospera Business Network will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at ADROIT on Thursday, September 21, 2017. 

Opening remarks from Prospera and light refreshments provided by host will accompany this ceremony. This event is free of charge and will be held Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 50 West Oak Street, Suite 300 Bozeman, MT with networking beginning at 4:30 p.m. and the program lasting from 4:30-6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Christina Hafen at (406) 587-3113. 

More Event Info coming soon.

Montana Women's Business Center Trainings

2017 September Leadership Mentoring Series
09/12/17
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Prospera Business Network and the Montana Women’s Business Center presents

2017 September Leadership Mentoring Series

 

Featured Woman Entrepreneur
Marley McKenna, Taco del Sol

September 12, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
With a networking social to follow

Event Location:
Baxter Hotel, Mezzanine Ballroom, 105 W Main Street, Bozeman

Networking Social Location: 

Taco del Sol, 35 W Main Street, Bozeman 

Registration: $20 Prospera Members, $25 non-members...admission includes heavy hors d'oeuvres at The Baxter

ABOUT THE SERIES
The 2017 Leadership Mentoring Series will present and feature sucessful women entrepreneurs' stories of success and challenges. No speeches, no PowerPoints, no handouts. Just genuine, raw stories. Sessions are moderated by Ris Higgins, owner of Leadership Outfitters and long-time mentor to women entrepreneurs. Join us as they share their advice and encouragement with our community of women entrepreneurs.  

SPONSORS

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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

QuickBooks Basics Online Version 9/14
09/14/17
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Prospera Business Network, Montana Women's Business Center present 

QuickBooks Basics Online Version 9/14

InstructorDeb Niedermeyer, CPB

Thursday, Sept. 14th
9:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC)
2310 University Way, Bldg. 2
From Kagy turn south onto 7th Ave.
Park in the first lot and follow signs to Building 2.

Registration: $40 for members, $50 for non-members

REGISTER HERE

(registration deadline is Tuesday Sept. 12th)
*We reserve the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollments are not met.  In which case, all course fees will be fully refunded.

If you are bringing your own computer, please be sure the QuickBooks Desktop version is installed. You can do so HERE

Included in the training material will be a basic overview on accounting terms and principles. You will learn how to create a company, enter credit card charges, write checks, create invoices, receive payments, make deposits, reconcile credit card and bank statements, pay bills, work with letters, and modify preferences and templates. Bring a USB flash drive to class to practice backup and restore.


Interested in self-paced courses online? 
VISIT OUR ONLINE TRAINING SITE for details on the over 200 online courses available through the Montana Women's Business Center, including various QuickBooks courses.

 The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.