SCORE sponsors free Social Media seminar on Dec. 12th

An announcement from BPW member, Janice Hand:

On December 12, discover the best ways of “Being Social on Social Media,” with Karoline Rose of KRose Marketing and Consulting!

When: Thursday, Dec. 12th, Noon-1pm
Where: Bozeman Public Library
Cost: Free!

Long gone are the days that marketing could be accomplished with nothing but a flyer, a pamphlet, or a billboard. Especially in Montana’s wide-open spaces, digital marketing is a make-or-break proposition. So cut back on the mailers, save some trees, and learn about connecting to your customers online. Join Karoline on Dec. 12th for a free seminar that will help you improve your social media presence and engagement!

For more info and to register, please visit: https://www.bozemanlibrary.org/services/adults/business-center/small-business-workshops

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 Behavioral Hiring Workshop with Lori Addicks


An announcement from BPW member, Lori Addicks:

No one likes to make a hiring mistake. But 95% of organizations continue to make them every year.

On December 3rd, 2019, Lori Addicks of the Larkspur group will offer an all day workshop on conducting more effective interviews. In this session you will be introduced to behavioral-based interviewing, to help you select the right people for the right jobs from the very start. Hiring Managers and anyone involved in the interviewing process with candidates and the hiring decisions of talent for an organization is encouraged to attend.

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019at 9:00am – 4:00pm
Event Venue: Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
Event Address: 2310 University Way Building 2 Suite 1, Bozeman, MT 59717

This event is hosted by Prospera. For more information and to register, click here: https://www.prosperamt.org/calendar/event/4495

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 Equality Workshops this November in Bozeman

A message from BPW President, Melissa Herron, sharing information about two upcoming Equality Workshops:

Equality Montana – Welcoming Workplace Summit *NOVEMBER 6TH*

“Equality Montana is hosting a half-day training and educational summit  individuals, private businesses, and government entities on how  create diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments for employees, customers, and patrons. This is a fantastic opportunity continue  grow your LGBTQ+ workplace practices and receive individual guidance on how  support your customers, patrons, and employees. If you have any questions, are interested in a scholarship, or wish to attend, email Charlie at charlie@mhrn.org. Facebook link here.”

Montana Racial Equity Project: Dismantling Hatred Workshop *NOVEMBER 16TH*

“Develop skills and strategies to dismantle hatred towards historically disadvantaged and marginalized peoples. While this training has a focus on race, it addresses how to be an effective ally and intervene as a bystander with any marginalized person.  More info here.”

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 KGVM website hosts recordings of all 2019 local candidate forums

A post from BPW President, Melissa Herron:

Election day is coming up on November 5th. Two local forums have been hosted in Bozeman so far, which interviewed commission and mayoral candidates and opened the floor to public questions. There will be a third and final forum on Oct. 30th at 6:30pm at Bozeman United Methodist Church (121 S. Wilson Ave.).

If you would like to listen to recordings of the forums, KGVM has them recorded and they are hosted on the radio’s website, here:

All the best, and don’t forget to vote!

~Melissa Herron, BPW President

 New Leaders Council – Nominations for Institute Fellows Open!

A message from the New Leaders Council – Montana Chapter:

New Leaders Council is now taking nominations for up and coming, millennial leaders to attend our Leadership Institute!

Since 2006, NLC has trained nearly 7,000 leaders who have gone on to start innovative non-profits and businesses, serve in public office, and have an impact in the public policy space.

The NLC Institute is an intensive six-month training program that is provided WITHOUT CHARGE to all selected Fellows.

Through the Institute, our Fellows receive deep lessons in entrepreneurship, finance, communications, political/business/non-profit management, digital organizing, and public policy analysis and process. Our Fellows graduate our institutes empowered with the skills they need to start their own businesses, lead community advocacy programs, start non-for-profits, and engage in the civic process.

We are currently accepting nominations for our 2020 Fellow class. If you know of an up-and coming leader who could benefit from the personal and professional development training that the NLC Institute provides, please nominate them.

Click Here to Nominate!


Applications are due October 1, 2019.

Thank you,
Kimberly Weaver & Rebecca Stanton
Co-Directors of New Leaders Council Montana