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| September 25, 2022 12:00 AM

C-Falls chamber after hours

The Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce will hold its business after hours event on Sept. 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 406 Glacier Cabins, 7547 U.S. 2 E, Columbia Falls. The free event provides the opportunity to network with business representatives.

Kalispell chamber Coffee Connect

The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce will hold its September Coffee Connect at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 2535 U.S. 93, Kalispell. Coffee Connect is a networking and relationship-building business meeting.

Fall job fair Sept. 28

The Daily Inter Lake, Job Service Kalispell, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell Chamber of Commerce & Workforce Flathead are holding the 2022 Fall Job and Veteran Opportunity Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 2:30-6 p.m. The fall job fair will be held in the Expo Center at the Flathead County Fairgrounds.

Year-end tax planning

The U.S. Small Business Administration is holding a free online seminar to assist businesses in learning about year-end tax planning on Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to noon. Changes made by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, and other legislation will be discussed. To sign up, visit

Seminar looks at staff retention

Express Employment Professionals will hold a seminar on Oct. 6 from 8-10 a.m. discussing staff retention. The seminar will look at reducing turnover by properly on-boarding new employees, how to retain staff much longer by helping them with ongoing development and discuss specific tools and techniques for immediate implementation. Cost is $35. Seminar is at Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr., Kalispell. To sign up, visit

Workshops looks at attracting international visitors

Glacier Country Tourism is partnering with Discover Kalispell on informative workshops on how to market to the international visitor by working with International Inbound (Receptive) Tour Operators. Get essential tips on working with this lucrative market, along with tools and best practices to attract international visitors to businesses year-round. Workshops are free, but only 30 spots are available for each workshop. Workshops are 10 a.m. to noon and 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, at Homewood Suites, 195 Hutton Ranch Road, Kalispell. To register, visit