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| March 19, 2023 12:00 AM

Evergreen Luncheon

The Evergreen Chamber of Commerce will hold its High Noon Luncheon on Friday, March 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Snappy's Event Center, 1400 U.S. 2 E, Kalispell. Lorraine Clarno, president and CEO of the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, will present on the Commercial Property Assessed Capital Enhancement. Cost is $15.

Bigfork Job Fair

The Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce, along with Bigfork High School, is holding a job fair on March 22 at the high school. The event is designed to connect students and residents with those seeking to fill seasonal and year round positions. The fair will be open to Bigfork students from 1 to 3 p.m. From 3:30-4:30 p.m. is designated for retiree job seekers and from 4:30 to 5 p.m. the fair will be open to the public. For more information, contact

Market Validation For Entrepreneurs

Montana West Economic Development and Montana Manufacturing Extension Center are partnering to host a luncheon-class that will guide entrepreneurs and product managers through the process of market validation. MMEC Business Advisors leverage their expertise in market research, data analysis, and new product development to inform client-specific ventures with powerful and actionable insights. The event is free to attend, and will take place April 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 44 2nd Avenue West, Kalispell.

NW Montana Job and Opportunity fair

The largest job fair in all of Northwest Montana, the NW Montana Job and Opportunity Fair, is returning to the Trade Center at the Flathead County Fairgrounds on April 6, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year's fair will include a morning career fair focus for over 800 high school juniors and seniors from the Flathead Valley and beyond, providing employers with the opportunity to engage with their future workforce. Employers are encouraged to register with early as the job fair is expected to sell out.

Recruitment seminar

Job Service Kalispell is holding its Blueprint for Business Success webinar – Rethinking Recruitment: A Marketer’s Approach to Attracting Loyal Employees on March 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at Job Service Kalispell, 427 1st Avenue East, Kalispell. The webinar is free to attend. To register visit

“Rethinking Recruitment” is a marketing perspective that can make a business attractive to job seekers and passive candidates worth recruiting. Effectively marketing job opportunities can form the backbone of a proactive sourcing strategy. Presenter is Josh Kroll who is vice president of marketing and business development at Park Side Credit Union.

For more information contact Job Service Kalispell or (406) 758-6200.

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