Flathead Business Watercooler
The Lakeside/Somers Chamber of Commerce is holding its November BASH social hour and networking event at West Shore Food Bank, 140 Bills Rd, on Nov. 29 at 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a canned or boxed food item or toiletry item for donation.
Montana West Economic Development holds its annual membership meeting on Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. at Basecamp Coworking, 643 Denver St., Whitefish. Tickets are $20 for MWED members and $25 for non-members and include drinks and appetizers. For more information, visit https://dobusinessinmontana.com/annual-meeting/
Evergreen Chamber Holiday Gathering
The Evergreen Chamber of Commerce will hold its Holiday Gathering on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. at the Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Building. The evening includes a social hour, dinner, silent auction and the chamber’s awards presentation. For tickets, visit https://www.evergreencofc.com/event-5393819
Nominations for Montana Tourism Awards
The annual Montana Tourism Awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the people, businesses, organizations and communities that strengthen Montana's tourism and recreation industries and thereby contribute to maximizing its economic impact for Montanans.
Submit nominations at https://form.jotform.com/232635396911057 by Jan. 23, 2024. Awards will be presented in April.
Recreational Trails Program Grant
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks administers the Recreational Trails Program, a federally funded grants program that supports the state’s trails.
RTP funds come from the Federal Highway Trust Fund and represent a portion of the motor fuel excise tax collected from non-highway recreational fuel use: Fuel used for off-highway recreation by snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, off-highway motorcycles and off-highway light trucks. To learn more about this program visit https://fwp.mt.gov