The USDA Value Added Producer Grant Program assists farmers and ranchers in the development of value added products. Join us for this free workshop to learn more about the program and how it can help you finance your value added products. Grants and matching funds can be used for planning activities or expenses related to producing and marketing a value-added agricultural product.
Lad Barney, Business Programs Specialist, USDA Rural Development – Kalispell office
Lad has also served as Area Director for RD Missoula & Kalispell offices since August 2008. He was the Director of the Small Business Development Center at the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce for five years and also served as Operations Manager and Lead Sales Consultant for two technology solution providers.
Heather Handeland, Area Specialist, Missoula Area Office, USDA Rural Development
Heather has worked for Rural Development for 16 years and administers the Rural Business Programs with the goal of improving the economy and quality of life in rural America. The Missoula Area Office provides services to Mineral, Sanders, Missoula, Ravalli, Granite, Lake and Powell counties.
Space is limited so reserve your seat today.
Sponsored by USDA Rural Development, Montana Food and Ag Development Network, and Lake County Community Development Corporation
In the Library’s meeting room. “Egg-Stra-Ordinary!” What a winter! You are invited to celebrate spring and color’s return with us. All coloring supplies are provided and you may also bring your own. We also provide snacks & soothing music for a fun and relaxing session.
Traditional Arts, beading, sewing, crafting
All classes and activities are open to everyone. Light meal provided.
The First and Third Fridays at 3:45 pm: On the FIRST Friday of each month, we will show a popular children’s movie. On THIRD Fridays we will host games and crafts for kids of all ages. The rare FIFTH Friday will feature a classic children’s movie. All Friday programs will feature fresh popcorn. Upcoming movie selections will be available on the library website
5-9 First Friday Sushi from Soma Bowls
8-11 Sean Burress with Red Onion Purple (One of the Main Singers from Off in the Woods) 21+