Polson Chamber of Commerce’s Calendar


Oct
23
Wed
Free workshop: Business Startup @ LCCDC
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Business Startup

This class walks you through evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of a business idea to determine its feasibility. You’ll learn about startup costs, market opportunity, financial projections and financing options.

Oct
29
Tue
Learn at Lunch Series – Recruiting the Right Talent
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Good talent is hard to find and even harder to retain. Learn best practices for recruiting from refining your job descriptions to creating job postings to reference checking.

Feel free to bring food & drink with you. Seating is limited, reserve your space now. Small group sessions with plenty of interaction!

 

Series brought to you by: Cindy Carpenter, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Owner, Carpenter Business Resources, LLC. Cindy holds the two top Human Resource certifications – SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) and SHRM-SCP (Society of Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional). With a degree in Business Education from the U of M, she has more than 25 years of training experience primarily focused on people topics.
Cindy has been a practicing HR professional since 1996 in the banking and insurance industries. As a small business owner, Cindy brings a valuable combination of training, education, business ownership and real-life experience to all
services she offers.

Nov
12
Tue
Free workshop: Cash Flow Management @ LCCDC
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Cash Flow Management

Managing cash flow is vital to business success. You’ll learn how to identify and measure cash cycle times for inventories, receivables and payables to ensure that obligations are paid on time.

Instructor Dan Gorton has years of experience in business and finance, and works with the Small Business Development Center to help businesses start up, grow and prosper. We’re also offering classes on QuickBooks, Excel, and marketing. See our full schedule and register online or call 406-676-5914 to reserve your seat.

Nov
19
Tue
Learn at Lunch Series – Interviewing
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Learn how to best use the process of phone screening to in- person interviewing. Discuss interview questions, how to conduct a solid interview and who should participate in one. Consistent practices will help your company reputation and make your selection process easier.

Feel free to bring food & drink with you. Seating is limited, reserve your space now. Small group sessions with plenty of interaction!

 

Series brought to you by: Cindy Carpenter, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Owner, Carpenter Business Resources, LLC. Cindy holds the two top Human Resource certifications – SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) and SHRM-SCP (Society of Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional). With a degree in Business Education from the U of M, she has more than 25 years of training experience primarily focused on people topics.
Cindy has been a practicing HR professional since 1996 in the banking and insurance industries. As a small business owner, Cindy brings a valuable combination of training, education, business ownership and real-life experience to all
services she offers.

Nov
30
Sat
Polson Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Polson Courthouse Lawn
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and enjoy the 1st Annual Lighting of our Community Christmas tree. From 3 to 7 pm the Polson Montana Chamber of Commerce office will be open for Small Business Saturday hosting, hot chocolate, and cookies. At 6:00 pm see the lighting of our community’s tree at the Lake County Courthouse lawn to kick off the Christmas Season in Lake County.

Sponsored by Polson Business Community and Polson Montana Chamber of Commerce