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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Community Development Corporation

Harvest dinner supports community development

RONAN — Join us for the second annual “Harvest,” a celebration of local food, Saturday, Sept. 10, 6-10 p.m. at the Lake County Community Development Corporation, 407 Main Street. The family-friendly event is a fundraiser to support LCCDC and includes a social hour, dinner, a silent auction ...

Grant to fund study for Polson event center

News from Lake County Community Development Corporation RONAN – Lake County Community Development Corporation recently received $10,800 from the State of Montana, Department of Commerce, Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund Planning Grant program to assist Lake County and Polson Fairgrounds, In...

Community meets to promote communication for events Community meets to promote communication for events

RONAN — The Ronan Chamber of Commerce Ronan Roundup is back in the swing and had their first meeting on Thursday, July 14. Chamber boardmember and past Roundup President Brandy Chisholm is hoping the community gathering will start generating ideas to improve the town. “This is a great way for ...

Assessment team helps evaluate strengths, needs Assessment team helps evaluate strengths, needs

RONAN — The main problems the town faces were ranked at the last Greater Ronan Resource Team Assessment meeting in the community center on Wednesday, June 9. Volunteers from all over Montana helped assess the town’s needs to promote economic development much like Polson did a few years ago. ...

Assessment team comes to town Assessment team comes to town

RONAN – With fresh eyes, folks from outside the town are evaluating its strengths and weaknesses to create an assessment for improvement. “It’s completely done by volunteers,” said Gypsy Ray, assessment team coordinator from Ronan. “The town doesn’t have to pay for this...

Businesses get energy help from government program Businesses get energy help from government program

RONAN – Energy costs can be a major expense for agriculture productions and small rural business, but the government wants to help with a grant program in an effort to increase American energy independence and lower energy bills.  “We want to increase economic opportunity,” said USD...

Free ag workshop offered

RONAN — USDA Rural Development in partnership with Montana Department of Environmental Quality Renewable Energy Program will host a series of seven free energy workshops “Making Energy Work for Your Small Business or Agricultural Operation” at various Montana locations.  A free, one...

Collaboration furthers progress in Polson

News from Envision Polson POLSON — Envision Polson was formed to continue the work and efforts that were started as a result of the Polson Heart and Soul Project. The committees listed below align with the community values that were identified by our citizens throughout this process. These committee...

Arlee farmers market moves Arlee farmers market moves

You can buy just about everything but a farmer at the Arlee Farmers Market, which is now open on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m.  “We don’t have actual farmers for sale,” Julia Longacre said jokingly. “But that might have potential as a future fundraiser. We’ve got all kinds of...

Grant funding supports local programs Grant funding supports local programs

News from Lake County Community Development Corporation RONAN — Lake County Community Development Corporation  announced Nov. 19 that they received USDA funding that will benefit Mission Mountain Food Enterprise, as well as rural business and cooperative development programs. Of the $962,...


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