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Kiplinger Personal Finance named Great Falls as one of the 25 Cheapest Places to Live: U.S. Cities Edition!

Outdoor enthusiaists will find that there is a world to explore just outside their front door. Hiking, skiing, mountain biking and kayaking adventures are just minutes away. Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park are just a few hours’ drive and make excellent weekend getaways.”

GFDA Top Ten for 6-2-24

22) We Are Growing Our Awesome Staff Team. Download a description of openings for Director Regional Small Business Development Center and Lending Solutions Specialist. Contact Tracy for more info at [email protected].

We also made progress with several key client projects this week — another jam-packed week!

Navy looks to partner with private industry on blockchain tech that detects cyberattacks during software development 

The Navy invention enables traceability and provability in software development

Techlink – U.S. Army Develops Improved Structural Steel and Concrete for Bridges – Technology Available and more…

They’ve developed a new structural steel coating that more than triples the bond strength between concrete and steel, preventing corrosion.

The Missoula Food Bank Invites you to Empty Bowls Full Souls – 6/26 – Missoula Fairgrounds

Join us on Wednesday, June 26th from 5:00-8:00pm at the Missoula Fairgrounds for Missoula Food Bank & Community Center’s annual advocacy event. Guests will hear from LEVL (Lived Experiences Voices & Leaders) participants and enjoy music from Blue Point. Come enjoy delicious soup served in a handmade bowl, check out auction items, and learn more about MFB&CC’s advocacy work.

This Montana school solved its teacher shortage by opening a day care

On-site day cares are being used as a recruitment tool. Turns out, they help more than just the teachers.

New_Public – Reimagine Social Media

We are researchers, engineers, designers, and
community leaders working together to explore
creating digital public spaces where people
can thrive and connect.

Missoula farm owner seeks $310K in Open Space Bond funds for agriculture preservation

The Missoula City Council will decide in June whether to approve using $310,000 from the voter-approved 2018 Open Space Bond to help a nonprofit purchase a long-running, 8-acre vegetable farm in the Target Range neighborhood and keep it preserved as agricultural land in perpetuity.

Montana Dept. of Commerce announces new members of Montana Main Street Program

Membership in the Main Street Program provides communities with access to Main Street grant funding, technical assistance, community networking and resources offered through the national Main Street America program to revitalize and promote downtown commercial districts.

Jerry Seinfeld’s 1,000-Second Commencement Speech Was Set to a 5th-Grade Reading Level. It’s the Best Ever Done – Simplicity tells a story and influences deeply.

The speech was not only engaging but also remarkably accessible. It’s a master class in human storytelling, primarily because of its low reading level–equivalent to that of a fifth grader.