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MEDA December News and Conference Summary

If you had to miss the MEDA Fall Conference, you can see a bit of what you missed by reviewing the following:

56Strong: Montana Women’s Mentorship Program – The Montana Women’s Business Center at Prospera Business Network

The program will run for six months with a virtual kick-off meeting in January and a virtual conclusion meeting in June. The expectation is that mentors and mentees will meet monthly for about one-hour between February and June. The meeting times and days will be set by the mentors and mentees.

“The New Map of Life” The 100-year life is here. We’re not ready.

We can meet challenges that longevity creates if we act now, guided by these principles:

Great Storytelling in the Montana Quarterly: It Pulls At Our Heartstrings And Holds Communities Together

MoJo interviews Scott McMillion, publisher/owner of Montana Quarterly, praised as one of the best regional magazines still made of paper in America

Northwestern Energy Bright Magazine – October 2021

Bright magazine showcases our sustainability efforts and the exciting work going on at NorthWestern Energy.

Senator Tester Secures Nearly $1.7 Million for Rural Montana Housing & Economic Development

Funding to improve access to housing, Tribal Colleges, and economic development

Welcome to Bear Paw Development Corporation

Bear Paw Development Corporation is a private non-profit organization created for the purpose of administering programs to help improve regional economic conditions in Hill, Blaine, Liberty, Chouteau and Phillips Counties and the Fort Belknap and Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservations.

How well do you know the tribes in Montana?

Montana is home to 12 tribes, but too often, people don’t know much about these tribes, their history, culture, language and news.

This Rowdy Montana Cowboy Town Is a Magnet for Artists, Celebs, and Cool Kids & Career Opportunities at PFL.

This is the epicenter of Western cool.

Chuck Marohn of STRONG TOWNS Engages Again with Missoula! TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2021 AT 9 AM – 10:30 AM – Online

In this book tour presentation, Marohn demonstrates how the values of engineers and other transportation professionals are applied in the design process, and how those priorities differ from the values of the general public.

Chuck will also discuss his coined term “Stroad” and offer ideas on how Missoulians may help improve conditions on our Reserve St. (Stroad!).