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Thursday, July 31 2014
By AARIC BRYAN/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:27 pm A strong start to the tourism season and an increase in commercial construction have local business owners looking forward to the second half of 2014. In the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce midyear survey of 205 Northwest Montana business owners, 30 percent expect to add employees during the second half of the year and 73 more
Categories: Economic, Chamber
Tuesday, July 29 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. (July 29, 2014) — The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce today announced the findings of its mid-year business survey indicate Kalispell businesses anticipate strong growth in the third and fourth quarters of 2014. Data for the mid-year survey was collected from 205 owners and managers of businesses in Northwest Montana. Key findings include: 30% expect to add employees through more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 17 2014
Kayla Adams to Play at Air Show Pre-Flight Party Adams and Maj. Jason Curtis, both of Kalispell, to perform at major event BY BEACON STAFF // JUL 17, 2014 // ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that country music singer, Kayla Adams, of Kalispell, will kick off the Mountain Madness Airshow with an appearance at the air show’s Pre-Flight Party on more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber
Tuesday, July 15 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. (July 17, 2014)— The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce today announced it will begin taking registrations for the Spring 2015 Chamber International trip to Athens, the Greek Isles, and Turkey. The adventure begins March 27, spans nine days and eight nights, and returns April 4. Beginning in Athens, home of the Olympics and the historical capitol of Europe, tours of the city more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, July 08 2014
By Chris Ferreira , KCFW Reporter, KALISPELL , Mont. - The Mountain Madness Air Show will be coming to Kalispell this August. The event will run from the 30th to the 31st. It is the first time in nine years that the air show has come to Kalispell. "The air show is a one of a kind event ya know, we only get the air show only every five or so years and in this case its been more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber
Saturday, June 28 2014
by Dax Van Fossen - KAJ News KALISPELL - A popular travel website has listed both Yellowstone and Glacier National parks as being among the country's best. The parks have been nominated for a Readers' Choice award by contributors to 10 Best, a division of USA Today Travel. They're up against 18 others competing for the title of best national park. The 10Best website states that the more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, June 26 2014
Jun 26, 2014 9:58 AM by Laura Wilson - KAJ News KALISPELL- The upcoming Mountain Madness Airshow is expected to pump at least $3.5 million into the Flathead County economy. The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce estimates the economic benefit of the air show will fall somewhere between $3.5 million and $4.7 million - and that's actually a conservative estimate. The Chamber expects at least 25% of more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, April 16 2014
KALISPELL, Mont. (April 16, 2014)— The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce announced today that ticket sales for the 2014 Mountain Madness Airshow are open as of Wednesday, April 16. The airshow is anticipated to attract approximately 30,000 spectators from the Flathead Valley, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. “Having the Thunderbirds back in town is exciting, especially with more
Categories: Air Show, Chamber
Tuesday, April 15 2014
Statewide ‘Main Street Montana’ plan unveiled By LYNNETTE HINTZE/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:00 pm A co-chairman of Gov. Steve Bullock’s Main Street Montana Project laid out the fundamentals of a state economic development blueprint at the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday, calling it a plan that is “practical and achievable.” more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Wednesday, March 26 2014
College tries to meet changing needs of students By RYAN MURRAY/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:00 pm Despite offering education at a fraction of the price of larger state schools, Flathead Valley Community College realizes its role is to address the quickly changing needs of students. That’s why, in her presentation to the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, March 26 2014
Superintendent lauds community support for schools By HILARY MATHESON/The Daily Inter Lake | Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:00 Darlene Schottle touted new programs and increasing student enrollment and graduation rates in Kalispell schools at a Kalispell Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday. “It truly takes a community to raise a really rich school system, both at the K-12 level and more
Categories: Education, Chamber, General News Article