The Prospera Pulse | June2018
Upcoming Events
Register at (new website!)
call: 406.587.3113
July 9, July 23, August 6, August 20, September 10, Sept. 24
Take your business to the next level with an accountability and education group with facilitator Karen Lum
Must attend all 6 | 6-8pm | Treeline Coffee Roasters
Members $200, Non-Members $250
Tuesday, July 10
First Annual Sip + Chip (A fundraiser for the WBC)
4-6pm | 19th Tee at Riverside Country Club | Members $75, Non $100
Putting + chipping clincis + contests, drinks, appetizers and more!
Tuesdays, July 10, 17, and 24
9am-Noon each session | Members $200, Non-Members $250, 2nd company representative, $100
In partnership with SBDC, MMEC and SCORE
Friday, July 13
9-11am | Drinking Horse | Free
Sponsored by American Bank

Tuesday, July 16
4-6pm | Free for Prospera members
Sponsored by Blackfoot + Riverside Country Club
Thursday, July 19
10am-Noon | MMEC |  Members $20, Non-Members $30,
In partnership with SBDC, Montana DBE and SBE, MMEC and SCORE
Tuesday, July 24 (registration opening soon)
at Crosscut Mountain Sports Center (formerly Bohart Ranch)
*Exclusive event for Partner level members and above ($1,200 +)
4:30-7pm | Crosscut Mountain Sports Center | Bridger Canyon
Members $25 | Members w/family $40 | Spouses, children, and loved ones invited to attend for a family BBQ. | Sponsorship start at $350 and includes admission to this event and Yellowstone Club event in Sept.
All levels of membership and non-members are welcome to sponsor.

Wednesday, July 25
3-5pm | The Baxter | Members $25, Non-Members $35
Sponsored by Stockman Bank, Taco Del Sol + Leadership Outfitters

Member-2-Member Deals
NEW! The Baxter:
10% Off Room Rate for Holiday Parties for groups of 20 or less and 15% off for groups of 75+, if booked during the month of July! Contact Aimee: 406-582-1000 |

NEW! Head West
15% Off Purchases! (Excludes Art, Canty Boots and Sale Items)

NEW! 9Round Fitness:
20% Off Monthly Dues on a One Year Contract!

NEW! Iron Scaffold:
10% Discount on Collaboration, Critical Thinking & Communication, presented by Iron Scaffold LLC and Engineering Leadership Institute! Aug. 16, 8am-4:30pm. Contact Kate Stewart: 512-289-2920 or

Riverside Country Club:
Rent Riverside's event spaces for your functions - book your holiday parties ASAP! Contact Mandy, or 406-587-5105

Do you have a Member-2-Member deal you’d like to share with Prospera Membes? Contact Emilie: or 406-587-3113
New Members
Please support our newest members

Thanks to Prime Inc. for doing such an epic job, and to High Stakes Foundation for
helping fund our digital transformation!

Welcome Prospera and WBC to the 21st Century!
We are excited to offer a more user friendly experience for our members and community. You can now easily pay your membership dues online, register for event sponsorship and tickets, and so much more! Take a look around!
Golf Clinic, Contests + Social benefiting the Montana Women's Business Center

Tuesday, July 10 | 4-6:30 pm
19th Tee at Riverside Country Club

Attendees will participate in three 15 minute golf clinic rotations led by Riverside Country Club’s professional golf staff, including Head Pro Brandon Kahl, while enjoying unlimited wine, beer, bubbles, and apps! Contests to follow to put your skills to the test with awesome prizes!

Men & women welcome! No golf experience needed! Golf equipment available to use!

Sponsorship opportunities starting at $250
Thank you for attending the Prospera Annual Luncheon!
A special thank you to our speaker, Brian Sprenger, event sponsors, and
businesses who purchased corporate tables!
Our Summer LINK UP Accelerator for Women begins July 9.
Take your business to the next level with an accountability and education group.
Limited space is available, so register now!
$20 members, $30 non-members.
Business Law: Legal Guide to Starting Your Business + Pote ntial Pitfalls

This class is designed to address many of the legal issues that young business will face from years 0-3 in their operations.

5 Things the Students Will Learn :

1. Choosing the best entity to form (Corp, LLC, partnership)
2. Formation process 
3. Reading and understanding contracts
4. Employees, hiring, firing and everything in between
5. Best practices to protect your business from liability
Prospera is offering unique sponsor opportunities for both events to members at all levels , including non-members. Sponsorship includes admission to both events even if you are not at Partner level.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2018 President's Circle events. These exclusive events are invitation-only for Partner Level and above members ($1,200+) (sponsorships available to all members)

Crosscut Mountain Sports Center
(formerly Bohart Ranch)
Tuesday, July 24 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Families and loved ones are invited to attend with you for this family friendly BBQ to network in nature! Hear about the history and future plans of the Nordic center and family recreation area under new management, followed by a family picnic, yard games, and a biathlon shooting demo.
Members $25 | Member w/family $40
(partner level and above only)

Behind the Scenes Tour of Yellowstone Club
(registration opens August 1)
Wednesday, Sept 19 | 12:00 - 6:30 pm
This half day, exclusive experience includes transportation, lunch, drinks, exclusive tour of YC, VIP reception at Big Sky Medical Center with apps and cocktails. Network with our top level members and executives - this event is limited to 50 attendees.
Members $150 (partner level & above only)

Thank you to our sponsors:
NortWestern Energy, Bozeman Health, Karst Stage, Engel & Volkers
Leadership Mentoring Series
We are excited to present Lara Hodgson, President & CEO of NOW Corp, as our featured speaker in July. She is visiting us from Atlanta.

Wednesday, July 25
3:00 - 5:00pm
The Baxter
$25 for Prospera Members, $35 for non-members, 
Networking Social afterward at Taco Del Sol, 35 W. Main St.
Lara O’Connor Hodgson - Lives in: Atlanta Education: MBA, The Harvard Business School; Bachelor’s of science in aerospace engineering with highest honors, Georgia Tech; St. Pius X High School Current job: President and CEO, NOW Corp Prior jobs/companies: President and CEO, Nourish Inc.; President and CEO of Insomnia LLC; COO and CMO, Dewberry Capital Corp.; senior vice president, (footwear brand started with Shaquille O’Neal); senior vice president, iXL Top goals still to achieve: Do something significant each and every day; free businesses of the burden of being a free bank to their customers by eliminating AR from the B2B/B2G economy just as the credit card system eliminated AR from the B2C economy.

Stockman Bank, Taco del Sol Bozeman, The Baxter, & Leadership Outfitters
Donate Gently Used Business Clothes to MSU Students!

Prospera and WBC is a drop off location for the MSU Executive Closet program.

Come together as a team and donate gently used business clothes for men and women to MSU students getting ready to join the work force! Drop off items including dress shirts, pants, blouses, dresses, and other business attire other than shoes before July 31st to the Prospera office located at 2015 Charlotte St., Suite 1, Bozeman, MT 59718.

As an organization, Prospera is excited to be supporting such a great program within MSU.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 406.587.3113.
Expanded Six Week Online Classes
  • Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format
  • 480 classes to choose from!
  • Expert instructors lead each course
  • Engaging student discussion areas
  • New sessions start monthly
  • Confirmation of completion awarded with passing score

NEW! Career Training Program
  • Learn in-demand job skills for employers
  • Many courses prepare you for a certification
  • Start anytime – work at your own pace
  • Courses are 3 to 6 months and up to a year
  • Textbooks and learning materials are included
  • Expert instructor assistance provided
  • You’ll be teamed up with an Student Advisor
  • Academic Counselors will guide you through the enrollment process

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