The Prospera Pulse | Volume 4 | May 2018
Upcoming Events
call: 406.587.3113
email: info@prosperabusinessnetwork.org
Friday, May 4
Donor Lounge from 12-3pm at Hattie Rex
Coupons and discounts for Hattie Rex and Prospera/WBC events
Donor Lounge from 3-6pm at Taco Del Sol
Donate $25 and you get access to the margarita + chips/salsa bar!
 
Thursdays, May 3 + 10 + 17
5:30pm-8:30pm each session | Members $200, Non-Members $250, 2nd company representative, $100
In partnership with SBDC, MMEC and SCORE
 
Tuesday, May 8
3-5pm | The Baxter | Members $25, Non-Members $35
Sponsored by Stockman Bank, Leadership Outfitters + Taco Del Sol
 
Tuesday, May 8
8:30-12:30 | MMEC | Members $100, Non-Members $125
In partnership with MT DOT DBE + SBE, SBDC, MMEC, SCORE
 
Tuesday, May 15
4-6pm | Free for Prospera members
Sponsored by Blackfoot + Riverside Country Club
 
Friday, June 8
9-1:30pm | MMEC | Members $50, Non-Members $75
Sponsored by MT DOT DBE + SBE , MMEC, SBDC, and SCORE
 
Wednesday, June 13
11-1pm | $50 Prospera Members, $75 Non-Members, $500 Table
Arrive at 11 am for headshots + chance to win giveaways
Sponsored by Entre Technology Services, CTA, KBZK, Visit Big Sky, PRG Group, Dutch Clean, MDOT, NorthWestern Energy, Bank of Bozeman, Jackson Contractor Group, Blackfoot, Alpha Graphics and The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Member Deals
Bar Method Bozeman : 20% off their Bar Fly Membership for Prospera members ONLY! Unlimited classes and 10% off retail and $2 off childcare at the Kid's Cave + more! Contact Kaylee: bozeman@barmethod.com or (917) 502-4038 

Sola Café:
10% discount on all custom bakery orders and meeting size coffee urns. www.solacafe.com Discount code: prospera10

Riverside Country Club: Rent Riverside’s event spaces for your functions! Contact Mandy: mandy@riverside-country-club.com or 406.587.5105

The Work Spot MT: 
$50 (regularly $100) Exclusive sponsorship of 2 Workspot Weekly e-newsletters sent to subscriber base - featuring company photo, caption and outbound link to company website. Discount code: PROSPERAMEMBER

Do you have a Member-2-Member deal you’d like to share? Contact Emilie. esaunders@prosperabusinessnetwork.org or 406-587-3113
New Members
Please support our newest members
ONLY 35 TICKETS LEFT
FOR THE 2018 PROSPERA ANNUAL LUNCHEON
Purchase your individual tickets or company table before this event sells out!
YOU COULD WIN!

Follow the 2018 Annual Luncheon on Facebook for updates on the event, sponsor information, and new raffle prize announcements!

Attendees who arrive at 11:00 am will have a chance to win the following raffle prizes at the Annual Luncheon:

Raft trip for up to 10 people from

Guest room stays + Board room rental from Homewood Suites Bozeman

Alcohol gift basket + swag from

Round of Golf for Four at the private course of Riverside Country Club
May 8th Leadership Mentoring Series
The Leadership Mentoring Series presents and features successful women entrepreneurs and their stories of success and challenges. No speeches, no PowerPoints, no handouts. Just genuine, raw stories. The sessions are moderated by Ris Higgins, co-owner of Leadership Outfitters and long-time mentor to women entrepreneurs. 

This month features: Robyn Erlenbush of NAI Landmark and ERA Landmark.

May 8 | 3-5 pm | The Baxter
$25 Prospera Members | $35 Non-Members
Networking Social to follow at Taco Del Sol Downtown

Sponsors: Stockman Bank, Taco del Sol Bozeman,
The Baxter, Leadership Outfitters

It's Here! Give Big Gallatin Valley
Join Prospera Business Network & Montana Women's Business Center in Downtown Bozeman on Friday, May 4 the 2018 Give Big day of giving. 

We'll be at Hattie Rex from 12-3 pm with refreshments, door prizes, coupons for Hattie Rex purchases, as well as discounts for Prospera/WBC events. 10% of proceeds will be benefiting our programs all day.

Next, we'll be at Taco Del Sol Downtown from
3-6 pm with a sangria, and unlimited chips and salsa bar, fun door prizes and more! You don't want to miss either parties! Stop by to see us!


May Power Up, No June Class!
"Power Up: Create Your Business, Financials, and Marketing Plan" 

Power Up is a monthly series, helping business owners gain clarity on their business, financial, and marketing plans.

May 3rd, 10th, & 17th | 5:30 - 8:30pm | MMEC-MSU

What You Will Learn:
  • Clarity and fresh perspective about starting a new business
  • Solid first draft of your Business Plan
  • In-depth understanding of your industry and competition
  • Documented sales projections and marketing strategy based on industry research & geography
  • Projected cash flow for one year
  • Shared experience with other local entrepreneurs and subject matter experts
  • Valuable resources and processes that support your business planning journey

Sponsored By: Montana Small Business Development Centers Business Development Centers, Montana Manufacturing Extension Center - MSU
Charitable Support from SCORE

NEW EVENT! 1st Annual Sip N Chip Golf Event
SAVE THE DATE! Sip N Chip benefiting the WBC

July 10 | 4-6 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 wine, beer, and bubbles. A chipping contest will take place at the conclusion of the lessons to put your skills to the test!

A business networking social will follow including door prizes, interactive contests, and hors d’oeuvres.

Men & women welcome! No golf experience needed!.

$50 Prospera Members | $75 Non-Members

Sponsorship opportunities available starting at $250

Registration opening soon, please contact Chrissie Majewski for more information.
Win 2 Tickets to the Annual Luncheon
Are you a past client of the WBC? Prospera grant recipient? Current member? No matter your relationship with Prospera or the WBC, we want to hear how your business is #PoweredByProspera.

Participate in our #PoweredByProspera social media campaign for your chance to win 2 tickets to our nearly sold out Annual Luncheon on June 13 .

That's a $100-$150 value for simply posting to social media!

Members and non-members are invited to participate!

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

Do You or Your Employees Need Help With Quickbooks?
Montana Women's Business Center, Montana Small Business Development Center and Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) present: QuickBooks Online Version

Instructor: Deb Niedermeyer, CPB

May 8 | 8:30 am - 12:30pm | Montana Manufacturing Extension Center

Registration: $100 for Prospera Members 
$125 for Non-Members

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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