Cooperative leaders from Northwest Montana have teamed up with Rural Economic Designs, the Montana Cooperative Development Center, the CHS Foundation, the Montana Farmers Union and the Montana Council of Cooperatives to sponsor Montana Cooperative Impact Week to raise awareness of the cooperative business model and educate youth and community members on the benefits cooperatives bring to economic and community development.
The public is welcome to attend to learn more about cooperatives and related development projects and initiatives at the following events:
Oct. 23, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Networking reception with Real Art Works artists at the Silver Spur at 13891 Highway 2 in Troy.
Oct. 23, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Eureka Area Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase: Lincoln Electric Cooperative, Interbel Telephone Cooperative and Whitefish Credit Union at 105 Dewey Ave. in Eureka
A community program guide with an event schedule can be downloaded at mcdc.coop/montana-cooperative-impact-week/.