Evergreen boundaries and put Evergreen on the map by working with the Montana DOT to place signage at the 4 entry locations in Evergreen.
We had our “Holiday Gathering” at JAGZ Restaurant; held the “Lighting of the (Harmon Crane) Tree” on Thanksgiving night; have had Chamber Luncheons; held monthly “Evergreen Energizers” (our after hours event).
We are now adding the “Sweet Wheels & Rod Run” event to our community and family oriented activities.
We created a very productive website (www.evergreencofc.com) and now have a printed Evergreen Chamber Membership Directory.
We have also set up committees including our very active Ambassadors that assist businesses with the Energizers as well as attend Ribbon Cuttings. We now have a professional newsletter after purchasing our computer and software to make this possible.
We worked with Sheriff Curry and his staff to address safety issues and concerns and have make our members aware of their Business Safety Survey for individual businesses that is available through the Sheriff’s
We have had the opportunity be a unified voice in our community. And look forward to continuing these efforts.
We are excited to announce that have just appointed T.J. Wendt as our Economic Development Chair and also work hand in hand with Montana West Economic Development. We will be pursuing job creation and will fill empty buildings in Evergreen.
I would like to especially commend our Board of Directors for all of their
dedication this year in getting our chamber up and running. These people include:
President B.J. Lupton, Snappy Sport Senter
Rod Leese, 1st Vice President
Susan Witte, Secretary/Treasurer, Perkins
Darla Harmon, Harmon Crain & Rigging, Inc
Chuck Eble, First Interstate Bank
Amanda Beach, Three Rivers Bank
Gary Mahugh, Mahugh Fire & Safety.
We just recently added two new board members:
Angie Meehan, Park Side Credit Union
Jeff Erickson, Subway of Evergreen.
Craig Witte of Perkins, B.J. Lupton of Snappy Sport Senter and T.J. Wendt, State Farm Agent for seeing the need for an Evergreen Chamber of Commerce and taking action to make that happen.
For more information or to join the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce please visit our website www.evergreencofc.com or call Bev Ferris, Executive Director at 406-885-1212.
We look forward to another exciting and productive year.