May 1, 2019|Press Release

Anaconda High School wins 2019 Challenge Bowl

HELENA — On Tuesday, the Blue Wolves squad from Anaconda High School was crowned the Montana Chamber Foundation’s third annual Challenge Bowl winners. The competition tested the business knowledge of students, and rounding out the three top finishers was the Destructors (North Toole County High School) and Boost (Anaconda High School). “We’d like to extend a big congratulations to the …

Apr 24, 2019|News Alert, Press Release

Finalists Set For 2019 Challenge Bowl

HELENA — In a hard fought battle over the course of the past eight weeks, Anaconda High School ended the spring semester of the High School Business Challenge with seven teams in the top eight and advanced to the 3rd Annual Challenge Bowl on April 30. The eighth and final team competing is Premium Music Player from Billings Skyview. The …

Mar 12, 2019|News Alert, Press Release

Todd O’Hair Named Montana Chamber of Commerce President/CEO

HELENA — On Tuesday, Todd O’Hair was named the next Montana Chamber of Commerce president/CEO by the Montana Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. O’Hair will begin his position May 1. “I am honored to take on the role as president and CEO of Montana’s leading business advocate, the Montana Chamber of Commerce,” O’Hair said. “I look forward to building …

Mar 8, 2019|Press Release

Montana Chamber of Commerce Statement on Work Comp Cost Reductions

HELENA — The Montana Chamber of Commerce released the following statement after news of reduced workers compensation rates from the Montana State Fund. Today, the Montana State Fund approved an 8.6 percent overall rate reduction in worker’s compensation costs for its policyholders. This marks the 13th consecutive year that rates have remained flat or declined. Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale, in …

Mar 1, 2019|Press Release

Diversified Plastics, Inc.’s Wendy Koster Named STEP Ahead Winner

HELENA — The U.S. Manufacturing Institute announced they will award Wendy Koster, general manager of Diversified Plastics, Inc. in Missoula, with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to …