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Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association for our Midtown Mixer on September 5th at The Missoula Country Club (MCC), located at 3850 Old U.S. Highway 93. Thanks to Blackfoot Communications for hosting what promises to be a fun and engaging event with great prizes including Griz football tickets, a wine basket and golf for two courtesy of MCC. Plus, enjoy a tailgate menu sampling from the amazing MCC kitchen.

Blackfoot Communications is the best local choice for all your business communications. We have proudly served Montana businesses for nearly 70 years; delivering fast, reliable, affordable, future-proof fiber internet and a full suite of phone and managed service solutions for business of all sizes. Plus, we are deeply invested in giving back in ways that matter; when it comes to connections, it is the personal ones that matter the most. As your caring neighbor, Blackfoot supports local organizations, time honored community events and educational initiatives that truly make a difference.

Check us out at: GoBlackfoot.com/Business or GoBlackfoot.com/Community

Families First: Education matters at Blackfoot and we are thrilled to support the amazing work of Families First. Families First has been in Missoula since 1994 and recently opened a branch office in Polson. Families First is here to strengthen Montana families, from services including enriching early childhood learning opportunities at our new public library, to teen support, to parenting classes and counseling. 

Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association for our August Midtown Mixer at Jiffy Lube located at 2310 Brooks St. This event is hosted by Sterling CRE Advisors.

Enjoy appetizers, drinks and networking with Midtown members by stopping by to network with friends!

Sterling CRE is a full service commercial brokerage representing clients with data back decisions across the state of Montana. Our dedicated research team provides us with the tools to allow us to advise our client in data backed decision making. We pride ourselves on maintaining focus in the commercial sector with industrial, office, land, retail, medical, and multifamily specialists within our office.

Sterling Commercial Management is dedicated to providing top of the line management experiences for our clients and tenants. With a depth of experience in all sectors of commercial real estate, including multifamily our management team works closely with the brokerage and our research team to add value for our clients. 

Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association for our June Midtown Mixer at the new Farmers State Bank location at 3200 Brooks St. They will be hosting this event with the Child Development Center, a local non-profit.

Enjoy appetizers, drinks and networking with Midtown members by stopping by to network with friends!

The year was 1907, when Farmers State Bank first opened their doors in the busting community of Victor Montana ready to service the residents’ banking needs. Fast forward to 2023 and the 5th generation ownership still prides themselves on working closely with community members to achieve success in business and personal banking. From loans to deposit products to our newly introduced credit cards we are there to help you achieve your personal and business banking goals. We are excited to open our 10th full-service branch right in Midtown Missoula! From Kalispell to Helena all the way down to Darby, we’ve got you covered. We are so excited to partner on this mixer with The Child Development Center in Missoula. All Children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential. The Child Development Center is a nonprofit that provides family-focused support services to children with developmental delays and disabilities in Western Montana. They partner with families to support developmental needs of children where they live, play and grow. Please come celebrate the opening of our new branch and all the good work the Child Development Center brings to Missoula.


Join the Missoula Midtown Association, Midtown community guides, the Master Plan steering committee, our neighbors and partners on June 11 in the Southgate Mall parking lot for family-friendly fun.
All are welcome!

After two years of working to build a cohesive community vision for Midtown, the Midtown Master Plan team will be publishing the final plan in early June, and we are hosting a community celebration to thank YOU for participating in this process!

Copies of the plan will be available at the party and published on the website in mid-June.
For more information visit midtownmasterplan.com

Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association for our May Midtown Mixer at The Dram Shop Central, located at 2700 Paxson Street – Suite G. 

This mixer is hosted by First Security Bank, who will be partnering with Friends of the Children, a local non-profit.

Enjoy appetizers, drinks and networking with Midtown members by stopping by to mingle at the Dram Shop!

First Security Bank first opened its doors in downtown Missoula in 1972. Quickly growing to a family of seven full-service branch locations, we also established full-service locations in the nearby communities of Corvallis, Hamilton, Plains, Thompson Falls and, Stevensville.

First Security Bank offers a full-range of banking products and services providing individuals and businesses with the help necessary to achieve their financial goals, today and throughout their lives.

We operate our own management teams in the towns we know well, because we live here too! We value being an integral part of our many communities and are proud to serve friends, neighbors and local businesses not only with superior banking products and services, but with considerable investments of our own time and effort to help non-profit and community organizations wherever we are. In fact, we support more than 400 local community organizations every year. 

In 1996 we joined the Glacier Family of Banks, owned by Kalispell, Montana-based Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (GBCI). Glacier Bank is a regional bank providing world-class financial services to individuals and businesses throughout the Western United States. This has enabled us to serve our local communities with the same unique personal attention and friendly service our customers have come to expect, with the added resources of our much larger banking family.

We proudly serve the communities of Missoula, Hamilton, Corvallis, Stevensville, Lolo, Thompson Falls and Plains Montana.

Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association for our April Midtown Mixer at Clearwater Credit Union, located at 3600 Brooks Street in the Corporate Training Center building.
Enjoy appetizers, ice cold drinks and networking with other folks in the area by stopping by to see the new facility!
 
Clearwater Credit Union’s mission is to be a force for good in banking, in the communities we serve, and in the lives of our members. Established in 1956 – today, Clearwater is Montana’s second-largest credit union and its largest US Treasury Department certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). A member-owned, not-for-profit banking cooperative, Clearwater proudly serves over 52,000 members across 20 counties in Western Montana and is committed to donating 5% of net income each year to local organizations and non-profits. 

THE LEAD: Midtown Master Plan RFP Published

The Missoula Midtown Association and other public, private, and nonprofit partners are seeking the services of a consulting team with broad experience in visioning, urban planning and design, landscape architecture, parking, transportation, market and housing analysis, citizen outreach and implementation to create a Midtown Master Plan (MMP). The MMP will reflect Midtown’s values and reinforce our unique character, culture, and economic activity. It will provide strategies to use as a blueprint for the development of the area.
 
The project is funded by over 35 different partners, including 30 private businesses from the Midtown area and six public partners. The selected team will lead Missoula County in the planning process over the next 18 months.
 
Proposals are due April 1, 2022
 
For more info, you can send questions to our email address: midtown@missoulamidtown.com
 
To download the RFP, visit the Master Plan page of our website here: https://missoulamidtown.com/masterplan/http://The Missoula Midtown Association and other public, private, and nonprofit partners are seeking the services of a consulting team with broad experience in visioning, urban planning and design, landscape architecture, parking, transportation, market and housing analysis, citizen outreach and implementation to create a Midtown Master Plan (MMP). The MMP will reflect Midtown’s values and reinforce our unique character, culture, and economic activity. It will provide strategies to use as a blueprint for the development of the area. The project is funded by over 35 different partners, including 30 private businesses from the Midtown area and six public partners. The selected team will lead Missoula County in the planning process over the next 18 months. Proposals are due April 1, 2022 For more info, you can send questions to our email address: midtown@missoulamidtown.com
 
To download the RFP, visit the Master Plan page of our website here: https://missoulamidtown.com/masterplan/

Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association for our March Midtown Mixer at Opportunity Bank, located at 1821 South Ave W, Suite 101!

Enjoy appetizers, ice cold drinks and networking with other folks in the area by stopping by to see the new facility!
Opportunity Bank of Montana opened its doors in August of 1922 as American Building and Loan with a single office in Helena. Since our first day, it has been our honor to be a Montana community financial institution committed to providing strong financial futures for Montanans. Opportunity Bank has two convenient locations in Missoula and branches across Montana.

Join fellow members of the Missoula Midtown Association at Oddpitch Brewing located in the new Kent Shopping Center at 1200 West Kent Suite 103!

This event is hosted by Sterling CRE Advisors, who would like to thank Oddpitch Brewing for partnering with them on the location for the February Midtown Mixer.
Enjoy appetizers, ice cold drinks and networking with other folks in the area by stopping by to see the new facility!

Whether you are a buyer, seller, tenant, or investor, Sterling CRE Advisors provides you with comprehensive commercial real estate brokerage services. Through independent research, Sterling CRE Advisors compiles data on the local commercial real estate market that will help you rise above the competition. Responsive. Results. The Sterling CRE Advantage.