Business Updates 2018

Business Updates 2018

The Chamber would like to welcome our newest members: New Kids on the Block Childcare, J Bar L Ranch, and Mill Creek Inn & 1866 Saloon. In 2017 we were pleased to welcome RW Outdoors, Springhill Specialty Products, Buzy B’s Carpet Cleaning, G.O’s Jerky Barn, JP2 Risk Management, and O’Donnell QH’s | Final Line Fence. Saturday’s Expo will be a great place to get to know many of these new businesses.

It’s been a year of changes for many of our existing business members. We are missing some changes — please get your updates and information to Karen at Opportunity Bank in Sheridan–or use our Contact form:

Beacon Business Center – began publishing a bi-weekly newsletter called “The Ruby Valley Nugget”. Pick one up for free. It’s a great, handy digest of local businesses, classifieds, activities, and more.

Ingram Photography & Design – joined in 2017 as “Happiness Captured Creative”. Anna and Isaac Ingram from Sheridan are happy to be expanding their photography services to include a local studio. They offer wedding, senior, newborn, and mini-sessions. Isaac also offers videography, and is producing the Chamber’s “local” spots.

IMOC Building Supplies – CR Moltich, owner, recently opened his brand new store located on Hwy 287 east of Sheridan. Besides building supplies, IMOC is fully stocked with yard and garden supplies, as well as pet and animal feed and supplies. Watch for IMOC’s Grand Opening!

JDL Construction and 4 Rivers Concrete changed hands recently, and both currently do business under their familiar names, guided by the capable hand of Scott Gossard.

Montana Image – Sue Marxer restructured her longtime “Saddlescenes Photography” business to better incorporate the array of marketing and branding services “Montana Image” provides: web design and maintenance, marketing materials design and printing, business and event photography, and stock photography.

Montana Mad Hatters – Sheila Massar, long-time custom hat-maker has turned the reins over to daughter, Ericka Kirkpatrick. Stop by the hat shop on Main in Twin Bridges to order a custom-made Montana cowboy hat, get your old hat cleaned and repaired, or pick up unique western gifts, such as the popular “Bling-a-Ling” line of handbags.

Mountain Building Center – longtime owners Doug & Liz Stonebraker retired, turning the business over to the next generation, Mark and Cristy Stonebraker. Be sure to stop by for quality products and personalized customer service.

Northern Rockies Engineering, Inc. – Change of name for Kirk Engineering, a busy environmental engineering firm owned by Scott Payne of Twin Bridges.

Opportunity Bank of Montana – During the 100th year celebration of the Ruby Valley Bank of Twin Bridges and Sheridan, the banks underwent a change of ownership to Montana based “Opportunity Bank of Montana”. We are happy to welcome Opportunity Bank, and continue carrying on business with local folks we know and love.

Ranch Resources – Founded and operated by 5th generation rancher, Les Gilman since 1978. Les sold his share to Dan Durham, previously with the Ruby Valley Conservation District. Ranch Resources is now owned and operated by Logan Miller and Dan Durham. Les was honored recently with the 2018 Stewardship Award for the Ruby Valley Conservation District.

Tobacco Root Flooring – Don Jennings is the new owner of our local flooring store, purchased from Conn Norling. In addition to providing a full sample-floor of name brand products and a warehouse,Don is a professional installer of flooring, tile, and custom window coverings.