Downtown Bozeman Women-Owned Business Tour, 8/6/2014

Downtown Bozeman Association and Prospera’s Montana Women’s Business Center presents

Dee-O-Gee – La Chatelaine
Wednesday, August 6
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

This Walking Tour meets at Dee-O-Gee, 424 East Main Street in downtown Bozeman.

There is no charge for this event. Space is limited to 30. Register by Tuesday, August 5. Click here to register.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS TOUR Join us on August 6 for a walking business tour of two women-owned businesses in downtown Bozeman. Each woman business owner will share her experience with operating a business with a spouse, growth stories, challenges and how recognizing opportunity has flourished the business. During this tour, we will have adequate time for networking and shopping at each business.

ABOUT DEE-O-GEE Holly Allen started Dee-O-Gee in 2008, with her husband Josh. As a Montana native and life-long dog lover, Holly followed her passion for dogs and knowledge as an experienced veterinary technician to create Gallatin Valley’s first and finest natural pet store. With a natural focus on the health and comfort of pets, Dee-O-Gee features organic grooming, all-natural dog and cat foods, home-baked dog treats and unique retail products for any four-legged friend. As owner, Holly manages the eight employees at their two locations. She is also a mother of two sons, Mason (age 4) and Bennett (age 1). View website

ABOUT LA CHATELAINE CHOCOLAT CO. Shannon Grochowski is a chocolatier, pastry chef and co-owner of La Chatelaine Chocolat Co, which she opened in 2006. She has a degree from Montana State University and began her culinary training in San Francisco. She has extensively trained in Paris kitchens with renowned Pastry Chefs, such as Gérard Taurin a Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Pierre Prevost, Sébastien Gaudard and many more. La Chatelaine has been featured in Food & Wine, Victoria, Big Sky Journal and numerous other publications. La Châtelaine Chocolat was recently named 2013 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in the USA, and has won several awards in San Francisco and Seattle. La Châtelaine’s two Bozeman-based chocolateries are located at 110 South Rouse and in the Lobby of The Baxter downtown. View website

The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Amanda Schultz at or (406) 587-3113 to make arrangements.