Business owners should be marking their calendars for the Business Owners Social Society (BOSS) on Friday, Feb. 6, Clocktower Inn in downtown Billings.

Start 2009 out right enjoying dinner with fellow business owners and listening to guest speaker, Jim Markel, a Billings entrepreneur who, as owner of Red Oxx Manufacturing, is making the “best bags on the planet” and marketing them to over 90 countries. Red Oxx manufactures every kind of bag imaginable – luggage, duffel bags, backpacks, brief cases, rifle cases, wallets, purses, etc. Using the finest materials available Red Oxx produces what has to be the highest quality bags in the world. Quietly working away and growing, marketing over the internet, this homegrown enterprise is one of Billings’ hidden success stories.
BOSS is an opportunity to meet other business owners in the community, to share ideas and generate new opportunities. The synergy of face-to-face entrepreneurship is the most dynamic means to grow a community’s economic base.

BOSS is a unique organization, requiring nothing more of its members than attending a dinner social once a quarter. No membership dues, no obligations, no officers, no seminars, no committee meetings.

Dinner is catered by Kreative Kapers — $29 per person. Spouses are welcome.

RSVP by sending your check for dinner to BOSS, PO Box 3262, Billings, MT 59103 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or brightcatproductions@ Deadline is Feb. 3. Cancellations before that may be refunded, but payment must be received by Feb. 3 to reserve your space. Space is limited so act soon. For more information call (406) 259-2309.

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