Five women in Roundup who helped organize the Committee to Save Central School four years ago now find themselves serving as the elected Board of Directors for the Musselshell Rural Investment Cooperative. The cooperative is the first of its kind to be organized in Montana, and its purpose is to allow local residents of modest means the opportunity to invest in economic development projects in their community. Three of the women are relative newcomers to the community, but board President Nicole Borner attended elementary school in the sandstone building, which served the children of the town for 110 years.
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