Chobani Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya spoke Dec. 17 at the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Speaker Series at the Boise Centre. (l-r) Ed Miller, a partner at Givens Pursley, and Ulukaya. Photo courtesy of Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Shelton Woods has been named interim dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs at Boise State University, effective Jan. 6. He now serves as associate dean and professor of history. Woods replaces Melissa Lavitt, who has accepted a new position at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, where she will provide leadership for faculty affairs. Woods received his MA[...]
[caption id="attachment_104452" align="alignleft" width="300"] Volunteers display the food they collected during the door-to-door food drive. Photo courtesy of Palouse Cares.[/caption] On Dec. 7, hundreds of volunteers came together in every community on the Palouse to gather more than 38,000 pounds of food for area food banks. Food collections took place in Moscow, Pullman, Colfax, Palouse,[...]
In honor of his service as the 2013 Idaho Cattle Association president, Lee Bradshaw, of Caldwell (center), receives a token of appreciation during the 100th Annual Idaho Cattle Association Convention and Trade Show. Presenting a belt buckle are ICA Executive Vice President Wyatt Prescott (left), of Boise, and 2013 ICA Treasurer Bill Lickley, of Jerome. Photo courtesy of Idaho Cattle Associatio[...]
Mike Arneson has joined J-U-B Engineers and will be opening an Idaho Falls field office to further serve the eastern Idaho market. He will lead J-U-B’s federal markets group and assist with transportation and alternative delivery projects. Arneson has 21 years of professional engineering and management experience. Most recently, he was a vice president with the North Wind Group in Idaho Falls[...]
[caption id="attachment_104449" align="alignleft" width="300"] On Dec. 18 at the Kuna Senior Center, George Barron, human resources director for Valley Wide Cooperative, presented a check to Sarah Scott, director of the Area Agency on Aging. Photo Courtesy of Valley Wide Cooperative.[/caption] Valley Wide Cooperative, with matching funds from Land O’ Lakes, donated $9,900 to the Area Agency o[...]
Chobani Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya spoke Dec. 17 at the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Speaker Series at the Boise Centre. (l-r) Kenny Pittman, vice president of marketing for pes-wies; Tracey Stone, director of recruiting for Sage Wealth Management LLC, Mass Mutual Financial Group; and Walt Cook, sales for All-West Components & Fasteners Inc. Photo courtesy of Boise Metro Ch[...]
Peter Gaby is the new director of structural engineering for McMillen LLC. Bringing more than 28 years of structural engineering experience and 12 years of working in the construction industry, Gaby’s expertise encompasses a variety of water-resource projects, specifically hydroelectric power upgrades and dam improvements. Gaby holds multiple degrees in solid mechanics and geotechnical, ci[...]
The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (Compass) presented its fifth annual Leadership in Motion awards, recognizing businesses, individuals and projects supporting a regional transportation plan, at a luncheon on Dec. 16. Boise Bicycle Project was given the 2013 Compass Leadership in Motion award, Leadership in Private Business/Nonprofit. (l-r) Jimmy Hallyburton, BBP executive dire[...]
[caption id="attachment_104437" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cindy Kirk (right) explains her craft to clients at Panache. Photo courtesy of The Advocates.[/caption] On Dec. 12, Panache on the Sun Valley Mall hosted trunk shows by Cindy Kirk Designs (handcrafted bags) and jewelry designer Kary Kjesbo, of KKDesigns. Panache and the two designers donated 10 percent of sales from the entire da[...]
The ACHD held a groundbreaking ceremony on Dec. 11 for the $4.6 million Ustick, Cloverdale to Five Mile project. The project will create a five-lane road with sidewalks, bike lanes and planter strips. (l-r) Bruce Wong, ACHD director; Sara Baker, ACHD president; John Franden, ACHD commissioner; Adam Zaragoza, ACHD project manager and Bill Thompson, ACHD project inspector. Photo courtesy of ACHD.
[caption id="attachment_104440" align="alignleft" width="300"] Idaho Power Pocatello-area employees present a check to Rebecca Ristrem, branch manager for the Idaho Foodbank’s Eastern Idaho branch. Photo courtesy of Idaho Power.[/caption] Idaho Power employees donated turkeys and other food items to local food banks and organizations throughout their service area through Dec. 18. Employees[...]