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Boise Metro Chamber Lauds ACHD’s Fairview Avenue Decision

The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce today lauded the Commissioners of the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) for its decision to continue to delay the installation of medians as part of its Fairview corridor management plan for another year. The Chamber has been actively involved in working with businesses on Fairview Avenue to oppose the installation of medians for the negative effect it would have on the businesses located along the street.
 

Chamber Announces New Hire Michael Swain

The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce today announced the hiring of Michael Swain as Events & Programs Coordinator for the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce. Michael will assist with the Boise Young Professionals (BYP) program and major Chamber events.
 

Boise Metro Chamber Endorses West Ada School District Bond Levy

The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce today endorsed the West Ada School District bond levy up for a vote on March 10th. The $96 million dollar bond would provide for the construction of four new schools to ease the overcrowding problems at many West Ada School District middle and high schools.
 
If voters approve the bond, the construction plan would include:

Walt Cook is February's Chamber Connector of the Month!

In an effort to reach our Five-Year Strategic Plan membership goal of 2,000 members, we have enhanced our Chamber Connect program, and will be naming a Chamber Connector of the Month at the end of each month.
 

Chamber CEO Bill Connors, Idaho Leaders Lobby For The Idaho Air National Guard

Boise Mayor Dave Bieter, Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, Lt. Gov. Brad Little, U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, and Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce President Bill Connors held a press conference Thursday, Feb. 19, to discuss their lobbying effort with Secretary James to secure a new flying mission for the Idaho Air National Guard. Several elected officials, business owners, and community members have spent the past two days showing Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James why the Idaho Air National Guard shoudl be based in Boise.

The Power of Referrals: A Chamber Member's Testimonial

We encourage our Boise Chamber members to be involved and use the resources we provide them to grow their businesses, and so it's nice to hear how it's going and whether our members feel like they're getting the most out of their membership. We especially love to hear about our members' interactions with each other- how they connect and are working together.

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Friday Phone Calls, Part 2

As we've shared before, the Boise Chamber's front desk is no stranger to the odd question here and there. Here are some of these past few weeks' most random inquiries and phone calls.
 

“We’ve been walking all over town and we can’t get a straight answer from anyone: how hot does it get in Boise during the summer?”

Kenny Pittman Is January's Chamber Connector of the Month

In an effort to reach our Five-Year Strategic Plan membership goal of 2,000 members, we have enhanced our Chamber Connect program, and will be naming a Connector of the Month at the end of each month.
 

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