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Friday Phone Calls

The Boise Chamber's front desk is no stranger to the odd question here and there. Although our reception often fields questions from those who are relocating to Boise or just curious about visiting the area, it is not out of place to receive the occasional bizarre query. In fact, our front desk has been subject to a litany of phone calls from all over the U.S. that could only be filed under the subject 'miscellaneous.' And some of these are just too good to keep to ourselves.

T.I.P.S. Noon Group Grants a Girl's Christmas Wish

The T.I.P.S. Noon group (or the "Nooners", as they call themselves) was feeling especially generous this past holiday season when they decided to forego throwing themselves a Christmas party, choosing to give back to their community instead. But the Nooners' seasonal goodwill didn't end there.

Chamber Announces New Board Chair & Chair-Elect

Kris J. Ormseth, Managing Partner of Stoel Rives LLP’s Boise office, is the new 2015 Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Chamber also announced the selection of Ann Nelson, Audit Partner, KPMG, LLP, as Chair-Elect of the Board. Nelson will take over as Chair in 2016.

Boise Metro Chamber Highlights Top 10 Business Stories of the Year

The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a successful 2014 marked by many significant accomplishments, thanks to its members, partner organizations, and elected officials. Before turning your full attention towards 2015, take a moment to revisit our top ten business stories of the year. 

T.I.P.S. Noon Group Gives Back for Christmas

When Christina Williams and her T.I.P.S. Noon members met this week to discuss how they would celebrate the holidays as a group, they all agreed on one thing: they did not want to have another White Elephant party.

Bill Visits LiveRez at the Travel Industry Advisory Board Meeting

Our monthly newsletter Boise Metro Connection regularly includes a feature entitled "Bill's Monthly Check-In with Members". This month, Bill stopped by LiveRez, the world’s largest developer of cloud-based enterprise software and services for professional vacation rental property managers.


LiveRez Inc.
1173 E. Winding Creek Dr., Eagle ID 83616
United States

Congratulations to Oppenheimer Companies, Inc. on 100+ Years of Chamber Membership!

Oppenheimer Companies, Inc. (OCI) and its affiliates are involved in commercial real estate development and management, as well as national food sales, marketing, and processing. OCI is the successor to Falk’s Department Stores and Falk Realty which was founded in the 1860's.


Oppenheimer Companies, Inc.
877 W. Main St., Ste. 700, Boise, ID 83702
United States

Kathleen Jones Retires After 20 Years at the Chamber

Kathleen Jones has been a wonderful asset to the Chamber team for 20 years. After serving the Chamber and public, it's time for her to put down the phone and relax into retirement. In this month's Boise Metro Connection newsletter, Kathleen shared her thoughts on the Chamber and her time working here with us:

Leadership Boise Learns About Environment & Infrastructure at November Session

Leadership Boise's November session was held yesterday, November 12 at the University of Idaho Water Center. Entitled "Building Infrastructure Today for a Better Tomorrow", the session featured discussions of the purpose and function of many agencies and organizations responsible for the development of infrastructure and how community leaders cooperate to encourage growth in a managed and sustainable way.


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