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PacificSource Hosts Business After Hours to Wrap Up Operation Thank You

After a busy day of coordinating over 100 volunteer members who delivered packets to 1,800 members, Operation Thank You volunteers and Chamber members enjoyed a well-attended Business After Hours at PacificSource Health Plans. The event was made even more enjoyable by the uncharacteristically cool July weather, which PacificSource joked they had ordered for the evening.

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PacificSource Health Plans
408 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Ste. 100, Boise, ID 83706
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Western Aircraft Unveils New Expansion

Congratulations to our friends at Western Aircraft, a loyal Chamber member of ten years, for their recent expansion! The company held a ribbon cutting last Wednesday afternoon to unveil new construction that includes more than $2.3 million in new facilities and more than $2.4 million in facility improvements and specialized tooling. Additionally, due to the added business, Western Aircraft has increased staffing from 150 to 200 employees.

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Western Aircraft
4300 S. Kennedy St., Boise, ID 83705
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#liveworkboise

Operation Thank You is not the only thing to kick off today- we've just launched our new hashtag #liveworkboise and it's already lighting up Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook.

An Open Letter of Thanks to Rep. Simpson for Supporting Brand USA

On behalf of our Travel Industry Advisory Board and our more than 1,820 members, the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Rep. Mike Simpson for his support of H.R. 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014. We were pleased to hear that the bill passed the House yesterday and the Senate version could be up for consideration as early as this week.

BYP Hosts "Do Good. Have Fun." Project & Cleans Up Local Park

The Boise Young Professionals (BYP) lead  more than 50 volunteers in a revitalization of the Jefferson Street Community Garden this Saturday, July 19th at 21st & Jefferson St. in Boise. The garden is managed by Neighborhood Housing Services.

Olympic Gold Medalist Dara Torres to Headline Chamber’s 131st Annual Gala Dinner

The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce today announced that Olympic gold medalist swimmer Dara Torres will headline the Chamber’s 131st Annual Gala Dinner on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at the Boise Centre. Torres competed in five Summer Olympic Games, becoming the first U.S. swimmer to ever do so, as well as the oldest swimmer to ever compete at age 41.

The BMCC Wants YOU!

Are you a Chamber member looking to help out and be more involved? Or maybe you’d like to get out and make some new business contacts? Or just get to know your fellow Chamber members?

Idaho Statesman Celebrates 150th Anniversary & 100+ Years of Chamber Membership

On July 26th, one of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’s original members, the Idaho Statesman, will celebrate its 150th anniversary.

"A Love Letter to Boise"

Our beloved "City of Trees" has been in the press quite a bit lately, making all sorts of top ten lists and garnering attention from national publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine for its cultural and recreational draws (you can view a complete list of Boise’s accolades here).

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