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Celebrating our Communities

Those of us who live in Southern Idaho know for a fact, that this area hosts many wonderful opportunities for fun, culture, community and more all through the year. Here are a few events to add to your calendars for … Continue reading

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Webinars | Community Builders

Our webinar series features developers, innovators, and local leaders who are at work creating complete neighborhoods, growing diverse economies, and building strong communities. Source: Webinars | Community Builders

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America’s SBDC | Why Your Business Needs A Content Marketing Strategy In 2018 – America’s SBDC

By Jennifer Lobb:   When it comes to marketing advice, it’s easy to get lost in all the shoulds, shouldn’ts, musts and must nots. Professionals the world over can debate the most effective marketing methods, but in 2017, those seeking the … Continue reading

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Capital for a Day in Gooding ID Monday Dec 18th with Governor Butch Otter

Please join our Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and Mayor, Walt Nelson – City of Gooding for  “Capital for a Day” in Gooding ID on Monday, December 18, 2017. “Gooding has a rich historical legacy, both in agriculture and government. After … Continue reading

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Infographic: Where in the West young people are moving — High Country News – focus on Camas County

Camas County, IdahoBy the numbers: Population, 1990: 734; 2000: 984; 2010: 1,111What’s interesting here: This small community has grown steadily since 1990. While 20-somethings and elderly people alike have generally moved out, the county has continually attracted young families and … Continue reading

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Shop Southern Idaho Small Businesses on #SmallBusinessSaturday Nov 25!

There are 154,410 small businesses across Idaho that make up 92.2% of all businesses!  In 2014 alone, 11,420 new jobs were created by small business owners meaning that 55.4% of all employees in Idaho were employed by small businesses that … Continue reading

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If you can’t trust your employees to work flexibly, why hire them in the first place?  Adam Henderson, Pulse | LinkedIn

When I conducted some research with Millennials I found that flexible working was vital for any modern employee, with 91% saying flexible working was Source: If you can’t trust your employees to work flexibly, why hire them in the first … Continue reading

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The Home Depot | The Home Depot Foundation – Community Impact Grants

Southern Idaho Rural Development is pleased to pass on another interesting grant opportunity, read on then click the link at the bottom for full grant application rules: The Home Depot Foundation offers grants, up to $5,000, to IRS-registered 501c designated … Continue reading

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GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Shade Structure Program | American Academy of Dermatology

The AAD shade structure program awards grants of $8,000 to non-profit organizations that serve children and teens to assist them in erecting permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools or … Continue reading

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Infographic: Where in the West are young people moving — High Country News

Where are young people actually choosing to live, and what’s drawing them there? Here’s a look at a few rural communities of all sizes. — from tiny Camas County, Idaho, to booming Franklin County, Washington — that are attracting young people in surprising … Continue reading

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