Category Archives: Southern Idaho Rural Development

Acronymn: SIRD

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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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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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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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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Gooding, Blaine, Camas, Lincoln Counties Labor/Jobs Pipeline Forum Oct 26, 2017 – Shoshone Community Center

A Special Invitation for Blaine, Camas, Gooding, Lincoln County High School Officials & Local Industry Representatives Invite You to Attend:   At the Intersection of Industry and Education Creating Career Opportunity Awareness for Students  &  Cultivating Our Future Talent Pipeline … Continue reading

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Around Idaho: August 2017 Economic Activity — idaho@work

Information provided in this article is from professional sources, news releases, weekly and daily newspapers, television and other media. Northern Idaho North Central Idaho Southwestern Idaho South Central Idaho Southeastern Eastern Idaho NORTHERN IDAHO – Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai & … Continue reading

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Rock Springs Named Semi-Finalist for 2018 Great American Main Street Award —

ROCK SPRINGS, WYO. (Aug. 31, 2017) – Rock Springs Main Street has been selected as a semi-finalist for the National Main Street Center’s 2018 Great American Main Street Award. The award recognizes exceptional Main Street communities that excel at comprehensive, … Continue reading

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Soft Skills Are Important to Getting and Keeping Your Job — idaho@work

You graduated… so what? Employers are identifying a trend in their newly graduated employees— lack of soft skills. In particular, personal attributes that allow an individual to interact effectively with other people (i.e. transitional, transferable and foundational skills). Experts have … Continue reading

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