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Idaho Department of Commerce Upcoming Events Calendar

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Small Business Focus: Jerome/Wendell Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Clinic

This article focusses on a new small business operating in the towns of Jerome & Wendell ID.   We would like to introduce Lon Egbert, PT, ATC, DPT and his team who are ‘movement experts’ as their website states. Lon … Continue reading

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STOREMAGEDDON: THE END OF RETAIL AS WE KNOW IT – Place Dynamics White Paper

Today’s post is an interesting article on the decline of franchise retail and a possible resurgence of “mom and pop shops”.   Credit: Michael Stumpf, AICP, CEcD – Principal, Place Dynamics LLC Definition of “Mom and Pop Shops”: Unlike franchises and large corporations, … Continue reading

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People Not in the Labor Force: Why Aren’t They Working?

We encourage you to read through this article posted on the Idaho Department of Labor blog; then share with us from yours and your community’s perspective why the labor force is taking a downturn.  What is the employment picture in your … Continue reading

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Shared Work Spaces and the Power of Place – Project for Public Spaces

PPS’s Nate Storring explains how a coworking space in Toronto, inspired by the tenets of Jane Jacobs, can be a model for new geographies of placemaking and innovation. Click this Source Link for the full article: Shared Work Spaces and … Continue reading

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Creating Wealth in Rural Idaho Communities

  In February 2016, the University of Idaho Extension will be launching, in partnership with Oregon State University Extension and Rural Development Initiatives (RDI), the WealthWorks Northwest (WWNW) program in southern and eastern Idaho. This effort is funded by the … Continue reading

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Fundraising Events to Restore Gooding, ID Schubert Theatre

Our historic buildings are important to the fabric of a community and the Schubert Theatre in Gooding, ID is no exception. Buy a brick to help raise money for this volunteer restoration effort. Continue reading

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Philanthropy is… Enterpreneurial: What We Heard at Local Matters: Idaho | Philanthropy Northwest

Source: Philanthropy is… Enterpreneurial: What We Heard at Local Matters: Idaho | Philanthropy Northwest Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Jon Stahl, Communications Director Last week we were thrilled to welcome a capacity crowd of 70+ philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, government officials, nonprofit … Continue reading

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Talk to a Billboard and Get a Free Ticket to the Top of a Swiss Mountain! What?

Here’s a question for you; for all of us who are passionate about growing our communities and our small businesses. What can we do to better market our uniquely wonderful corner of the world?  Like Southern Idaho?  This video was lovely … Continue reading

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Greetings Southern Idaho Rural Communities!

We want to welcome you to our new webblog and hope you will find it as valuable as we intend it to be.  Our goal for this blog is to provide the small rural communities we serve in Gooding, Lincoln … Continue reading

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