April 2019

Private Investors Growing Southern Idaho's Economy

Business Plus Second Quarter Meeting

The Business Plus Board of Directors invites our investors, potential investors, and those interested in growing Southern Idaho's economy to attend our Second Quarter Board Meeting and Community Lunch.

"Southern Idaho's Economy
and Opportunity Zones"

Connie Stopher, SIED Executive Director
Larry Hall, Jerome 20/20
Jerry Miller, Idaho Department of Commerce

Thursday, May 23, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Con Paulos Chevrolet Community Room*
251 East Frontage Road South
Jerome, Idaho

*Park North of dealership in Subway's parking lot,
enter through showroom, meeting is on second floor

Event generously sponsored by: 
Darigold, Idaho Central Credit Union, 
and Stratus Marketing

The Idaho Department of Commerce website explains Opportunity Zones 
and this interactive map shows where they are located. 

Businesses want to grow, and they can in a community with a thriving economy. People need jobs, good paying jobs, so they can buy homes, raise families, and enjoy the opportunities the community offers. Southern Idaho has seen fabulous growth and our businesses are the beneficiary of that growth. More companies want to land here to be part of our success. It is easy to be part of this success - invest in Business Plus!

If you are not an investor yet, let's talk...give me a call:   208-539-6470.

Rebecca Wildman, Executive Director

Sponsorship Opportunity for Business Plus Investors!
"Secret's Out Idaho"

Southern Idaho Economic Development launched its "Secret's Out Idaho" podcast this year, featuring interesting people throughout Southern Idaho. Season One saw over 1,500 downloads in 20 countries and a 77% subscription rate, meaning people are planning to listen to future podcasts. They are now recording for Season Two and are offering sponsorship opportunities for our Business Plus investors. Sponsoring a podcast includes creative input on the ad language, show notes, and social media mentions. 
        • 15 sec. pre-roll ad (after intro) $100
        • 30 sec. mid-roll ad (halfway through episode) $150
        • 15 sec. pre-roll and 60 sec. mid-roll ad $250
Sponsorship will help support Southern Idaho's Rural Economic Development (REDs) program. This is a great way for you to advertise your business and support the #SecretsOutIdaho campaign. To sign up, contact Connie Stopher at  connies@southernidaho.org or 208-732-6459. 


Leadercast Live 2019

United Way of South Central Idaho invites you to attend Leadercast Live 2019,  May 10th  at the Roper Auditorium.  Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event featuring world-renowned  leadership experts with insights and ideas on how to become a better leader. 
This year's theme is "Leading Healthy Teams."

Register now!

Thank You to New and Renewing Investors!

  • Con Paulos, Inc.
  • Dairy West
  • Darigold
  • Devil's Corral
  • Farmers Bank
  • Intermountain Gas Company
  • Jan Rogers (Legacy Leader)
  • Minidoka Memorial Hospital
  • Mountain West Realty
  • Nu-Vu Glass
  • Oregon Trail RV Park
  • PCA Packaging Corporation
  • Project Mutual Telephone
  • Stevens Pierce & Associates, CPAs
  • Stratus Communications
  • TitleOne Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Westfall & Westfall, CPAs / Impact Athletic Club
  • Wills Toyota

Check Presentations

Mountain West Realty

L-R:   Rebecca Wildman and Lloyd Smith

Wells Fargo Bank

L-R:  Rob Atkins, Rebeca Wildman, and Jerry Olson

TitleOne Corp

L-R:  Jessica Meade, Rebecca Wildman, and Randi Fischer

Become an Investor!  

Give me a call! 

Rebecca Wildman

Campaign Investors

PLATINUM ($10,000-$25,000)
First Federal*
D.L. Evans Bank
Idaho Central Credit Union
McCain Foods
Project Mutual Telephone (PMT)*

GOLD ($5,000-$9,999)
Clif Bar
Cooper Norman, CPAs
Idaho Dairymen's Association
Idaho National Lab (INL)*
Idaho Power*
St. Luke's Magic Valley*
Woodbury Corporation
   Magic Valley Mall, Target, Best Buy
   & Dick's Shopping Centers

SILVER ($2,500-$4,999)
American Real Estate & Appraisal*
Dot Foods
EHM Engineers, Inc.
Elevation 486
Farmers Bank
Givens Pursley, LLP
Intermountain Gas Company*
Magic Valley Electric
Mountain West Realty
Mr. Gas*
NOVOLEX/Hilex Poly
Oasis Stop 'N Go & Travelers' Oasis*
PCA Packaging Corporation of America *
Starr Corporation*
United Electric Co-op, Inc.
Washington Federal
Watkins Distributing*
Wells Fargo Bank
WillTran, Inc.
Zions Bank

BRONZE ($1,000-$2,499)
Alliance Title & Escrow*
Banner Bank
Best Western Burley Inn
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices 
   Idaho Homes & Properties
Blue Lakes Inn / Snake River Pool 
   & Spa
Cassia Regional Hospital -  Intermountain 
Collins Connection -  Kent & Cindy Collins
   Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices*
Con Paulos Chevrolet
Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)*
Farm Bureau Insurance
First American Title Company
Goode Motor Auto Group
J-U-B Engineers
K&T Steel*
Lytle Signs
Minidoka Memorial Hospital
Nelson & Co.
Nu-Vu Glass
BRONZE (Cont.)
St. Luke's Jerome*
Sterling Urgent Care
Titlefact, Inc.*
Thorton Oliver Keller
U.S. Bank
Ward Orthodontics
Westfall & Westfall CPAs / Impact
    Athletic Club*
Wills Toyota*

COMMUNITY ($250-$999) 
Boccard Life Sciences
Cable One
CTR-Cleanup & Total Restoration
Devil's Corral
Family Health Services
Gem State Welders Supply*
Moss Greenhouses
New Leaf Properties
North Canyon Medical Center
Oregon Trail RV Park
Stevens Pierce & Associates CPAs*
Stratus Communications, LLC
United Way of South Central Idaho

New Level for Individual Investors
Jan Rogers

Best Western Burley Inn
Cable One
Con Paulos Chevrolet
D.L. Evans Bank
Dot Foods
Elevation 486
Farm Bureau Insurance
First Federal
Goode Motor Auto Group
Idaho Central Credit Union
Intermountain Gas Company
Minidoka Memorial Hospital
Mountain West Realty
Mr. Gas / Mr. Wash
NOVOLEX / Hilex Poly
Packaging Specialties of Idaho (PSI)
PCA Packaging Corporation of America
Project Mutual Telephone (PMT)
Sorans Restaurants, Inc.
Starr Corporation
Stone House & Co.
Stratus Communications, LLC
United Electric Co-op, Inc.
U.S. Bank
Watkins Distributing
Wells Fargo Bank
Willamette Dental Group

*indicates 10+ years of support since 2003

Private Investors Growing Southern Idaho's Economy

Rebecca Wildman, Executive Director