Jerome Chamber E-News October 4, 2018
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The importance of having good mentors
What does the word community mean to you? We live, work and play in communities. The definition of a community is a feeling of fellowship with others…sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. In the workplace, the community is often referred to as the culture of a work environment. We all strive for success, and success means different things to everyone. Some think that being successful means to be independently wealthy, others feel successful when they build a business from the ground up. Some feel that success is living a good, meaningful life and finding joy and happiness along the way.

One of the secrets any successful person will tell you is to get yourself, good mentors. George Lucas said “Mentors have a way of seeing more of our faults than we would like. It is the only way we grow.”

Mentors do the following:

  • Provide information and knowledge.
  • Help us see where we need to improve.
  • Help us find ways to stimulate personal and professional growth.
  • Offer encouragement and keep us going.
  • Disciplinarians create necessary boundaries such as clarifying priorities.
  • Sounding boards so can we bounce ideas off them for an unfiltered opinion.
  • Mentors are trusted, advisers.
  • Mentors can be connectors sharing their networks.

Mentors can be family, friends, co-workers, supervisors and even individuals from outside your industry. You might ask yourself where do you find these mentors? This is where the chamber of commerce can help you. Attending networking events, Business After Hours, Luncheons and other events all provide you with the opportunity to meet new people.

A mentor’s role is to coach you and help you see things from a different perspective. They are the cheerleaders, sometimes they need to steer you in a different direction. They also celebrate with you the rewards along the way. The best mentors are great listeners, they understand the challenges and offer different strategies and ideas to help us overcome obstacles and excel. Be sure to seek good mentors for yourself as well as be a mentor to others.
Chamber Events
October 10 - Chamber Luncheon
October 17 - Business After Hours
November 9 - Holidayfest
December 8 - Christmas in Jerome
Seize the opportunity to host Business After Hours

Reserve your spot for 2019
Community Events
October 2 - Sing
All voices welcome to Sing!

No musical experience necessary. All ages. Join any time!

Building a choir to tell the story of the birth of Jesus! Performances will be on December 8th @ "Christmas in Jerome"

Choir Practices:

Tuesdays @ 7 pm
Jerome Public Library Community Rooms

Sundays @ 6pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Next to Jerome High School

For more information contact
Anneli Crouch (208) 280-2610
Friday October 5 - Mom Prom
MME Music Magic Events
1st Mom Prom
October 5th
Canyon Crest Event Center
All ladies 19 and older.

To purchase tickets for the MME Mom Prom, click here for tickets
For more information about Tough Enough To Wear Pink go to
Saturday October 13 - Bilingual Recruitment Expo
Saturday October 13 - Epicurean Evening
The funds for this event will go to pay for mammograms for those women in our rural areas uninsured or under insured using a Mobile Mammography Unit. Idaho is last of all states for women getting checked and our eight counties are at the bottom of Idaho's list. We can change this through this mobile unit. Agricultural, dairy, smaller towns, and far away nooks and crannies are where we will go to get these done. We will have Spanish speaking greeter on board with a tech. Help us make a difference. If you cannot attend, consider a donation, sponsorship, live or silent auction item. If you are a chef, caterer and would like to showcase your specialty dishes contact Terry Rowe at or 208-814-0045.
Saturday October 13 - American Legion Chili Feed & Silent Auction
Saturday October 13 - Co-Ed Pool Tournament
October 26 - Boo Fest
2nd Annual Boofest
October 26
6 - 9 pm
Comfort Inn & Suites
379 Crossroads Point Blvd, Jerome

Costume Contest for ages 2 - 12 years

Free indoor trick or treating and carnival
October 31 - Main Street Trunk or Treat
The Jerome Spirit Committee is looking for businesses to participate.
Contact Will Ritter
(208) 731-7700
Register today
November 16 - 19 Festival of Giving
Gala of Giving - Friday November 16 @ 6 pm
(Limited number of tickets available at the Jerome Chamber office)

Breakfast with Santa - Saturday November 17 @ 9 - 11 am

BBQ, Brews & Bids - Saturday November 17 @ 7 pm. (Limited number of tickets available at the Jerome Chamber office)

Family Day - Sunday November 18 @ 12 pm - 5pm

Senior Day - Monday November 19 @ 10 am - 4pm
All festivities will be at Fleur de Lis Ranch
December 8 - Festival for Children
If you would like to participate, have a game, giveaway, craft or activity contact us. No charge to participate as a vendor. Terry Rowe at or 208-814-0045.
Beginning Dog Obedience
Discover the many benefits and joys of training with your dog. Training will enhance the bond between you and your dog. Dogs who have a solid obedience education are a joy to live with; they respond well to household routines and have good manners in the presence of people and other dogs. You and your dog will learn the 10 Steps from the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program, designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.
Monday, Nov 5 – Dec 10 6 – 7 p.m.   
Jerome County Fairgrounds – Messersmith Building
Instructor: Brittany Triner
Advanced Dog Obedience
This comprehensive 6-week class will expose dogs and their owners to a variety of training scenarios and prepare them to enjoy off-leash reliability in distracting environments. Owners will enjoy relationship based training methods that allow them to better communicate with their pets, and the dogs will thrive in the fun learning environment. This class is taught by a certified professional dog trainer and behaviorist with over 7 years’ experience working with hundreds of dog/owner teams. Advanced Dog Obedience will prepare your dog for real-world distractions as well as outdoor adventures with emphasis on off-leash reliability in any situation. Participants must have completed a basic obedience course.
Monday,   Nov 5 – Dec 10 7 - 8 pm
Jerome County Fairgrounds – Messersmith Building
Instructor: Brittany Triner

Memory Wire Bracelets
Just String! Mix it up and string endless memory wire bracelets that take the place of a whole stack of bangles. Using different beads and spacers, this is the perfect gift for someone special or even yourself! You will also learn to make wire wrap dangles to add to your bracelet and give it movement. Mixing shapes and colors adds to your creativity. Great for beginners!
Tuesday, Nov 6 6 – 9 p.m. 
Jerome Center
$25 Plus $25 supply fee paid directly to instructor
Instructor: Diane Gause
Member Hot Deals
Email Marketing Discount
The Jerome Chamber is proud to partner with Constant Contact and to offer our members a discount on a email marketing platform. Save up 25%
Costco now does logo products
Costco now does logo products! Promote your brand Choose from more than 1,000 top-selling, quality products and take advantage of instant online image upload and product preview. 

Plus, Executive Members save 50% on typical setup fees. For details and pricing Call 1-866-748-5188, or visit
Book your Business Holiday Party @ Mountain View Barn Today
The holidays will be here before you know it.

Book your Company Holiday Party @ Mountain View Barn.

Don't Delay book your date today!
Cable one Digital Advertising Campaign
As a Jerome Chamber Members if your purchase a digital advertising campaign you will get a matching Cable TV schedule dollar for dollar with this investment.
For example, spend $800 on a digital campaign and get $800 of matching TV spots.

Call or email Page Geske , your media consultant @ (208)420-6244 to schedule an appointment for a FREE marketing analysis of your business.
Chamber Mondays @ Renew
Chamber Mondays!

Renew is offering a lunch special every Monday from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Any employee from a Chamber Member qualifies for this amazing deal.
Tell the cashier what business you represent and ask what the Monday special is.

111 E. Main St
Monday - Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
The Gathering 5 - 7 PM
Member Spotlight
Click on logos to learn more about these fantastic businesses
Chamber Chats
Tune in weekly for Chamber Chats
  • 94.7 FM / 1400 AM BUCK Friday's @ 7:45 AM
  • la Perrona 99.1 FM
  • HOT 100 FM Wednesday @ 7:50 AM
A special thank you to Lee Family Broadcasting for sponsoring this program.
Job Postings
Are you seeking talented individuals to join your team?
Chamber Members can post your employment opportunities on our website.
New Job Posting:

  • Idaho State Department of Agriculture is seeking Inspector 1 position
Press Releases
Chamber members can add Press Releases to the Chamber Website by using the member login.
Contact me for more details.
Thank you for your support
Board of Directors:
  • Carl McEntarffer , Jerome Rec District- President
  • Randy King, D.L. Evans Bank - President Elect
  • Soyna Haines, United Way - Secretary
  • Cindy Morgado, Fairway Independent Mortgage
  • Angela Hickmon, ICCU
  • Brian Bridwell, Jerome School District
  • Kim Lee, Lee Family Broadcasting
  • Anna Dovenmuehler, CSI
  • Lisa Burkhart, St. Luke's Jerome
  • Ben Crouch, Northside Journal
Ambassador Committee Officers:

  • Debbie Schvaneveldt, D.L. Evans - President
  • Markus Lively, Farmers Bank - Vice President
  • Marty Kuhn, Washington Federal - Secretary
Newsletter Submission Deadline
Please have all submission in no later than Wednesday each week.
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