September 2018

Private Investors Growing Southern Idaho's Economy

Business Plus Third Quarter Meeting
Business Plus held its Third Quarter Meeting on August 16th at the Rupert Elks/Country Club.
Connie Stopher, Executive Director of SIEDO, spoke about their focus on business recruitment, talent recruitment, rural services and strategic planning.  Tom Murphy, CEO of Minidoka Memorial Hospital, gave an update on the hospital's governance, services, physician recruitment, staffing and capital projects.  Lloyd Smith, Broker/Owner of Mountain West Realty, presented statistics on Mini-Cassia's residential sales from 2009 through 2017. Smith explain the housing supply and demand and added perspective by sharing photos and plat maps of residential subdivisions and commercial properties. Senator Kelly Anthon, Rupert City Administrator, reported on the City 's services, strategic plan, and projects. Anthon emphasized Rupert is both safe and happy and that amenities matter. 

If you missed this meeting, I encourage you to see on our speaker presentations by clicking on the image links below.

Thank you to our meeting co-sponsors! 

KeyBank,  Minidoka Memorial Hospital  and  PerforMix Nutriton Systems

Business Plus supports SIEDO's mission of building a healthy economy through a focus on labor, people, housing, business attraction, business expansion and retention, and marketing. Your organization can be part of our future by joining Business Plus.

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

Rebecca Wildman, Executive Director

Invitation to SIEDO's 2018 Annual Summit

Other Recent News

Times-News "Our Next Big Story" 
Health providers tap into creativity to serve Magic Valley's growing population

Thank You to New and Renewing Investors
  • Cassia Regional Hospital - Intermountain Healthcare
  • CTR-Cleanup & Total Restoration
  • KeyBank
  • Minidoka Memorial Hospital
  • Performix Nutrition
  • United Way of South Central Idaho
Spotlight on Investor

NEW Investor:
CTR-Cleanup & Total Restoration is the largest independent and privately-owned restoration company in Idaho. They provide services for restoration from damage due to water, mold, fire, smoke, storm, trauma, and other environmental disasters. By owning the job from start until finish, CTR performs mitigation, construction, and personal property restoration on every job. CTR also offers disaster preparedness training and consultation.

CTR's mission is to serve people in their time of need with compassion, thorough communication and exceptional customer service. With continuous training and staff development they respond quickly, with skill and professionalism.

Corporate stewardship is one of CTR's core values. They embrace their local communities by supporting and participating in organizations that elevate quality of life. CTR is pleased to support Business Plus, Inc. and the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO).  Watch these testimonials.
Chamber Leadership

Both Twin Falls and Mini-Cassia Chambers of Commerce host Leadership Programs.  I have been fortunate to participate in them and believe they are an incredible opportunity. Programs start this monrh and each one has a very limited number of spots available. If you are interested, contact  Kyle Tarbet (Twin Falls) or Sarah Seymour (Mini-Cassia) today.

Check Presentation

Cooper Norman, CPAs
Thank you!

Campaign Investors

PLATINUM ($10,000-$25,000)
   First Federal*
   D.L. Evans Bank
   Idaho Central Credit Union
   McCain Foods
GOLD ($5,000-$9,999)
    Clif Bar
   Cooper Norman, CPAs
   Idaho Dairymen's Association
   Idaho National Lab (INL)*
   Idaho Power*
   Project Mutual Telephone (PMT)*
   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.
  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 Healthcare*
   Clear Springs Foods*
   Collins Connection -  Kent & Cindy Collins
        Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices*
   Columbia Bank
   Con Paulos Chevrolet
   Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)*
   Elwood Staffing
   Farm Bureau Insurance
   First American Title Company
   Giltner, Inc.
   Goode Motor Auto Group
   J-U-B Engineers
BRONZE (Cont.)
   K&T Steel*
   Lytle Signs
   Minidoka Memorial Hospital
   Nelson & Co.
   Nu-Vu Glass
   St. Luke's Jerome*
   Stephan, Kvanvig, Stone & Trainor
   Sterling Urgent Care
   Titlefact, Inc.*
   U.S. Bank
   Westfall & Westfall CPAs / Impact
        Athletic Club*
   Wills, Inc.*
   Wills Toyota*
   Zions Bank

COMMUNITY ($100-$999) 
    Boccard Life Sciences
   Cable One
   CTR-Cleanup & Total Restoration
   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
   Best Western Burley Inn
   Cable One
   Century 21 Riverside Realty
   Con Paulos Chevrolet
   D.L. Evans Bank
   Dot Foods
   Elevation 486
   Farm Bureau Insurance
   First Federal
   Goode Motor Auto Group
   Intermountain Gas Company
   Minidoka Memorial Hospital
   Mountain West Realty
   Mr. Gas / Mr. Wash
   NOVOLEX / Hilex Poly
   Packaging Specialties of Idaho (PSI)
   Project Mutual Telephone (PMT)
   Sorans Restaurants, Inc.
   Starr Corporation
   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