Sunday, October 31, 2010

Horizons Steering Committee Meets Monday Nov 1st

The Horizons Steering Committee will meet on Monday, November 1st at 7PM at the BIC.  A copy of the by-laws for the Butte Communities Improvement Association should be available for review.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Small business success based on ARS-developed technology highlighted at conference:

The transformation of ChoiceBatter--an ARS-developed, rice-flour-based batter that absorbs up to 50 percent less oil in deep-frying--from a federal laboratory bench technology to a grocery store product was spotlighted this week by ARS officials and other participants at the 17th annual conference of the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds. (10/15)

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Arco Elementary PTS Seeks $150 in Help to Finance Pumkin Patch

The Arco Elementary PTA is sponsoring a “pumpkin patch” for kids in the grammar school. They have arranged an excellent price for pumpkins with Walmart in Blackfoot. The need to raise $150 to fund the activity. The PTA approached Horizons through LRED, and we immediately had several individuals offer to donate toward the project, and consequently felt that perhaps that would be the most appropriate way.

If you are willing to help fund the Pumpkin Patch project, please call or email the Horizons Steering Committee at 527-8587 or

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Plan to Attend Small Business & Human Resources Community Open House October 19th

Idaho Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory & Lost Rivers Economic Development have joined together to present a Small Business & Human Resources Community Open House on Tuesday, October 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the BIC in Arco.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Chamber Meeting Tuesday the 12th Features the Galloping Goose

It is another month already and time for the next Butte Chamber of  Commerce Meeting.
October 12th at 8:00am at Pickle’s Place.  This month we will be spotlighting “The Galloping Goose”.
Check out the Galloping Goose's website at
Please make an effort to attend and help us to promote your local business.
Colette Atwood
Butte Chamber Secretary
Arco     ID     83213

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Community Firewood Program Continues Saturday

The community firewood program, sponsored by the Butte County Commissioners, distributed about 12 cords of wood last Saturday.  The program will continue on Saturday at 9 AM to distribute additional firewood to community members who have trouble getting or paying for firewood.  Volunteers should meet at 9 AM at Garner's Rough Cuts at the Big Bend, wets of Arco.