Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Butte Chamber Hears about New Services at Irrigation Center and the "Change the Name" Campaign

Butte Chamber of Commerce

March 11th 2015
Minutes

Called to order: by Helen Merrill at 8.03 am.

Agenda Approval motion Janet, second Clay

Approval of minutes Motion by Janet second Brad

Treasurer’s report 2670.89 Balance 240.57 Rodeo Allocation TOTAL 2430.38 remaining balance

Correspondence: 
Arco ID potentially develop new flyer for Arco
Chamberwise email. Webinar available ask Chad for more information

Lost River Community Review is Now On-Line for Reading



As you may know, the Lost Rivers Community Review, done by the Idaho Rural partnership, is complete!  Mike field and Jon Barret presented the report to the community at public meetings held in Mackay and Arco on March 11 and 12th respectively.  If you missed the presentations, you can pickup a paper copy of the review from the Lost River Economic Development Offices in Arco or Mackay or from the University of Idaho Extension office in the Business Center in Arco.  You can also read the report on line at  http://irp.idaho.gov/Documents%20and%20Settings/14/Site%20Documents/lost_rivers_mar4_final.pdf

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Butte Chamber to Meet March 11 at Taqeria La Costa

Monthly Meeting:
The Butte County Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday March 11th at the Taquería La Costa on West Grand Avenue.  The will be opening early for the meeting.  Rose Bernal will be bringing some coffee.  The restaurant has soda and water, if you want some other beverage you should plan on bringing it..  Hector told me that breakfast burritos will be available.  Minutes of the February meeting are on line at http://buttecountyidahochamber.blogspot.com/2015/02/chamber-views-slow-death-of-rural.html

Slow Death of Rural America (12 mins.), Roger Brooks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOXzXbqDbbE&noredirect=1

Meeting Program
Our program for the March meeting will be the Irrigation Center.   The Irrigation Center has recently widened their product and service line to include tires, lubrication and soon, field and roadside service for vehicles and tractors.

Friday, March 6, 2015

One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center - West today reminded small, nonfarm businesses in Idaho and neighboring Montana counties of the April 6, 2015, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following primary county that began on June 10, 2014.

Primary Idaho county:  Lemhi;
Neighboring Idaho counties:  Butte, Clark, Custer, Idaho and Valley;
Neighboring Montana counties:  Beaverhead and Ravalli.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Irrigation Center Celebrates Expansion with Customer Luncheon on March 6

The Irrigation Center in Arco, is expanding their service and product lines to include 24/7 tire service as well as roadside tire service.  They will also be offering a full line of tires as well as lubrication services.  In order to celebrate their new offerings they are serving lunch on Friday March 6th from 10 AM to 4 PM. to celebrate, and show their appreciation to their customers who have supported them for the past 18 years!.

Check their advertising in the Arco Advertiser as well as the mailer which should have arrived in your mail box yesterday March 4th!