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Suzie Hall named President of Entrepreneurs Organization of Idaho

Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Idaho is pleased to welcome its first female Chapter President, Suzie Hall.  Ms. Hall is the Founder and President of Cornerstone Design, an award-winning interior design firm headquartered in Boise.  She is also a partner in the green and energy efficiency consulting firm GreenSteps.  A successful entrepreneur for almost 25 years, Ms. Hall also serves on the Board of the St. Alphonsus Foundation and is a member of the Boise Chamber Small Business Advisory Council.  EO is a global business network of 11,000+ leading entrepreneurs in 153 chapters and 48 countries.  At its core, EO is a collection of like-minded entrepreneurs focused on business growth, personal development and community engagement.

Sun Valley Center for Arts gets 

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts has promoted Christine Davis-Jeffers to the position of chief operating officer. For the past three years, she has served as the center’s special events fundraising manager and wine auction director. As part of her new duties, she will work to identify candidates to replace her as wine auction director and hire a development director for the Center.

Smart Women, Smart Money Free Financial Conference

The 16th Annual Smart Women, Smart Money financial conference will be held Friday, February 12 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm at the Boise Centre. This free, extraordinary, all-day event is packed with the information and motivation you need to propel you into the world of “Smart Money!”

Join host, State Treasurer Ron Crane, Conference Coach, Nicole Sherman, and Keynote Speaker, Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, at this financial conference which will feature sessions where women can learn about budgeting, debt reduction, investing, retirement, and more. The conference will also include a free breakfast and lunch.

Please register today; this conference will fill up quickly. For more information and to register,

Brianna Wilson to manage marketing for Dillabaugh’s

Brianna Wilson is the new marketing manager for Dillabaugh’s Flooring America Boise. She earned a BA from Boise State University. She has marketing experience with Boise State University’s football department, the Boise State Computer Science department, and an online marketing firm.

Dillabaugh’s has been in business since 1982.

The Rock and Worship Roadshow

The ‘Rock and Worship Roadshow’ is on tour and will be performing in Boise at the Taco Bell Arena with Christian bands MercyMe, Crowder, Jamie Grace, Matt Maher, Tedashii, Group 1 Crew, Jon Guerra, and I Am They.

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 6:00 PM

Cost: $10
Phone: (208) 426-4737

Harlem Globetrotters to Perform in Boise

The Harlem Globetrotters, who began in 1926 as the Savoy Big Five, have gone on to become one of the most recognized teams in all of sports. Their legendary, dazzling basketball skills are matched only by their ability to tickle the funny bones of audiences with their practical jokes and slapstick humor.

Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:00 PM at the Century Link Arena

Cost: $23-$88; Magic Pass an additional $22

Black and White Gala: Wrapped 
in Rubies

Escape the winter blues and join us for our biggest and best fundraising party of the season! It’s a great opportunity to rub elbows with some of Boise’s greatest fans of opera. Come enjoy a delicious meal lovingly prepared by the staff of The Arid Club, delectable wines donated by Cinder wines, beautiful singing by cast members from our upcoming production of La traviata, and dancing to your heart’s content with live music. Come in a costume or in formal attire. Be as classy or as daring as your heart desires!

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 6:00 PM

Cost: $50-$200

Meet Me Mondays

Meet Me Monday (MMM) is a free weekly fitness walk/run event held every Monday year-round. Participants sign a participation waiver the first time they attend MMM, and each time after that, they just initial beside their name on the participant roster. Participation is tracked and  MMM athletes earn Meet Me Monday gear when they have attended 8, 16, 50 and 100 times.

MMM is not a timed or competitive event and does not have a required route. Recommended routes are mapped out so participants can follow them if they would like to know what distance they are walking or running, and enjoy seeing the sights along the way!

FREE Run/Walk
Every Monday…rain, shine, snow and Holidays too!

5:15 p.m.: Check-In at Bandanna Running & Walking (5th & Main) and Run/Walk 1, 2, or 3 miles (or whatever you wish)
6:45 p.m.: Meet back at Bandanna (or WiseGuy Pizza Patio @ 6th & Main in good weather) for announcements, prize drawings, incentive awards for participating 8, 16, 50, 100 times

DISCOUNTS: Get a hand stamp when you check in, and our supporting restaurants and businesses will offer you special discounts!

Grape Growing

With Danny Trevett, Manager of the Horticultural Care and Maintenance at Ann Morrison Park.
Come learn about growing grapes here in Idaho. Danny will cover everything from planting, pruning and harvesting your grapes to how to train your grape vines and handle the challenges of insects and diseases. Grape vines can be a valuable addition to your homestead or a great backyard hobby with delicious results to boot!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 06:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Boise Public Library

715 S. Capitol Boulevard

Boise, ID 83702

208-608-7700 (Main Phone)

Pricing/Ticket Info

Free, but registration requested Programs are filled on a first-come, first serve basis. Internet registrations are processed in “real time” when they are received. Internet registrations may be received before mail, fax or walk-in registrations.