Boise Lifestyle Networking Mix & Mingle

Business owners, executives and community leaders met November 9 at The Penthouse at the C. W. Moore building for a night of music and food from Zee’s Rooftop. All proceeds benefited Camp Hodia, supporting Idaho children living with Type 1 diabetes. Thanks to the many local businesses who donated door prizes worth more than $1,700. 

Idaho Technology Council & Idaho Innovations Awards

The Idaho Technology Council Hall of Fame and Idaho Innovation Awards highlight the work that has been part of Idaho’s past and the great innovations that are defining its future. Barbara Morgan, former NASA astronaut and educator, and Burt Rutan, aerospace designer and engineer, were the 2017 inductees.

Camp Hodia’s Fourth Annual Dinner & Auction

The Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs hosted A Night Under the Stars gala in September. The generous patrons of this cause enabled the organization to exceed its goal and raise more than $95,000 to send children with diabetes to camp.

The Junior Achievement’s Spirit of Achievement Awards

The Junior Achievement's Spirit of Achievement Awards honor the educators, volunteers and business partners that contribute to the empowerment of Idaho students. Hundreds of distinguished guests attend to celebrate the many individuals who change the lives of students, inspire them to visualize their success and propel them to think big.

Ronald McDonald – Happy Wheels Cart Program

Ronald McDonald House is about keeping families close to their sick child and bringing comfort and care. That care will spread to the halls of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital and Saint Alphonsus Pediatrics with the new Happy Wheels cart program, providing a moment of refreshment, support and comfort for families.

Hubble Homes

Hubble Homes worked with Charitable Assistance To Community’s Homeless to help Idaho’s homeless families through the sale of Hubble’s Hope, a home designed by and built by Hubble Homes. The team spent 30,000 hours on the project and worked with vendors and partners, who also contributed time and resources.

Hearing Connection Grand Opening

On July 17, Hearing Connection hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the new Meridian location, 
750 S. Progress Ave., Suite 105.

The Boise Police Department Promotions and Awards

The Boise Police Department recognized its promoted officers and celebrated outstanding award recipients. Capt. Brian Lee, Lt. Charlie LeBar, Lt. Steve Butler, Sgt. Matt Miller and Sgt. Sean Stace were promoted. Others awarded include Detective Shelli Sonnenberg and officers Carly Bock, Annie Matheus, Dave Frederick and Jessica Fowler.

Fourth Annual Kids in Motion Health and Fitness Fair

Molina Medicaid Solutions organized a special day for more than 150 local children as part of its fourth annual Kids in Motion Health and Fitness Fair. The event benefited the Boys & Girls Club of Ada County to teach kids about the benefits of good nutrition and physical fitness.

Idaho Foodbank

The Idaho Foodbank teamed up with the Boise Police Department as well as athletes from the Boise State football team. The Foodbank 
distributed free lunches through its Picnic in the Park program in Boise and Garden City to children who are in need. Photos by Mike Sharp.

10th Anniversary for Chandlers Steakhouse

The 10th-anniversary celebration event for Chandlers Steakhouse, which included a ribbon-cutting and grand reopening, was held at the restaurant at Ninth and Grove streets. More than 200 people attended the event, and a $15,000 donation was made to the Women’s and Children’s Alliance, a Boise-based nonprofit.

Idaho Humane Society

Twelve dogs arrived safely in the Treasure Valley after they were rescued by Humane Society International from dismal conditions at a backyard breeding operation for the dog meat trade in South Korea. The Idaho Humane Society, based in Boise, took over care of the dogs and handled adoptions.

Grand Opening of Boise WaterShed River Campus

Boise Mayor David Bieter was joined by the city council, participating artists and community partners in celebrating the grand opening of the newly completed Boise WaterShed River Campus. The 2-acre complex is being recognized as the largest concentration of public art in Idaho. Photos courtesy of the city of Boise.

Man and Women of the Year Campaign

After 10 weeks of fundraising, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Idaho and Montana Branch commemorated the Man and Woman of the Year campaign with a grand finale celebration. This year’s winners were Shaun Buck and Heather Harrington.

The Women and Children’s Alliance

The Women’s and Children’s Alliance honored 51 women at its 24th Annual Tribute to Women and Industry Luncheon at the Boise Centre. Along with honoring the nominees, Luci McDonald received the 2017 Joyce Stein Award for her efforts in the advancement of women in the Treasure Valley.


A group of about 70 students from Sage Valley Middle School attended STEM Day at the University of Idaho Boise. 
The students belong to the school's AVID program, a college readiness program designed to help students prepare for 
and succeed at colleges and universities.

Idaho Day

With the theme "Idaho the Beautiful," residents, legislators and schoolchildren celebrated Idaho Day with special programs and music March 3 at the Idaho Statehouse in Boise. Idaho Day commemorates the day in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln made Idaho a territory.

Toys Donated by the Idaho Artistry in Wood Association

Hundreds of toys made by members of the Idaho Artistry in Wood Association were donated to the El Korah Shrine in Boise for distribution to hospitalized children in the intermountain region. The presentation took place at the Wyndham Garden Boise Airport Hotel.

Junior Achievement’s Inspire To Hire

Junior Achievement's Inspire to Hire is a day that introduces ninth through twelfth grade students to career opportunities. Students interact with business representatives and see displays from hundreds of Idaho companies. The event was held at Boise State University, as well as Idaho State University and the College of Southern Idaho.

Good Times

Junior Achievement of Idaho honored community members at its annual Spirit of Achievement Awards. The Silver Awards were presented to AT&T, US Bank and Washington Federal. Bronze Awards were presented to Intermountain Gas, Pioneer Federal Credit Union, Idaho Power, Icon Credit Union, St. Luke's, Todd Christensen and DeanCristomo.

FarWest’s Harvest Festival

FarWest's Harvest Festival in October featured hayrides, a scavenger hunt, games, pumpkin painting, craft booths and a guess-the-weight-of-the-great-pumpkin contest. This year's festival entry fee served as a donation to the Ada County Boys & Girls Club that serves kids around the Treasure Valley.

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic

One of the most anticipated Treasure Valley events of the year, the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic, draws hundreds of people each day to Ann Morrison Park. With 25-30 hot air balloons each day, the Classic celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016.

Idaho Botanical Garden

On August 20, the Idaho Botanical Garden hosted a fun Bug Day for celebrating and teaching kids about bugs. The garden offered ladybug releases, bug races, Insect Olympics, edible insects, and a bug safari. At the end of the day, participants earned a Certificate in Bugology as new bug experts.


WineFest is the primary fundraiser for the Basque Museum's exhibits, educational programs, Ikastola (preschool), and other efforts. The 19th annual celebration gathered 800 people, with 15 wine distributors, 121 wines, auctions, pintxos (Basque tapas), and dancing. The celebration is usually the third Friday of August on the Basque Block. Photography Larry Ridenhour, Eneko Tuduri and Basque Museum & Cultural Center

Foothills Med Spa One Year Anniversary

Foothills Med Spa just celebrated their one year anniversary with an open house! Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres by Three Girls Catering, Cinder Wines and sweets from Nothing Bundt Cakes. They are looking forward to another great year helping Boise look beautiful!

Boise Farmers Market

Every Saturday from 9-1, the Boise Farmers Market takes over 10th and Grove in downtown Boise and offers up the best and freshest local produce around.

Betting on a Cure

Indepth Solutions, Inc. presented their annual Betting on a Cure gala featuring A Night in Monte Carlo. All proceeds after event were donated to research to cure cancer through the Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Wine, Women & Shoes

The Boise Centre hosted Vintage Glam, Wine, Women & Shoes' night of designer shopping with sales benefitting the Idaho Youth Ranch. The evening included wine tasting and a fashion show.

Sun Valley Film Festival – 2016

The Sun Valley Film Festival is on the map and has serious street cred. Ketchum was packed with filmmakers, producers, screenwriters and fans from March 2-6…not to mention A-List names such as Trevor Groth, director of programming at Sundance, Bruce Dern and Oliver Stone.

Gallery Five18 – First Thursday

Gallery Five18 featured the artwork of Swede Lisk and Karen Eastman, among others, at a recent First Thursday in downtown Boise. Enjoy the downtown experience of art, dining, music, shopping and tasting, the First Thursday of each month from 5-9pm.

Boise Firefighters and Piper’s Pub Join Forces to Benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

An extension and additional fund raising effort of the 25th Annual Regional Fire Fighter’s Stair Climb Event in Seattle.

Cupid’s Undie Run 2016 – Raising Funds for Cupid’s Charities, the Children’s Tumor Foundation

Hayley Brown and enthusiastic participants once again bare the cold to increase awareness and raise funds for this worthy cause!

Metamorphosis: An Art Experience to Benefit the WCA

Art Source Gallery recently hosted "Metamorphosis," an art show depicting transformation via various art platforms. Proceeds from this annual event support The Women’s and Children’s Alliance of Boise.

The Buy Idaho Capitol Trade Show

Buy Idaho's annual signature trade show event took place at The Idaho State Capitol Rotunda.

St. Al’s Festival of Trees Fashion Show

St Al's Festival of the Trees Fashion Show in Boise, Idaho on Nov 30, 2015.

Boise Lifestyle Holiday Social and Networking Event

Celebrating the Holidays and the 1st Anniversary of Boise Lifestyle Magazine. Thanks to The Olympic Venue and Good Times Karaoke & DJ for making it a true occasion.

Style in the Aisle – Black Halo Fashion Show

Hosted by Piece Unique and Jesse Taylor, benefiting the Boise Rescue Mission.

Bishop Kelly H.S. Gala Fundraiser

Since 1976, the Bishop Kelly Foundation has held an annual gala. Proceeds from The Winner’s Choice Dinner and Auction benefit Bishop Kelly High School, and comprise a portion of the operating scholarship grants from the Foundation to the school.

Le Coq d’Or Within Chateau des Fleurs – Eagle

Chef Franck Bacquet prepared dinner for his first guests during a soft opening in early October. The fine dining restaurant is located within the new Idaho destination, Chateau des Fleurs.

The North Channel Center First Wednesday

Party goers enjoyed the final North Channel Center First Wednesday for 2015. Be sure to stop by next year and visit your friends at The Porterhouse, Olive and Vyne, Lilly Jane's Cupcakes and Quiznos.

Amherst Madison Legacy’s Grand Opening – Boise Office Location

Amherst Madison Legacy and Boise Lifestyle magazine host the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting of their 3,000-square-foot office near downtown Boise.

Foothills Med Spa Grand Opening

Foothills Med Spa recently hosted the Grand Opening of their new, beautiful location in downtown Boise.

A Great Garden Escape with The Big Wow Band

A beautiful night in a gorgeous setting with food, libations and dancing at the Idaho Botanical Garden.

14th Annual Tour de Fat Parade

The Tour de Fat is a fundraiser organized yearly by New Belgium Brewery for three Boise cycling advocacy groups: SWIMBA, Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance and Boise Bicycle Project.

Clean Critters

The Broadway Veterinary Hospital recently hosted a Dog Wash Fundraiser. The furry critters were soaped and scrubbed until they shined. Proceeds from the event were donated to Fuzzy Pawz Rescue and the Idaho Food Bank.

Animal Lovers Unite

We sent out the call to our Facebook friends to send us their best pictures of having fun with their favorite animals, and our fans delivered. So many wonderful photos were submitted. We wish we had room for them all.

Local LLS Hosts The Gala of Hope and Betting on a Cure

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosts several yearly events supporting research for the cure of blood cancer. Large strides have been made thanks to the generosity of many in the Boise Valley.

Boise Lifestyle’s Summer Social

Guests enjoyed mingling at Franz Witte's nursery. Delectable hors d'oeuvres provided by Kindness and drinks provided by Payette Brewing Company kept guests well supplied, while Esteban Anastasio set just the right tone with his classical guitar.

Wine, Women and Shoes

Women recently gathered at the Boise Centre to raise money for the Idaho Youth Ranch while enjoying designer shopping, savory food bites and, of course, wine tasting.

Cinco De Mayo Barbacoa Style

Barbacoa Grill welcomed guests to celebrate the grand opening of The Luna Rooftop bar with a Cinco de Mayo fiesta to remember. Special guests Mariachi De Mi Tierra contributed to the festive atmosphere.