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NEWSWORTHY IN IDAHO

A ROUND UP OF EXCITING NEWS FROM LOCAL BUSINESSES

Article by Editorial Staff

Photography by Provided

Originally published in Boise Lifestyle

Idaho Commerce Welcomes New Marketing and Innovation Administrator

Jeremy Chase has been appointed as the new Marketing and Innovation Administrator for the Idaho Department of Commerce, starting from January 30, 2023. With over 25 years of experience in the advertising industry, Chase has worked with clients in various sectors such as travel and tourism, technology, state and federal government, nonprofits, and retail. He has successfully led nationally recognized and award-winning engagements in brand strategy, digital and traditional media, public relations, and integrated advertising campaigns. Having previously worked with Idaho Commerce for over 15 years with the tourism team until 2020, Chase is a proud Idahoan, growing up in American Falls and graduating from the University of Idaho with honors. He aims to promote Idaho as a premier destination for tourism and business development through collaboration with the department's team and industry partners.

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF BOISE'S 95TH ANNIVERSARY

On May 6, 2023, the Junior League of Boise is hosting a Kentucky Derby fundraiser to celebrate its 95th anniversary at the Arid Club in downtown Boise. Attendees can enjoy mingling with members of the organization, a VIP reception with a mint julep, silent auctions, live music, and the live stream of the Kentucky Derby. This event honors JLB's legacy of more than nine decades of community impact and the establishment of other organizations and programs in the Treasure Valley area. The JLB President, HannaLore Hein, invites the community to support the organization by attending this milestone event. Tickets are available for purchase at early bird pricing of $95 until March 15, $125 thereafter, and $175 for VIP entry. Visit https://jlboise.org/derbyday/ to purchase tickets or inquire about sponsorship.

BOISE'S YOUNGEST CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE DETAILER

Steven Thompson III, an 11-year-old from Boise, has become the youngest professional detailer to earn a certification from the International Detailing Association (IDA). He earned the certification during the Mobile Tech Expo in Orlando, Florida in February, catching the attention of SONAX Master Detailer Rigo Santana. This Saturday, STEV3 will become a member of Santana's New Generation of Detailers (NGDD) network and test for the IDA's highest level of certification. If he passes, Santana will train and certify him through SONAX, making him part of the SONAX Detailing team, which will prep eight iconic cars, including the Ferrari Enzo Ferrari made for Henry Ford, at the Peterson Museum in Los Angeles at the end of the month.

  • Jeremy Chase. PC: @IdahoCommerce

NEWS RELEASE AND STORY IDEAS

We're always interested to hear about new business openings, upcoming events, local news items, and community members contributing in new and exciting ways. Email: Editorial@BoiseCityLifestyle.com  @boiselifestyle