Video Launched to Promote Community Effort - Gowen Strong
Gowen Strong - Good for Idaho, Good for America
Supporting business. Building community. Strengthening families. For the Boise Metro, Gowen Field represents all of those things. Partnering with the City of Boise, Boise Airport, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, and Idaho Power, the Boise Valley Economic Partnership launched a new video to promote Gowen Strong, a community effort to illustrate the regional impact of Gowen Field.
Featured in the video are testimonials illustrating how much Gowen impacts the lives and businesses of those in the Boise Metro.
Nampa Police Department Connects With Community
Nampa PD Baseball Game
Someone was fearful of the neighbor kids playing baseball hitting his car or window. Dispatch recognized this as an opportunity to make a positive impression and rallied the right officers with a view of the world that Nampa PD promotes... the officers were obviously ALL IN!! The officers took the kids down the street to the park and PLAYED BALL!
Officer Rashid: A Community Endeavor to Make a Child’s Dream Reality
Boise has a unique passion for people. This video is an inspiring story about how far a community will go to bring a kid's dream to life.
Rashid's dream was to be a police officer, he is an 8 year old boy that was diagnosed with an aggressive and terminal form of cancer. Camp Rainbow Gold, Boise State University, Mayor Bieter and the City of Boise, Boise's Police and Fire Departments, Zoo Boise, Sidewayz Films and others worked together to create an unforgettable day for Rashid.
Nampa Library Book Brigade
Photo by City of Nampa
Nearly 1,000 volunteers showed up to support the new Nampa library by taking part in the Great Book Brigade of 2015. The volunteers started at the old library and created a line that stretched five blocks long to Library Square and the new building to pass 1,000 children's books from person to person until they reached their brand new home.