July 2018 Around Town
Ada County Paramedics and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Celebrate New Paramedic Station
The Ada County Paramedics and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center celebrated the opening of the new state-of-the-art paramedic station. As one of the busiest paramedic stations in the state of Idaho, Saint Alphonsus and Ada County Paramedics jointly built the structure to integrate a safe, comfortable, equipped and geographically beneficial space for paramedic crews who operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week from the location. The new station allows for growth by accommodating paramedic training and space for on-duty battalion chiefs in addition to the paramedic crews.
Boise YMCA Swimmer Places at Junior Open Water National Championships
Gabe Machado, 15, from the Boise YMCA Swim Team, secured third place in the Men’s Junior 5K at the Junior Open Water National Championships and is now the first alternate to the USA Junior Team, which will swim in the World Open Water Championships in Israel in September. The Boise YMCA Swim Team is a nonprofit club and is both a YMCA and USA Swimming year-round competitive swim team for all abilities of swimmers ages 6 and up.
Laura Cain Joins TitleOne
Laura Cain has joined TitleOne as the new office administrator in the company’s Boise office. She will focus on customer service and office management in her new role. Laura most recently worked for Curry Health Network in Oregon for four years. She also has five years of customer service experience.
Micron Foundation Donates to Camp Rainbow Gold
The Micron Foundation selected Camp Rainbow Gold for its 2018 Charity of Choice in Idaho. The Micron Foundation made a $25,000 donation to Camp Rainbow Gold, which offers programming and services to children with cancer, and will work with them on volunteer efforts throughout the year. Charity of Choice is a signature program for Micron, whose employees each get the opportunity to vote for their preferred charity. This process of selection is held at more than 20 different locations around the world.
Boise Brewing Wins Gold at World Beer Cup
Boise Brewing claimed a gold award in the 2018 World Beer Cup, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding brewers and their beers. Awards were given in 101 beer-style categories during the World Beer Cup award ceremony in Nashville.
Boise Brewing was awarded a gold award in the American-Style Stout category for its Black Cliffs, a roasty, rich and balanced stout with plentiful Northwest hop character. This was Boise Brewing’s first original recipe outside of its core lineup. Boise Brewing is a 15-barrel brewery located downtown. World Beer Cup winners were selected by an international panel of 295 beer judges from 33 countries, 72 percent of whom were from outside the United States.
Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise Donates $36,000 to Local Charities
Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise donated $14,603 to Idaho Youth Ranch and $22,112 to the Women’s and Children’s Alliance, the retailer’s hometown charities for the 10th annual Subaru Share the Love event. From Nov. 16, 2017, to Jan. 2, customers who purchased or leased a new Subaru vehicle selected from a list of charities to receive a donation of $250 from Subaru of America. In addition to local charities selected by the dealership, this list included four national charities: ASPCA, Make-A-Wish, Meals on Wheels America and the National Park Foundation.