Tuesday, March 6
TVTAP Groomer Fundraiser, 5:30-11:00pm, Tony’s Pizza and Pasta, 240 North Main, Driggs, ID – Please support Teton Valley Trails & Pathways‘ 24 Volunteer Groomers by coming by Tony’s Pizza in Driggs or ordering out on March 6th. 25% of all Dine-in or Take-out purchases go toward supporting TVTAP’s Nordic Grooming Volunteers!
Wednesday, March 7
Webinar – GSA & Sustainability in Procurement, 11:00am-12:00pm, http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/268925 – Our Doing Business with GSA series is designed to provide you with an in depth look at partnering with our agency. Part I of our series will set the foundation for accessing opportunities in our agency. It is the best training to get you started and is a compliment to the additional training options. In this session, Part IV Sustainability in Procurement, we will:
Teton Science Schools Graduate Program Information Night, 5:00-7:00pm, Jackson Campus, 700 Coyote Canyon Rd., Jackson, WY – The faculty and staff at the Graduate Program of Teton Science Schools invite interested community members to drop by and learn more about this one year integration of challenging academics and field teaching. Details are available at www.tetonscience.org. For more information or to schedule a private tour, please contact Tracy Logan at (307) 734-5659.
Grow Fresh Garden Produce in your own Backyard this Summer!, 6:30-8:00pm, The Learning Academy,
Free Music Wednesday, 7:00-9:00pm, Alpine Wines Bistro, 15 South Main, Driggs, ID – Featuring Jake Ballentine
Thriving in any Economy, 7:00-9:00pm, ISU Workforce Training Center, 921 South 8th Ave., Pocatello, ID – In spite of the downward trend in our economy, some businesses continue to thrive. If you’d like yours to be one of them, investigate five specific areas that determine that growth, and learn how to make small, measurable, incremental improvements in each area. These universal principles will help you even after the economy rebounds. Cost is $20.
Thursday, March 8
Webinar – GSA Mentor-Protégé Program, 1:00-2:30pm, http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/268889 – In this session, you will:
Discussion – The Future Sustainability of Water Resources in Teton Valley, 6:30-8:00pm, Driggs Senior Center, Driggs, ID – As demands on the landscape increase over time, maintaining clean and plentiful water in Teton Valley will play a vital role in the sustainability of our community. Join Friends of the Teton River to learn how farmers, fish, businesses and communities benefit when we work together to restore flowing streams through mechanisms such as voluntary, market-based water transactions. Hosted by Valley Advocates for Responsible Development; contact (208) 354-1707 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, March 9
Teton Valley’s Home & Garden Show, 12:00-6:00pm, Kearsley Trees, 7879 South 2750 West, Victor, ID – Prepare for summer with Teton Valley’s first Home & Garden show! Explore and shop for products and services to enhance your home, business or property. This is a great opportunity to meet local businesses and learn about the variety of expertise and products available to you in Teton Valley. Residents and visitors are invited to stop in and gather ideas for home improvements from landscape design, home security, floors, and windows to a complete custom home package.
“Throwing it Bigger” with Tom Bivins, 6:30-7:30pm, Driggs Senior Center, Driggs, ID – Join the Teton Arts Council for a slide presentation and discussion of the ceramic works of Tom Bivins. The public is invited to attend! For more information visit www.tetonartscouncil.com.
Saturday, March 10
Teton Valley’s Home & Garden Show, 8:00am-6:00pm, Kearsley Trees, 7879 South 2750 West, Victor, ID – Prepare for summer with Teton Valley’s first Home & Garden show! Explore and shop for products and services to enhance your home, business or
Super Size It: How to throw bigger pots, 11:00am-3:00pm, Teton Arts Council Ceramics Studio, 110 Rodeo Dr., Driggs, ID – Discover the little known techniques, and the mindset, to making your pottery bigger. All levels welcome. This event is free of charge, but donations to benefit the Teton Arts Council Ceramics Studio 2012 Salt Kiln Construction Project are greatly appreciated.
Corner Drug’s LEGO Building Contest, 12:00-3:00pm, Corner Drug, 10 South Main, Driggs, ID – Original Creation LEGO Contest will be held in March for three age categories. Winners will receive up to a $50 gift certificate for more LEGOs or other items of your choice. Entries will be accepted from March 1st thru 8th. Deadline for entries is March 8 at 6pm. Winners will be announced on March 10 at noon. Super LEGO savings will be offered starting March 1st through the 10th. Something exciting to help pass the winter!!! Call (208) 354-2334 for more information.
Keep Yellowstone Nuclear Free Nuclear Energy Forum, 3:00-5:00pm, Hotel Terra Jackson Hole, 3335 W. Village Dr., Teton Village, WY – Free food, beer and presentation by NOVA Science author Bill Sargent. Raffle tickets $5/1 to win great gear prizes including Atomic Bent Chetler skis. Come out to learn more about the Fukushima accident and how KYNF keeps our local powder “Plutnonium Free”, all while enjoying a beer and food with friends. No RSVP necessary. For more information visit www.kynf.org, contact email@example.com, or call 307-203-2230.
Chili Cook-Off, 5:00-8:00pm, Timberline Bar & Grill, 31 West Center St., Victor, ID – All proceeds benefit the Teton Valley Community Animal Shelter. For more information or to register, visit www.tvshelter.org.
Save the Date
Monday, March 12
Webinar – Contracting Options with the GSA, 11:00am-12:00pm, http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/268905 – Our Doing Business with GSA series is designed to provide you with an in-depth look at partnering with our agency. Part I of our series will set the foundation for accessing opportunities in our agency. It is the best training to get you started and is a compliment to the additional training options. In this session, Part II Contracting Options for Small Business, you will:
Tuesday, March 13
Yellowstone Business Partnership Sustainability Workshop, 12:00-4:00pm, Teton Springs Lodge, 10 Warm Creek Ln., Victor, ID – YBP is providing businesses around the region an opportunity to learn about the business case for sustainability. Participants will gain concrete tools and steps that they can take to save money and contribute to the environmental, social and economic well-being of their community. The two new UnCommon Sense field representatives, Christina Thomure and Wendy Weaver, will deliver the workshops, partnering with local chambers and tailoring the training to the needs of businesses in each community. For more information please contact YBP’s Sustainability Programs Director, Heather Higinbotham, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (406) 600-6617.
Webinar – Outstanding Customer Service, 4:00-4:30pm, http://workforcetraining.isu.edu/enrollment/course/1112/ – Examine your attitude about customer service and how to boost your customer service performance. Learn how to profile an individual’s customer service strengths and weaknesses, recognize opportunities to improve customer service, to identify an action plan to enhance attitude, to evaluate customer feedback, to improve response time, and develop a positive relationship with customers. Cost is $20.
Wednesday, March 14
Credible Connections, 8:00-10:00am, Idaho Department of Labor, 1133 Stocks Avenue Rexburg, ID – The Idaho Commission for Libraries through its online@yourlibrary grant project and in collaboration with Idaho Department of Labor and Adult Basic Education (PTE) will be hosting 2-hour sessions in 25 Idaho communities to allow you to connect with individuals who have resources to address those burning issues. Join in the conversation and get connected with resources that will make a difference for your library, your community.
Financial Management, 8:00am-12:00pm, ISU University Place, 1784 Science Center Dr., Idaho Falls, ID – This training will explore raising capital, understanding and using the financial statements, preparing budget projections and pro forma financial statements, dealing with the various tax issues and applications, and company valuation. An RSVP is requested prior to this FREE seminar to ensure an adequate number of handouts and refreshments are available.
Webinar – Crisis Communications Planning—The Keystone of Disaster Recovery Response, 2:00-3:00pm, https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/421917136 – Because it’s easy for even the best leader to be overwhelmed when a crisis hits and misinformation shows up in a twitter feed, managing the flow of information about your company is crucial when an emergency occurs. Get tips on how to plan a communications strategy that will eliminate confusion and support your recovery efforts during a free webinar on February 14, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery Solutions. The discussion will help you assess your company’s needs, identify a good spokesperson and develop fact sheets and talking points.
Free Music Wednesday, 7:00-9:00pm, Alpine Wines Bistro, 15 South Main, Driggs, ID – Featuring Hound Dog Serenade
Friday, March 16
Credible Connections, 8:00-10:00am, Idaho Department of Labor, 430 North 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID – The Idaho Commission for Libraries through its online@yourlibrary grant project and in collaboration with Idaho Department of Labor and Adult Basic Education (PTE) will be hosting 2-hour sessions in 25 Idaho communities to allow you to connect with individuals who have resources to address those burning issues. Join in the conversation and get connected with resources that will make a difference for your library, your community.