Boise, Idaho

Nick Stokes to Retire and Jeff Strom to Lead Boise Cascade’s Distribution Division

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) announced today that Nick Stokes, executive vice president of the Companys Building Materials Distribution (BMD) business, has elected to retire on March 12, 2021, with 42 years of service.

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  • Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) announced today that Nick Stokes, executive vice president of the Companys Building Materials Distribution (BMD) business, has elected to retire on March 12, 2021, with 42 years of service.
  • The board of directors has appointed Jeff Strom to the role of executive vice president of the BMD division.
  • Nick has been a key leader in the strategic growth of BMD, said Tom Carlile, board chair.
  • I also offer a hearty congratulations to Jeff on his new role and responsibilities, said Nate Jorgensen, Boise Cascade CEO.

THIS MONTH: Idaho Families, Educators Spotlight Importance of K-12 Education Options

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 11:30am

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of a school year like no other, Idaho families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during School Choice Week 2021.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of a school year like no other, Idaho families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during School Choice Week 2021.
  • In Idaho, the iconic US Bank Building in Boise will light up from sunset to sunrise during National School Choice Week.
  • Idaho families will be raising awareness about these choices at their virtual celebrations, which make up some of the more than 33,000 planned nationwide to spotlight K-12 education options.
  • National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective education options for children and is the world's largest celebration of opportunity in K-12 education.

Extreme Biodiesel, Inc. Announces Record Year

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 2:30pm

Boise, Idaho--(Newsfile Corp. - January 13, 2021) - Extreme Biodiesel, Inc. (OTC PINK: XTRM), The Company's Board of Directors provides this update to shareholders and the public.

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  • Boise, Idaho--(Newsfile Corp. - January 13, 2021) - Extreme Biodiesel, Inc. (OTC PINK: XTRM), The Company's Board of Directors provides this update to shareholders and the public.
  • The Company's progress for the year 2020 has taken us to a level of great achievements in spite of the pandemic.
  • Our subsidiary, North Star Homes, closed 34 home sales in 2020, with gross sales of approximately $11,567,000.00 making this our best year to date.
  • The company continues to grow at a very aggressive rate seeing no slow down for the foreseeable future.

FiftyFlowers Earns Newsweek's America's Best Customer Service Award

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:28am

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FiftyFlowers, a women-owned business in Boise, Idaho and Quito, Ecuador, ( https://www.fiftyflowers.com/ ) was recently presented Newsweek's Award for Best Customer Service 2021.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FiftyFlowers, a women-owned business in Boise, Idaho and Quito, Ecuador, ( https://www.fiftyflowers.com/ ) was recently presented Newsweek's Award for Best Customer Service 2021.
  • FiftyFlowers sells farm-fresh flowers delivered from partner farms across the United States and all over the world to customers' doorsteps for weddings and special events.
  • "We are honored to be recognized for receiving Newsweek's Award for Best Customer Service 2021.
  • DIY Couples, event planners and florists come to FiftyFlowers for the variety of flowers available, excellent customer service and dependability of a company that has delivered premium, fresh cut flowers for over 250,000 events.

Boise Cascade Company Announces the Opening of a Second Door Shop in Texas

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 8:15pm

Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) has announced the opening of a new door shop in the Houston market.

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  • Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) has announced the opening of a new door shop in the Houston market.
  • Boise Cascade expects to start producing doors in the 3rd quarter of 2021.
  • This door shop expansion aligns with our strategy for growth with key supplier partners, said Nick Stokes, Executive Vice President.
  • The addition represents Boise Cascades ninth door shop in the U.S., and second in Texas.

Mountain America Celebrates Ten Years of Paying It Forward

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 7:36pm

SANDY, Utah, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In winter of 2011, Mountain America Credit Union began paying it forward to individuals and organizations who give back to others in need.

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  • SANDY, Utah, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In winter of 2011, Mountain America Credit Union began paying it forward to individuals and organizations who give back to others in need.
  • This marks the tenth year that Mountain America has partnered with Salt Lake City-based KUTV to spotlight those in the community who are making a positive impact in the lives of others with the Pay it Forward program.
  • Every week for the past decade, Mountain America and KUTV have paid it forward to a unique variety of causes, from animal rescues to quilters to feeding the hungry.
  • Mountain America partnered with CBS2 News in Boise, and Local8 News in Pocatello.

Healthwise Partners With the Wassmuth Center in Defense of Human Rights

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 3:41pm

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthwise, a Boise-based nonprofit organization, announced today that they were donating to The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthwise, a Boise-based nonprofit organization, announced today that they were donating to The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights.
  • On the morning of Dec. 9, 2020, the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, maintained by the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights, was defaced by swastika stickers and signs.
  • Billboards around the Treasure Valley will soon display Healthwises commitment to standing with the Wassmuth Center against hate and violence.
  • Dan Prinzing, Executive Director of the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights, urged others to speak up.

April Miller Boise, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Eaton Corp., Joins Trane Technologies Board of Directors

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:30am

Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, elected April Miller Boise as a member of its Board of Directors, effective December 8, 2020.

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  • Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, elected April Miller Boise as a member of its Board of Directors, effective December 8, 2020.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201210005048/en/
    April Miller Boise joins Trane Technologies Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
    April Miller Boise will add valuable perspective as we execute our climate-focused strategy and expand our global leadership in sustainability, said Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Trane Technologies.
  • As executive vice president and general counsel of Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE: ETN), Miller Boise is a member of Eatons executive management team and advises its leadership and Board of Directors, and leads the companys global legal, corporate governance and compliance functions.
  • Miller Boise will serve on the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee of the Trane Technologies Board of Directors.

Boise Paper Announces Sponsorship of National Literacy Organization 'Reach Out and Read' Podcast Series

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 2:17pm

CHICAGO, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boise Paper, a division of Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), has announced an extension of its sponsorship of Reach Out and Read a U.S. non-profit entering its fourth decade promoting childhood literacy with the sponsorship of the national organizations new podcast series.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boise Paper, a division of Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), has announced an extension of its sponsorship of Reach Out and Read a U.S. non-profit entering its fourth decade promoting childhood literacy with the sponsorship of the national organizations new podcast series.
  • The series dives into a wealth of varied early childhood health and literacy topics with expert guests examining the many facets of supporting the parent-child relationship as key to early success.
  • Through their Paper with Purpose commitment to total sustainability, Boise Paper invests in people and organizations that provide support for the communities their customers and employees call home.
  • You can learn more about Boise Paper and their Paper with Purpose promise at www.boisepaper.com .

Columbia Bank Brings NeighborHub Branch Concept to Boise

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 7:26pm

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Columbia Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB) ("Columbia"), today announced the opening of its high-tech, high-touch branch concept in Boise.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Columbia Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB) ("Columbia"), today announced the opening of its high-tech, high-touch branch concept in Boise.
  • In conjunction with the NeighborHub unveiling, Columbia Bank also announced it has committed to invest $100,000 in Boise as part of the bank's ongoing Pass It On Project.
  • NeighborHub is a "hub" of the community where guests can bank and also browse and relax in a comfortable, welcoming environment.
  • Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB) is the holding company of Columbia Bank, a Washington state-chartered full-service commercial bank with locations throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.