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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:00

United Electric Co-Op, Inc.

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United Electric Co-Op, Inc.

1330 21st Street, Heyburn

Phone: 208-679-2222

Website: http://www.unitedelectric.coop/

Pictured: Trevor Parke, Chris Seibold, Tami Hutchinson, Kris Kelley, Trisha Moultrie, Joe Elg, Curtiss Peterson

United Electric Co-op, Inc. is a member owned nonprofit cooperative. They are the result of consolidating Unity Light & Power in Burley, Idaho and Rural Electric Company in Rupert. The Board of Directors from each cooperative were combined to form the new eight member board. Dean Nielsen is President, Bruce Beck is Vice-President and Cordell Searle is Secretary/Treasurer. They currently employ twenty-seven full time employees.

They provide service to both Minidoka and Cassia counties with approximately 640 miles of line and 6,600 customers with a projected growth rate of 1%. Residential usage is 42% of their power sales, General Service 20%, Industrial 14%, Large Commercial 3% and Irrigation 22%. The annual operating revenue is $15 million and the annual KWH sales are 270 million. They are also a member of several associations that keep them up to date on the issues that affect the industry today.

They have several energy efficiency programs to help you watch your watts; they believe in helping you find ways to save on energy costs and can provide you with solar information, home efficiency programs, commercial efficiency programs, ag efficiency programs and smarthub. United Electric also believes in being an active community supporter and helping our future grow, they currently offer 5 scholarships for students, with one being for non-traditional student.  They also support students by sending 10 students to the Idaho Consumer Owned Youth Rally every summer; they also support 4-H/FFA projects and sponsor many events throughout the two counties. Their business hours are Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM.

Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00

Wienhoff Drug Testing

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Wienhoff Drug Testing

239 W. 13th St.

Burley, ID 83318

(208) 878-2321

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Wienhoff Drug Testing in Burley, to commemorate their Grand Opening. We would like to congratulate them and wish them the best of luck. Their business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am -5:00pm, on call 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:26

Squeaker Cleaners

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Squeaker Cleaners

593 N 1089 E, Jackson

Phone: 208-670-0377

Pictured: Alice Marshall

Alice Marshal has been a Social Worker for 15 years. She has spent a lot of time in filthy environments and would go home and start cleaning everything in sight. She needed to find a balance between what she saw all day and her home. When she goes to a place of business she has a habit of zoning in on what needs to be cleaned and how it could be done. Then one day her sister said “too bad you didn’t go into cleaning for a living, you should have a cleaning company.”  Alice thought what a great idea and started talking to businesses about it. Her first cleaning job was with a local surgeon for 2 years, Alice learned a lot about contamination, germs, bacteria and viruses while working for them, she then expanded into home cleaning and opportunities came to her by the word-of-mouth. 

Alice has studied under Don Aslett, reading his books and attending seminars and he kept saying “you need to get good at one thing and specialize in it”. She took his research and saw that the number one thing people don’t like to clean are bathrooms and toilets are tops in that category. So she has built her specialty around bathrooms. She has helped out on many projects to help people claim back their homes, she cleans churches, offices, gas stations, and does clean up after parties and events.

Squeaker Cleaners will be celebrating their 4th anniversary of business this month.  Her goal for Squeaker Cleaners is to concentrate on businesses; to go in and deep clean their facility so that the employees can maintain it, then she could come in 4 or 5 times a year. Her dream is that one year she will be able to start a community project to help people de-clutter their homes, whether it is after a surgery or if they have a sick child, she would also like to pair with CPS to teach people how to take care or their homes so that they might be able to get their children back and be able to care for them. Her motto is “If I can’t clean it, it can’t be cleaned!” and her business hours are by appointment.

Monday, 25 August 2014 00:00

Gem State Dairy Supply

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Gem State Dairy Supply

42 West 4th Street,

Declo, ID 83323

(208) 654-9408

Website: gemstatedairysupply.com

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Gem State Dairy Supply in Declo, to commemorate their Grand Opening of their new location. We would like to congratulate them and wish them the best of luck. Their business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am -5:00pm

 

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