Jackie Larson

Jackie Larson

Jackie Larson is the Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce Office Administrator.

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The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Sunrise Cleaners Dry Cleaning & Laundry to welcome the new owners. It is located at 714 F Street in Rupert, next to the Post Office.  The building it’s in was Carter’s Cleaners in 1927.  The business is owned and managed by Tammy and Coy Parton who are pictured cutting the ribbon, next to the Coys on the left is Sherri Miles, Community & Economic Development Director from the City of Rupert and to her left is Tammy’s mom, Betty Gibson. The City of Rupert’s “Operation Face Lift” project recently painted around the doors and windows of the business.

Sunrise Cleaners is your neighborhood dry cleaner. They offer onsite dry cleaning and rush orders too. They can dry clean your clothes, quilts, draperies, sleeping bags, comforters, wedding gowns and launder your shirts. Their business hours are from 8am – 5:30pm, Monday through Friday and their business number is 436-3430.

Mad River Laser Engraving

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Mad River Laser Engraving located at 700 S. Oneida Street in Rupert, to commemorate their grand opening. The business is owned by Nicole and Alex Pratt.  Nicole is pictured cutting the ribbon with her family, friends and members of the Ambassadors. Not pictured is Alex who was out on kayaking on the Snake River not on Mad River. They offer a unique style of engraving with laser technology which can be utilized on variety of products and surfaces such as crystal, plastic, wood, stainless steel and acrylic. They specialize in missionary plaques, awards and trophies, vinyl lettering for store fronts and custom T-shirts. Business hours are Monday thru Friday 9 to 5 and phone number is 436-2293. Check them out on the web www.madriverlaser.com.

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Elevate Gym located at 2273 Overland Ave in Burley to commemorate their grand opening.  The business is owned by VerLynn Anthon and Jenn Jones, pictured cutting the ribbon.

USA Gymnastics is back in Mini-Cassia just in time to celebrate the 2012 London Olympics!!!

Topflight Tumbling, headed by VerLynn Anthon, has 40 years of experience teaching tumbling in the Magic Valley.  She is also a professional USA Gymnastics member.  Topflight tumbling offers recreation and competitive power tumbling following USA Gymnastics guidelines.  They compete on both the tumble track and the double mini trampoline. Tumbling classes are offered for boys and girls ages 3 and up. Joining VerLynn's coaching staff will be her daughter Kodi Gregerson, a former national level competitive power tumbler with USAG.  She has taught at Topflight for 4 years.

Women's (girls) gymnastics includes bars, beam, vault, and floor exercise.  Floor exercise is a combination of both tumbling and dance.  Men's (boys) gymnastics will also be offered. Gymnastics classes are available for children ages 2 and up.  Elevate Cheer includes competitive All-Star cheer programs for girls 4 and up as well as recreational cheer, and stunting/tumbling classes for jr/sr high school students. These programs are run by Jenn Jones.  Jenn was a competitive gymnast in Moscow, ID, a cheerleader, and has years of coaching experience; including coaching tumbling at Impact Athletic, she is also a professional USA Gymnastics member.  Joining Jenn on the Elevate staff is Renee Craney, a former gymnast, and head of Impact Athletic All-Star Cheer and Tumbling program; Sissy Phillips former Minico High School Varsity Cheer Coach, and Texas college cheerleader; and Jenny Kidd, former competitive gymnast.  Elevate will also be offering preschool taught by Dianna Prescott, BS Elementary and Special Education, and Kiley Pierce, BS, Child Development.  Their top priority is to prepare children for kindergarten through a fun, interactive program, including gymnastics instruction.

For more information about Gymnastics, Cheer, or Preschool Contact Jenn at 219-2085 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For more information about Tumbling contact VerLynn at 312-1651 or Kodi at 312-1653.

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Baileys Phones & Repair located at 2271 Overland Avenue, suite 2 in Burley to commemorate their grand opening.  The business is owned and managed by Brenda Bailey who is pictured cutting the ribbon. They have a variety of used cell phones for you to purchase that can be activated without signing a new contract. They can also repair your cell phones and recycle your old phones, chargers, MP3 players, cameras and other electronic gadgets. Business hours are 10am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and by appointment on Saturdays, their number is 208-650-4140.

Burley Veterinary Hospital

2869 Overland Avenue

Burley, ID 83318


Pictured left to right in the front row: McKayla Hughet, Terin Bailes, Melissa Fenstermaker and the back row: Dr. Scott Morley, Kara Olsen, Gina Ward, Lynn Osterhout, Dr. Wally Ward.

Burley Veterinary Hospital has been in the community since 1946. Dr. Ward joined the Burley Veterinary Hospital in 1985, and he and his staff treat large and small animals at their location in Burley. They are committed to offering veterinary medical diagnostics and treatment in a caring and compassionate atmosphere. They provide ambulatory service to support the ranching community and doctor supervised boarding for their smaller patients. Veterinary hospital hours are Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 12pm and closed on Sundays. Veterinary doctors are available for after-hours emergencies, so give them a call at 678-5509 for all your veterinary needs.

Haun’s Hardware

23 East Ellis Street

Paul, ID  83347


Pictured left to right: Don Ames, Ruben Haun, Bryan Jensen, Shaun Wesner and owners Laura Haun and Robert Haun. Not pictured: Travis Halverson, Donna Arnold, Trevor Simmons.

Haun’s Hardware is a family owned and managed store that Ruben Haun and Steve Haun, a father and a son started as Paul Home Center in 1979. Robert became a partner in 1985 and in 1995 Laura and Robert bought the Paul Home Center from his family and it changed from a lumber yard to Haun’s Hardware. They have been in their current location for about 20 years.  Haun’s Hardware is an old fashion hardware store. They carry full lines of plumbing, sprinklers, electrical, lawn & garden supplies, and hand tools, and have a large bolt department, stocking grade 8 bolts up to 1 ¼ x 12”. They carry A & B farming belts, threaded steel pipe from 1/8” up to 4” in diameter, perform hydraulic hose repair, key cutting, lock and re-keying, screen & glass repair and watch battery replacement. They specialize in Valspar paint and paint color matching. They also carry and service DeWalt tools and you can even purchase Fish and Game licenses. They believe in excellent customer service and invite you to stop in.  They are open from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday and 7am to 5pm on Saturdays. Check out their website www.hauns.doitbest.com and Like them on face book.

Evergreen Nursery & Landscaping, Inc

1287 West Main Street

Burley, ID  83318


Pictured owner, Mike Sandmann and Shrub & Tree Specialist, Joyce Bringhurst

Mike Sandmann started as a green house employee in 1978, in 1983 Mike and his father bought the business. In 1996 they purchased the current building and relocated it to today’s location.  They are a full service garden and landscape center and they can design and install sod, hydro-seeding, pavers, retaining walls and water features. They grow their own bedding plants and vegetables. Evergreen Nursery carries perennial plants, shrubs, trees, garden seeds, flower seeds, bulk bark, rocks, chemicals and fertilizers for all your gardening needs. Mike is certified by the Idaho Nursery and Landscaping Association and also holds a Plant Diagnostic Certification.

They have very knowledgeable staff and you may contact them for all your gardening and landscaping needs. Their hours are from 9:00 to 6:00 Monday through Saturday during the first day of spring to the end of July and you can reach them rest of the year by appointments. Their business number is 208-678-4104.

Idahoan Foods

823 South Oneida

Rupert, ID  83350


Idahoan Foods is a potato processor that has had a plant in Rupert since 2002. The company has five plants and the Rupert facility processes potatoes into flakes, shipping them all over the U.S. and as far as Asia. They have been delivering homemade taste in easy to prepare form to our table for over 50 years. The Rupert plant is in operation 24/7 and employs over 50 local people. Pictured are Will Merrill, Jr. the Plant Manager and Marlene Page, an Executive Assistant. You can purchase Idahoan instant potatoes at local grocery stores, and you should check out their website www.idahoanfoods.com.

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Steve Regan, located on East Main Street in Burley to commemorate their grand opening after a relocation and remodel.  The business is owned and managed by Brenda and Tommy Hutchison  who are pictured cutting the ribbon. Steve Regan carries Animal Feed & Supplies, Dog Food, Garden & Lawn Supplies, Pumps and Twine. The business hours are 8am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and Saturdays 9am to 2pm. Their business number is 208-878-9536.

The Mini-Cassia Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting at Zions Bank located at 102 West Main Street in Burley to commemorate their grand opening after the remodel. Steve Ormond, Vice President and the Branch Manager is pictured cutting the ribbon with ambassadors and customers.

They added office space and a community meeting room on the 2nd level. The community meeting room is open to the public during their banking hours and is free of charge. Zions Bank’s banking hours are from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, drive through is open from 9am to 5:30pm and their number is 208-678-2291. Check out their website www.zionsbank.com

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