Small enough to be personal – walking downtown or at the store and almost always seeing someone I know well.
Big enough to be exciting – whether it’s the arts, sports, national companies and leading edge start-ups, a vibrant university, and quick access to an uncrowded outdoors, Boise has it all. Downtown is as busy at 9 pm as it is at 10 am. The Ridge to Rivers trail system. Great public schools. World class health care. Four seasons, and lots of sunshine… and last, but far from least, people who care.
My favorite place of public art is the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC and my favorite piece at the Garden is the typewriter eraser.
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales – a great adventure read and one of the best business books ever written if you look for the hidden lessons on thriving when times are tough.
To make the Treasure Valley as a great a place to live for our most challenged neighbors as it for our most fortunate.
The commitment of the community’s leaders – for-profit, non-profit and government – to make the Treasure Valley a better place for all of our neighbors.
Hiking the foothills with my wife, Laurie – we get 90,000 steps every week – sun, rain or snow.
I said it at the beginning – small enough to be personal, big enough to be exciting.
The Owyhees. If you need an introduction, hike the China Ditch Trail on Reynolds Creek.
As a leader in the building materials industry, we bring people, products and services together to build strong homes, businesses and communities. Our success over the last 60 years has been tightly linked to the quality of life in the Treasure Valley, so we understand the benefits of a strong community. We’re committed to investing our talent and resources to make Boise, and all of the communities where we operate, better places to live.
I hope that TTV helps the community see the commitment that the leadership in the valley has to working together to create lasting improvement for everyone. I would hope that our activities make an obvious impact on improving all the communities in the valley – small and large
Andy Scoggin at Albertsons – St Luke’s Health system board, the Idaho State Board of Education, and the chair for Interfaith Sanctuary. Who needs free time?
Several people have congratulated me for finally getting my picture on page one of the sports section – a life time ambition! Seriously, we are hearing that our employees are happy to see the company once again taking a public role in community leadership.
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