Chamber Member Updates


April Calendar

Board of Directors

April 11, 2018
7 a.m.

Meet & Greet Our Chamber Director
April 11, 2018
El Sombrero
5 p.m – 7 p.m.

Business After Hours
April 18, 2018
Mendoza’s Furniture
123 W Main St, Jerome
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

March Special
  Slam Dunk Chicken Strip Basket scores all month long! Homestyle or Spicy Strips with tots or fries only $5.99!

Tuesday Special -Think inside the Bun!  Make dinner Fun Between the Buns with .99 Jr. Burgers every Tuesday from 4pm-Close! Dine-In, Drive-Up or Carry-Out!

South Central Public Health District Calls for “Health Heroes” Nominations
TWIN FALLS – South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) is accepting nominations for “Health Heroes.” Through this annual event, SCPHD seeks individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote health in the community by working to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles, and protect the health and environment of southern Idaho citizens from March 2017 through March 2018. This year, there are four nomination categories: youth, adult volunteer, adult professional, and group/organization/business.
The nomination must include a brief description explaining why the nominee deserves the Health Heroes Award. Examples of qualifying activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • promoting a healthy lifestyle through activities at schools, churches, and places of work
  • activities that help reduce suicides
  • promoting physical activity
  • activities that reduce obesity
  • preparing a community for a disaster
  • decreasing workplace injuries
  • promoting policies that led to healthy outcomes

Nominees must be residents of or do business in Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, or Twin Falls counties. Nominations are due by April 1, 2018. You can nominate your Health Heroes online at or pick up the form at any SCPHD office.

Spring 2018 Jerome Center Community Education Courses

Dog Agility Training
Get into the action! Agility is an exciting sport where dog and handler navigate their way through a series of obstacles competing for time and accuracy. This 5-week introductory class will introduce dogs and handlers to the rules of AKC agility competition. You and your dog will get on the course, learning how to navigate all the obstacles from jumps and tunnels to contact obstacles. Agility is suitable for any breed of dog that would love to get out and get active with its owner in a fun and challenging learning environment. Dogs should know basic commands of sit, down, and stay.
Monday                                  Mar 26 – Apr 23
6 – 7 pm                                 Jerome County Fairgrounds-Beef Barn
$55                                         Instructor: Brittany Triner

Greeting Card Embroidery
Tired of spending money on expensive greeting cards? Learn to embroider your own greeting cards. It is an easy and unusual way to create one-of-a-kind designs. You will learn the basics of hand embroidery and designing your own works of art on paper. Choose from a variety of printable templates. Create cards that are personal, pretty, festive, and a gift in themselves.
Saturday                           Apr 28
10 am – 12 pm                 Jerome Center
$10 plus $5 paid to instructor for supplies at class
Instructor: Pat Hite

Advanced Dog Agility
Become a solid team with your dog through fun exercises. In this 5-week class, you will gain confidence in off-leash control of your dog on the agility course. Advanced agility will teach send outs, touches and directional cues to help you improve your speed and accuracy on the agility field all while having fun with your dog. Dogs should have prior experience on all AKC agility obstacles to participate in Advanced Agility.
Monday                     Apr 30 – May 28
6 – 7 pm                    Jerome County Fairgrounds – Beef Barn
$55                             Instructor: Brittany Triner

This class will teach and build on the basic self-defense skills needed to protect yourself.  Every week techniques will be reviewed and new ones added so that by the fourth week participants will have a working knowledge of self-defense. Subjects covered include: Avoiding trouble, using pressure points and leverage, striking and blocking, escaping from holds and chokes, using personal items as weapons, and more. Instructor Gary Phelps has over 40 years’ experience as a self-defense instructor and martial arts sensei of karate/Jujitsu.
Saturday                      June 2 – 23
9 am – 12 pm            Jerome County Fairgrounds – Messersmith Building (South Side)
$70                              Instructor: Gary Phelps

Dog Barn Hunt
Barn Hunt is a new and exciting sport gaining popularity across the country! This sport was created around a dog’s natural love for hunting vermin and has become both a safe and exciting challenge for dog, handler and spectators alike. Owners will enjoy watching their dogs use their natural skills to climb straw stacks and burrow tunnels in the search for a RAT! Rats are kept safe in tubes allowing dogs to use their sense of smell to sniff out the hidden rodent. This 2-week introductory class will introduce owners to the rules of the sport while giving dogs access to the Barn Hunt arena. Dogs must have completed a prior basic obedience class or know the commands: sit, wait, come and stay.
Monday & Wednesday               June 4 – 13
6 – 7 pm                                        Jerome County Fairgrounds – Beef Barn
$55                                                 Instructor: Brittany Triner

CABS (Child and Babysitting Safety) Babysitter Training
Learn the important information you need to turn babysitting into a summer or after school job.  This training covers the fundamentals of caring for children of different age groups, safety, injury prevention, and keeping your charges entertained and engaged.  Special attention is given to “babysitting as a business,” including leadership, preparation techniques, and communicating with parents.  The class fee includes course book, 2-year certification card, and first aid kit.
Wednesday                 June 6
1 – 5 pm                     Jerome Center
Ages 11 – 16
$42                              Instructor: Aaron & Christina Keyes
Limit: 10 Students

Enhanced Concealed Weapons Class
Get informed and learn what your rights are when it comes to carrying a gun. This preparatory class, instructed by Buz Chapman along with Sgt. Kurt Thorpe, will cover Idaho gun laws, responsible firearm ownership, and safety issues. Four hours of classroom instruction at the CSI Jerome Center and three hours of practical instruction at the Jerome shooting range will emphasize trigger control, target alignment, holster requirements, shoot positions, and other safety practices. You must furnish your own gun that is in compliance with concealed weapon laws, safety glasses, ear protection, holster, mag pouch, and 100 rounds new ammo. Upon successful completion of the class, you will be provided with a Certificate of Completion and all the forms you need to apply for a concealed weapons permit at the sheriff’s office. Please do not bring your firearm onto the CSI Jerome Center campus. Students must be age 18 or older to participate. Lunch is on your own.
Saturday                              June 9
8 am – 4:30 pm                  Jerome Center/Jerome Gun Range
$100                                     Instructor: Buz Chapman with Sgt. Kurt Thorpe

Ever wonder what “geocaching” means or want to learn how to do it?  Take this class and learn all about it.  All you need is a smartphone with the ability to download an app that tells you:

  • What a geocache is
  • How the game is played
  • What the rules are
  • How to search
  • What to do once you have found one
  • How to hide one
This is a great way to spend some time alone or with a group.  We will walk through the city of Jerome and find hidden things that are right in front of you that you did not even know were there.
Bring your own smart phone, snack, and walking shoes!
Saturday                      June 30
9 am – 1 pm                Jerome Center
$20                               Instructor: Cindy Flowers

Registration Information at: Or (208) 324-5101