Advocates, Funders & Partners

Advocates

It takes a village to raise a downtown!  Advocates of Historic Downtown Pocatello are our friends, neighbors, business owners, guests at events and concerts, all who come to Downtown to contribute to our success. Whether it be through shopping, purchasing tickets, buying a cold beverage, participating in a raffle or just simply taking a walk through Downtown on a spring afternoon, Downtown would not be the active, vibrant part of our community that it is today without you. 

Funders

Many of the projects you see throughout Downtown are a result of grant funding from local foundations, families and benefactors.  Many thanks to:

 

Spaulding Foundation - on going financial support that funds benches, trash cans, hanging flower baskets, street banners, holiday decorations, landscape improvements throughout Downtown and the development of the Downtown Pavilion.

 

Ifft Foundation Fund - in the Idaho Community Foundation - funding projects including:

Landscape improvements at the Pocatello High School Parking Lot

Development and landscaping at Dudunake Park

Landscape improvement along North Union Pacific Avenue

Landscape improvement and development of Leadership Pocatello Park

Street banners for the East side of Downtown

 

Bistline Foundation Fund - in the Idaho Community Foundation - has provided funding for public art repair and refurbishing in the Downtwon area. A total of seven pieces will have received care and maintenance by the end of this summer.  The Bistline Foundation recently provided partial funding for the creation and installation of "Happy Go Lucky's" the newest piece of public art in Downtown.  Artist Ron Lewis unveiled the piece at the Downtown Pavilion on May 28, 2014.  Many thanks to the Bistline Foundation, the advisors and the Idaho Community Foundation. 

 

Dorsey Hill Family - our very own "Fairy Godmother!"  Dorsey has been instrumental in the development of: the Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce office remaining in Downtown, trees, power and landscaping at Dudunake Park, purchase of the Downtown office & Pavilion, landscape improvements at the Pocatello High School Parking Lot and most recently, the lighting of the Historic Chief Theater neon sign.

 

Bannock Civitan Club - our Civitans have donated funding for the roof of the Downtown Pavilion, continued maintenance of the Pavilion each year, assisted with building the restroom and storage building and purchased trash cans along Union Pacific Avenue.

 

Pocatello Arts Council - ongoing support of public art projects in Downtown including the installation of "Passages of Time" at Dudunake Park, the literary pavers throughout Downtown and "Happy Go Lucky's" at the Downtown Pavilion.

 

Leadership Pocatello - funding the sprinkler system at the Pocatello High School parking lot, the development of Simplot Square and Leadership Pocatello Park, flower pots on E. Center and North Main Street, and continued volunteer efforts to beautify Historic Downtown Pocatello.

 

Downtown Pavilion Funders, Phase One - these are the gracious groups, businesses and individuals that contributed labor, materials and funding to develop the Downtown Pavilion: Dorsey Hill, Liddil Paving, Brennan Construction, Jack B. Parson Company, Steel West, Pacific Steel, Idaho Iron, Mountain Shadow Landscaping, Pocatello Sod Greenworks, Myers Anderson Architects, Bannock Civitans, Spaulding Foundation, D&S Electrical Supply, Warbonnet Electric, Pipeco, Cobblestone Creek Nursery, Citizens Community Bank, SignUp Signs & Graphics, Two Brothers Concrete Supply, Pape Concrete, Castle Concrete, Lacey Construction, Rusty Kiggins, Dykman Construction, K&T Steel, Harten Exteriors, Acme Canvas Products, Classic Marble & Granite, Etchcrafters, Ross Fork Painting Company, Sherwin Williams Company, Butch McDougall, Steelhead Drafting, Teresa & Mike Packer, John Cox, Eagle Engineering, Payne Engineering, Pocatello Ready Mix, Rocky Mountain Engineering & Surveying, K & M Holdings, LLC, Frank Nuding, JAF Painting, Roto Rooter, Ferguson Supply, B & G Plumbing, Pocatello Development Authority, Home Depot, City of Pocatello, Pocatello Tree Commission, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local #732.

 

Downtown Pavilion Funders, Phase Two - these are the groups, businesses and individuals who contributed labor, materials and funding to build the restroom and storage building at the Downtown Pavilion:  ABC Seamless Siding- Linda Quinn, Al Tetz- BCASEI, American Dream Home Builders-  Dustin Morrison / Kevin Gibson, B&G Plumbing, BCASEI Student Chapter, Bannock Civitans, Butler Builders- Jeff Butler, Castle Concrete, City of Pocatello, D&S Electric- Andy Akers, Economy Heating and Air-  Butch McDougal, J&L England Masonry-  John and Leslie England, Farm Bureau Insurance – Don Bosworth, Ferguson Enterprises-  Bill Bullock, Franklin Building Supply-  Bryce Luker, Hansen Janitorial Supply-  JR Hansen, Idaho Wholesale Hardware, Idaho Power Company, Intermountain Gas Company, Liddil Paving, Masonry Center-  Brian Atkinson and Ben Hansen, Molinelli Jewelers- Lance Buttars, Myers Anderson Architects, Out to Lunch Catering-  Kirsten Cottrell, Pocatello Ready Mix, Pro-Rentals, Qwest Communications, Rocky Mountain Supply-  Mark Gibson, Ron Dykman Construction, Steel West-  Mike Hoehner, Two Brothers Concrete Supply-  Ken and Pat Pape, U-R-D Boss Contracting LLC-  Dan Price, Warbonnet Electric-  Kevin Howell and Steve Morris, Western Wholesale Supply- Manny Valencia, Wilson Roofing-Carlos Wilson.

 

Modern Woodmen of the World: funding and building ten new picnic tables for the Downtown Pavilion. 

 

The Kind Village:  Installation for phase one completed during the summer and fall of 2017.  Many  thanks to the sponsors that made the project possible:  US Bank Foundation, Partner Steel, The Home Depot, Union Pacific Railroad, City of Pocatello, Sage Dental, Kind Community and Historic Downtown Pocatello.

Partners

Working together we can do anything!  Our partners are the groups and organization in our community that work with us to improve our community.  Thank you!

 

City of Pocatello

City of Chubbuck

Bannock County Commissioners

Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce

Bannock Development Corp.

Bannock Civitan Club

Bannock Bark Parks

Portneuf Greenway Foundation

Idaho State University

Leadership Pocatello

Portneuf Valley Farmers Market

Valley Pride

NeighborWorks Pocatello

SEICAA

Knights of Columbus

Family Services Alliance

Building Contractors Association of Southeast Idaho

School District #25

Kind Community

2017 Hanging Flower Basket Sponsors

Many thanks to these businesses, organizations and individuals who sponsored hanging flower

baskets for the light poles throughout Dowtown.  The flowers were beautiful all summer long!

Bannock Civitans

Bannock County Commission

Bannock Development Corporation

Citizens Community Bank

Convergys Corporation

Costco

Dorsey Hill

ERA The Brokerage

Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company

Hanson Janitorial Supply, Inc.

Idaho Power Company

Intermountain Gas Company

J H S Architect

J.R. Simplot Company

Key Bank of Idaho

Leadership Pocatello

Maag Prescription Center, LLC

McCarthy M.P.

McDonald's

Myers Anderson Architects

NeighborWorks Pocatello

Old Federal Building

Pioneer Title Company

Pocatello Electric Company, Inc.

Pocatello Orthopedics

Porter's Office Products

Portneuf Medical Center

Quail Ridge

Racine Law

Rails West Federal Credit Union

Sign Up Signs & Graphics

Station Square

Supercuts

Tejac Advertising

U.S. Bank

University Financial Group, LLC

Varsity Facility Services

 

Thank you to Russ and Tracy for watering and caring for the flowers all summer. Thank you to Pinehurst Floral and Greenhouse for planting such beautiful baskets for us again this year.  Thank you to the staff at Myers Anderson Architects who hung the baskets up in May and took them down so they can be planted again for next year.  We appreciate your hard work very much!

 

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News

Monday Food Truck Round Up!

Every Monday at the Downtown Pavilion enjoy a variety of food trucks serving a variety of yummy foods from 4pm to dark.

 

Farmers Market 

Now Open!

The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market is open for another exciting season. The market will be open every Saturday at the Downtown Pavilion, 420 N. Main St., from 9am to 1pm through the end of October.

 

Crafter's Market

Now Open!

Be sure to stop by The Crafter's Market at Station Square. This indoor market is open on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm inside Station Square located at 200 S. Main. Discover unique and exciting locally crafted items with over 20 vendors each week.

 

End of Summer Bash

  September 8!

The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chiefs will host the End of Summer Bash from 5-8pm featuring the KYD-J Band.  This will be the last Wednesday night concert of the summer at the Downtown Pavilion and is a fundraising event for their organization.

 

First Friday Art Walk

  October 1!

On Friday,  October 1, you are invited to come Downtown and enjoy First Friday Art Walk.  The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, fashion and more.  Plan now to come stroll through Downtown and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!  Admission is free and so is the parking!

 

Great Pumpkin Festival

  October 2!

Vendor registration for The Great Pumpkin Festival is now open!  Don’t miss the opportunity to feature your business, products and services during this annual outdoor event scheduled for Saturday, October 2 from 9am to 2pm along Main Street.  Click here for details and the registration form.

 

Haunted History Walking Tours

 Fridays &     Saturdays in     October!

Our favorite paranormal investigators are back! SPIRO Paranormal and Historic Downtown Pocatello are pleased to present the 13th Annual Haunted History Walking Tours on October 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30th. Visit four haunted buildings in Historic Downtown Pocatello, not just walk by them, but go inside to learn more about the history of the building and experience for yourself the charm and haunts inside!

 

Tickets are now available!

 

Trick-or-Treat Downtown

  October 29!

On Friday, October 29th from 3-5:30pm, our merchants and businesses will have treats for all of the little ghosts and goblins!  This is a daytime, safe, after school Halloween Trick-or-Treat event.

 

Christmas Night Lights Parade Entry Registation is Now Open!

Register your entry today for this year's Christmas Night Lights Parade presented by Lookout Credit Union on Friday, November 26th, 6:30pm.  Click here for details.

 

Relight the Night Historic Neon Sign Project 

Relight the Night is in the process of raising funds for our next neon sign restoration.  To help make this next sign relighting possible click on the Donate Now button below.  Thank you!

 

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