Advocates, Funders & Partners

Advocates

It takes a village to raise a downtown!  Advocates of Old Town Pocatello are our friends, neighbors, business owners, guests at events and concerts, all who come to Old Town and 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 Old Town on a spring afternoon, Old Town would not be the active, vibrant part of our community that it is today without you. 

Funders

Many of the projects you see throughout Old Town 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 Old Town and the development of the Old Town 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 Old Town

 

Bistline Foundation Fund - in the Idaho Community Foundation - has provided funding for public art repair and refurbishing in the Old Town 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 Old Town.  Artist Ron Lewis unveiled the piece at the Old Town 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 Old Town, trees, power and landscaping at Dudunake Park, purchase of the Old Town 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 Odl Town Pavilon, 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 Old Town including the installation of "Passages of Time" at Dudunake Park, the literary pavers throughout Old Town and "Happy Go Lucky's" at the Old Town 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 Old Town Pocatello.

 

Old Town Pavilion Funders, Phase One - these are the gracious groups, businesses and individuals that contributed labor, materials and funding to develop the Old Town 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.

 

Old Town 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 Old Town 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 Old Town Pavilion. 

 

The Kind Village:  Installation for phase 1 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 Old Town Pocatello, Inc.

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 Old Town.  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!

 

Shop, Dine & Play in Old Town Pocatello

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420 N Main St

Pocatello, ID 83204

208.232.7545

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News

Christmas Open House

  December 14!

Idaho’s Antique Row invites you to an Open House, where you can experience the sights and sounds of Christmas past and enjoy light refreshments as you explore each unique, locally-owned shop. Be sure to pick up a gift tag (one per family), have it stamped at each store, and leave it at your last stop in order to be eligible to win one of 5 gifts, donated by: Her Alibi Antiques, 211 S. 4th; Kanda’s, 410 S. Main; Old Town Mercantile, 134 N. Main; Vain & Vintage, 149 N. Main; and Elwen Cottage, 334 N. Main. You need not be present for the drawing, but 5 lucky winners will get to pick a wrapped gift from under the tree at Kanda’s, beginning at 7:30 pm Friday night. Get your free selfies with Santa from 3 to 7 pm at Kanda’s as well! Be sure to bring your camera!

 

Downtown Dollar Drop

 December 15!

The Old Town Pocatello elves will be out and about in our community on Saturday.  Beginning at 10am they will be distributing hundreds of "Downtown Dollars" to be spent at the participating shops and restaurants in Old Town.  It pays to shop small and we are helping you spend even more in our beautiful downtown!

 

First Friday Art Walk

  January 4!

The January First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Old Town on Friday  January 4.  The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, wine tasting and more.  Plan now to come stroll through Old Town and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!

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