May Newsletter 2024


Monthly newsletter from
Region IV Development Association, Inc.

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The Region IV Development office will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
"May is the month when nature is reborn,
and everything is possible."


Our office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 27th.


Looking for financing for your business? Give us a call to see if we can assist your business with one of our loan programs.

Contact a loan officer today-
Rob Atkins, Loan Programs Manager
(208) 732-5727 ext. 3002
Amy Brinkman, Loan Officer

(208) 732-5727 ext. 3006
Tommy Jorgensen, Business Development Officer
(208) 403-2403 - Treasure Valley


May SBA 504 Interest Rates

25 Year - 6.55%

20 Year - 6.66%

10 Year - 6.91%

Region IV Development Loan Programs


For more than four decades, Region IV Development Association has been providing hands-on technical assistance to communities throughout southern Idaho – from helping with basic infrastructure development (sewer, water, fire protection, community centers and senior centers) to assisting with community building (training, visioning, and comprehensive planning).

Our team can assist with town meetings, preparing funding applications, and project administration.

Are you a community leader with a wish list full of infrastructure improvements to your city or county?

Call us today!

Our Team:

Dr. Michele McFarlane - Community and Economic Development Manager

(208) 732-5727 x3005,

Adeanna Jenkins - Community Development Planner

(208) 732-5727 x3008,

Brandy Lowe - Admin and Project Assistance

(208) 732-5727 x3001,



Rural Economic Development Program administers Operation Facelift. We have some great projects in Gooding, Shoshone, Hazelton, and Richfield this year and are seeking corporate sponsors to donate so the projects can be completed. Please contact Cheryl for more information

REDS has been busy meeting with the communities and learning their needs. The Farmer’s Market Magic Valley Maps are back, please follow REDS208 on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. We have posts about the following: farmers markets, car shows, festivals, fireworks, fairs and rodeos. Shop local, check out the Pocket Ranch and Creamery, you can find them inside the Gooding Sinclair gas station on main street. They have cheese curds and unique flavors of local milk which includes, regular, peach, orange, root beer, huckleberry, banana, and Chocolate.

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June 19-21, 2024
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