The action was deep in the pack at CWI’s Professional Truck Driving night at the Meridian Speedway this weekend. The CWI Street Stock race was exciting with Marv Weaver dominating the race and claiming the win. CWI’s High School Tuners fought a hard race with pack leaders changing four times with Daytona Wurtz leading the last six laps into victory lane.
It’s a busy week for the Street Teams; a quick turnaround from the Explore U.0 Event to the Meridian Speedway for more racing! The CWI Professional Truck Driving program will be leading the CWI pack this weekend with the Street Stock Class. However all programs and opportunities will be highlighted as Upgrade U.0 heads out to the track for the final CWI Night of the season! So catch another gear, visit the CWI Upgrade booth and we hope to see you at the races!
CWI’s Street Team returns to campus this Wednesday for the Explore CWI event. The Street Team has been busy handing out hundreds of invitations to the community at all of the recent events and they are looking forward to seeing some familiar faces. With all of the conversations about upgrades, the Explore event is a great way to get started on an upgrade and be ready to start classes this Fall!
The College of Western Idaho’s President, Bert Glandon, threw the first pitch of the night with the Street Team pitching free gifts to the crowd throughout the night at the Boise Hawks game against Everett’s Aquasox. The Hawks provided some early excitement but failed to find their winning form in a 7-2 loss to the Everett Aqua Sox. Boise struck first with a two-run homerun by Kevin Padlo in the fourth-inning but was unable to keep the Everett bats quiet through the middle innings.
Street Teams lead off in perfect position at the ball park this week! Thursday will kick off a five-game home stand for the Boise Hawks against the Northwest League’s North Division leading Everett AquaSox with CWI’s President Bert Glandon throwing out the first pitch of the night! While Boise looks to pick up some momentum heading into the heart of the season, the CWI Street Team hit their sweet spot in the stands with the fans. Look for the great giveaways and an invitation to the Explore Your Upgrade Event at CWI July 15th.
The 2015 Boise Music Festival was hot, hot, hot with the best music Boise has seen since the River Festival line ups! It was triple digit heat but music lovers turned out by the thousands to enjoy the variety of music. CWI’s Street Teams were right in the middle of all the fun sharing their upgrades with everyone they met. The CWI "cool" gear was in high demand; sunglasses were seen everywhere, fans were fluttering across the field, and the beach balls were flying through the crowd!
The Boise Music Festival is turning up the heat with some big names in music at Expo Idaho June 27th with Shaggy, Gloriana, Nick Jonas and, Rob Thomas. Six stages round up every music genre, the carnival is back and, new this year is a kid zone, including a Family Variety stage; truly there is something for everyone. With all of the upgrades to the festival, it’s a perfect time for attendees to learn about Upgrade U.0 at CWI!
The Meridian Dairy Days opened at the Speedway with CWI Night and the Horticulture Street Team was part of the action!
With temperatures rising, the carnival all set and Dairy Days ready to begin, the event kicked off with kid’s bike races followed by the evening's racing. Jacqueline and Patty, Street Team for the night, made sure that everyone at the raceway was sporting their CWI sunglasses as they looked cool in the heat of the night!
The Summer is off to a hot start and the CWI Street Teams are looking forward to another fun summer of community events! Be sure to look for the Art, Horticulture, Media and Exercise Health Science clubs sporting their neon orange, green, yellow, and pink shirts out and about at the events throughout the Treasure Valley this season. The student street teams are excited to spread the message of Upgrade U.0 and share their personal upgrades with the community. Look for the teams at the Speedway, Hawks, Music Festival, Fairs, etc.
Students with the College of Western Idaho Art Club spent the day in creative bliss at the Nampa Festival of Art event August 9 and 10. First thing in the morning, Amanda Richards, Brittany Bishop and, Teresa Gonzalez all gathered in the rose garden at Lakeview Park in Nampa to judge entries for the art contest. After careful deliberation, the team made their choice and joined the crowds enjoying the many local artisan booths throughout the park.