Direct Communications Is New 2011 Allinger Community Theatre Sponsor


 The National Oregon/California Trail Center recently announced the addition of Direct Communications as a new 2011 season sponsor of events at the Allinger Community Theatre.

Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier Idaho

Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier Idaho

Direct Communications, a family‐owned broadband company headquartered in Rockland, Idaho serves the Bear Lake valley with High Speed Internet, mobile phone, cable television and other traditional telephone services. Direct Communications has been focused over the past few years on upgrading the local communications network to fiber optic cable, and residents around Bear Lake Valley can now receive broadband speeds up to 20Mb.  More information about Direct Communications can be found at

Direct Communications currently hosts the Oregon Trail Center website at  as well as provides the Center’s e‐mail and Internet services.  In the near future, the Oregon Trail Center will work with Direct Communications in broadbanding the Center and also work toward being a Wi‐Fi hot spot for the community and tourists.

Returning as 2011 theatre season corporate partners are Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, Rocky Mountain Power, Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, Clover Creek Inn and Zions Bank.  Theatre events for 2011 are currently being planned.  

The kick‐off concert will be “North to Alaska” featuring Thayne Andersen on Friday, January 14th.  Andersen will perform a one man show with a mix of music, poetry and jokes.  He currently resides in Lava Hot Springs after living for 26 years in Alaska and has performed for U.S. troops overseas.

“Sasquatch – Legend Meets Science” with Dr. Jeffrey Meldrum, Ph.D. of Idaho State University will be presented on Friday, February 11th.  Meldrum is nationally recognized as one of the foremost experts on Bigfoot.  His book of the same name and the related Discovery Channel special are both extremely popular due to Meldrum’s scientific approach to the subject. 

Oregon Trail Center

Oregon Trail Center

Patrons can purchase these tickets on‐line now at, in person at the Oregon Trail Center, or by calling the Center’s box office at (208) 847‐3800. 

For more information, please contact:  Executive Director Becky Smith @ (208) 847‐3800

320 North 4th Street, P.O. Box 323, Montpelier, ID  83254

About Brigham Griffin
Brigham Griffin, Marketing Director for Direct Communications, has been with the company since 2005. Brigham has an MBA from the University of Utah, and a BA in Communications from Brigham Young University. He is a Professional in Residence at Utah Valley University, and also serves as an adjunct professor of marketing at Idaho State University.

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