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Racers participate in Boise’s Color Run Aug. 24. The Girl Scouts of Silver Sage provided volunteers for the race in exchange for a portion of proceeds. Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Silver Sage.

Racers participate in Boise’s Color Run Aug. 24. The Girl Scouts of Silver Sage provided volunteers for the race in exchange for a portion of proceeds. Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Silver Sage.

Girl Scouts partner with Color Run for volunteers, fundraising

The Girl Scouts of Silver Sage partnered with the Color Run in Boise Aug. 24 to exchange volunteers for a portion of the race’s proceeds.

The Girl Scouts provided 116 volunteers to help with the race, and the race proceeds donated will go toward leadership programs.

 

Holland & Hart donates firewall to Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boise law firm of Holland & Hart donated a firewall to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County’s Moseley Center, Holland & Hart Public Relations Manager Stephanie Walkenshaw said in an email.

The firewall is valued at between $5,000 and $7,000 and was used to upgrade the Boys & Girls Clubs’ network.

 

Jacksons Food Stores Vice President of Marketing Rich Levin and United Dairymen of Idaho Communications Director Cheri Chase present an iPad Learning Lab to children at Valley View Elementary School in Boise. Photo courtesy of Drake Cooper.

Jacksons Food Stores Vice President of Marketing Rich Levin and United Dairymen of Idaho Communications Director Cheri Chase present an iPad Learning Lab to children at Valley View Elementary School in Boise. Photo courtesy of Drake Cooper.

Jacksons and Idaho dairymen donate iPad lab

Jacksons Food Stores and United Dairymen of Idaho donated an Apple iPad Learning Lab to Valley View Elementary School in Boise, according to a news release.

The groups raised money for the lab through the Milk Builds Strong Schools campaign, which set aside 5 percent of Jacksons milk sales in Idaho between March 13 and May 28.

The lab streamlines the management of classroom sets of iPads. Each lab includes 10 iPads and a mobile cart that can store, charge and sync up to 30 iPads.

 

Zions Bank Nampa Karcher Financial Center Manager Victor Barrera, Boise Rescue Mission Executive Director Rev. Bill Roscoe, Lighthouse Rescue Mission Director Chris Ellison and Nampa Mayor Tom Dale hold with a $1,000 check from Zions Bank to the Boise Rescue Mission. Photo by Nicola McIntosh.

Zions Bank Nampa Karcher Financial Center Manager Victor Barrera, Boise Rescue Mission Executive Director Rev. Bill Roscoe, Lighthouse Rescue Mission Director Chris Ellison and Nampa Mayor Tom Dale hold with a $1,000 check from Zions Bank to the Boise Rescue Mission. Photo by Nicola McIntosh.

Zions Bank donates $1,000 to Boise Rescue Mission

Zions Bank donated $1,000 to the Boise Rescue Mission Sept. 4, Zions Bank Public Relations Officer Nicola McIntosh said in an email.

The donation will support renovations at the mission’s new, 15,000-square-foot Lighthouse Men’s Shelter at 304 16th Ave. North in Nampa.

 

Students study in the new learning and resource center at Idaho State University, paid for by Cooper Norman CPAs and Business Advisors. Photo courtesy of Cooper Norman.

Students study in the new learning and resource center at Idaho State University, paid for by Cooper Norman CPAs and Business Advisors. Photo courtesy of Cooper Norman.

Cooper Norman donates learning, resource center to ISU

Cooper Norman CPAs and Business Advisors has provided money for a new learning and resource center at Idaho State University, according to a news release.

The new classroom provides advanced technology and is part of an existing partnership between ISU and Cooper Norman. The firm provides guest lecturers, keynote speakers and symposium participants from the school, and also recruits students from ISU’s College of Business, the release stated.

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