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Idaho Council on Economic Education and CapEd Credit partners in financial literacy education

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CapEd and the Idaho Council on Economic Education are providing continuing education credits for Idaho teachers using the Financial Fitness for Life program and curriculum. CapEd’s annual and sustaining $6,500 contribution underwrites costs associated with the CEU and provides printed resources ...

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Junior Achievement’s 2016 Achieve-A-Bowl raises more than $83,000

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Junior Achievement of Idaho partnered with local business leaders and community members to raise money for financial literacy education at the 2016 Bourbon Street Achieve-A-Bowl on March 18. There were 450 bowlers on 90 teams representing 20 different companies that made ...

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AARP Idaho donates $10,000 to rebuild homes destroyed by wildfire

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AARP Idaho and the AARP Foundation donated $10,000 to help rebuild homes destroyed by northern Idaho wildfires last summer. The Clearwater Complex, composed of five separate fires, burned more than 68,000 acres and damaged or destroyed more than 60 homes ...

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Oliver Russell provides job training for immigrants

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Oliver Russell hosted the team from Global Talent Idaho, along with nearly a dozen Idaho immigrants, for a series of mock interviews during the firm’s February volunteer event. Oliver Russell employees paired up with men and women to help them ...

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Umpqua Bank sponsors Junior Achievement in Boise

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On Feb. 16, Umpqua Bank presented its $,1000 sponsorship of Junior Achievement of Idaho programs in Boise. More students will now experience hands-on, experiential and grade- appropriate lessons related to financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement of Idaho gives ...

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Idaho Community Foundation sponsors Junior Achievement in Twin Falls County

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On Jan. 22, Idaho Community Foundation presented $1,000 to Junior Achievement of Idaho to help at-risk students in Twin Falls County become financially literate adults. This grant will help empower more Idaho students with the knowledge and economic reasoning skills to ...

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Valley Wide funds farm-to-school initiative at Salmon schools

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Valley Wide Cooperative has donated $2,000 to the Salmon School Garden Project. The program aims to teach students the art and science of growing and preparing nutritious food and the importance of sustainable agriculture. The Valley Wide donation will help develop ...

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Oliver Russell team volunteers at Boise’s Ronald McDonald House

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In March, Oliver Russell employees headed to Boise’s Ronald McDonald House to help the nonprofit with a variety of tasks. The Oliver Russell team gathered toys, cleaned out freezers and pantries, organized tools and assembled toiletry kits for the guests.

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Dutch Bros raises nearly $50,000 during Relay for Life

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Dutch Bros locations in the Treasure Valley helped raise $46,966 for their local American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life on March 11. The 19 Dutch Bros locations in the Treasure Valley donated proceeds from the day’s sales to support Relay for ...

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