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Boise Young Professionals contribute 1,401 hours of volunteer service in July

For their tenth anniversary, Boise Young Professionals  collectively provided 1,401 hours of volunteer service in the Treasure Valley, exceeding the hours usually performed over a year in a single month. The program BYP|10 UNITE: Flood the City with Service challenged members to ...

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Brookdale Communities help local seniors weather the heat

This summer, professional staff from Brookdale Boise Parkcenter are helping seniors stay healthy and hydrated. The teams will visit people over 65 in their homes and deliver free cold drinks, fruit, and other cooling supplies. They will also teach techniques to keep cool ...

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Boise Sunrise Rotary awards community grants

Boise Sunrise Rotary has awarded 17 grants from $400 to $1,500 to Treasure Valley community organizations that support youth and low-income residents. The Rotary has also pledged $3,500 to earthquake relief efforts in Ecuador, $1,500 for the Everyday Youth Leadership program, ...

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Zoo Boise pledges $100,000 to Table Rock restoration efforts

Zoo Boise and the Friends of Zoo Boise will contribute $100,000 from the  Zoo Boise Conservation Fund to replant native vegetation in the Table Rock area that was destroyed by wildfire the end of June. Boise and the Ridge to ...

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D.L. Evans Bank encourages children to save for the future

Neil Ault, operations officer at the D.L. Evans Bank Nampa branch, visited the first grade class at New Horizon’s Elementary School in Nampa on April 28 for Teach Children to Save Day. He handed out piggy banks and other savings materials ...

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Delta Dental donates $15,000 of oral hygiene products to Idaho Foodbank program

Delta Dental of Idaho employees spent an evening in April volunteering at the Idaho Foodbank warehouse in Boise. Volunteers helped assemble kits of dental hygiene supplies and food items for backpacks that are distributed to low-income students statewide throughout the school ...

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Girl Scouts of Silver Sage receives $2,500 from SelectHealth

SelectHealth has awarded the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council $2,500 to assist the 600-700 low-income girls throughout southwest Idaho who require financial aid with Girl Scout membership fees, uniforms, badges, and activities. Girl Scouts can earn badges and patches ...

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Great Old Broads for Wilderness hold citizen science event

Great Old Broads for Wilderness and Wild Utah Project (WUP) held a five-day citizen science event to teach 20 attendees about sage grouse habitat, and put their knowledge to work on the Warm Springs grazing allotment near Challis. Recently the ...

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Garden City Police, teens take on the Payette River

The teens from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County participated in an annual raft trip with officers from the Garden City Police Department. After meeting the police officers for pizza, courtesy of Idaho Pizza Company, the group headed ...

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