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DirecTV sends volunteers to Galileo STEM Academy

Junior Achievement of Idaho joined with DirecTV to host a JA in a Day event at Galileo STEM Academy in Eagle on May 20.  DirecTV sent 65 volunteers to the school to work with more than 750 students.  Volunteers used ...

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SPF Water Engineering employees volunteer for park maintenance

Water resource consulting firm SPF Water Engineering employees spent a morning at Park Center Pond spreading more than 30 yards of mulch in conjunction with the Boise Parks and Recreation Adopt-a-Park program. The group’s other Adopt-a-Park activities include graffiti removal, ...

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Achieve-A-Bowl raises $104,479 for Junior Achievement of Idaho

Earlier this year, Junior Achievement of Idaho partnered with local business leaders and community members to raise $104,479 for financial literacy education during the 2015 Achieve-A-Bowl. The money will make it possible for the organization to have an impact on 1,000 ...

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Zions Bank awards Lowell Scott Middle School $1,000

Students at Lowell Scott Middle School helped earn $1,000 for their school’s STEM programs by participating in Zions Bank’s Pays for A’s program. Lowell Scott won a competition among schools in the West Ada and Boise Independent school districts for ...

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Bank of America sponsors Junior Achievement of Idaho

Bank of America presented a sponsorship of $5,000 to Junior Achievement of Idaho on May 5. The gift will provide for students at a new school to experience hands-on, experiential and grade-appropriate lessons related to financial literacy, work readiness and ...

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Hispanic Business Association awards 2015 scholarships

The Hispanic Business Association has awarded its 2015 Richard G. Cortez scholarships to students planning to continue their education at universities across the nation. This year’s 15 scholarships total $16,750. High school recipients will receive $750 each and college students ...

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Two Boise companies build city’s second outdoor gym

Bodybuilding.com and HC Company have given Boise its second outdoor gym, located at Camel’s Back Park at the corner of 13th and Heron streets. The donation is valued at $80,000, which includes purchase of the equipment, installation and maintenance for ...

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Nampa Industrial Coporation helps city with one last act (access required)

The Nampa Industrial Corporation presented a check for $33,520.92 to Mayor Bob Henry for the Ford Idaho Horse Park. After the donation, the company, which dissolved in 2010 and has spent the last five years wrapping up loose ends, closed ...

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Elementary students raise money for Ronald McDonald House

Silver Trail National Elementary Honor Society from the Kuna School District raised $3,527.65 in donations for the Ronald McDonald House in Boise. The students held a car wash, a bake sale and completed individual service projects. Office Depot donated a ...

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