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ISU Credit Union donates t-shirts for welcome back event

The Idaho State University Credit Union, and its business development manager Rick Cheatum, donated several hundred t-shirts to students, staff, and faculty attending the sixth annual Welcome Back Orange and Black event held on Aug. 24 in downtown Pocatello. Students ...

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Suicide Prevention Hotline receives grant from state Veteran’s Services

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-TALK) has received a $100,000 grant from the Idaho Division of Veteran’s Services. This gift is in addition to start-up funding and similar IDVS grants since launch, helping the hotline achieve and sustain 24/7 operations. “In ...

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Idaho Veterans get a hand from Garden City business

The third annual Ultimate Car Show raised $1,525 for veterans assistance programs on July 25. The event has become a neighborhood celebration for Garden City, said Jason Smullin, owner of J’s Ultimate Hand Car Wash, which donated $5 from every ...

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Wells Fargo employees help spruce up south-central Idaho homes

Two days of volunteerism by Wells Fargo employees in South Central Idaho helped move six Kimberly families closer to home ownership. The effort was managed through the Self Help Housing Program, operated by South Central Community Action Partnership and part ...

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Wells Fargo helps women’s business center expand financial training

Jannus Economic Opportunity and the Women’s Business Center, with help from a grant from Wells Fargo, are working with prospective business owners to help them build credit scores and create business plans they can take to the bank. Wells Fargo’s ...

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Four Boise lawyers are recognized for their pro bono work

The Idaho State Bar is recognizing four Boise lawyers for giving extraordinary time and effort toward resolving legal issues for low-income clients. Last year, 750 Idaho attorneys reported volunteering 14,000 hours of free legal work for 2,100 low-income people, the ...

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Boise Rotary Foundation helps fund planned Boise Watershed exhibit

The Greater Boise Rotary Foundation presented the non-profit Boise WaterShed Exhibit, Inc. with a $17,000 donation on Sept. 1. The money will fund a groundwater exhibit as part of the city’s planned 3-acre hands-on outdoor interpretive area at the Boise ...

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Verizon provides enhanced coverage during September wildfires

Verizon Wireless provided enhanced voice and data coverage for emergency crews battling the Tepee Springs, Soda and Cougar fires near Boise this September. The company deployed portable wireless technology known as a Repeater on A Trailer, or RAT, north of ...

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Kendall Ford of Meridian donates $25 for every car sold in August

On Sept. 5, Kendall Ford of Meridian celebrated its third anniversary by donating $8,474 to local charitable organizations including Life’s Kitchen, Giraffe Laugh, and the Community Council of Idaho. The car dealer donated $25 for every vehicle sold in August. ...

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