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Treasure Valley Education Partnership receives national grant

Treasure Valley Education Partnership is one of 20 groups across the nation to receive $240,000 of funding and technical support from the Lumina Foundation. TVEP provides local investment, leadership and support from pre-kindergarten through postsecondary studies. Through the grant, it ...

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Smith’s Food & Drug gives to nonprofits

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, located in Burley, Twin Falls, Chubbuck and Idaho Falls, donated $248,000 in cash and 74,700 meals to charitable groups in the state during 2014. The company’s stores donate unsellable, fresh foods such as meat, dairy ...

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Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise donates $23,114 to Boise Rescue Mission (access required)

Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise presented a check for $23,114 to Boise Rescue Mission March 19. The mission was the dealership’s Hometown Charity choice for Subaru’s Share the Love program. Through this program, LHM Subaru had the opportunity to select ...

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Society of Mining presents $1,000 in scholarships to Boise State students

The Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration-Boise Section provided an audience and awarded scholarships to Boise State University Geoscience students during the organization’s 2014-2015 season meeting. Eight graduate candidates and two undergraduate students presented their research on topics ranging from ...

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Griffis/Blessing participates in third volunteer day

Employees of the real estate services firm Griffis/Blessing celebrated National Volunteer Month by cleaning up the grounds at Zoo Boise on April 10. This is the third year the company has held a volunteer day, where employees are encouraged to ...

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Micron employees choose WCA as company’s charity of choice (access required)

Idaho-based Micron employees have formally selected the Women’s and Children’s Alliance as their 2015 Charity of Choice. The nonprofit will receive a $20,000 monetary donation, as well as additional monetary and volunteer support from the company throughout the year. “Because ...

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Riverstone Students take their day off to serve the community (access required)

For the second year, Riverstone International School Middle and High School students participated in a Morning of Service during their day off from school for Fall parent-teacher conferences on March 19. Approximately 150 students volunteered to help the following organizations: ...

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Valley Wide Cooperative donates money for Melba School greenhouse

Valley Wide Cooperative donated $2,200 to the Melba school district for their greenhouse on March 9. The district has sought to build the greenhouse for three years. Local area farmers, businesses and other community members have helped . The greenhouse ...

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CapEd Credit Union invests in Idaho’s young children

Through a partnership with the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children and Lee Pesky Learning Center, CapEd Credit Union is providing free Every Child Ready to Learn trainings for 150 Treasure Valley childcare providers. The trainings teach childcare ...

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Treasure Valley Salsa donates more than $3,300 to schools

Treasure Valley Salsa donated a total of $3,342 to the Boise Public Schools Education Foundation and West Ada Education Foundation in 2014. The donation is part of the company’s Healthy Bodies, Growing Minds charitable program. Launched in March 2012, this ...

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