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Good Works: YMCA recognizes volunteers at annual meeting

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA awarded five individuals for their years of volunteerism and service to the Y and community. The awards were presented at the 2014 annual meeting June 4. The Treasure Valley Family YMCA board of directors established ...

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Good Works: Moseley Center gets a makeover from Brighton Foundation

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County’s Moseley Center in Garden City will receive a makeover and updating, thanks to the Brighton Foundation. The project, estimated at just under $30,000, will include new carpeting, paint for the gym and ...

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Good Works: Sunwest Bank Foundation helps META help business

A grant for $7,500 from Sunwest Bank Foundation will help the Women’s Business Center of Idaho offer trainings and one-on-one counseling to those launching businesses. “This will help us to expand our WBC Business Forums to more local cities such ...

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Good Works: Barbecue rounds up funds for Special Olympics Idaho

Special Olympics Idaho hosts its third annual “Round Up” fund-raising event June 28. The event is $50 per person and includes a catered dinner by Mickey Rays BBQ, live entertainment by JoyRide, complimentary beer and wine, mechanical bull rides and ...

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Good Works: Windermere offices observe company-wide service day

Each year, Windermere Real Estate agents, managers, owners and staff from more than 300 offices across the Western United States devote their workday to participating in local service projects and volunteerism. This year, 19 Windermere Access Realty Boise and Caldwell ...

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Good Works: Magic Valley realtors, lenders honored by housing association (access required)

Twenty Twin Falls-area realtors and lenders were honored June 5 for connecting homebuyers to affordable home loans through Idaho Housing and Finance Association. In the past year, realtors and lenders in the Magic Valley have teamed up with Idaho Housing ...

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Good Works: CenturyLink gives students a lesson on giving

CenturyLink’s Middle School Philanthropic Grant Program has distributed more than $84,000 to 100 local nonprofit organizations in Idaho. The program gives students the opportunity to learn about nonprofits. The students at each middle school must decide how to divide $3,000 ...

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Good Works: Window Genie cleans up, paints the town

Window Genie of Boise provided free cleaning services on May 19 at the Northwest Children’s Home in Nampa. Justin Beller, owner of Window Genie Boise,  and his technician, Nic Hopkins, spent more than two hours cleaning about 60 windows and ...

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Good Works: Local sports figures come together for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Former Boise State head coach Dan Hawkins was the honorary chair this year for Magical Moments, a multi-sport fundraising event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho. The event, attended by 269 people, was presented by Icon Credit Union ...

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Good Works: Wells Fargo continues donations to MWSF

Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation turned over the keys of a new, mortgage-free home located in Meridian, to veteran Jonathan Gehweiler and family. Wells Fargo donates homes to MWSF for use in their Homes 4 Heroes program ...

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