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Good Works: Wells Fargo donates to Twin Falls School District

Rob Atkins, a Wells Fargo business relationship manager in Twin Falls, presents a $2,500 check to Linda Watkins, Twin Falls School District Education Foundation executive director. Photo courtesy of Wells Fargo.

Wells Fargo recently was a Golden Apple Sponsor for the Twin Falls School District Education Foundation. The bank donated $2,500 to the foundation’s annual Cow P.I.E. event in October. The donation will help improve the quality of education in the ...

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Good Works: Zions Bank educates teens on identity theft

Students in Michelle Harmon’s journalism class at Borah High School go incognito while learning about identity theft. Photo by Nicola McIntosh, of Zions Bank.

Nicola McIntosh, of Zions Bank, visited Michelle Harmon’s journalism class at Borah High School Oct. 18 to teach the students about identity theft for Get Smart About Credit Day. Zions Bank employees are teaching 7,000 teens in Idaho and Utah ...

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Good Works: Old Chicago raises more than $11,000 for Miracle on Idaho Street

Competitors at the “Mustaches for Miracles” fundraising event at Old Chicago on Idaho Street. Shown here are (l-r) Kyle Madero, Darryl Godard, Bret Randall and Sean Tucker. Photo by Jason Murphy, of Hill Photography.

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom raised $11,500 for “Miracle on Idaho Street,” a holiday celebration in which more than 800 of the Treasure Valley’s less fortunate receive a holiday meal, new clothing and a professional portrait with Santa. The funds ...

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Good Works: ISU gears up to further ‘green’ efforts


Coca-Cola Company provided a $1,100 grant to Idaho State University Facilities Services, Associated Students of Idaho State University and the Green Up club to implement 350 new recycle bins, one in every classroom. ISU Facilities Services began the recycling program three ...

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Good Works: Wells Fargo employees volunteer for shelter fundraiser

Wells Fargo employees Jeff Pickett, store manager; Brian Fletcher, personal banker, as Jack the Dog; Bonnie Brown, lead teller; and Courtney Mesia, personal banker participated with dogs Daisy and Bailey in the Pocatello Animal Shelter’s Run with the Big Dogs. Photo courtesy of Wells Fargo.

Ten Wells Fargo employees from Pocatello, Blackfoot and Chubbuck participated in the Pocatello Animal Shelter’s 16th annual Run with the Big Dogs fundraiser Sept. 28. Five employees ran in the 5k race with their dogs, and the other five volunteered ...

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Good Works: Toyota donates truck to local nonprofit

Toyota’s 100 cars for good program donated a Toyota Tundra to Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless Inc. The program showcased five nonprofit organizations on its Facebook page each day for 50 days, and visitors to the page were asked to ...

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Good Works: Disabled veterans attend free golf clinic

Veterans participate in a free golf clinic at Falcon Crest Golf Course Oct. 5. Photo by Copper Chadwick.

Golf professionals from Falcon Crest and Shadow Valley golf courses donated their time to provide a free golf clinic to disabled veterans Oct. 5. The 25 veterans gathered at Falcon Crest Golf Course in Kuna to learn the basic skills ...

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Petco pays for low-cost spay/neuter vouchers

A grant from the Petco Foundation allowed Spay Neuter Idaho Pets Inc. to make 212 spay/neuter vouchers available to income-qualified individuals Oct. 29. The grant paid for 58 dog vouchers and 154 vouchers, according to a news release. Recipients were ...

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