August 15, 2010 in Idaho Voices

In brief: Free session on WINGS program

 

COEUR D’ALENE – An information session for high school juniors and seniors interested in the North Idaho College dual credit program will be held in the Meyer Health Sciences Building, Room 106, on Thursday, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The program, known as WINGS, or WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in NIC classes for high school and college credit, giving them a head start on their college career.

The courses are offered at half the cost of normal college credit and are accessible, with classes offered via the Internet, through interactive video conferencing, along with on-site instructors.

The information session is free.

For more information, call (208) 769-3229.

Booher concert at Kroc Center

COEUR D’ALENE – The Booher Brothers will entertain their audience with foot stompin’ fun on Fridayat the Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road in Coeur d’Alene, at 7 p.m.

The country concert will include yodeling, Western swing fiddle and old-time gospel.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 8 to 17 and free for children 7 and under.

Tickets may be purchased at Post Falls Coffee Co., 801 W. Seltice Way in Post Falls. For more information, call (208) 660-6539 or visit www.booher brothers.com.

Concert and art at JACC

POST FALLS – The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St. in Post Falls, will present “The Musically Roaring Twenties” on Friday at 7 p.m.

The concert, part of Jazz at the JACC series, will feature the music of 5MOR, with the vocals of Naomi Zantello, John Brogan on drums, Bob Evans on bass, Brad Perry on piano, and Craig Catlett on woodwinds.

Tickets are $20 per person.

To purchase tickets and for more information call (208) 457-8950.

Also on Friday, the art gallery will have the third Friday Art Gallery Celebration for its glass art and jewelry show.

The show will feature North Idaho and Spokane glass and jewelry artists, with wine tasting by Enoteca at $5 per flight, which includes three tastings.

The show will continue through Sept. 10. The Gallery is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and during special events.

COEUR D’ALENE – Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty, Inc. recently contributed $1,840 to the North Idaho College Foundation in support of the Windermere/Coeur d’Alene Realty Foundation – NIC Dual Credit Scholarship.

Since 2006, Windermere has contributed more than $12,000 in support of NIC dual credit scholarships, which has helped 50 high school students who are dual enrolled at NIC.

Repair students win medals

COEUR D’ALENE – Students of North Idaho College’s Collision Repair Technology program received three medals at the annual Idaho Skills USA competition in Boise recently.

NIC competed among 35 other college contestants in hands-on categories, including small dent repair, refinishing, estimating, structural analysis, plastic repair and welding. Participants were also judged on their performance on a written test, interview and resume.

D.J. Simpson, of Post Falls, won a second place medal in the Refinishing category; Dwayne Wietzke, of Sandpoint, won second place in the Collision category and Gregg Miller of Spirit Lake, took third place in the Collision category.

Collision Repair Technology is a 10-month professional-technical program at NIC.

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