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American Legion Gives To Children’s Cancer Care

Local American Legion members, on behalf of its Children and Youth Commission, recently presented Lois Fahrer, one of three managers at the Walden House, with a $300 check to make cancer treatment for children more bearable. The Walden House is located next to the North Idaho Cancer Center.

Lloyd Pierce, Post 149 and children and youth commission member, Harold “Curley” Atkinson, Post 143 member and department vice commander representing area A, John Craig, Post 149 commander, Patty Pierce, Auxiliary president for District 1 and Doug Harms, adjutant of Post 149, all participated in the ceremony.

The commission also presented a $1,500 check to the Ronald McDonald House in Boise, and the Mountain State Tumor Institution received $10,000 worth of donations for a Toy Barn for children to pick a game or toy after undergoing treatment.

The nominating committee for the Museum of North Idaho is seeking Board of Trustee applicants to serve on the voluntary board which acts as a governing body in the interests of the museum and community.

Contact Museum Director Dorothy Dahlgren at (208) 664-3448.

Local Educational Talent Search counselors Desiree Newsom and Eric Edmonds, as part of the nationwide TRIO program established by Congress in 1965 to help students enter and graduate from post-secondary institutions, celebrated National TRIO Day on Feb. 22 with a career day field trip for Coeur d’Alene, Lake City and Post Falls High School students presented at local businesses.

Local businesses who supported this national event were Prohaska Law Firm, Idaho Trust Co., The Coeur d’Alene Resort and Hayden Lake Animal Hospital.

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