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April 2018 News Brief

By April 10, 2018Newsletter

2018 Wood River Women’s Foundation Grant Recipients (In Alphabetical Order)


Request for Over $10,000

Blaine County Recreation District Aquatic Center $25,000
Blaine County Senior Council, dba Senior Connection Senior Friendly Bathroom $25,000
Crisis Hotline Capacity Building and Community Outreach $25,000
Family Health Services Primary Care Expansion $25,000
Flourish Foundation Mindful Awareness Program 2018 $25,000
Idaho trails Youth Trails Program $13,800
Lava Lake Institute for Science and Conservation Corridors for Coexistence $23,120*
Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center Electric Arena Maintenance Equipment $19,300
The Community Library, Ketchum Lecture Hall Multimedia/Technology Improvements $25,000
Wood River Community YMCA Power Scholars Academy $25,000

Request for $10,000 and Under

Hailey Ice Community Partnership Program $1,158*
Higher Ground Sun Valley Family Wellness Program $9,700
Lee Pesky Learning Center Getting Students with Learning Challenges into College $7,500
Little Wood River Public Library Coll and Clean $9,000
The Spot Sun Valley Spot Young Company Musical 2019 $10,000
Wood River Middle School Outdoor Adventure Education Outdoor Adventure Education Trips $10,000

*Partial Funding

Peggy Grove, President

Foundation WebsiteOur Mission Statement The WRWCF inspires and educates women to become leaders in philanthropy and brings significant, positive change to the community by pooling and distributing its members’ resources.Wood River Womens FoundationPO Box 3686
Ketchum, ID 83340
Foundation Website

Mark Your Calendar:

Tuesday, April 17th, 2:00 PM
Services for Sara Nelson, WRWF Board Member
First Presbyterian Church on State Street in downtown Boise, Idaho

Thursday, April 19th 5-6:30
Meet & Mingle
The Hangout, in the Hotel Ketchum
6th Street between Leadville and Main, Ketchum
No RSVP necessary; guests welcome; no host bar.

Thursday, May 3rd, All Day!
Idaho Gives

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 4:30-6:30
A New Member ‘Tini Orientation and Summer Social
In the garden of Nancie Tatum
146 Canyon (off Gimlet), Ketchum, ID

Welcome New Members

Catherine Carley
Ketchum, ID

Christine Deck
Newport Beach, CA

Lori Holland
Ketchum, ID

Paula Nelson
Hailey, ID


News Brief Team:

Louisa Moats
Susan Jackson


Judy Cahill
Charlotta Harris