Papoose Club Wraps Awards $34,000 to Valley Youth

May 18, 2015


The Papoose Club Gives $5500 at the April and May meetings, Inducts New Lifetime Members, Elects New Officers, & Gears up for the Papoose Plant Extravaganza at Webb Garden Centers on May 30.


The meeting on May 18 was the last of the money award meetings for the fiscal year 2014-2015. A grand total of over $34,000 has been donated to local youth organizations and groups in fulfillment of the Papoose Club’s mission to support the mission of educational, cultural, and athletic growth for the children of the Wood River Valley.


The Papoose Club gave $5500 at the April and May meetings


At the last two meeting Papoose supported four great organizations: WRHS W.A.T.E.R., I Have a Dream Foundation, Girls on the Run, and the Kids Mountain Fund. W.A.T.E.R. has been raising money to install six refillable water fountain stations at the High School with the goal of hydrating and raising awareness of the number of disposable plastic bottles that are not unleashed into the world if people refill their bottles. I Have a Dream Foundation was awarded funds to purchase Chrome books for use during their afterschool program. Girls on the Run was granted funds towards the costs of supplies, training materials, insurance etc. The Kids Mountain Fund received monies for scholarships to kids in need towards tuition of mountain recreation programs.


Two New Lifetime Members Inducted

Tizz Miller and Karin Horvath - Lifetime Members 2015

Tizz Miller and Karin Horvath – Lifetime Members 2015


The Papoose Club annually celebrates those who have been members for ten years by awarding them the status of Lifetime Members. This year we celebrated Tizz Miller and Karin Horvath, both of whom have generously served the Papoose Club as officers, event chairs, and volunteers for ten years! Congratulations and thank you ladies!



New Officers Elected for 2015-2106

New officers have been elected for the club’s new fiscal year.

2014-2015 2015-2016
President: Shannon Finnegan Louise Isaacs
Vice President: Andi Meucci Andi Meucci
Treasurer: Libby Johnson Alexis Lindberg
Recording/Corresponding Secretaries: Cathy Tyson-Foster, Elise DeKlotz Elise DeKlotz, Hilary Biggers
Publicity: Anna Mathieu Anna Svidgal
Historian: Anna Svidgal Currently open



Next Major Fundraiser coming to a Webb Garden Center location near you!

The Papoose Plant Extravaganza will be held at all three Webb Garden Centers on May 30 all day 9-5. Please join us for a fun day of shopping and socializing in a beautiful Webb location:

162 Glendale Road – Bellevue
417 North Main Street – Hailey
891 Washington Avenue – Ketchum

Webb will again generously donate a percentage of the day’s sales on everything except rocks and pavers to the Papoose Club. This is an ideal time to shop for all your garden and outdoor living needs, and at the same time contribute to a great local nonprofit.

2015 Papoose Plant Extravaganza @ Webb Garden Centers


About the Papoose Club

60 years of Wood River Valley tradition!

Founded in 1954, the primary purpose of the Papoose Club is to promote and assist educational, cultural, and athletic growth for the children of the Wood River Valley. It’s always a good time to join Papoose Club!


Media Contact:
Anna Mathieu
(208) 726-6642





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