$5,100 was allotted by Papoose Club members this month to four local organizations benefitting the Wood River valley’s youth.
The Boy Scouts from various local troops received monies to assist in the cost of getting four local committed scouts to the Boy Scout National Jamboree in Virginia this summer. The Jamboree unites about 50,000 scouts to participate in a variety of leadership, citizenship, community service, and recreational activities.
The WRHS Model UN Club received funds to defray the costs of high school students who participated in the 3-day Berkeley Model United Nations event. Students researched, wrote on, and debated humanitarian issues an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about civics, effective communication, globalization and multilateral diplomacy.
The Senior Bash, organized by the WRHS PTA, was awarded funds towards the entertainment for this year’s event. The drug and alcohol free post-graduation party is shaping up to be an amazing night of entertainment that should be a great reward for the hard work of our graduating class.
The Sawtooth Botanical Garden was granted money to subsidize the upgrading of equipment and purchase of models for the Bug Zoo. The Bug Zoo is a cherished tradition introducing over 1,000 school-aged children to the insect kingdom; this year the theme is the four elements.
About the Papoose Club:
Founded in 1954, the Papoose Club provides important financial support to local organizations that serve children in the Wood River Valley. For more information about Papoose Club’s upcoming events or to make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit papooseclub.org.
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