Project Health Annual Book Sale – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

The Panhandle Public Health Foundation is having their annual book sale on February 11th and 12th, 2010, starting at 9:00 a.m. and going until 4:30 p.m.

Previous years have been very successful and all proceeds will benefit public health projects in the five northern counties.

The event will be at the Panhandle Health District Building at 8500 N. Atlas Road in Hayden, Idaho.

Here is a map to the event:

Come and see the hundreds of used books, CDs, records and movies at bargain prices!

For more information, see the flier below:


Breakfast benefit to battle poverty in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

On Thursday, February 4, 2010, starting at 7:00 a.m., St. Pius will be hosting a “Poverty Breakfast” in effort to ease local poverty and bring awareness about local agencies that provide relief and protect human rights.  The event will take place in the St. Pius X Auditorium at 625 E. Haycraft Avenue in Coeur d’Alene.

Tickets are $15 each.  For more information, please see the flier below:

2010 Project Homeless Connect

This year Project Homeless Connect will be Thursday, January 28th from 10 am to 2 pm out at the Idaho National Guard Armory on Seltice.

If you are a professional who would like to serve individuals in our community, or are homeless yourself and find yourself in need, please consider getting involved.  Past years have been very successful!

See the attached flier for more infomation…

Kootenai County Relay for Life – Kick Off Party

The Kiwanis Club of Coeur d’Alene received a post card the other day from a very worthy organization that perhaps you have already heard of.

The Kootenai County Relay for Life is having a kick off party this Friday, January 8th at 6:00 p.m. at the Parkside Event Center at 601 E. Front Ave in Coeur d’Alene.

Join them to discover how you can have a special part in the fight against cancer!

The actual event is scheduled for May 21 & 22, 2010 at Greyhound Park.  For more information, please feel free to visit the Kootenai County Relay for Life website.

From Spokane to Kenya – and BACK!


Rachelle Strawther-Okumu (local Gonzaga Prep High School Graduate, Key Club Member, PNW District Circle K Governor, and Kiwanian) took her Spokane values and sense of community to Africa and is making a difference. 

See photos and hear stories about living as a volunteer in Kenya this Saturday, January 9, 2010.    


Calling all Potato Lovers!

Every year the Kiwanis Club of Coeur d’Alene is proud to sell the official Idaho® Potato to our neighbors, family and friends.  Popular all the around the world, Idaho® Potatoes are difficult to actually get in the state of Idaho.  But, never fear, the Kiwanis Club of Coeur d’Alene is selling 50 pound boxes again this year for just $30!

Contact a club member (member businesses are located on the right tool bar) if you are interested in getting your hands on this local treasure.  You have your choice of a 50 pound box of 80’s or 100’s.  What does that mean, you ask???  That is the number of potatoes in one box of 50 pounds (80’s will be larger than 100’s).  Or, CLICK HERE to get the official low-down from the Idaho Potato Commission themself.

Thanks for your support!

Idaho Potato Logo - Registered Trademark of the Idaho Potato Commission

Children’s Village Benefit Concert

The Children’s Village is please to announce their 6th annual benefit concert.  Brian Crain is headlining this wonderful event to be held at Lake City Community Church on Saturday, Oct 17th at 7 pm.  Please see the flier below for further details, or contact The Children’s Village at (208) 667-1189 or by visiting their website here.

The Mission of The Children’s Village is to care for, advocate and provide a safe, loving, nurturing and healing home for children.  Those children, ages birth to age 18, who have been abused, neglected, homeless, or are in severe family crisis may be served.  On a daily basis, the Village can serve up to 22 residents.  Healing children has been the Village goal since the doors opened in 1990.

 Childrens Village benefit concert