Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Season of giving

Beef Counts and Agri Beef to Deliver Early Gifts to Hungry Idahoans

Boise--The Idaho Foodbank will receive an early Christmas gift, thanks to generous donations from Idaho’s beef industry. On Thursday, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m., representatives from the Idaho beef industry will present The Idaho Foodbank with a check for $80,000, representing contributions from the pioneering Beef Counts campaign and a matching gift from Agri Beef Co.

The Foodbank will also recognize the most recent beef donations received through the Beef Counts campaign and was delivered in time for Christmas – 4,102 beef roasts of 3.5-4 pounds each. This gift totals about 15,000 pounds of nutritious beef into The Idaho Foodbank network. . This meat will go a long way toward helping the Foodbank meet the goal of its Hope for the Holidays campaign – to provide holiday meals for every hungry Idahoan

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Jefferson County Fair

At the Jefferson County Fair in Rigby its fair time and all the action on this day is in the livestock barn.