Monday, January 30, 2023
In a commitment to give back to the community, the Kootenai/Shoshone Farm Bureau during its monthly meeting on Dec. 16 gave a total of $10,000 to local organizations. Those receiving $1,000 each were: Post Falls Food Bank, ABC (Athol) Food Bank, Spirit Lake Food Bank, Harrison Food Bank, Community Action Partnership-Coeur d'Alene, Rathdrum Food Bank, Shoshone Co. Food Bank, Children’s Village, Union Gospel Mission-Coeur d'Alene and 
Christmas For All. Kootenai/Shoshone Farm Bureau is an organization of agricultural producers and local citizens focused on providing a voice for Idaho agriculture and working for the betterment and higher awareness of food production. Taken on Dec. 16 at the Farm Bureau office in Dalton Gardens (from left): Joe Dobson, Kootenai Farm Bureau president; Emily Aizawa, Children’s Village; Charlotte Hooper, ABC Food Bank; Darrell Rickard, Community Action Partnership; Linda Cook, Union Gospel Mission; Leslie Orth, Post Falls Food Bank; and Linda Rider, Kootenai Farm Bureau Board secretary.