PROFESSORS PULL IN THE PRIZES
Boise State professors Peter Lutze, a 14-year member of the Boise State faculty, Gary Moncrief, a 27-year member of the faculty, and Susan Shadle, who joined Boise State in 1996, were recently named the winners of the university's 13th annual Foundation Scholar Awards.
Lutze, communication professor, was named winner of the Service Award, Moncrief, political science professor, was named winner of the Research/Creative Activity Award and Shadle, chemistry professor, received the Teaching Award.
The 2004 Foundation Scholars received a certificate of recognition and a monetary award during an on-campus ceremony held earlier this month.
FOUNDATION FULL OF FUNDS
The Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) is accepting grant applications from southwestern Idaho. The ICF is a statewide, tax-exempt, nonprofit organization comprised of almost 300 individual funds, which are pooled for efficient management. Since inception in 1988, the ICF has made charitable distributions totaling more than $20 million. Applications are invited from IRS recognized 501(c) charitable organizations, or governmental units or their subsidiaries (including public schools) for projects that will benefit the ICF's southwestern region. Prospective applicants are invited to visit the Foundation's Web site at www.idcomfdn.org to learn more about the application process and to access the new on-line application. Complete applications must be submitted no later than July 1, 2004 to be considered.
LATE POLICE CHIEF HONORED IN
On May 29, Pilgrim Cove Camp will dedicate a new $1 million lodge, constructed to serve the needs of community youth and adults, to the late Alan Creech, former Nampa Chief of Police and Pilgrim Cove Camp Director. The Alan Creech Lodge is the culmination of six years of effort to upgrade facilities and programs at the camp. Donations to the Alan Creech Lodge, including naming opportunities, can be made by contacting the Pilgrim Cove Foundation, 2201 Woodlawn, Boise, ID 83702. Press, family, friends and neighbors are invited to attend the dedication of the Lodge on 29 May at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Cove Camp, 1075 Plymouth Road, McCall. To RSVP call Pilgrim Cove Camp, (208) 634-5555.
PRESERVING AMERICA'S PAST
Terri A. Schorzman of Boise, has been elected to the Board of Advisors of the National Trust for Historic Preservation to serve as Idaho advisor to the national nonprofit preservation organization for an initial three-year term. Schorzman currently works for Community Planning Association of southwest Idaho, where she is responsible for public involvement, education and information. She is a former Director of Programming and Development for the Discovery Center of Idaho, and for five years was Program Director for the Smithsonian Institute's Video History Program, during which she oversaw a budget of $1.03 million and was executive producer of over 300 hours of documentary videotape in the history of science and technology.