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Local people recognized for community service

East Idaho Credit Union has been awarded the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. The Credit Union National Association recognized the institution for its ” Kicks for Kids ” charitable program. ” This program has provided needed shoes to local kids for more than 20 years. To be recognized on a national level for making a difference right here in Idaho means a lot to us, ” said EICU President and CEO Dan Thurman. ” Our program continues to grow as we continue to make a positive impact for more people. ”

In Pocatello, the Idaho Vein Center at Portneuf Medical Center has been granted reaccreditation . The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission is considered one of the most reputable accreditation bodies in the field. The Idaho Vein Center was granted initial accreditation in 2012 by the IAC, and has maintained it without interruption.

Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control and Engineering Departments have been recognized by the Idaho engineering community. The American Society of Civil Engineers Southern Idaho Section’s Annual Conference honored the city staff for phase one of its phosphorus removal project. The award highlights a project that ” improves or has the potential to improve the quality of life of people impacted by the project, contributes to the economic development of the profession, area, or region….and recognizes the contributions of many engineers. ”

Members of the Bingham Health Care Foundation partnered with the Elite Retreat of Shelley Wednesday to help the senior center purchase an automated external defibrillator (AED). ” It was our pleasure to collaborate with the Shelley Senior Center to ensure their staff and the residents have access to the life-saving resources they need to help someone in need, ” said Danette Roberts, director of the Foundation.

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