The Governor and I were thrilled to be part of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour showcasing an Idaho mountain gem from the Payette National Forest in McCall, and we look forward to celebrating Idaho's Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting later this month.
Please join us on the evening of Monday, November 28
p.m. for a celebration of the holiday season at the ceremonial lighting of Idaho's Capitol Christmas Tree. Music and refreshments will be provided as well as a reception inside the Capitol following the tree lighting.
also am spotlighting the Children's Home Society of Idaho this month. In an effort to make the holidays a little brighter for the children
it serves, the Children's Home
seeking donations to help fill 700 small gift bags. The bags will be distributed December 5
rd at their Boise and Meridian locations.
should be small
enough to fit
in the gift bags
, which are 7 inches wide by 9 inches tall. Please drop off your donations between now and December 9
the Children's Home Society of Idaho's Boise location at 740 Warm Springs Avenue.
Suggest donation items are:
- Trail Mix
- Granola Bars
- Microwave Popcorn
- Gold Fish
- Fruit Snacks
-Individually Wrapped Candy
Fun Items for Girls & Boys Such As:
- Small stuffed animals
- Playing card games, dice, flashcards
- Soft coloring books and crayons
- Small toys/games i.e., cars, dinosaurs, "Frozen", makeup/hair items
Thank you, Children's Home Society of Idaho
, and happy holidays!