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DidYouKnowDid You Know..
Did you know that 19.5% of fall 2016 entering CSI students passed college level math and English during their first year at CSI? That's up from 11.1% in 2011. 

(Source: VFA Early Momentum Report)

Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6201
MakerSpaceCheck Out Our New Maker Space in the ATIC 
                                              
 
James Kellis
Manufacturing Technology Instructor
jkellis@csi.edu | 208.732.6379
HapinessHappiness Week for Students

Jason Ostrowski
Dean of Students
jostrowski@csi.edu | 208.732.6225
EmployeePhotosLast Outdoor Employee Photo Shoot This Semester
The last outdoor photo shoot for employee photos will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Doug Maughan will email an exact location that week.

Note: If weather conditions require, Doug will email the location change for this photo session. 

Doug Maughan 
Photographer 
dmaughan@csi.edu | 208.732.6262
PotatoesAg Diesel Technology Potato Sale

Lauri Watkins
Student Services Specialist
lwatkins@csi.edu | 208.732.6300

WelnessActivitiesUpcoming Wellness Activities
Please join us in attending and celebrating these events in October and November.

Flu Shots FREE for benefited Employees/Spouses
Thursday, October 18 from noon - 2 p.m. in the HR Conference Rm, TAB 210
 
Provided by St. Luke's, our annual flu vaccination clinics are FREE to benefited employees and spouses. There is no RSVP, just drop by for quick service and a little poke in the arm.
10/19 Wear Pink to Work for Breast Cancer Awareness Day







This October, the  CSI Wellbeing Program is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.  The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it's found and treated early. If you are a woman age 40 to 49, talk with your doctor about when to start getting mammograms and how often to get them. If you are a woman age 50 to 74, be sure to get a mammogram every 2 years. You may also choose to get them more often.   Talk to a doctor about your risk for breast cancer, especially if a close family member of yours had breast or ovarian cancer. Your doctor can help you decide when and how often to get mammograms and point you in the direction of a women's imaging center for the screening.
 
10/24 Wear Orange to Unite Against Bullying
 
Together against bullying. UNITED for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. 
Make it    ORANGE    and make it end! What are your true colors when it comes to showing that you believe that all youth should be safe from bullying? Come together in one giant  ORANGE  message of hope and support, WEAR AND SHARE    ORANGE    to color our nation, and even the world, visibly showing that our society believes that no child should ever experience bullying.  Read the history on Wikipedia   , Unity Day sponsored by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center.
 
10/27 Annual St. Luke's Magic Valley Health Fair


Details about this event have yet to be announced, including the start and end time.  It typically includes clinical lab work, flu shots, vaccinations, skin cancer and pulmonary screenings, blood pressure, vision tests and more. There may be a cost associated with some services. Watch for details as we get closer to the date.


10/27 Great Pumpkin
Annual 5k Walk/Run and Youth Run
 
The Great Pumpkin 5k walk/run and youth race is being sponsored for our employees and families by your CSI Employees Wellbeing Team again this year. This is a tradition for our campus!
 
Employees are FREE and your 1st buddy is just $10! Wear a costume.  Stay for a fabulous chili feed!
 
Send your registration form and money to Ann Rolfes in the Gym now through October 16 to have shirts ordered in time.  

 
Coming in November...

 

  • No Shave November
  • TBA Finances with Guy Ferguson of VALIC
  • TBA Fall craft event
  • Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving Day
  • TBA Tony Mannen Tie Day with live music and best beard contest
Judy Heatwole, MTD 
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator 
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269


PACEPerformanceP.A.C.E Performance Advancement 2019

Cindy Flowers
PACE Performance Advisor
cflowers@csi.edu | 208.732.6611


BookClubCSI Employee Book Club
MiniProfessionalGrantsMini and Professional Development Grants Are Now Available


The CSI Foundation is pleased to announce the fall round for  Mini Grants and for  Professional Development Grants . Up to $3,000 is available for each of these grants and projects are to be completed within a year of the award. The due date for these grants is midnight Wednesday November 7, 2018 and proposals are to be submitted using
 
  • Mini Grants - to stimulate creative ideas and activities and their subsequent implementation that result in improved student learning and/or success. Click here for additional information. 
  • Professional Development Grants - support travel to attend national conferences for the purpose of institutional improvement. Click here for additional information.
Application Process: - Send a digital copy of the completed application to tharmon@csi.edu by midnight Wednesday November 7, 2018. Please note that your application must signed by your supervisor and Dean/AVP/VP for consideration.

Kristen Adamson
CSI Foundation  Administrative Assistant
kadamson@csi.edu | 208.7320.6395
SustainabilitySustainability Shares Some Decomposition Facts 

Ann Keane
Student Success Center
akeane@csi.edu208.732.6530
WeldingAnnual CSI Welding Organization Fundraiser
This fundraiser benefits the Welding Student Club & Community Activities

Here's your chance to win a variety of Beef, Pork and/or Chicken!

3 Prizes Drawn:
Gold Drawing: $400 worth of  meat
Silver Drawing: $200 worth of meat
Bronze Drawing: $100 worth of meat

Tickets: $10 each or 3 for $20
Drawing Date: November 9th, 2018
Contact: Clay Wilkie or a ny  Welding Student Organization Member

Note: Other non-meat options are available for drawing winners!


Clay Wilkie
Assistant Professor, Welding
cwilkie@csi.edu | 208-732-6372
EagleExplorationEagle Exploration Day Volunteers
Over the next few months the Office of Admissions will be hosting three Eagle Exploration Days. These events are designed to introduce prospective students to CSI. As these events are large, we are in need of some extra help! We're using SignUp.com to help organize volunteers to help with these events. Please consider helping if you can!

Here's how to sign up in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/gDrDWmL
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com

Heather Barnes
Admissions Coordinator
hbarnes@csi.edu | 208.732.6230

MedicalAdviceNeed Medical Advice: Call SLMV Nurse Line or Visit Urgent Care

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

CSICornMazeCSI Corn Maze Opens September 28


Chance Munns
Assistant Professor, Horticulture
cmunns@csi.edu | 208-732-6431
HerrettHerrett Center Activities

Herrett Center for Arts and Science        
College of Southern Idaho
Museum, Planetarium, Observatory
Year round hours.
 
*Closed Sundays, Mondays, and federal holidays.
Tuesdays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fridays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Saturdays
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Oct. 16
6:00 pm
Reptile Revue
7:00 pm
Legends of the Night Sky*
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 18
11:00 am
The Monster at the End of This Book
Oct. 19
7:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
9:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
Oct. 20
1:30 pm
Legends of the Night Sky*
2:30 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
3:30 pm
Legends of the Night Sky*
4:30 pm
National Parks Adventure
7:00 - 9:00 pm
International Observe the Moon Night**
7:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
8:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
9:00 pm
The Ooky Spooky Light Show
*Live Sky Tour
**Weather Permitting

For Now Showing Options at the Faulkner Planetarium  click here
For special events happening at the Herrett Center  click here
For astronomy events in the Centennial Observatory  click here.

Rick Greenawald
Manager, Faulkner Planetarium
rgreenawald@csi.edu | 208.732.6659


Advising2018 Fall Transfer Fair
The CSI Advising Center is sponsoring the 2018 Fall CSI Transfer Fair. Students will have an opportunity to meet with the transfer institutions from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on October 17, 2018,  in the Student Union building. Four-year colleges and universities from around the area will be here to visit with students about the transfer process. Information about the academic programs, financial aid, scholarships, and housing will be available.
The following institutions will be attending the event; Boise State, BYU-Idaho, College of Idaho, Idaho State, LCSC, Northwest Nazarene, University of Idaho, Montana Western, and Utah State.

Ryan Bigelow
Student Advisor
rbigelow@csi.edu | 208.732.6680
OutdoorRecreationUpcoming CSI Outdoor Recreation Activities 

Mountain Bike Wednesdays
Every Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Auger Falls 
Beginners welcome! Join us on Wednesday nights for a group ride. All gear is provided, plus limited transportation. Email  jtwiss@csi.edu by 12 p.m. on Wednesday  to register. Limited space. Free for CSI Students taking 7+ credits, $5 for CSI Faculty/Staff, $15 for community members ($5 if you bring your own bike).  October 31 Costume Ride! 
Lunchtime Rides on Campus 
Every Thursday, 12 p.m., Outside the SUB 
Take a break from  classes and ride on campus with the ORC! We'll be outside the SUB with the bikes - just show up and ride (first 20 people)! Dress for the weather!

Christa Gessaman
Outdoor Recreation Center Coordinator
cgessaman@csi.edu | 208.732.6697


AthleticsCSI Athletics Schedule

Sport Opponent Date Time Location
Volleyball Snow College Oct. 18 7 PM Ephraim, UT
Women's Basketball Central Wyoming Oct. 19 9 AM Salt Lake City, UT
Women's Basketball Casper College Oct. 19 10 AM Salt Lake City, UT
Women's Basketball Sheridan College Oct. 19 12 PM Salt Lake City, UT
Women's Basketball Western Wyoming CC Oct. 19 1 PM Salt Lake City, UT
Cross Country University of Montana Western Meet Oct. 19  1:30 PM Dillon, MT
Softball Weber State University Oct. 19 3 PM Ogden, UT
Men's Basketball MCCOOK Community College
Oct. 20
10 AM Salt Lake City, UT
Men's Basketball North Idaho College Oct. 20 12 PM Salt Lake City, UT
Volleyball College of Southern Nevada Oct. 20 1 PM Henderson, NV
Men's Basketball Impact Academy Oct. 20 2 PM Salt Lake City, UT
Women's Basketball Northwest Nazarene College Oct. 20 2 PM Nampa, ID
Baseball Treasure Valley CC Oct. 20 TBA Ontario, OR
Softball Brigham Young University Oct. 20 TBA Provo, UT
Softball Utah State University Oct. 21 12 PM Logan, UT

Karen Baumert
Sports Information Director
kbaumert@csi.edu | 208.732.6493


BrownBagCSI Brown Bag Discussions


This Friday Brown Bags
Description: C
ome share ideas, commiserate and brainstorm answers to teaching quandaries, and establish connections with instructors of varying disciplines and experience levels. 
Date: Every Friday
Time: 8:00 am
Location: TAB 210
Facilitators: Shane Brown & Mike LaPray
Topic: " Open Forum" 
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees

This Friday Brown Bags
Description: Each Friday afternoon we will gather together and share lunch/treats while we discuss the daunting task of putting theory into practice, putting context into all the content we
teach.
Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Location: HSHS 139
Facilitators: Clay Wilkie & Evin Fox
Topic: " Literacy: how do we help our students with their reading?"
Recommended Audience: CSI Employees

This Coming Monday Brown Bags - Students & Employees
Description: The student faculty brown bag provides a safe space for collaboration and creates an opportunity to build relationships between students and employees. 
Date: Every Monday
Time: Noon
Location: SUB Fireside Lounge
Facilitators: Justin Vipperman, Matt Reynolds, Samra Culum, & Carolina Zamudio 
Topic: Struggles/Worries while in College
Recommended Audience: All students (CSI employees are welcome)

This Coming Monday Brown Bags - Employees
Description: This semester we will be reading and reflecting together on Student Engagement. We're currently reading Discussion in the College Classroom: Getting Your Students Engaged and Participating in Person and Online by Jay R. Howard. By learning together and exchanging perspectives, we hope to be motivated by discussions to test drive new practices! Come join us! 
Date: Every Monday
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: TAB 210
Facilitators: Jan Carpenter, Jacqlyn King, Tiffany Seeley-Case
Topic: Find the e-book hereUse this link to read the book on campus.
Recommended Audience: Students, Staff, and Faculty


SuperHeroDaySuper Hero & Fairy Day at the CSI Challenge Course
Scott Rogers
Challenge Course Coordinator
srogers@csi.edu | 208.732.6696
JazzDoug Stone and Jeff Campbell and the CSI Jazz Ensemble

Doug Stone + Jeff Campbell and the CSI Jazz Ensemble
Oct. 23, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium

Jazz saxophonist Doug Stone and Jeff Campbell, both extraordinary musicians hailing from Louisiana State University and Eastman School of Music respectively, will be performing with a small group and with the CSI Jazz Ensemble. Besides our guest artists, the concert will also feature Alex Hudson on vocals. 

Ben Britton
Instructor, Woodwinds & Jazz
bbritton@csi.edu | 208.732.6765
ProjectFluxCSI Stage Door Series Presents "Project Flux: Sentences"

October 24, 2018 In the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium

Art begets art.... Over the course of last year, Project Flux director Lydia Sakolsky-Basquill sat in on the creative writing classes at the IDOC state penitentiary taught by CSI instructor Shane Brown. Inspired by that experience and the writing of the prisoners, Lydia choreographed a full-length dance performance for Project Flux, a contemporary dance company based in Boise, that explores regret, longing, redemption, and life behind bars. 
Seating is limited to 100 people / This show is rated PG-13. 

You can watch a video of excerpts from the show here- https://vimeo.com/282140979

Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students and are available at tickets.csi.edu, by calling 732-6288, or at the CSI Box Office. 

Camille Barigar
Community Enrichment Direcor
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288


BusinessEverAfterExplore Eagle Territory at the CSI Business After Hours
All CSI Employees are invited to attend a very special Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event hosted by the CSI Foundation. There will be food in the SUB Building, various prizes and a super fun, campus wide interactive scavenger hunt. We hope you'll join us in connecting with our community and campus programs. Any questions you may have please reach out to the Foundation Office.


Tamara Harmon
CSI Foundation Assistant Director
tharmon@csi.edu | 208.732.6249


GreatPumpkinThe Great Pumpkin 5K

The Great Pumpkin 5k walk/run and youth race is being sponsored for our employees and families by your CSI Employees Wellbeing Team again this year. This is a tradition for our campus! Employees are FREE and your first buddy is just $10! Wear a costume. Stay for a fabulous chili feed! Send your registration form and money to Ann Rolfes in the Gym 
now t
hrough October 16, to have shirts ordered in time. 

Click Here for the Employee/Buddy Registration Form.

Lindsey Anderson
Head Coach XC/Distance Track
landerson@csi.edu | 208.732.6837


CommEdJeromeCSI Community Ed Classes in Jerome

Jerome Center Community Education Courses
Fall 2018

Beginning Dog Obedience
Discover the many benefits and joys of training with your dog. Training will enhance the bond between you and your dog. Dogs who have a solid obedience education are a joy to live with; they respond well to household routines and have good manners in the presence of people and other dogs. You and your dog will learn the 10 Steps from the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program, designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.
Date: Monday Nov 5 - Dec 10
Time: 6 - 7 p.m. 
Location: Jerome County Fairgrounds - Messersmith Building
Cost: $55
Instructor: Brittany Triner

Advanced Dog Obedience
This comprehensive 6-week class will expose dogs and their owners to a variety of training scenarios and prepare them to enjoy off-leash reliability in distracting environments. Owners will enjoy relationship based training methods that allow them to better communicate with their pets, and the dogs will thrive in the fun learning environment. This class is taught by a certified professional dog trainer and behaviorist with over 7 years' experience working with hundreds of dog/owner teams. Advanced Dog Obedience will prepare your dog for real-world distractions as well as outdoor adventures with emphasis on off-leash reliability in any situation. Participants must have completed a basic obedience course.
Date: Monday Nov 5 - Dec 10
Time: 7 - 8 p.m. 
Location: Jerome County Fairgrounds - Messersmith Building
Cost: $55 
Instructor: Brittany Triner

Memory Wire Bracelets
Just String! Mix it up and string endless memory wire bracelets that take the place of a whole stack of bangles. Using different beads and spacers, this is the perfect gift for someone special or even yourself! You will also learn to make wire wrap dangles to add to your bracelet and give it movement. Mixing shapes and colors adds to your creativity. Great for beginners!
Date:Tuesday Nov 6
Time: 6 - 9 p.m. 
Location: Jerome Center
Cost: $25 Plus $25 supply fee paid directly to instructor
Instructor: Diane Gause

Registration Information at: https://quondam.csi.edu/forms/community/registration/index.asp
Or (208) 324-5101

Anna Dovenmuehler
Jerome Center Coordinator
adovenmuehler@csi.edu | 208.324.5101

Click here 
to sign up for this class or any other CSI Community Ed class. 
 
RadTechRad Tech Career Day
Students with the College of Southern Idaho's Radiologic Technology program - the Rad Tech Club - invite prospective students to come to their three-hour career day from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 9. The event will be held in the Rad Tech lab (HSHS 178) at CSI's Health Science building on North College Road. 

Students will be given information about the program and how they can apply, plus they will get to go on a tour of the radiography lab and learn about some of the medical imaging equipment used in the program. Each participating student will receive 2 points towards their program application should they choose to apply. There will be hands on presentations and time for questions about the program and the careers students are lead to after completing their education. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

For more information, please contact program advisor Dr. Gary Lauer at 732-6719 or Tamara Janak at 732-6716.
EmiSunshineEmiSunshine


There are tickets available for the third performance of the Arts on Tour season "EmiSunshine", which will take place in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students high school & under and are available at tickets.csi.edu, at the CSI Box Office, or by calling 732-6288.

The exceptional talents of critically-acclaimed teen music prodigy, EmiSunshine has captured the nation's attention. The singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist has been hailed by outlets such as No Depression, Billboard and Rolling Stone: "Sounds like the spunky, intense little sister to artists Iris DeMent, Natalie Maines, Nanci Griffith and Janis Joplin."

EmiSunshine has already graced some of the most-prestigious stages-from the "Today Show," to the Grand Ole Opry (over a dozen times) and most recently, "Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey" last April. Additionally, EmiSunshine stars in and performs three songs in her latest film appearance on "The King," alongside such celebrities as Roseanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, Ethan Hawke, Alec Baldwin and more. The film featured at this year's Sundance Film Festival and premiered at Cannes Film Festival, where Emi performed.

A well-crafted storyteller, Emi's music has been described as an "old-timey," unique blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, Bluegrass, Gospel, and Country, with a sprinkle of Blues.
Follow-up performances of the Arts on Tour season include Under the Streetlamp: Hip for the Holidays (November 29), John McEuen & Friends: Will the Circle be Unbroken (February 1), International Guitar Night (February 13), and Collectif9 (April 1).

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
ISBOENext Week is College Application Week in Idaho

For Immediate Release
October 15, 2018

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)
Mike.Keckler@osbe.idaho.gov

NEXT WEEK IS COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK IN IDAHO

88 Idaho high schools will participate in College Application Week 2018 scheduled during the week of October 22-26.

Participating schools will host events to help high school seniors complete and submit college applications and explore postsecondary options. Most of the events are geared toward seniors who may otherwise not apply to college. Participating schools are encouraged to include activities for younger high school students to help generate interest in higher education.

Of the 88 College Application Week schools, 14 are participating for the first time this year. Click here to view a list of the participating schools.

Launched in North Carolina in 2005, College Application Week has grown into a national effort and is sponsored by the America Council on Education.

Idaho staged its first College Application Week in 2013 involving 21 schools. Last year, 81 schools participated and 10,503 students completed 15,412 college applications.

"The program has grown pretty steadily and we are excited to have more first-time schools participating this year," said Dana Kelly, student affairs program manager for the Idaho State Board of Education. "These events will take place during the school day with help from college admissions personnel and we'll have the State Board's Apply Idaho website available to simplify the application process."

The goal of College Application Week is to provide every high school senior the opportunity to apply to at least one college or university.
ISBOEJointIdaho Joins Initiative to Boost Student Success in College

For Immediate Release
October 15, 2018

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)

IDAHO JOINS INITIATIVE TO BOOST STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE

Idaho is joining an initiative designed to keep first-year college students in school by improving success rates during the freshman year.

The effort, called the Momentum Pathways Project, was developed by the Complete College America Alliance (CCA), a network of states and higher education institutions working to create evidence-based "Game Changer" strategies to help first-year college students stay on track to degree completion.

The Momentum Pathways model uses data to identify problems and restructure delivery systems to improve student confidence through such meaningful approaches as helping them earn more credits earlier in their college career.

"The State Board of Education is excited to take part in this year's Momentum Pathways cohort," State Board President Dr. Linda Clark said. "Though Idaho's colleges and universities have made good progress toward the implementation of CCA Game Changers in recent years, the Momentum Pathways initiative will help us complete the scaling of these initiatives across all institutions. This initiative will also help our institutions reach the Board's student achievement goals and advance Governor Otter's Higher Education Task Force recommendations adopted in 2017. As opportunities and challenges alike are to be anticipated, our state's four-year institutions and community colleges stand ready to embark on this work in order to transform the educational experience of all Idahoans."
The Momentum Pathways Project creates a three-year implementation timeline and includes structured implementation support from CCA staff and content experts.

Presidents and provosts from each of Idaho's public institutions, along with the Board's executive officers, will meet in Boise later this month to develop an operational framework for accomplishing statewide student success goals. CCA will be investing approximately a half-million dollars in technical support and services to develop system-wide strategies and scale implementation across Idaho colleges and universities.

"Idaho is thrilled and honored to be named a Momentum Pathways state because now is the time, due to the leadership of the State Board of Education, to scale CCA's Game Changer strategies statewide," Idaho State University Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Laura Woodworth-Ney said. "As a small state with a collaborative spirit, we have an enormous opportunity to leverage CCA's unparalleled expertise to transform Idaho's current completion rates. It is a privilege to work with CCA to make a difference for Idaho's students and communities."

Idaho is joining four other states and one institutional system that have committed their collective efforts to implement Momentum Pathways. They are Colorado, Montana, Hawaii, West Virginia and the City University of New York.
TaxUpdatesSBDC2018 Tax Updates for Small Business
This 2.5 hour course is designed to update Small Businesses on the new Tax Laws, and how they will affect their business. Federally licensed tax professional Mariana Fieraru from OBI Leadership Training will be teaching this must-take course. Topics covered include Tax Rates, De duction Lists, Tax Brackets and how the new laws will affect your business. If you are a small business owner or manager in Idaho, you can't afford to miss this training. Want to learn more about Mariana Fieraru? Check out her bio below!

Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Taylor 248 (Board Room)
Speaker: Mariana Fieraru
Co-Sponsor: OBI Leadership Training
Fee: $ 39.00

Want to see who is all attending? Check out our Facebook event and find your friends!
 
Check or cashiers checks can be mailed to 202 Falls Ave. Twin Falls, ID 83301 or credit card payments can be made in person or over the phone at 208-732-6450.

Jordan Gentry
Small Business Development Center
jgentry@csi.edu | 208.732.6455


FreedomWalkMagic Valley Freedom Walk - Oct. 20

GLOBAL ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION RALLIES
TENS OF THOUSANDS TO COMBAT MODERN-DAY SLAVERY

The Magic Valley Walk for Freedom will start at 10 a.m. from the CSI Expo Center on Saturday, October 20, 2018, and it will end at 1 p.m.  

On October 20, 2018, tens of thousands of people will gather all over the world for a fundraising and  awareness event called #WalkForFreedom. Walks will take place in hundreds of cities across dozens  of nations.

This event is operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization, A21. The purpose of the walk  is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women, and children who are still trapped in slavery  today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event  will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited.

Walk For Freedom is distinctly recognized by its participants who will be wearing black shirts and  walking in single-file lines all over the world-in local towns, through busy intersections in city  centers, on dirt tracks in crowded villages, along bridges, tunnels, and water banks. Hundreds of  local walks will be seen marching for a global end to modern-day slavery.

"We are convinced that if we do this together, if we keep showing up, if we continue to be tenacious,  if we continue to turn up with strength, numbers, and courage, then we can see slavery eradicated in  our lifetime, "says Christine Caine, A21's Founder.

A21 Overview:
A21 is a global nonprofit organization determined to eradicate human trafficking through awareness,  intervention, and aftercare. Currently operating in 13 countries, A21 aims to combat modern-day  slavery through a multi-dimensional operational strategy: Reach, Rescue, and Restore. Through  partnerships and the efforts of supporters all over the globe, A21 truly believes that a multitude of  victims can be identified and assisted, and perpetrators can be brought to justice.

Millions of slaves.
A $150 billion industry.
1% ever rescued.

More information about Walk For Freedom and A21 can be found on our website:
A21.org and A21.org/Walk

Julie Underwood

ComicsandCoffeeComics and Coffee 10/25

CJ Rasmusson
Circulation Supervisory, Twin Falls Public Library
crasmusson@twinfallspubliclibrary.org
BooFest2nd Annual Spook-O-Rama Boo Fest

Anna Dovenmuehler
Jerome Center Coordinator
adovenmuehler@csi.edu | 208.732.6464

freeBreastCancerConfInviting Employees & Family Members to FREE Breast Cancer Conference


Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
JeromeTrunkorTreatThe Main Street Trunk or Treat Event in Jerome

Anna Dovenmuehler
Jerome Center Coordinator
adovenmuehler@csi.edu | 208.732.6464

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