Family Day in the Park & Fancy Flea Market – June

Formerly Kids Day in the Park – Expanded venue, schedule of events, audience, and opportunities •    Nonprofit outreach/activity booths •    Flea Market vendors •    Food Court •    Main stage musicians •    Heritage Commission Inauguration and activities •    Carousel open house and activities •    Skate Park ground breaking and vendors •   …

Mentor Summit Roundtable

The Coeur d’Alene Education Partnership hosted its first Mentor Summit Roundtable in December, with special thanks to the Kroc Center for hosting, and Heidi Rogers for being the dynamic facilitator. It was a successful day of building relationships and gaining knowledge on how to best support the youth in our …

Humans of Coeur d’Alene

Have you heard of Humans of New York? Local resident, Corey Jeppesen, is following in those footsteps by promoting a person each day, to “look deeper into their hearts and give them a voice.” Jeppesen, a lifetime Coeur d’Alene resident and graduate of North Idaho College, is the owner of …

North Idaho Education Partnership

The United Way of North Idaho is serving as a lead partner and fiscal agent for the North Idaho Education Partnership (NIEP), working to strengthen the link between education and business for middle and high-school students. NIEP is the local cohort of a statewide effort to increase the number of …

FREE Soft Skills Training at NIC

North Idaho College, in partnership with Idaho Department of Labor, is offering FREE Soft Skills Training to serve youth, the unemployed, and incumbent workers. The curriculum, the Workplace Excellence Series, consists of ten, flexible modules designed to help people understand and deliver what employers demand today. Each module teaches the …

Back to School … For Parents!

Parenting is not easy! There are many resources in town to help parents navigate the complex and stressful world of parenting … You’re not alone! ICARE partners with parents to build stronger families. Classes are held at a variety of locations throughout the year. www.icareforchildren.org –    Nurturing skills for families …

Rethinking “Girls (Moms) Night Out”

Throughout society, but especially for women, heavy drinking has been normalized. That’s dangerous. Think about the abundance of memes related to drinking on social media feeds. Taglines like: “I like to play this drinking game where I take a shot every time one of my kids says, “mom.” Or “Technically, …

Hat’s Off … to Hats!

The origins of the multiple and varied uses of the hat are as vast as the styles and variations of the hat itself. From ancient times, the utilitarian uses of covering the head to protect from dirt, vermin, and disease, as well as from heat or cold, to religious and …