EAGLE FUN DAYS AND WET ‘N’ WILD PARADE
Eagle Fun Days is celebrating BIG TIME starting Friday July 8 with community favorite Family Fun Night and Fireworks, followed by the Saturday July 9 Fun Run, Pancake Breakfast, Vendors, Live Music, the Car Show, Cornhole Tournament, Wet 'n' Wild Parade and more! Why let the fun and excitement end on the 4th of July? Keep it going the following weekend and bring the family out to Eagle and have some, well... Fun! Deadline to submit your parade entry is Friday June 17 at CityOfEagle.org
NFL GREAT CARSON PALMER LEADS THE TEAM TO HEAL IDAHO
Carson Palmer, former NFL quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner, and Idaho resident is joining forces with Idaho nonprofit Camp Rainbow Gold. Palmer will serve as a spokesperson for their capital campaign to “Heal Idaho” by building Hidden Paradise, Idaho’s first medical camp.
“In my career, I’ve been surrounded by men who many characterize as some of the toughest “heroes” on earth,” said Palmer. “These children have gone through years of chemotherapy, surgeries, radiation or live with other medical challenges—they are the true heroes. They are the ones I sit in awe of. And I’m determined to do what I can to make up for the time they’ve lost getting to just be kids.”
With nearly 40 years of experience, Camp Rainbow Gold is spearheading the building of the medical camp on 172 acres outside of Fairfield. Nearly $9 million has been raised to remodel existing structures, build an on-site health center, 12 ADA cabins, shower houses, 3 bike trails, a ropes course, and more. To stay on track with future construction, support the existing buildings with updated infrastructure, and build a main lodge to safely gather campers inside, another $7 million needs to be raised.
“I’m ready to pick up a hammer and get this camp built—a camp that will serve so many children, families, and adults from across Idaho. Who wants to join me?,” said Palmer. CampRainbowGold.org
THE GREEN ACRES FOOD TRUCK PARK OPEN FOR THE SEASON
The season at the Greenbelt park, located at 1401 Shoreline Drive, is well underway with four permanent businesses in addition to daily rotating food trucks. Green Acres bar is back with rotating local draft and canned beers, wines, ciders canned cocktails and more. The The Fizzy Cow Ice Cream & Soda shop offering Ice Cream, Soda Creations, and desserts and Sushi Bros is stationed at the park Monday through Sunday 11 - 9 PM with Viking Coffee another permanent tenant open every day from 7 to 11 AM. Musicians will play live music each day, along with two shows on Saturdays and Sundays. As you enjoy the Greenbelt this summer, special events planned for this season include crawfish boils, beer festivals, corn hole tournaments, Wine and Design, and much more. GreenAcresBoise.com
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