Get out, help the environment with Boise Plogs

“The Boise Nice Project, Inc. will hold Boise Plogs 2022 on April 23 throughout the Boise area. Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter, so people can improve their physical health as well as the health of the environment. It started as an organized activity in Sweden around 2016 and spread to…

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Boise Nice holds first-ever plogging event to celebrate Earth Day

“BOISE, Idaho — Plogging started in Sweden in 2016 as a way for people to pick up litter and get exercise while doing it, and now that trend has made its way to the City of Trees. Boise Nice organized the first event here in the Treasure Valley as volunteers cleaned up parks, trails, and other…

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Why community matters so much, and how to find yours

A community can serve as a social safety net, but finding one and becoming a part of it is different from simply making friends. “As social creatures, humans need interpersonal contact to survive. These connections range from your inner circle of family and close friends to the outer rungs of your social network — other pet parents…

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Kindness of Neighbors Saved the Day!

Kindness of Neighbors Saved the Day “Yesterday morning two complete strangers showed up at my house. I cautiously opened the door and heard a loud gush of water. The men told me I had a broken pipe and water was rushing down my driveway. They asked about a turn off valve and I lead them…

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Wave to a Stranger Day

“All Idahoans are encouraged to wave to a stranger on January 15.  For many long time residents this a day unlike any other but some of us newcomers aren’t as familiar with this common practice. Have fun with it!” Find more information here!

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