Killebrew-Thompson to host cancer forum

The 43rd annual Killebrew-Thompson Memorial, a Sun Valley-based cancer research benefit, begins its four-day event today. It is scheduled to include an in-depth presentation open to the public demonstrating how local funds raised have gone to support clinical studies and major gains in cancer research.

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Jenni Riley
NAMI expanding support groups

The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Wood River Valley has increased the number of support groups for adults and families in the valley faced with mental-health challenges. According to the organization, NAMI support groups are based on a peer-support strategy, presenting tools, skills and opportunities for people to find the resources they need to live stable and productive lives.

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Jenni Riley
Studio Tour Opens Doors and Eyes Alike

For the past seven years, local artists in the Wood River Valley have come together to take part in an annual studio tour. During the two-day event, artists from Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley open their doors, allowing art enthusiasts to peek into their creative processes, chat about art and check out what the artists have in progress.

“Each year, visitors are delighted to find an ever-changing collective of artists who participate in the annual Wood River Valley Studio Tour.”
Suzanne Hazlett, President and co-founder

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Jenni Riley
Women's foundation announces grants

The Wood River Women’s Foundation will honor its 2019 grant recipients at its 14th annual Celebration of Grant Recipients and Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 7. According to the foundation, awards this year will total more than $267,918 and will be granted to 11 local nonprofits. Since 2006, the foundation has funded more than 137 grants totaling more than $2,594,000.

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Jenni Riley