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The Idaho Foodbank has moved its Boise operation to a new facility in Meridian. The new warehouse is significantly bigger, providing over three times the total capacity and over two times the freezer space. This increase in square footage expands The Idaho Foodbank’s physical capacity to receive and distribute food to a network of over 465 statewide partners – schools, food pantries, senior centers, feeding sites, shelters, and churches – organizations devoted to serving their communities and providing neighbors in need with the tools to move from insecurity to independence. idahofoodbank.org

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Scorpion Entertainment cancels events at Nampa Civic Center

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Scorpion Entertainment has made the hard decision to cancel all of their currently scheduled performances, the business announced. All tickets purchased for any Scorpion Entertainment production will be automatically refunded within seven to 10 business days.

Details from the announcement include:

Your ticket provider or venue box office will automatically process refunds for the canceled event

Tickets purchased with a credit card through ICtickets.com will receive automatic refunds to the original card used for purchase

Refunds go to the fan who originally purchased the tickets

Written checks will be mailed back

Those with questions can contact ICtickets at info.fordidahocenter@spectraxp.com.

“We hope that those who come to our shows, the bands who perform in them, and the staff who work them all stay safe during this difficult season,” Scorpion Entertainment said in the announcement. “We look to the future with great expectation and hope to see you all again in June of 2021, assuming the current situation is under control.”

Albertsons annual Turkey Bucks event underway

Albertsons employees and customers have teamed once again up to provide turkey and all the trimmings to Idahoans struggling to put food on the table this holiday season, Idaho Foodbank announced in a press release. Now until Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, shoppers at 15 Albertsons stores have the opportunity to make a $1, $5 or $10 donation to buy holiday meals for neighbors in need.

Albertsons has been partnering with The Idaho Foodbank since 2005 on this annual campaign to provide holiday meals to Idahoans struggling to put food on the table, according to the release. Last year 13 stores provided 4,199 complete Thanksgiving meals. This year the program is on track to provide over 4,500 traditional holiday meals to

The Idaho Foodbank thanks to Albertsons customers and 15 participating stores located in Boise, Meridian and Pocatello, the release stated. Each meal feeds five to six Idahoans and includes a frozen turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and rolls.

Community Calendar

Boise — Cranksgiving all day in Boise’s downtown Capitol Boulevard and Bannock Street.

Meridian — Snowman Scavenger Hunt, all day at The Village at Meridian.

Nampa — Idaho Snowmobile Show, 10 a.m., Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd.

Nampa — Canyon County Christmas Show, 11 a.m., Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd.

Garden City — Idaho Snowmobile Show, 3 p.m., Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St.

Boise — Dan Costello, 5 p.m., BAR 365, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd.

Nampa — Idaho Bright Lights Festival, 5 p.m., Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd.

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