Eastern Idaho

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Celebrating the Earth

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Smokefree Idaho’s summer is off to a fantastic start! Our first two events, Pocatello’s Environmental Fair and Idaho Falls’ Earth Day, got us great face-to-face time with folks. We educated people about the dangers of secondhand smoke and what they can do about it. Many people signed our petition and to be  volunteers. Stinky’s Cornhole […]

Job Opportunity in Pocatello

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Smokefree Idaho is looking to hire a grassroots advocacy coordinator in Pocatello, Idaho. Applications are currently being accepted. A detailed job description is below. Apply today on Indeed.com! ———– The American Heart Association is accepting resumes/proposals from individuals interested in partnering with us to promote smokefree work environments as part of the Smokefree Idaho coalition […]

Trained and Ready to Volunteer

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Smokefree Idaho volunteers gathered at Eastern Idaho Public Health District on April 10 for training. Volunteers (and Stinky the Skunk) demonstrated once again why Smokefree Idaho has the best volunteers–ones filled with enthusiasm and passion. In addition to a roundtable discussion on the current status of the smokefree movement in eastern Idaho, volunteers participated in […]

Idaho Falls Volunteer Training

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Smokefree Idaho’s second volunteer training  is around the corner. All volunteers are invited to attend this training, Wednesday, April 10, at Eastern Idaho Public Health District building (1250 Hollipark, Idaho Falls). The training will focus on the dangers of secondhand smoke, Idaho’s smoking laws and how our community can help protect all workers from secondhand […]

Art Contest: From Coaster to Coaster

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Smokefree Idaho is looking for a fun and creative way to spread the word about the dangers of secondhand smoke, to applaud the organizations that have gone smokefree, and to inform others about the resources available through Smokefree Idaho.  What better way to accomplish each of these than to host a design competition where artistic […]

Miss Teen Idaho’s Biggest Fan

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What a great night for Stinky! While attending Idaho Falls’ Dancing with the Stars (kickoff event for Relay for Life), he met local celebrate Miss Teen Idaho Ashtyn Mooso. Miss Mooso graciously posed with her biggest fan before attending the event. Stinky may have a new crush!  

Volunteer training off without a hitch

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Stinky the Skunk and I are in agreement: last week’s Smokefree training at Portneuf Medical Center was outstanding! Representatives from Americans for Nonsmokers Rights put on a highly informative and entertaining training. We performed skits demonstratring the dos and don’ts of talking to city council representatives, which our volunteers were able to rate and critique. […]

Pocatello hosts Smokefree Idaho training session

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Smokefree Idaho’s first volunteer training has been planned—a date is set, activities are scheduled, and snacks have been ordered.  Now all we need is you! The training will be a half-day full of fun, networking, and most importantly, learning how to answer some of the tough questions about going smokefree. Professionals from Americans for Non-Smokers […]

The Pocket in Pocatello Goes Smokefree

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Smokefree Idaho is thrilled to announce The Pocket—a popular bar in Pocatello—will be converting to a smokefree bar at the start of the New Year. Over their years in business, managing member Angelina Guzman has had employees get sick on the job, have to go home early, dread coming to work and even quit because […]

Smokefree Idaho Seeks a Mascot

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Smokefree Idaho is looking for a mascot—a cheerleader that will be able to travel around the state supporting business that go smokefree and meeting smokefree supporters.  To find the perfect character, Smokefree Idaho is reaching out to its followers. Facebook and Twitter friends are asked to post comments, tweets or write emails to Smokefree Idaho […]