By ROSELYNN YAZZIE
FORT HALL — The Annual Veteran’s Breakfast has been sponsored by the Osborne family for over 30 years, according to family member and U.S. Marine veteran Claudeo Broncho.
Broncho said the breakfast has been passed on through a couple generations and kept going in respect and honor of all veterans wherever they might be. They honor all veterans in the five different areas of the military, in the Marine Corps., Army, Navy, Coast Guard and the Air Force.
Broncho said it’s been hard to find a place to have the event due to COVID-19, but expressed it was important to carry on. (cont.)
In other news...
By DANA HERNANDEZ
FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Boise State University implemented a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and conducted signing ceremony on Tuesday, November 9 in the FHBC conference room.
Boise State University President, Dr. Marlene Tromp met with FHBC signing the MOA with FHBC Chairman Devon Boyer. The Tribal Advisory Board for the Boise State University MOA was also introduced and those newly designated members are Talia Martin, Jeannette Wolfley and Sydni Hair. Also present was tribal attendees, Yvette Towersap Tuell and Jessica James. (cont.)
FORT HALL —The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) has been awarded the Tier 2 Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program in the amount of $150,000 for Native American Small Business Entrepreneurship initiatives for the Fort Hall Reservation.
The Idaho Connect Initiative is in partnership with the Idaho Hispanic Foundation and will leverage business development expertise statewide. (cont.)
From the SHO-BAN TRIBAL EOC
FORT HALL — Vaccinations for COVID-19 are available for everyone ages five and up.
Tribal Health & Human Services offered an extended clinic from 5-7 pm on November 16 through November 18. If you have questions about your child and the COVID-19 vaccine, talk to a pediatrician, school nurse, or another trusted health care provider.
Booster vaccines continue to be available for everyone. For questions or concerns, please call the COVID-19 Hotline (208) 238-5494. (cont.)