Some stories to brighten your day!
Disneyland is opening up it’s doors on June 15 with no mask mandate for fully vaccinated individuals! There are also no more temperature checks and social distancing is up to each individual! Disney asks all visitors help keep themselves and those around them safe. It also alerts visitors to the park that they assume any risk associated with the Covid-19 virus, even if they are an at-risk individual.
Idaho Falls Power awarded 10 local high school students with $500 college scholarships for their development and demonstration of leadership skills. The rally to award the 10 students was canceled due to Covid-19 but students still had the opportunity to send in their essays to Idaho Falls Power and they were very impressed with the 10 students that were selected.
If you have ever been to the Logan, Utah cemetery you might have come across the cute little fudge recipe on Kathryn “Kay” and Wade Andrew’s headstone. The children of Kay and Wade shared why the fudge recipe was put on the headstone. They shared that Kay loved to share fudge and a smile with her neighbors. They also shared that when she was deciding what would go on her headstone next to the pictures she said she wanted her fudge recipe there to share with anyone who needed it.
Ashley Home Furniture awarded an unsuspecting Fernando, an Idaho Falls local, with $100 in gift cards from Amazon and local restaurants. He is known for always trying to help those around him whether it’s paying for the next customer’s meal, helping elderly load groceries into their car, or letting another go in front of him at the store. He is 22-years-old and organized an event with 500 residents and city officials to have a conversation about racism. He also helped organize a donation event for helping children get hearing aids!
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho is holding movie double features throughout the summer at the Motor Vu Drive In in Idaho Falls. This event supports families of sick children. 10% of the admission fees and concessions will go to support things like the Ronald McDonald Family Room. This room allows families to stay close to their sick child while still doing normal things like chores and laundry and it’s free of charge to use. EIRMC in Idaho Falls does have one of these rooms that opened in 2019.