A fundraiser is planned for the Bingham County Search & Rescue. A lobster dinner is scheduled on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Elks Lodge in Blackfoot. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will start at 6:30 p.m.Â
"We are shipping in lobster from Maine for this fundraiser," said organizer Mike Fresh. "For those who don't like lobster, they will be served rib eye steak."Â
Lots of activities are planned, including a raffle and silent auction.
High quality goods will be auctioned, said Fresh. These include hunting gear and clothes.
BLACKFOOT â€” Spudnik and its employees gave the Bingham Crisis Center a check for $9,342 on Friday.
The employees raised $4,671; that sum was matched by Spudnik.
Spudnik employees also donated 6,204 pounds of food. It took three pickup trucks to move the food.
"We had a huge competition for the food donations," said planning committee member Kyler Jacobs. "We enjoy helping [organizations] that give to people who need it.
"We, as a company, like supporting those who live around us," said Jacobs.