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Boise’s Alive After Five Gives Back, Beverage Tips go to Three Nonprofits

Alive After Five, presented by Delta Air Lines begins June 7, returning to the
beautiful renovated Grove Plaza. As music fans enjoy a variety of beverages, tips to
beverage servers will benefit three very worthwhile non-profits.
More than $13,000 was donated to four local non-profits after a full season of
free concerts last summer. Event organizers, the Downtown Boise Association, hope
fans are equally generous this year as the tips are another way Alive After Five
celebrates community.
Volunteers from Boise Bicycle Project will help sell and serve beverages during
the month of June. All tips benefit BBP, a nonprofit community cooperative that
promotes the personal, social & environmental benefits of bicycling. BBP functions as a
bicycle recycling center & educational workspace in a diverse & non-threatening
atmosphere. Through education & access to affordable refurbished bicycles BBP strives
to build a stronger bicycling community.
The WCA benefits from beverage tips as their volunteers assist Alive After Five
the month of July. For more than 30 years, the Women's & Children's Alliance has been
at the forefront of providing services to women, men and their children healing
from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Since its founding, the WCA's crisis program
has evolved into one of the most vital, unduplicated, comprehensive programs in our
community and region. The WCA is proud to be a community leader in providing these
critically needed services.
The Burnout Fund provides short term assistance to families whose homes are
destroyed by fire. Boise Firefighters will serve beverages the month of August collecting
tips to benefit the fund. Burnout Fund representatives respond to emergencies to
provide immediate assistance to an individual or family that may include vouchers for
lodging, food, immediate personal care needs.
About Alive After Five:
Alive After Five opens June 7 with a celebration of the Grand Re-Opening of The
Grove Plaza, and the official debut of the Plaza's centerpiece, a beautiful new fountain
sponsored by Suez.
June 7, the event starts early, at 4:15, with music by Ned Evett Electric
Experience and Steve Fulton. The headliner Shook Twins play until 8:00 p.m..
2017 marks the 31st year members of the Downtown Boise Association have
treated audiences to a free mid-week concert each Wednesday during the summer from
June through August.
Fans of live music can enjoy a vibrant community atmosphere, a great selection
of craft beer and other beverages, food and fun, all back on The Grove Plaza. Many Alive After Five fans come early to shop and stay late to dine taking in the cool summer vibe of Boise's Downtown.
For more, go to downtownboise.org.
#BeDowntownBoise

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