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Crapo to Present WW II Veteran With Spirit of Freedom Award; Keynote Economic Development Conference

 Idaho Falls  -  A veteran of World War II, Quentin Murdock, will receive the Spirit of Freedom Award during a ceremony at the Idaho Veterans Home in Pocatello next  Wednesday.  Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will present the award while donating a U.S. flag that has been flown over the U.S. Capitol at the veterans' recognition event.


In Twin Falls, Crapo will note the individual contributions to veterans care by presenting his Spirit of Idaho Award to volunteers with Hospice Visions during a recognition and flag ceremony at the Twin Falls Care Center. 


Crapo will also focus on economic development during stops in eastern Idaho.  He will keynote the Bannock Development Corporation's Economic Symposium next Thursday and he will tour Blackfoot's Latino Economic and Development (LEAD) Center. 


Highlights of Crapo's schedule for August 27 and 28 include:


Wednesday, August 27:


1:30 PM         Twin Falls     Presents Spirit of Idaho Award during a Veterans Recognition Ceremony hosted by Hospice Visions, Twin Falls Care Center, 674 Eastland Drive.


Thursday, August 28:


9:30 AM         Pocatello      Presents the Spirit of Freedom Award to WWII Veteran Quentin

 Murdock, Idaho State Veterans Home, 1957 Alvin Ricken Drive.


11:00 AM       Pocatello      Addresses participants at the Bannock Development Corporation Economic Development Symposium, Idaho State University Performing Arts Center, 1002 Sam Nixon Drive.


2:30 PM         Blackfoot      Tours the Latino Economic and Development (LEAD) Center,

625 West Pacific Street, Suite 2.