Local honorees have their night

Photo by Leslie Mielke
Staff Writer

Ten Idahoans were recognized as Idaho Hometown Heroes by the JRM Foundation on Saturday evening at the Stephens Performing Arts Building in Pocatello. Two local residents were among the honorees.
Randy’L Teton, who is a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, is the first in her immediate family to attain a four-year college degree by overcoming adversity in both tribal and non-tribal worlds. Teton’s efforts are aimed at bridging this gap by educating the public of her tribe’s rich history, culture, government and economic projects.
Lee Hammett of Blackfoot was recognized for his work with the Community Dinner Table (CDT). The CDT is dedicated not only to reducing hunger in Bingham County but also in reducing loneliness and teaching people how to serve their fellow man, despite cultural or religious differences.
Read the entire article in the Sept. 11 edition of the Blackfoot Morning News