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Museum of Idaho accepts donation

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - The Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls has accepted a half-million dollar donation from Bill Maeck, of the Maeck Family Foundation.  The money will go to the museum's Expansion Fund. 

The donation brings the museum's expansion campaign to $1.6 million.  It has set a $2.6 million goal. 

Altogether, the Maeck Foundation has donated $1 million to Museum of Idaho programs.

"It gives me great satisfaction to be able to give back to a community that has given so much to me and my family.  It is very important and vital that as individuals and as a community we continue to educate, support and enrich the lives of our youth," said Maeck.

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