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Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986 in Sun Valley, Idaho) is a United States Army soldier who has been in the captivity of the Taliban-aligned Afghanistan Haqqani network since June 2009.

Bergdahl was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment4th Brigade Combat Team25th Infantry Division, based at Fort Richardson, Alaska. During his unit's normal deployment rotation to Afghanistan, he went missing on June 30, 2009, near the town of Yahya Khel in the Paktika Province, which is in the south-east of Afghanistan, right on the border to Pakistan. The area in which Bergdahl was captured is right next to Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

He is believed to be held by the Haqqani network, an insurgent group affiliated with the Taliban, probably somewhere in Pakistan.

Snopes has this to say America is Waiting For You!
Bowe is the only known American Prisoner Of War
There will be a free drawing for all military and retired military present at the event. The prize will be one pair of Smith Sunglasses from Shades of Sun Valley.

Event Sponsors – Not yet a complete list
KECH Radio
Atkinsons Market
Janes Artifacts
Hayden Beverage
Copy and Print
Business as Usual
UPS Store
Webb Garden Centers
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Strang
Windy City Arts
Iconoclast Books
Silver Creek Ford
Wayne Willich
Branching Out Nursery
Clearwater Landscape
The City of Hailey Hailey
Chamber of Commerce
Clear Creek Disposal
Wood River Fire and Rescue Fire Fighters Association
Jim Kuehn

Event Vendors - Its going to be like a Taste of the Valley :-) Come just for the yummy food!
Sun Valley Brewing
Smokey Mountain Pizza
Toni’s Ice Cream
Amanda Carpenter with awesome Italian Sodas
Tara Stewarts Bowtique
Higher Ground
Chapilatas Grill
Cora with her famous Lumpia
Sodas and Water from Atkinsons' Market
Hayden Beverage Company

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A Hailey, Idaho community event to show support for Americn POW and Hailey, Idaho resident Bowe Bergdahl.

This event is being held in conjunction with the fourth anniversary of the date that Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban. For those of you who may not be familiar with Bowe's plight, Bowe is the only known American POW. He was captured on June 30th, 2009. Bowe and his family are long time residents of the Wood River Valley, Idaho.

The Bring Bowe Home event will be held at Hop Porter Park in Hailey, Idaho on June 22nd, 2013 from 1pm - 4pm.

5 K race  Starting at 10am at Hop Potter Park
contact Kyle at Boulder Mountain Crosfit 208 209 4080 or Sign up on line

The event will feature live music from Up A Creek and Paddy Wagon

Food and beverages from Sun Valley Brewing Company

Ice Cream from Toni's Ice Cream

Fun activities for the chldren
Mountain Bike Valued at $1,300.00 donated by The Elephant Perch

Lamsom Fly Fishing Equipment donated by Waterworks

One of a Kind, Custom made Yellow Sapphire Piece of Jewelry donated by Barry Peterson Jewelers - valued at $1,500.00
Bowe Bergdahl Yellow Ribbon Sapphire Pin

And at 2:00 pm
A Tree Dedication Ceremony--
Four trees, one for each year Bowe has been held to date, will be planted in his honor so that when he comes home he will know his community has never stopped thinking about him. It will also be a place for Jani and Bob, his parents, to go and feel close to their son. We have POW/MIA motorcycle groups coming in from all over to help us remember Bowe.

Plaque donated by KECH 95 - Rich Broadcasting
Click here to download your .pdf copy of the poster for you to print and distirbute

For Information call Debbie at (208) 450-9687

Raffle Tickets - $1.00
Need NOT be present to win

Zenergy – 4 Gift Certificates valued from $85 to $715
Sun Valley Company– Gift Certificate for Round of Golf for 4
Sun Valley Company – Dinner and Ice Show Tickets for 4
Les Schwab in Hailey - $500 Gift Certificate towards tires
Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties - 2 Night Stay in Vail
Whitecloud Rafting Adventures – Half Day Rafting Trip for 6
The Creative Edge – Ipad Mini
ESS Sunglasses – Two Pairs of Sunglasses
Sheepskin Coat Factory – Sheepskin Slippers
Sun Valley Animal Center – Gift Basket
Tamarack/Wood River Inn – 1 Night Stay
Smith Optics/Whit Albright – Gift basket including Helmet,    Goggles, and Sunglasses
Proof Sunglasses – 1 Pair of Sunglasses
The Picket Fence – Gift Bag Full of Goodies
Sturtevants – 2 Lisa Holly Paintings
Clearwater Power Equipment – Snow Throwing or Lawn Mower Tune-up (up to $100)
Sun Valley Mustard – Gift Baskets
Thunderpaws Pet Shoppe – Gift Basket
Middlekauf Ford – Gift Basket
The Kneadery – Gift Certificate
Chapalitas Grill – Gift Certificate
Sun Valley Auto Club – Gift Certificate
Boulder Mountain Crossfit – Gift Certificates
5B Paws N Claws – Gift Certificate
Four Paws Grooming – Gift Certificate
Sun Valley Window Cleaning – Gift Certificate
Soundwave Audio - Video Receiver
Pocatello Idaho POW/MIA Awareness Assn.- Gift Basket with    American Flag, POW/MIA items
CK's Restaurant in Hailey - Gift Certificate
Lyn Lynch - Original Oil Paintings
Shades of Sun Valley - $240.00 Sun Glasses
Brittney Aldrich - 1 $90.00 Facial
Hanover Park Entertainment - Children's Toys
The River Company - 1/2 Rafting Trip for 2
Despos's Mexican Restaurant - $100 Gift Certificate
Albertsons - $50.00 Gift Certificate
Silver Mountain Resort, Kellogg, Idaho - Lift ticket for two to    Silver Mountain Resort

To donate raffle items, please contact Stefanie at
(208) 721-8884.
 Raffle Tickets are available at:
Shades of Sun Valley
Giacobbi Square in Kechum
Sun Valley Brewing Company in Hailey
The Creative Edge in Hailey