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Community School tiny house

This artistic rendering shows a tiny house Community School wants to build for the College of Southern Idaho's Refugee Center in Twin Falls.

SUN VALLEY — Community School Upper School students taking multicultural literature and environmental science classes will host a fundraiser from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ketchum's Limelight Hotel, 151 Main St. S, Ketchum.

Funds raised from "The Refuge: A House for a Better Future" will go toward the construction of an environmentally-friendly tiny house for the Twin Falls Refugee Center.

The event is free and open to the public. The Limelight Hotel is generously donating a portion of the proceeds from all food and beverage purchases made during the event to the project.

The evening will include a brief presentation, tiny house blueprints, student projects and themed artwork. Representatives of the refugee community will also be in attendance.

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The Twin Falls Refugee Center has resettled more than 2,500 refugees since its inception. Upon completion of the tiny house — tentatively scheduled for fall — the home will serve as transitional housing for a family of newly-resettled refugees in the Twin Falls area. 

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