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Moving the Cure Forward



October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Pioneer would like to do our part to move the cure forward! From October 1st through the 31st, all branches will be selling our Moving the Cure Forward mugs for $15 each. All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation to further the progress of finding a cure for breast cancer.



For the second year in a row, Pioneer is hosting the Mobile Mammography coach at select branches from 9 am until 11:30 am. This is open to the entire community, and you can make an appointment by calling (208) 367-8787 and reference the date and location you'd like to visit.

  • Monday, October 1st - Main Branch (Mountain Home)
  • Friday, October 5th - Meridian Branch
  • Wednesday, October 31st - Caldwell Branch


Anyone can be affected by breast cancer. Whether you know someone who has suffered with the awful disease, someone who has lost a loved one, or you are fighting your own battle, there is always someone to offer encouragement. Pioneer employees have shared their stories of why they are committed to supporting the Susan G. Komen Foundation to help find a cure.

"I am Pioneer's VP of Marketing & Development, Elizabeth Thomas. My sister-in-law, Cassie, a wife and mother of two young children, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 28. After a hard fight for three years, she lost her battle to this terrible disease. I am committed to donating to the Susan G. Komen Foundation to help find a cure so other children do not have to grow up without their mom, and so other women don't have to suffer through the horrible effects of breast cancer."

"I am Pioneer's Marketing Manager, Lyndsey Brown. My friend, Kara, a mother of two and military wife, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 28. I am committed to donating to the Susan G. Komen Foundation every year to give back to cancer research in hopes that Kara can be a part of her children's lives for many years to come."

"I am a Financial Solutions Partner at Pioneer, Abi Bennett-Schweizer. My beautiful aunt was diagnosed just over seven years ago, and it was the scariest time of our lives. She went through the whole treatment and stayed strong through it all. About two years later, her cancer had returned and she was back in chemotherapy. Being a doctor, she was very scared, but she overcame her fears and fought through both times. I am thankful every day that she's still here with us, living her life to the fullest. She has found positivity in her battle, and I find that truly remarkable. I am committed to donating to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in hopes that one day we will find a cure for this disease, and we can conquer 

"I am Pioneer's Glenns Ferry Branch Manager, Mickie Zuiderveld. My cousin, Samantha, was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 17 with stage 1 cancer. She received chemotherapy for almost a year and went into remission. She was diagnosed again at age 22 and went through chemotherapy a second time. Twenty years later, she was diagnosed again with stage 3 breast cancer and had to go through chemotherapy and surgery. She has been in remission for 4 years now and still going strong!

"I am committed to the Susan G. Komen Foundation because they are the number one organization for fundraising for breast cancer awareness. I give my time and money every year so my friends or family who are affected by this terrible disease have a fighting chance to survive and live their dreams."

"I am Pioneer's HELOC Processor, Taylor Hoffman. My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 46 and beat it! Her journey started with a small lump that grew rapidly. She was diagnosed at stage 3 and went through chemotherapy and a double mastectomy to overcome breast cancer.

"My family and I participate in at least one fun run every year to bring awareness and raise money for breast cancer support. I give back for my mom!"