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Neigborhoods Matter

The Neighborhood Matters program (through the Spokane Regional Health District) is off to a good start in East Central. One thing they are working on is the creation of a community kitchen at Liberty Park United Methodist Church - this wouldn't be gourmet cooking classes, but rather a hands-on approach to how a family can prepare more than one meal at a time and increase its sense of food security.
Other outreach programs include an effort to reduce smoking among pregnant women - twice as many pregnant women in Spokane smoke as compared to the rest of the state.


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Welcome to the South Perry neighborhood blog. My name is Pia Hallenberg and I’ve worked as a journalist in Spokane since the fall of 1998; for the last four years I’ve lived on South Perry Street.

I love the neighborhood so when time came to pick an area for The Spokesman-Review’s first neighborhood blog, the choice was simple: South Perry is where it’s at.

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