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7th Annual Soap Box Derby Race

Presented by the Spokane East Rotary Club for special needs kids to benefit Spokane Guilds School, Buddy Ball and HOPE School. Two starting times, 8:30 and 10 a.m. Pre-registration requested and spectators encouraged. Bob Scott, Pro of the MeadowWood Golf Course is providing at no cost an old-fashion barbecue lunch and Pepsi is providing soft drinks. The race is intended to rewards special needs children with the race of a lifetime. They will be paired with volunteer drivers and a soap box derby car. The cars will run down Molter Road by the Pavillion Park to Valleyway and then be pulled back to the top of the hill by an ATV. Each participant is awarded a t-shirt and a medallion.