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The Inlander:


What: Our Kids: Our Business luncheon.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Anda, on “Connecting the Dots” between social well-being, health, community economic impact and adverse childhood experiences.

When: April 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where: Spokane Convention Center Ballroom 100 A

Cost: $30

To register online: Go to Spokane County United Way’s Web site:

To request help or report a suspected case of child abuse or neglect (24-hour resources): 911

Child Protective Services:

Spokane County, (509) 363-3333 (M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), (800) 562-5624 (weekends after 4:30 p.m.); Kootenai County, (208) 769-1515 (M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), (208) 769-1543 (after hours)

Crisis Residential Center: Youth Family and Adult Services, (509) 624-2868

Crosswalk: (509) 838-6596

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery: (509) 535-3155

First Call for Help: Spokane Mental Health, (509) 838-4428

Project Safe Place: Spokane County, (888) 673-7233; Kootenai County, (208) 676-0772

Pinwheels are available while they last at the front counters of The Spokesman-Review’s three offices: downtown Spokane, 999 W. Riverside; downtown Coeur d’Alene, 608 Northwest Blvd., Suite 200; and Spokane Valley, 13208 E. Sprague.


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