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Kiwanis holding breakfast, raffle

The 10th annual Christmas Breakfast and Raffle for Kids, sponsored by the Northeast Spokane Kiwanis, will be Dec. 5. The yearly benefit will be held in the Georgian Room at the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave., at 7 a.m. Registration will begin at 6:30.

Those in attendance will include Mayor Mary Verner.

Proceeds will support the Kiwanis service initiatives, including Camps for Kids.

Tickets are $30 per person. For reservations and more information, e-mail

Lincoln Heights

Santa coming to town for breakfast

Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and all of the elves from the North Pole are taking a break from their busy schedules to visit good girls and boys and their families for breakfast on Dec. 13 at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave.

The holiday celebration with St. Nick and his family will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for children.

Pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee will make up the menu. Santa and Mrs. Claus are even bringing peppermint ice cream as a special treat.

Holiday festivities include a story read by Mrs. Claus, arts and crafts by Santa’s elves, and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa will have a special present for each child to take home.

Reservations must be made before Dec. 1.

Call Spokane Parks and Recreation at 625-6200 to register or for more information.


Former professor Duvall dies

Fenton Duvall, a former Whitworth University history professor, died Nov. 11. He was 96.

Duvall became a professor at Whitworth in 1949. During his tenure he served as professor of history, co-founded the Core program with Professor Emeritus of English Clarence Simpson, and became the first faculty member to lead an international Jan Term study program. He also served as dean of students for four years.

A memorial service was held at his residence at the John Knox Village Retirement Center in Pompano Beach, Fla., on Nov. 15.

Memorial gifts may be made to the R. Fenton Duvall Endowed Scholarship Fund at Whitworth. Contributions can be sent to the Whitworth University Office of Institutional Advancement, 300 W. Hawthorne Road, Spokane WA, 99251.

For more information, call 777-3243.

Staff reports