February 5, 2009 in Washington Voices

In brief: Sullivan Park plans Valentine’s celebration

 

Residents and visitors of Sullivan Park Campus of Care, 421 S. Adams Road, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Feb. 13 with their sweethearts and the “Swing Street Band.”

From 1 to 3 p.m., enjoy refreshments, dance and win some door prizes, too. A king and queen will also be crowned at the Valentine’s dance.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 924-5555.

Spokane County

Spaghetti feed to benefit cancer patient

A spaghetti feed will be held tonight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Meadow Ridge Elementary, 15601 N. Freya St., to benefit Anmrie Perry. Perry is battling cancer and is preparing to receive some rare and expensive cancer treatments.

A silent auction also will be held to raise funds to support Perry. Items in the auction include a four-ticket football package to a Washington State University game of your choice; a three-ticket Gonzaga University basketball package; a two-ticket Gonzaga University basketball package; and a three-ticket Spokane Shock package.

Admission to the feed is $5 per person. All proceeds will benefit Perry and help pay for her cancer treatments and medical fees.

Hospice offering classes

Hospice of Spokane is offering a series of classes on Wednesdays through March 11 for people caring for an ill friend or loved one.

The classes will cover a variety of subjects, including how caregivers can take better care of themselves, legal issues, how to talk with a doctor and the doctor’s billing office, how to foster good communication and more.

The sessions will run from 2 to 2:30 p.m. at Rockwood at Hawthorne, 101 E. Hawthorne Road, and are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 456-0438 or visit www.hospiceofspokane.org/caregiver.html.

Inland Northwest

Burger sales benefit Crisis Nursery

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will present its annual Burgers With a Heart fundraising event Monday through Feb. 22.

For every burger the restaurant sells, 50 cents will be donated to the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

This year’s goal is $20,000.

The restaurants are at 725 W. Main St., downtown, and 9904 N. Newport Highway, Spokane, 14736 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley, and 1501 W. Riverstone Drive, Coeur d’Alene.

Emerson/Garfield

Cinn-A-Grams to benefit seniors

Volunteers from Meals on Wheels will hand deliver a Cinn-A-Gram to your loved one or special friend on Feb. 13 for $20.

Each Cinn-A-Gram includes two Cinnabons, a coffee mug, ground gourmet coffee, chocolates and a handmade napkin. Of course, you can include your own special message. Each delivery will benefit seniors, funding five hot, nutritious meals.

To purchase a Cinn-A-Gram, call Tricia at 458-0151 or e-mail development@mowspokane.org.


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