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In brief: Designated parking changes for concert

Thu., Aug. 4, 2011

LIBERTY LAKE – Due to the large number of people expected to attend the concert performance in Pavillion Park, featuring Big Bad VooDoo Daddy, on Saturday, it has been requested that concert-goers park at the Meadowwood Technology Center, 2100 N. Molter Road.

A shuttle bus will run from the center’s parking lot and Pavillion Park. Attendees of the concert are asked not to park at Liberty Lake Elementary School, as previously listed.

For more information, call (509) 893-3413.

Park’N Jet raises hunger awareness

SPOKANE – During the month of August, Diamond Park’N Jet has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to help raise awareness about hunger in the community.

As a thank-you to businesses and individuals who join them in their efforts, Diamond Park’N Jet will provide free airport parking and car washes during their monthlong campaign. It will also provide counter cards and posters for local businesses to display that encourage the public to donate food or cash at the Diamond Park’N Jet location. And, people who donate three or more cans of nonperishable food will receive a free day of airport parking or a free car wash.

Also, businesses that want to help by displaying the posters or counter cards will receive free unlimited airport parking and car washes for all of their employees during the fundraiser.

For more information, call Debra Smith at (509) 747-1905 or email or visit

Community festival promotes diversity

RIVERSIDE – The 17th annual Unity in the Community will be Aug. 20 at Riverfront Park, beginning at 10 a.m. The event is Spokane’s largest multicultural celebration and will feature the Spokane Symphony, a free belly dance class and a Human Rights Day workshop, sponsored by the Human Rights Commission.

The goal of Unity in the Community is to promote unity through showcasing diversity.

The Unity in the Community also is conducting a back-to-school supplies drive now through next Thursday. The collection will benefit children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Donations may be dropped off at Community-Minded Enterprises, 25 W. Main Ave.; all Spokane Public Libraries; Liberty Lake Library, 22906 E. Prestwick; Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave.; Washington State University Spokane Academic Center; the Starbucks in Liberty Lake, and the Starbucks on Sullivan and Sprague and Pines in Spokane Valley.

For more information, call Jim Mohr (509) 279-6081 or visit


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