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In brief: Sheriff’s office and police will square off in hockey

Thu., Nov. 17, 2011, midnight

RIVERSIDE – The third annual Spokane County Sheriff’s Office vs. Spokane Police Department charity hockey game will be at the Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave., on Saturday at 5 p.m. before the Spokane Chiefs game at 7.

The benefit is held in honor of officers injured or lost in the line of duty.

To purchase tickets and for more information call (509) 535-PUCK (7825).

Tickets available for Rosalia city winter dance

ROSALIA – Rosalia Association for Community Enrichment will host its second annual “Beauty and the Beast Formal or Not” dance on Dec. 3, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Community Center, corner of Whitman and Seventh.

Held during the annual Rosalia Winter Extravaganza, the dance includes live music by the Canyon River Band. The group is made up of retired and current school superintendents. Finger foods and snacks will be served and beer, wine, soda and bottled water will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $10 per person purchased in advance and $15 at the door. The event is for attendees 21 and older.

To purchase tickets and for more information visit the Pinewood Cottage, 208 W. Third St., or call Nan Konishi at (509) 523-3112; Chelsey Fanara at (509) 828-3166; Amanda Rich at (509) 879-7069; or Kathy Wilkes (509) 850-6492.

Bowling fundraiser planned to benefit water project

EMERSON/GARFIELD – The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane will have a Bowling for Water Fundraiser on Dec. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the North Bowl Bowling Alley, 125 W. Sinto Avenue.  

The event is a benefit to support the Maia Water Project to buy a water filtration system for the Khan Younis Refugee Camp.

Registration is $20 per person or $80 for a team of four. The fee includes two games, shoe rental and a beverage.

To register and for more information, call (509) 838-7870 or visit The deadline to register is Dec. 12.

Sheepdog second at world competition

NEWMAN LAKE – Barb Davis and her Shetland sheepdog, Skecher, recently finished second at the 2011 FCI Agility World Championships, held in Lievin, France.

The Small Dog Individual Jumping category recognizes dogs for their conditioning, concentration, training and teamwork. At the competition, Skecher and Davis had to negotiate an obstacle course, while being timed.

Davis, a Newman Lake resident, took another Shetland, Rock-It, to Switzerland in 2006 to compete in the Agility Championships.


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