In brief: Guilds’ School benefit all Smiles

NORTH HILL – The Spokane Guilds’ School’s 16th annual Smiles teeth whitening fundraiser is going on through Nov. 30.

For $99, Spokane residents can visit participating dentists and have their teeth professionally whitened and help the Guilds’ School infants and toddlers with special needs.

Visit www.guildschool.org and click on “Events” for a list of participating dentists.

Group will honor Hutton owner

LINCOLN HEIGHTS – Karen Sonneborn, the co-owner of the Levi and May Arkwright Hutton House, will be honored on Saturday with the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Historic Preservation Medal and Award for her dedication to historic preservation in the Spokane area.

The award honors exceptional efforts at historic preservation, such as establishing a historic district, preserving local landmarks and culturally significant objects, and showing commitment to oral history projects or youth leadership and education programs. Sonneborn has been long dedicated in the restoration and preservation of the Hutton House.

Community members are invited to the presentation, held at the Hutton House, 2206 W. 17th Ave., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., where Sonneborn will be given her award. Spokane Mayor Mary Verner will be giving a speech on historic preservation in Spokane.

For more information, call Judith Kennelly Emry at (509) 536-4834, or email jae1234@comcast.net.

Sekani trail run planned for Oct. 15

MINNEHAHA – Runners are invited to participate in the third annual Sekani Trail Run, to be held on Oct. 15 at Camp Sekani Park, beginning at 10 a.m.

The run is a 5K and 10K dirt trail run, winding through the natural area of the park. Participants will run along the Spokane River and scenic trails in Spokane Valley and finish the race at the entrance of Camp Sekani.

Early registration is now available through Oct. 12 for $17 per person. Registration the day of the race is $22 per person.

To register and for more information visit http://bit.ly/sekani_run.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Spokane Parks and Recreation programs along with Franklin Elementary School’s APPLE program.

Tea will benefit Inland NW Baby

SPOKANE VALLEY – Mary Mary Marketing will host a Peek-A-Boo tea to benefit Inland NW Baby on Oct. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Avenues Social and Corporate Event Center, 9320 E. Mission Ave.

The afternoon will include desserts, mimosas, a raffle and a silent auction. The tea will also include a presentation by Jesse Sheldon, the founder of Inland NW Baby.

Sheldon began the organization to provide basic items, such as diapers, new and gently used clothing and hygiene items, to area children in need.

Tickets are $20 and are sold in advance only. To purchase tickets call (509) 499-0670.

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