September 8, 2011 in Washington Voices

In Brief: Moore-Turner gardens open through September

 

CLIFF/CANNON – The historic Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens, located in Edwidge Woldson Park, 507 W. Seventh Ave., will be open through the end of September, on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The gardens are not open Monday through Friday.

For more information, call the Corbin Art Center at (509) 625-6677.

UGM Connect gathers service providers

EAST CENTRAL – The Union Gospel Mission of Spokane will host UGM Connect Sept. 15, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Crisis Shelter for Women and Children, 1234 E. Sprague Ave.

The event will gather service providers for the poor in one place, making information accessible for individuals and families about help that is available to them. Refreshments will be provided along with guides to help attendees navigate the various information stations. On a Mission, UGM’s own band, will provide music.

SNAP, the Washington Department of Social and Health Services, Spokane Mental Health and One Stop Housing also will be represented.

The event is free and open to the public.

Run/walk to benefit Partners in Health

LOGAN – The Gonzaga Journal of International Law, along with the International Law Society and Amnesty International will have their annual fundraiser The Human Race on Sept. 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Gonzaga’s School of Law, 721 N. Cincinnati St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The charity event is a 5k run/walk to benefit Partners in Health. Proceeds will be donated in honor of Kristina Glover, who organized the first Human Race.

Cost by donation, with a T-shirt is $20 per person if registered before Saturday. After Saturday it’s $25 person. Registration without a T-shirt is is $15.

To register and for more information visit www.law.gonzaga.edu/ News-and-Events/2011_ human_race.asp.

Fire District 9 plans demo day

MEAD – Spokane County Fire District 9 will hold a demonstration day Saturday at the training center, 3801 E. Farwell Road, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Firefighters will demonstrate their skills and equipment in several mock emergency incidents during the event.

Local residents are invited to attend to meet their firefighters and view the equipment and presentations.


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