May 26, 2012 in Washington Voices

In brief: Car show will be fundraiser for U-Hi

From Local Reports
 

Classic cars from the area will be featured June 3 in the parking lot of University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event is a fundraiser for the U-Hi Senior All-Nighter. All vehicles will be welcome. The cost to enter your vehicle is $10 if received by today, or $15 after.

Spectators can attend for free.

Food from Longhorn Barbecue will be available for purchase.

The Senior All-Nighter is an alcohol-free graduation party for the class of 2012.

Call Jeffrey Waybright at (509) 220-8045 or email jeffreywaybright@ comcast.net for information or entry forms.

EWU recognizes generous alumni

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington University Alumni Association recognized alumni that have been generous and made contributions to their community throughout their lifetime at the 2012 EWU Alumni Awards on Saturday.

Gordon Budke, a 1963 graduate in business administration, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to EWU and the university’s values. He worked at Coopers and Lybrand for 34 years and became a partner of the business after 17 years. Budke is involved with a number of boards and committees in Spokane.

Lance Kissler, who graduated in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in graphic communications, and in 2010 with a master’s in communications, was the recipient of the first-ever Inspirational Young Alumnus Award, given to an alumnus who has achieved professional and community success within 15 years of graduating. Kissler is the new media marketing officer for Spokane Teachers Credit Union.

Travis Denton, Ph.D., was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award for his dedication to the university through helping current students from an alumni perspective; Libby Hein received the Alumnus of Service Award for her ongoing dedication to serving the EWU community; and Brig. Gen. Gary Volesky was given the Military Service Award for his distinguished service to the United States and to Eastern.

Speaker at church Wednesday

MILLWOOD – Millwood Presbyterian Church will continue its Culture, Race and Understanding speaker series Wednesday with a discussion on how people can confront racism. Speaker Karen Morrison, the daughter of the first African American police officer in Helena and Montana’s first African American female school principal, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road.

Camp Chmepa applications due

EAST CENTRAL – Hospice of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur St., is accepting applications to send children ages 7-15 who have lost a loved one, to Camp Chmepa, located on Lake Coeur d’Alene, this summer.  

The camp will be held July 27-29, and was created to keep kids busy with summertime activities, such as swimming, basketball and crafts and finding creative ways to remember their loved one. Many of the kids at Camp Chmepa have experienced an unexpected traumatic or sudden death of a loved one.

For an application and for more information, call (509) 456-0438 or visit www.hospiceof spokane.org.

There is no fee to attend the camp, but space is limited.


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