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In brief: Humane Society wants vote donors

Thu., Nov. 1, 2012

SPOKANE COUNTY – During the election season, the Spokane Humane Society is requesting that whether you’re a “DemoCAT, RePUPlican, IndependMUTT or a member of the FLEA Party,” please cast your vote to help animals in need.

The Humane Society has set up a Facebook page and is asking people to vote by clicking on the vote button and making a donation. Every vote will help create lifesaving options for animals in need.

For more information call the Spokane Humane Society at (509) 467-5235.

Health care movie set to air Monday

ROCKWOOD – Members of the community are invited to see “The Health Care Movie” on Monday at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave., beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The movie is narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, whose grandfather Tommy Douglas helped create the Canadian health care system.

A presentation about other health care systems and improving health care in the United States will be given by Dan Schaffer, formerly with Group Health. Schaffer will also answer questions by audience members.

For more information, call Schaffer at (509) 324-6464 or Jill Williams at (509) 838-1809.

The event is free.

Readers’ theater features 10 plays

EMERSON/GARFIELD – The Corbin Players will feature “A Potpourri of Plays” on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. 

The production consists of 10 short readers-theater plays. Visitors can enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres during intermission.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. To purchase tickets and for more information, call (509) 327-1584.

‘Bretz’s Flood’ author speaks

SPOKANE VALLEY – The Spokane Valley Heritage Museum will hold its eighth annual Heritage Program and Luncheon on Nov. 10 at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The fundraiser will feature the historical presentation “Bretz’s Flood” by author John Soennichsen.

Admission is $20. Seating is limited, and reservations are requested. Proceeds will benefit the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum.

For reservations and more information call (509) 922-4570.

Events’ success aids needy animals

SPOKANE VALLEY – Two recent events raised money and gathered supplies for pets in need.

The Kibbles4Kritters pet supply drive on Oct. 27 collected items to benefit Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.

The fundraiser collected $112; eight large bags of dog food; 10 large bags of cat food; 47 cans of cat food; two bags of cat toys; two large boxes and one large bag of dog treats; one large bag of cat treats; four bags of cat litter; one mop; 12 bottles of bleach; and one bottle of Ajax cleaner.

And in Otis Orchards, Pumpkins for Pets raised more than $1,000 for Partners for Pets in Spokane Valley and River City Pet Rescue in Post Falls.

The second annual family event was organized by Robin and Eldon Jons of AC Starr Farms.


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