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In brief: Tickets available for annual holiday ball

Thu., Nov. 15, 2012, midnight

LIBERTY LAKE – Tickets are now on sale for the 14th annual Liberty Lake Holiday Ball. The ball will be Dec. 8 at the Davenport Hotel, from 5 p.m. to midnight.

The evening will feature a champagne reception, silent and live auctions, a three-course meal, live music and dancing.

Tickets are $100 per person. To purchase tickets and for information visit

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Liberty Lake Friends of Pavillion Park, a nonprofit group that sponsors a free summer concert series, movies in the park, scholarships, an annual fun run, the Labor Day weekend Spokane Symphony concert and Shakespeare in the Park.

Salvation Army seeks turkey donations

LOGAN – The Salvation Army is collecting turkeys for its Thanksgiving distribution event on Tuesday. Turkeys can be donated for those in need at the Salvation Army office, 222 E. Indiana Ave.

Distribution will be at the Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. Volunteers are needed to hand out the pre-packaged Thanksgiving dinners to those in need. Volunteers will also greet people and verify identification, assist with parking and help elderly and disabled clients carry food to their vehicle.

Shifts are 7:30 a.m. to noon; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and 3:30 to 8 p.m.

The Salvation Army is also looking for volunteers for its annual bell-ringing fundraiser. People interested in volunteering can call volunteer coordinator Jennifer Lusk at (509) 329-2721.

Free dump passes available Tuesday

LINCOLN HEIGHTS – The Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council will distribute a limited number of free dump passes for residents at its meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3121 E. 27th Ave.

Verificiation of Lincoln Heights residence – a driver’s license or a utility bill –is required to receive a dump pass.

For information call Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council Secretary/Treasurer Colleen Dennis at (509) 220-2671.

Donation boosts Cancer Patient Care

EAST CENTRAL – Cancer Patient Care, 1507 E. Sprague Ave., recently received a $10,000 donation from the Providence Community Benefits Grant program.

The donation helps ease the financial strain the nonprofit has been experiencing. The group helps local cancer patients and their families with day-to-day needs.

For information about Cancer Patient Care call (509) 456-0446 or visit


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