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In brief: Lilac Festival names candidates

Thu., Nov. 28, 2013, midnight

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Spokane Lilac Festival has selected its Fab 14, the candidates for the 2014 Double the Lilacs, Double the Fun, Royal Court.

Senior girls from 29 Spokane County high schools submitted applications for the court and of them, 14 were chosen. They will compete in the annual coronation ceremony Jan. 26 at 3:30 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater.

This year’s Fab 14 are: Majestic Tschabold, Medical Lake; Elsie Story of Mt. Spokane; Megan Peffer of Mead; Sara Stuhr of Northwest Christian; Tessa Heiydt of Cheney; Mackenzie Claeys of Freeman; Olivia Woehrlin of West Valley; Brynn Campbell of Lewis and Clark; Rebekah Fields of Valley Christian School, Nicole Steffenhagen of Rogers; Chelsea Evans of Riverpoint Academy; Kaylee Pearson of Ferris; Madisen DeGeest of Central Valley and Coralyn Kinney of North Central.

SCOPE honors local volunteers

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office recently honored local volunteers.

The 2013 Spokane County SCOPE Awards were given to the volunteer of the year at each SCOPE location in Spokane County.

The winners are: Lynda Fralich, Central Valley; Shirley Cornwell, Deer Park; Judy Rigby, East; Pam Cole, Edgecliff; Karen Erickson, Elk; Keith Harland, Espanola/Medical Lake; Brian Gemmell, EWU/Cheney; Staff Sgt. Denine Deal, Fairchild; Duane McInturf, Liberty Lake; Daralyn Dee Dension, Mounted Patrol; Greg Hock, North; Scott Christiansen, Southeast Spokane County; Christina Kirsten, Spring Hill; LeeAnn Hanke, Trentwood; Margaret Asbell, University; Rhonda “Ronnie” Gore, West Valley.

The Sheriff’s Office also handed out the 2013 SCOPE Lifetime Achievement Awards: Bill Bresko, Espanola/Medical Lake; Bill Hankel, EWU/Cheney; and Florence Weston, North.

John Baldwin of University was given the 2013 Spirit of SCOPE Award.

Blind Baseball hosting fundraiser

NORTH SPOKANE – Spokane Lion Pride Blind Baseball Team is hosting a fundraiser at Shakey’s Pizza Parlor, 9602 N. Newport Highway, on Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

During that time Shakey’s will donate 25 percent of the menu price to support Spokane Lion Pride. Make reservations by calling (509) 464-0200.


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