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In brief: Landlord training to target curbing illegal activity

Thu., Sept. 12, 2013

SPOKANE COUNTY – Local law enforcement organizations, Block Watch and COPS are presenting a two-day program for landlords and property managers Sept. 18 and Sept. 26, both days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The training aims to educate landlords in Spokane County on how to curb illegal activity at rental properties and costs $75 per person. The training will be at 2120 E. First Ave. Registration is required by calling (509) 835-4572.

Golf benefits Mead athletics

MEAD – Mt. Spokane High School and Mead High School will hold the annual Cat Scramble Golf Tournament at Wandermere Golf Course, 13700 N. Wandermere Road, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

An auction accompanies the golf tournament. The fundraiser benefits athletic programs in the Mead School District. For information, email or call (855) 753-0317.

Free restaurant seeks dishwashers

NORTHWEST – The Women and Children’s Free Restaurant is looking for volunteer dishwashers.

Workers are needed to fill the following weekly shifts: Monday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tuesdays, 4:30-7 p.m.; Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Friday 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

The restaurant is also looking for volunteer servers on Tuesdays from 3-6:30 p.m.

Submit an online volunteer application at or call (509) 324-1995, ext. 300. 

‘Nutcracker’ tryouts set

DOWNTOWN – Auditions for the Spokane Symphony and State Street Ballet’s performance of “The Nutcracker” will be at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Sept. 29.

Girls age 12 and older, and between 4-feet-10 inches and 5-feet-7 inches tall, should arrive at 12:30 p.m. for the 1 p.m. audition; pointe shoes required. Boys and girls ages 10 and older, and between 4-feet-10 inches and 5-feet-7 inches tall, should arrive at 1:15 p.m. for a 1:45 p.m. audition.

Girls ages 8 to 10 and 4-feet to 4-feet-10 inches tall, and boys ages 8 to 12 and 4-feet to 5-feet-2 inches tall, should arrive at 2:45 p.m. for a 3:15 p.m. audition. Girls ages 9 to 11 and between 4-feet-2 inches and 5-feet tall, should arrive at 3:30 p.m. for a 4 p.m. audition. Girls ages 6 to 9 and between 3-feet-6 inches and 4-feet-10 inches tall, should arrive at 4:15 p.m. for a 4:45 p.m. audition.

There’s a $15 cash-only audition fee for each dancer.

Call: (509) 747-2744.

Sale to benefit boy with cancer

MILLWOOD – A benefit arts, crafts and yard sale will be Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at 8611 E. Dalton Ave., to help the family of Canyon Morris, an 8-year-old boy who is fighting cancer.

Morris was diagnosed with neuroblastoma and has been receiving chemotherapy treatments and surgery is expected.

All of the funds raised during the sale will go to an account established in Morris’ name.

For more information, call Deb Cofield at (509) 998-0314.


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