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In brief: Lutheran Community presents film

Thu., Feb. 6, 2014

DOWNTOWN – Lutheran Community Services is celebrating One Billion Rising for Justice – an international campaign that seeks to end violence against women – with two events.

Today a short documentary about last year’s campaign will be shown at 3:30 p.m. in the Downtown Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave., Room 1A, followed by dance instruction for the Valentine’s Day Dance for Justice.

The Feb. 14 Dance for Justice will be at 3 p.m. at the River Park Square Atrium.

For more information, join the One Billion Rising Spokane Facebook page or call (509) 747-8224, ext. 5057.

Hillyard group hosts pre-project meeting

HILLYARD – The Greater Hillyard Business Association is hosting a pre-construction meeting about the Francis Avenue project on Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Capstone Construction, 2917 E. Francis Ave.

Speakers include the city of Spokane’s Julie Happy, Jonathan Mallahan and Kyle Twohig.

Cost: $10; $5 for GHBA members – admission includes beverages and a snack. Register by calling (509) 456-8088 or emailing Melissa@

Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for Feb. 14

DOWNTOWN – Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers who will deliver the organization’s Valentine’s Day Cinn-A-Grams in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.

Routes take about two hours and pickup is scheduled between 7:45 and 9 a.m.

The Cinn-A-Gram deliveries are a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. A delivery includes two Cinnabon cinnamon rolls, coffee, chocolates and granola and can be ordered in advance for $25 at or by calling (509) 232-0864.

Leadership Spokane hosting info session

DOWNTOWN – The civic leadership program Leadership Spokane is having an informational session on Feb. 13 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., in the first-floor conference room.

Participants commit to 11 full program days scheduled from September through June, covering themes such as communication, government and social services, as well as an overnight retreat.

Tuition is $3,000 and some scholarships are available.

Call (509) 321-3639.

Riverfront Park summer job fair will be Feb. 15

DOWNTOWN – The Riverfront Park job fair is on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the IMAX Theatre at the park.

More than 200 summer job openings include attraction attendants, parking and ticket cashiers, food service, tour train drivers and many other positions at Riverfront Park, Manito Park Bench and the Merkel Sports Complex.

Applicants must be 16 years or older by March 10; in some cases applicants must be 18 or older at the time of application.

Applicants must bring a completed application form to the fair, get applications online at


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