June 5, 2014 in Washington Voices

In brief: Food drive to help SCRAPS

 

SPOKANE VALLEY – Kibbles4Kritters, a fundraiser for Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, will hold its third annual food drive Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at HotRod Vaporz, 1014 N. Pines Road, Suite 114.

Last year, Kibbles4Kritters raised $360 and 20 bags of food and supplies.

Pet food, supplies and cash donations are accepted. Organizer Sara Grant suggests visiting SCRAPS’ wish list at www.spokanecounty.org/ scraps for regularly needed items.

Wellness fair at fire training center

NORTH SPOKANE – Spokane County Fire District 9 is hosting a free wellness fair at its training center, 3801 E. Farwell Road, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be exhibits by organizations including the American Cancer Society, YMCA, MedStar and many health services providers. Children’s activities include firefighter demonstrations and access to firetrucks and other equipment.

Call: (509) 466-4602.

Yard sale helps Every Woman Can

SOUTH HILL – Inland Imaging’s yard sale benefiting the Every Woman Can Foundation will be Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4115 E. 37th Ave.

Proceeds from the sale go to support free breast cancer screenings. For more information visit www.everywomancan.org or call: (509) 363-7799.

Friends of Manito plant sale Saturday

Manito – The Friends of Manito will have its plant sale on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.

Hundreds of plants are potted waiting for new homes, including vines, shrubs, grasses and perennials.

The sale features children’s activities, and a beekeeping lecture at noon, followed by a planting for bees lecture at 1 p.m.

The sale is held just east of Gaiser Conservatory in Manito Park, 4 W. 21st Ave. All proceeds go to Friends of Manito. More information is available at www.thefriends ofmanito.org.

Step Up and Go campaign to start

SPOKANE – The Spokane Regional Health District’s Step Up and Go campaign launches June 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at Providence Auditorium, 20 W. Ninth Ave.

The theme is 85210 – eight or more hours of sleep, five or more fruits or vegetables, two hours or less recreational screen time, one hour or more physical activity and zero sugar drinks, every day.

The event is free; register at www.stepupandgo.org.


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