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  • UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.

    Then and Now: House of Charity

    Catholics in Spokane formed the Catholic Social Betterment League in 1912, bringing together people from eight parishes to tackle social needs. They wanted to feed the hungry, clothe the naked …


  • Farmers markets in Spokane create incentive for people to eat locally

    Local farmers markets are encouraging people who receive money from federal food assistance programs to spend their dollars on healthy, local foods. Most Spokane-area farmers markets have accepted Supplemental Nutrition …


  • Arts briefs: ‘Bluegrass in the Cathedral’ to help Catholic Charities

    St. John’s Cathedral will open its doors to bluegrass music Friday in a benefit for Catholic Charities of Spokane. Molly & Tenbrooks and the Panhandle Polecats will be featured in …


  • Church briefs: Greek dinner time at Holy Trinity

    This weekend marks the 76th Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. The dinner will be held today, Friday and Saturday and will include …


  • Religion Notebook: Gospel trio set to perform

    Lincoln Heights Community Church, 3527 E. 29th Ave., will present gospel trio Blackwood Legacy, featuring Rick Price, on Sunday at 11 a.m. The concert is free to attend, although donations …


  • Religion Notebook: Spokane Melody Singers, potluck on Sunday

    Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave., will present the Spokane Melody Singers Sunday in a combined worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. A potluck will follow the service.


  • Luncheon planned honoring birth mothers

    Catholic Charities of Spokane, 12 E. Fifth Ave., will present a Birth Mother Luncheon May 13 from noon to 2 p.m. The luncheon will honor birth mothers who have placed …


  • Grant to Catholic Charities enables housing for poor

    Catholic Charities of Spokane announced plans to build a downtown housing complex for the city’s poorest residents to be financed almost entirely by a $2.5 million state grant. The 50-unit …


  • Teddy Bear Toss a total score for kids

    The idea was to hurl teddy bears onto the ice when the Spokane Chiefs scored their first goal. But when a penalty was called just before Collin Valcourt knocked in …


  • Country Jammers’ dances generate Christmas Fund donation

    Starting six years ago, “a bunch of retired fellas and their wives” put together an accordion and a gutbucket, a harmonica and some vocals, and called it a band. Thanks …


  • Christmas Bureau coordinator makes pieces fit

    When the Christmas Bureau’s myriad moving parts begin to fall into place each year – the toys find their places on shelves, the coffee’s brewing – people like to say …


  • Nonprofit donations difficult to predict

    When it comes to asking people for money to support their social, cultural and educational missions, nonprofit organizations face mixed signals. On the one hand, a ranking of the nation’s …


  • Religion Notebook: Pet blessings planned

    Traditionally, the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi is held on Oct. 4. To observe the day, many area churches are offering special Blessing of the Animals ceremonies for …


  • Religion notes: Greek Festival offers food, dancing

    You’ve waited all year to get your hands on some authentic Greek dishes, and now it’s finally here. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., will present its …


  • Foreign refugees flood into Spokane with 3 months of U.S. aid

    In the fall of 2006, a young Spokane pastor and his wife welcomed an extended family of 12 ethnic Burmese refugees into their East Central neighborhood church called Jacob’s Well …


  • Toilet paper drive to benefit charities

    Project Beauty Share will have a toilet paper drive on Sept. 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., to benefit Anna Ogden Hall, Our Place Community Ministries, Our …