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  • Spokane Valley Heritage Museum volunteer gets talk flowing

    Don Gorman began volunteering for the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum before it existed and he never quit. The way Gorman tells the story, he met Chuck King at a picnic …


  • Serving Spokane: Volunteer finds purpose, family at Discovery Shop

    You may call it many things, but don’t call it a thrift store. At least not while Phoebie Hensley is within earshot.


  • Lake City Center volunteer Shirley Braswell always humorous, upbeat

    Shirley Braswell can’t let anyone pass without a friendly jibe. Her quick wit makes her a favorite at the Lake City Center in Coeur d’Alene, which serves lunches and provides …


  • 3 WA schools best source of Peace Corps volunteers

    SEATTLE — The Peace Corps says the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Gonzaga University are among the best places in the nation for recruiting volunteers.


  • Local trail angel: Holly Weiler walks the talk

    Holly Weiler, 34, has a trail addiction. If she’s not hiking, running, pedaling or skiing trails, she’s building or maintaining them. Her enthusiasm extends to collecting pulaskis and other trail …


  • Riverside Park names top volunteer

    Timothy Woods jokingly admits that his career as a volunteer for Riverside State Park began for purely selfish reasons: to keep the Centennial Trail free of pinecones and pine needles …


  • Program in need of special advocates

    Susan Cairy is the volunteer program coordinator for the Spokane County Juvenile Court, and she’s looking for a few good people who would like to become Court Appointed Special Advocates. …


  • Perspective, friendships follow Hospice service work

    Warm greetings met Broderick Hirai, 20, as he walked down the halls of a North Side nursing home last week. Nurses smiled. Residents reached for his hand. When he entered …


  • Volunteers still drive neighborhood patrols

    It’s a chilly Friday afternoon in northeast Spokane. Kim Bailey and Sandy Smith have been watching the weather forecast carefully for a couple of days, hoping it wouldn’t start snowing …


  • Study shows Idaho ranks high for volunteerism

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Betty Anderl and Peggy Sharp are joined at the hip. When Anderl was asked to work at the Soup Kitchen, she volunteered Sharp to come along. …


  • College students buttress work with Lakeland clients

    About 40 college students volunteer at Lakeland Village in Medical Lake through a program called College In-Resident Volunteers. The program allows students to volunteer in exchange for housing on Lakeland’s …


  • Volunteers

    Alexandria’s House - Volunteers are needed to tutor moms or take care of babies at Alexandria’s House, a transitional living program for pregnant and parenting teenage mothers, sponsored by Volunteers …


  • Volunteer opportunities

    Alexandria’s House - Volunteers are needed to tutor moms or take care of babies at Alexandria’s House, a transitional living program for pregnant and parenting teenage mothers, sponsored by Volunteers …


  • Religion Notebook: Churches present variety of bazaars

    Churches are hosting holiday bazaars this weekend: • Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan Ave., will present its annual fall bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Field reports: Volunteers spiff up Spokane River, Dishman Hills

    OUTSTANDING – Volunteers celebrated National Public Lands Day in a big way last weekend with hard-working turnouts for two major annual events: • Dishman Hills Service Day – About 60 …


  • Spotlight: As if on Q, de Lancie to assist Interplayers

    John de Lancie, who played the meddlesome Q on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” is coming to Spokane in November to lend a hand to Interplayers Professional Theatre. De Lancie …


  • Day of service will help schools

    What started as a summer of service projects in Spokane Valley has spread to the city of Spokane. The Greater Spokane Association of Evangelicals, together with Mayor David Condon’s office, …


  • Church events: Weekend offers music, retreat, sales, more

    First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd., will host a free evening of music Sunday at 6 p.m. The church’s 35-voice choir will perform, along with Ken …


  • Religion Notebook: Orthodox church marks Holy Week

    Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., will celebrate Holy Week according to the orthodox calendar, with special services and observances. Holy Thursday will begin with the Vesperal …


  • Homeless teen still finds time to volunteer

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - Kaitlyn Toomey views herself like any other teenager, except for one thing: She doesn’t have a home.


  • Religion Notebook: Service will have Celtic theme

    St. David’s Episcopal Church, 7315 N. Wall St., will present a Celtic Communion service at 7 p.m. today. The service will include sung chants, Celtic prayers and music centered on …


  • Volunteers gather 30,000 pounds of produce for food bank

    An apple a day can help keep hunger at bay. And thousands of pounds of apples can feed a lot of hungry people. More than 200 volunteers descended on Green …


  • Volunteers harvest food for area hungry

    An apple a day can help keep hunger at bay. And thousands of pounds of apples can feed a lot of hungry people. More than 200 volunteers descended on Green …


  • These stalwart Assistants make the good even better

    A global chemical company is known for this slogan: “We don’t make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.” The …


  • Volunteer opportunities

    American Cancer Society Discovery Shop – Volunteers are needed for the Discovery Shop, located at 905 W. Garland Ave., for help with a number of duties. For more information, call …


  • 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 …


  • Help needed to tend native plants

    About 25 volunteers are needed Saturday to help tend the native plant garden at the Idaho Panhandle National Forests’ Fernan office, 2502 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene.


  • Latter-day Saints groups plan World Wide Service Day projects

    On Saturday, the following Christian service projects sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are planned in North Idaho and other local communities in conjunction with the …


  • Volunteering can be healthy

    Volunteering can help you live longer. People who volunteer “feel better all over,” says Chandra Torgerson, senior vice president and chief nursing officer for United Healthcare.


  • Volunteer matchmaking

    Dorothy Balum has volunteered at Crosswalk in downtown Spokane for 22 years. In the first year, she’d drive home after spending the evening with the street teens, and by the …

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