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Mary Beth Donelan

Mary Beth Donelan

Current Position: Newsroom Manager

Mary Beth Donelan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1989. As Newsroom Office Manager and member of the management team, she supervises the newsroom support staff and the research library staff, works closely with and coordinates requests from reporters and editors and monitors newsroom budgets and payroll.

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Not too late to catch concert at Clocktower

Don't worry if you missed the free KPBX Kids' Concert featuring Milonga, a Latin Dance Band at Riverfront Park – it was rescheduled due to rain and will take place Friday at noon in the Clocktower Meadow. During the concert, kids can make art projects with Mobius, the new combination of the Children's Museum and the future planned Science Center. The concert, sponsored by Spokane Cardiology, Windermere Real Estate and Whiz Kids/Children's Corner Bookshop, lasts for an hour.
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Panel seeks design ideas for Washington’s quarter

The state of Washington is seeking creative writing talent to help in the design of the state quarter. In 2007, the U.S. Mint will issue a Washington state quarter as part of the 50 State Quarters program. Members of the public are invited to submit narratives online at www.governor.wa.gov/quarter describing in 100 words or less what images or words should appear on the coin. Submission deadline is July 30.

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Sandpoint Festival chorus looking for singers

Experienced local singers are needed for The Festival at Sandpoint Chorus, which will perform Beethoven's Choral Fantasy at the festival's grand finale concert with the Spokane Symphony on Aug. 14. Weekly rehearsals will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning July 19 at 7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Sandpoint. Call director Rob Kincaid at (208) 263-3504 for details.
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Astronaut Michael Anderson statue to be unveiled today

A memorial bronze statue of the late Columbia space shuttle astronaut Lt. Col. Michael P. Anderson will be unveiled today at 2 p.m. in the breezeway between the Spokane Opera House and Convention Center. The larger-than-life-sized statue by Spokane sculptor Dorothy Fowler will be visible from the Lilac Meadow in Riverfront Park. Plans call for it to be placed later at a new science center in the park dedicated to Anderson.
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Teens should get a jump on job search

Teens – it's time to think about that summer job, only four weeks left until summer vacation. Here are some tips: Start looking early. Don't wait until school's out to start looking for a job. Begin your search in the spring (now).
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Donations being accepted for youth wall mural project

Art on the Edge is partnering with Anchor House to create a 15-foot-by-100-foot mural on the west wall of the Idaho Youth Ranch Thrift Store at Fourth and Roosevelt in Coeur d'Alene. Art on the Edge is a free art program for area youths and is offered through St. Vincent DePaul. It has offered art classes at Anchor House, a community-based residential and day treatment facility for troubled youths, for several years. The mural, funded through grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, is being overseen by Jan Wilhelmi, a local professional muralist. It will focus on arts and culture, particularly music.
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Youngsters get assistance in self-understanding

Wholeschool.org is providing a free course for children age 6-11 in self-understanding. The Youth Education To InspireClub is a fun-filled experience using live Web casting each Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Spokane Valley beginning Tuesday. Children will learn about their minds and bodies, emotions, explore their creativity and each lesson includes fun activities away from the computer.
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Eat ice cream cake for a good cause

WORLD'S LARGEST Ice Cream Cake Social, celebrating the Make-A-Wish Foundation's 25th anniversary of making dreams come true for chronically and terminally-ill children takes place today at Cold Stone Creamery from 5 to 8 p.m. Customers will receive a free slice of ice cream cake in exchange for a donation to Make-A-Wish at both locations, 9502 N. Newport Hwy. and 3011 E. 29th Ave.

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