The 23rd annual Chocolate Champagne Gala will be at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park on Friday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature champagne, chocolates from local shops, coffee samplings, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction.
Jacob Davies recently received the Eagle Scout award, the highest award given by the Boy Scouts. Davies, son of Robert and Sonja Davies of Coeur d'Alene, belongs to Troop 209 in Coeur d'Alene. His Eagle project consisted of installing benches on the disc golf course at Farragut State Park. Davies is a senior at Lakeland High School. •The following students have been awarded $1,000 college scholarships from Kootenai Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up trust board. Students are listed by their hometowns.
Gonzaga University student Nick Bormann was recently named as a Cross Examination Debate Association All-American. Bormann, of Spokane, is a philosophy major. •Kaplan University announced area graduates for online students at the Coral Springs Center in Coral Springs, Fla. Maria Egland of Spokane received an Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal Studies, summa cum laude; and Clayton Blackwell, Spokane, received a Terrorism and National Security Management Certificate.
Haley BrinJones, a freshman at Lewis and Clark High School, has been invited to join a People to People Future Leaders summit at Columbia University in New York this summer. BrinJones was invited based on her academic achievement, community involvement and leadership potential.
The following have recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Air Force Airman Heather Acres is the daughter of Christine Acres of Medical Lake and is a 2005 graduate of Medical Lake High School.
Spokane Falls Community College graphic design students were awarded gold and silver medals in the 2007 ADDY Awards given by the Spokane Advertising Federation: Consumer or Trade Magazine Ad Campaign: Lindell Serrin, gold medal and Best of Division award
Make a difference today and join the Multiple Sclerosis Inland Northwest Chapter MS Walk. Check-in will be from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 Fort George Wright Drive, in the Student Union Building. The walk will begin at 10 a.m.
Washington State University recently announced its Idaho resident fall 2006 graduates. All degrees are bachelors unless otherwise indicated. Students are listed by their hometown. Bonners Ferry: Ryan Smith, kinesiology, summa cum laude.
The following is a list of Washington State University's fall 2006 honor roll for its Eastern Washington students. Students are listed by their hometowns. Palouse: Matthew Bofenkamp, Holli Holbrook, Amberly Kent, Daniel Kent, Lindsey Kimble, Laura Louden, Kasey Manning, Miranda Woodford-Lane.
Washington State University recently announced the fall 2006 honor roll for Eastern Washington students. Students are listed by their hometowns. Albion: Alice Carvo, Alex Nickel, Shelly Stewart, Ashley Tomlinson, Mark Waters.
The 35th anniversary Project Joy concert will be held today at Spokane Community College in the Lair Building Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. and will include entertainment by Project Joy's 50-piece orchestra, 50-voice Senior Serenaders Chorus and the Spokane Area Children's Chorus.
Master Sgt. Henry Stroisch of Colville and Tech. Sgt. Michael Frady of Spokane were awarded Bronze Star medals for distinguished service while deployed to Iraq. Both are members of the Washington Air National Guard Logistic Readiness Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base. “2nd Lt. C. Scott Carlson of Spokane was awarded the Navy-Marine Achievement Medal for his leadership while under deployment to Iraq. Carlson is a 2001 Gonzaga Prep graduate and the son of Chris and Marcia Carlson of Spokane.
Troop 171 has awarded the rank of Eagle Scout to Jake Jordan. He is the son of Jim and Sandy Jordan, Nine Mile. His Eagle project was to construct a 3.2-mile hiking trail in Riverside State Park near the Little Spokane River. The troop's chartered organization is the Woodridge Elementary School Parent Teacher Student Organization in the Indian Trail neighborhood. Jordan is a sophomore at Lakeside High School. “Justine Scott, a Lewis and Clark High School graduate, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2006-2007 academic year at Colby College, Waterville, Maine. Scott is the daughter of Timothy Kinsella, Seattle, and LeaAnne Askman, Spokane.
KHQ Television will host a telethon on Tuesday from 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to raise money for the Band and Strings Spectacular concert. The telethon is being sponsored by KHQ, Windermere Realty and AmericanWest Bank. The concert will be held at the Spokane Arena on May 8 at 7 p.m. and will be performed by 2,200 fifth- and sixth-grade band and string students from Spokane Public Schools.
Gonzaga University Gonzaga University recently announced its lists of students who were named to the President's List for the fall 2006 semester. Students must earn a 3.7 grade-point average to be listed. Students are listed by their hometowns.
The United Nations Association Spokane Chapter on Monday is hosting a Night of a 1,000 Dinners potluck, where attendees can "adopt a minefield." The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive.
Today at 11 a.m. Ice Bowl 2007 will be held at Downriver Disc Golf Course. Cost for the amateur division is $12 plus 10 cans of food, and the entry fee for the pro division is $22 plus 10 cans of food. The charity disc golf tournament will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.
Now through March 31, have your teeth whitened for $99 and brighten your smile for children and the Spokane Guilds' School. Local dentists are donating their time to the Smiles Program fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit children attending the School.