The popular Women’s Health Conference opens Tuesday, with a slate of inspiring experts speaking about women and money.
The conference, which drew 600 people last year, will feature Dr. Tessa Warschaw, a Los Angeles psychotherapist, and many others.
The event, sponsored by Holy Family Hospital, begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Cavanaugh’s Inn at the Park, continuing Wednesday. Cost: $120. Call 482-2477.
In other events this week:
Spokane public development authority, which will operate the proposed River Park Square parking garage, meets at 7 a.m. in City Council briefing room, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane City Council scheduled to consider funding a $185,000 study to expand the city’s convention space.
Ted DeMerritt, chairman and CEO of Olivetti North America, speaks at the Eastern Washington University ABC Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Cavanaugh’s Inn at the Park. Cost: $12.50. Call 359-2525.
Rex Frazier, president and chief operating officer of JP Realty, developer of the Spokane Valley Mall, speaks at 7:15 a.m. at Gonzaga University’s Jepson Center. Call 328-4220, ext. 5502.
Football great Walter Payton speaks at the Inland Northwest Sports Awards Banquet at 7 p.m. in the Spokane Convention Center. Call 456-5812.
Agricultural Statistics Service releases crop production report.
Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission holds public hearing at Gonzaga Law School concerning Washington Water Power’s handling of the ice storm.
Pacific Northwest Warehousemen’s Conference opens at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, continuing Friday. Call 503-227-0234.
Gonzaga University Health Center health fair opens at 10 a.m. at the Crosby Student Center. Free. Call Mary Jo Leveque or Barbara Giem at 328-4220, ext. 4252.
Inland Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners meets at 6 p.m. at the Shilo Inn, 923 E. Third. Cost: $15 members; $25 non-members. Call Cathy Doerr at 838-8755.
Managing Market Risk workshop on commodity futures and options for farmers is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ritzville, Wash. Cost: $30. Call 509-659-0090.
William H. Gates, Seattle attorney and chairman of the Technology Alliance, speaks at the Good Morning Spokane Area event at 7:30 a.m. in Cavanaugh’s Inn at the Park. Cost: $10 prepaid; $15 at the door. Call 459-4111.
Spokane Ag Bureau meets at noon at the Stockyards Inn restaurant.
Jack Silzel, aide to U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt, and others speak about federal farm programs at 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Pullman. Call 509-659-0090, ext 214.
Cooling off period deadline ends for American Airlines pilots, freeing them to strike if no agreement reached.
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