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In brief: Care classes offered

During the month of February through March 11, Hospice of Spokane is offering a series of classes for people caring for an ill friend or loved one.

The classes will cover a variety of subjects, including how caregivers can take better care of themselves, legal issues, how to talk with a doctor and the doctor’s billing office, how to foster good communication, and more.

Classes will begin Wednesday and will be held each Wednesday through March 11. The sessions will run from 2 to 2:30 p.m. at Rockwood at Hawthorne, 101 E. Hawthorne Road.

Classes are free and open to the public.

For more information call 456-0438 or visit caregiver.html.


Credit course scheduled

Community Frameworks, 315 W. Mission Ave., will continue its series of personal finances and mortgage lending courses on Feb. 18 with “Understanding Credit.” The class will begin at 6 p.m. and will give participants the understanding on how to plan and save for a home.

The session is free, but pre-registration is required.

Future courses will continue March 18 with “Managing Your Finances,” “Mortgage Basics,” on April 15, and “Understanding Credit” will repeat on May 20.

To register or for more information call 484-6733, ext. 117 or visit

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Burgers benefit nursery

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will present its annual “Burgers With a Heart” fundraising event Monday through Feb. 22.

For every burger the restaurant sells, 50 cents will be donated to the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

This year’s goal is $20,000.

The restaurants are located at 725 W. Main, Spokane, 9904 N. Newport Highway, Spokane, 14736 E. Indiana, Spokane Valley, and 1501 W. Riverstone Drive, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

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