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Thursday, June 4, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Lunch benefit planned

RIVERSIDE – Junior Achievement will have its annual Hula Bowl Kick-off with a pizza lunch on Wednesday at noon in the conference room at Sterling Savings Bank, 111 N. Wall St.

The family friendly event will include contests and prizes, sponsorship possibilities and an opportunity to learn about Junior Achievement.

For more information, call (509) 624-7114 or visit

Rypien Foundation hosts Oktoberfest event

POST FALLS – On Oct. 1, those who love football and Oktoberfest are invited to attend “RYPtoberFest” at the Greyhound Park, from 3 to 11 p.m., to benefit the Rypien Foundation and Inland Northwest Honor Flight.

The fun will include an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet and snacks, entertainment by the Polkatones and The Kelly Hughes Band, and, of course, German beer. Mark Rypien, Super Bowl MVP, will also be at the event, dressed in traditional German Oktoberfest garb, throwing footballs and singing with the band.

Cost is $50. Proceeds will benefit the Rypien Foundation, which helps children with cancer and their families. The event will also benefit the Honor Flight, flying World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the war memorials.

To purchase tickets, visit or call Amy at (509) 362-1781. For more information. visit

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