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In brief: Home Depot will hire 225 workers for spring

Spokane County – The Home Depot will hire 225 people in the region in preparation for spring, the retail chain’s busiest selling season, the company announced.

“Students, retirees, veterans and reservists are encouraged to apply,” the company said in a news release. Special services are available for members of the military, by visiting

Interested candidates can apply online at; select “in-store hourly” then enter the name of the city.

The local jobs are among 80,000 that will be filled at Home Depot stores worldwide, the company said.

STCU offers free class on financial organization

Moran Prairie – Spokane Teachers Credit Union is hosting “Organize Your Finances,” a free workshop at Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St., at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

The workshop will teach the benefits of getting organized, how to develop a bill-paying system, what records to keep, what to have handy in case of a natural disaster and where to go for help.

A light meal will be provided.

Register online at or call (855) 753-0317.

Dutch Bros. offers $1 drinks at new location

NEVADA-LIDGERWOOD – Dutch Bros. Coffee is opening its sixth Spokane location at 931 E. Francis Ave.

Hours will be 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

To celebrate the opening, 16-ounce drinks will be $1 Saturday, with proceeds benefitting Generation Alive, a local nonprofit that works to engage young people in acts that promote justice and alleviate poverty.

The local Dutch Bros. shops are owned by Kevin and Kerry Parker.

Dinner Among Friends to meet today for pizza

Northwest – Northwest Dinner Among Friends is hosting one of its monthly dining events for seniors today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fieldhouse Pizza.

The meal is $15 per person for all-you-can-eat pizza, salad bar and beverages, plus entertainment.

Fieldhouse Pizza is at 4423 W. Wellesley Ave.

RSVP to (509) 238-9187 or email nwdinneramongfriends@

Dancing on card today for Farwell senior group

North Spokane – The Farwell Senior Dance Group meets Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at 8415 N. Wall St.

Music is by Our Kind of Music, with Marion on the accordion and Wayne on the bass. Singles and couples are welcome.

Admission is $4.

Call: (509) 328-1421.

Help us honor your everyday heroes

Spokane County – The Spokesman-Review is looking for everyday heroes.

These are people in our community who’ve done something inspiring, either in a singular event or through dedicating their lives to some extraordinary principle.

If that’s you, or someone you know, please send us an email with a short write-up and contact information to:

We plan to collect some of those stories in a special section on June 15.

Unity Center will host holistic fair Saturday

Comstock – The Mind, Body, Spirit Holistic Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Unity Spiritual Center.

The theme of the fair is “Connections.” During the event there will be vendors and presentations.

Unity Spiritual Center is at 2900 S. Bernard St.

For more information about the fair, contact Linda Christine at (509) 496-8138 or lindachristine@lindachristine

Adventist school to hold whole foods bake sale

SPOKANE VALLEY – Spokane Valley Adventist School, 1603 S. Sullivan Road, will have a whole foods bake sale at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Along with the sale, there will be 30-minute presentations to help you make your baking healthier.

The presentation schedule will be: 12:15 p.m., gluten-free baking; 1 p.m., dairy-free baking; 1:45 p.m., whole grains; and 2:15 p.m., bread-making.

The sale will be presented by church members and friends of the school. Samples will be available and items for sale include breads, cookies, homemade granola bars and jams.

For more information, visit (509) 926-0955, or email

Marrow donor registry drive Friday in Cheney

Cheney – There will be a marrow donor registry drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Cheney Fire Station, 611 Fourth St.

The drive was organized to help a 7-year-old Washington girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. While a possible donor match has been found for her, her parents want to help the thousands of other patients searching for a match.

Potential donors, ages 18 to 44, can go to the fire station to register. The process takes about 20 minutes and includes filling out a consent form and giving a cheek swab sample.

For more information, visit

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