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UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018

Dry cleaning company to celebrate two new locations

Two new Martinizing Dry Cleaning stores have opened in Spokane and will host events marking their openings.

Martinizing’s new Wandermere North Spokane location is at 12519 N. Division St., Suite 2, and will have a celebration 4-5:30 p.m. Friday. The South Hill location, at 3007 E. 57th Ave., Suite 2, will celebrate its opening 4-5:30 p.m. Nov. 6.

Both events will feature complimentary food and refreshments, goody bags and coupons for attendees as well as tours of the new spaces.

Physical therapist opens sports, wellness center

Physical Therapy Associates has announced the opening of its new sports performance and wellness center, PTA Performance.

The facility at 211 W. Second Ave. integrates physical therapy, sports science, adult wellness, yoga and nutrition and features a gymnasium. PTA Performance’s grand opening week is Monday-Nov. 3 and will feature workshops, performance training, fitness classes and an open house. For details on the grand opening and more information, visit

Liberty Lake vintner announces a white in ‘orange’ style

Liberty Lake Wine Cellars has announced the release of its 2017 gewurztraminer, made in the “orange” style.

The wine is created by making white wine that sits on the skin of the grapes for an extended period of time – six weeks in the case of Liberty Lake Wine Cellars. The vinter’s release is one of only a handful of orange wines attempted in Washington state in recent years, according to a LLWC new release.

The wine is offered at Liberty Lake Wine Cellars, 23110 E. Knox Ave. in Liberty Lake. Hours are 4-8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Kootenai cancer patient fund announces donations

Kootenai Health Foundation’s Cancer Patient Support Fund has announced two recent donations.

Chicks n’ Chaps, a women’s only rodeo clinic, donated $15,791.92 to the fund. After Paddy’s Sports Bar’s Breastfest event, the bar donated $22,286 for the foundation, Susan G. Komen Idaho and the Panhandle Health District. Paddy’s has donated more than $150,000 to the programs in the past 10 years, according to a news release.

Department of L&I plans wage workshop for contractors

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will offer a free workshop on wage requirements for contractors.

The daylong event begins at 8 a.m. Friday and will cover responsible bidding requirements, Intent and Affidavit paperwork and certified payroll records.

For more information and to register, visit and search “workshop and training center” in the search box.

Around the Corner is a periodic roundup of business-related happenings in the Inland Northwest. To submit items for consideration, email Business Editor Paul W. Smith at

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