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Workforce council announces internship guide platform

The Spokane Workforce Council has announced the launch of a web-based internship guide platform.

The guide is designed to help local businesses develop and manage their internship programs, according to a council news release.

Participating businesses also can enter into an business leaders awards pool. Based on ratings from their interns, the business voted best place to work as an intern in 2019 will receive an award package worth $10,000..

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Numerica’s Airway Heights branch lobby closed for renovations

Renovations have begun at Numerica Credit Union’s Airway Heights branch at 1210 S. Hayford Road.

The closure of the lobby is expected to last roughly three months, according to a news release. Drive-through windows are operating during normal business hours, and daily operations continue from a portable office unit located adjacent to the branch.

Engineering firm expands into Montana

Engineering firm ALLWEST is opening an office in Missoula, the company’s fifth, the company has announced

The employee-owned company finished 2018 with record-high gross revenue. Headquartered in Hayden, ALLWEST also has offices in Spokane Valley, Lewiston and Meridian, Idaho.

Harley-Davidson dealer recognized for outstanding performance

Lone Wolf Harley-Davidson earned the Silver Bar & Shield Circle of Achievement Award for 2018, presented by the Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

The award is given to the top three dealerships in each U.S. sales market based on product sales performance, operational measures and customer service and satisfaction, according to a company news release.

Lone Wolf, 19011 E. Cataldo Ave. in Spokane Valley, has been in business in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area since 2008.

MultiCare accepting applications for community partnership fund

MultiCare Inland Northwest is accepting applications for its community partnership fund through April 30.

The fund’s goal is to support local nonprofits that aim to improve health in the region. Last year, 29 local organizations were selected and received grants from $5,000-25,000.

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