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The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Week Ahead


2019 Annual Convention – Public School Employees of Washington, today, Spokane Convention Center, 850 attendees.

2019 Evergreen Cat Fanciers Regional Award Show – Evergreen Cat Fanciers, today, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane, 220 attendees.

2019 Rice and Wolgamott Family Reunion – World Wide Group, today, Spokane Arena, 3,500 attendees.

2019 NWHEUG Alliance Conference – Higher Education User Group, Monday-Tuesday, The Centennial Hotel Spokane, 125 attendees.

2019 Goodwill Industries International Inc. Summer Conference – Goodwill Industries International Inc., Thursday-Aug. 16, Spokane Convention Center, 700 attendees.

2019 Washington State Conference for Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous – Spokane Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursday-Saturday, Ruby River Hotel, 250 attendees.

2019 Goodguys Great NW Nationals – Goodguys Rod and Custom Association, Friday-Aug. 11, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 5,000 attendees.

2019 KuroNeko Con Convention – KuroNekoCon, Saturday-Aug. 11, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.


Introduction to Freelance Writing – Monday and Wednesday. Learn how to write like a journalist in this four-part seminar. Pitching stories, interviewing tips and writing techniques will be covered in addition to practice generating leads, interviewing and writing short pieces. Classes are Monday and Wednesday, Monday-Aug. 14 at 5-6:30 p.m. Spokane Community College Building 50, 1810 N. Greene St. $79. (509) 279-6030.

How to Start a Business – Wednesday. Step-by-step consideration of legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning and funding topics needed to successfully start a business. 9 a.m.-noon. Spokane SCORE Chapter 180, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 144. $25-$40.