The Dr. C Family Dentistry is offering a scholarship program for area high school seniors in Spokane and Spokane Valley.
Three students will be selected to each receive a $1,000 Why Knowledge Matters scholarship award.
To apply. students should submit a video of no more than 2 minutes answering the questions: “Why is a higher education important to you? How do you plan to use your creativity and higher education to positively impact a community?”
Video submissions are being accepted through social media sharing. For more information on how to apply for the scholarship, visit drcfamilydentistry.com/ scholarship.
Submissions are due by May 31.
Dr. C Family Dentistry is at 13514 E. 32nd Ave. in Spokane Valley. The office number is (509) 228-3834.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake
scheduled May 9-10
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest plans its annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake benefit fundraiser May 9-10.
All of the proceeds will go toward the nonprofit’s mentoring programs for at-risk children in the community.
The event will be at Players and Spectators in Spokane Valley on May 9 and at Lilac Lanes in Spokane on May 10. Bowling sessions will be 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. The event will include pizza, drinks, a superhero costume competition and a T-shirt. Themed baskets will be raffled off.
Players can form teams of five with the goal of raising $500. If a team reaches that amount, it will be invited to join a bowling party celebration.
For more information, contact Lorna Walsh at (509) 328-8312, extension 217, or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gateway Bridge grand opening set for May 7
A grand opening celebration for the University District Gateway Bridge, hosted by the City of Spokane, the University District Development Association and the academic institutions in the district is scheduled for May 7 at the south landing of the bridge near the intersection of Sprague and Sherman.
A community expo with information booths, food trucks and music will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. with remarks by officials who were instrumental in the bridge project.
The bridge, which opened in late December, is a pedestrian and bicycle path that crosses over the railroad viaduct and connects the north and south parts of the University District.
Street sweeping in Spokane Valley
Spring street sweeping to help keep stormwater drainage systems functioning has begun in Spokane Valley.
Sweeping will be from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and is expected to continue through July.
Community members can view a map of street sweeping areas on the City’s Street Maintenance web page at spokanevalley.org/
More information is available by calling 509-720-5000.
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