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Volunteer Opportunity – Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

Volunteer Opportunity – Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels provides meals across all of Spokane County. For nearly one-third of the participants, this is the only meal they will eat today. They are experiencing an acute shortage of volunteers to help with meal delivery, especially in the Emerson/Garfield neighborhood. Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels delivered almost 275,000 meals to homebound senior citizens in 2018. More than 300 volunteers deliver 22,000 meals each month to residents throughout all of 1,800 miles of Spokane…

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Growing Neighbors’ Fall Hoedown – October 1

Growing Neighbors’ Fall Hoedown – October 1

Growing Neighbors, a vendor at the Emerson Garfield Farmers Market, invites the community to an evening of festivities at their Fall Hoedown. Date: Tuesday, October 1 Time: 5-7:30pm Location: Shadle Park Presbyterian Church, 5508 N Alberta St (map) Farmyard Tours, Games, Community Dinner, Dancing, Storytelling and more Join Growing Neighbors for a celebration and fundraiser in support of Growing Neighbors! Entry is FREE, donations are welcome. More information can be found at GrowingNeighbors.org or by calling (509)327-5522.

Neighborhood Resource Officer Community Workshop – October 1

Neighborhood Resource Officer Community Workshop – October 1

The Spokane Police Department’s Neighborhood Resource Program is hosting a workshop. Date: Tuesday, Oct  1, 2019Time: 6pm-7:30pmLocation: Northeast Community Center, 4001 N Cook St (map) Agenda:6-6:05 pm – Welcome/introduction, Colleen Gardner 6:05-6:15 pm – Briefing Neighborhood Resource Officer role/responsibilities, Sgt. Vic Carroll6:15-6:40 pm – Neighborhood Resource Officer Comments6:40-7:20 pm – Community open forum Q&A7:20-7:30 pm – Evaluation and close

Legislators Open House at the Farmers Market – September 20

Legislators Open House at the Farmers Market – September 20

Rep. Marcus Riccelli, Sen. Andy Billig, and Rep. Timm Ormsby are setting up a mobile office at the Emerson-Garfield Farmers Market. They invite you to drop in and let them know about the issues that matter to you. When: Friday, September 20, 4 – 5:30 pm Where: Emerson-Garfield Farmers Market, 2310 N Monroe St (map) As legislators, we value the opportunity to have one-on-one conversations with you. Whether you have a specific issue that’s important to you, or just want…

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A Fond Farewell to Jeff Edwards of Corbin Senior Activity Center

A Fond Farewell to Jeff Edwards of Corbin Senior Activity Center

We learned that Jeff Edwards, Executive Director at Corbin Senior Activity Center, has taken a new position with Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels. While we are sad to see him go, we are excited to see him off to his new venture. They are lucky to have him! Jeff is unable to attend the next Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meeting so he asked us to share the following note with the neighborhood: I just wanted to take a quick minute…

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