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Neighborhood Calendar Photo Requests

Neighborhood Calendar Photo Requests

The Office of Neighborhood Services is putting out a call for images for the 2014 Neighborhood Calendar. The photos should be of neighborhood events, landmarks, and uniquely characteristic features. If you’d like to submit your photos, send them via e-mail to Jay Cousins. Only JPEG images will be accepted, and they must be at least 8 megapixels. Also be sure to include the name and contact information of the photographer, the location of the photo submission, and the names of…

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Free Social Media Training, June 24

Free Social Media Training, June 24

The City of Spokane’s Office of Neighborhood Services is offering free social media training for neighborhoods (and, by association, neighborhood-centric organizations) on Monday, June 24 from 6 to 7:30pm at Tincan [map]. During the 90-minute session, participants will learn how to set up and maintain accounts with Nextdoor, Twitter, Facebook, and blog sites like Blogger and WordPress. They’ll also learn why social media matters in building stronger neighborhood ties. Little ol’ Emerson-Garfield was recently highlighted by the ONS as a…

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Bryant McKinley on Northwest Profiles

Bryant McKinley on Northwest Profiles

Emerson-Garfield resident Bryant McKinley is featured in the January, 2013 episode of Northwest Profiles on KSPS. From the blurb: For Bryant McKinley, cycling is a way of life. So is being blind. Yet even without his sense of sight, this active Spokane senior has a vibrant vision to win. With Tomas Lynch, his tandem bike teammate, McKinley has his sights set on winning a national bike racing championship. And with it, perhaps cycling’s ultimate prize: the coveted stars and stripes…

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The Hoods: A Neighborhood Arts Show, Sept 7

The Hoods: A Neighborhood Arts Show, Sept 7

Spokane design project The Hoods will hold its debut arts show celebrating Spokane neighborhoods on Friday, September 7 at the Bon Bon cocktail bar in the Garland business district. It kicks off as part of First Friday and will run the entire month of September. The group says that this marks the city’s first contemporary arts and design show with a neighborhood focus. Designers from local agency Seven2 have partnered with freelance designers Joel Barbour, Karli Ingersoll, Jesse Pierpoint, Eric Smith, and Nick…

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