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CLEANING FROM THE CORRIDOR – TODAY FROM 9AM – 12PM

CLEANING FROM THE CORRIDOR – TODAY FROM 9AM – 12PM

Spring has sprung and the city’s annual volunteer event Cleaning from the Corridor (CFTC) will be in full swing on this gorgeous iconic Spokane Spring day from 9am – 12pm (some events running till 1pm). Here’s a quick guide how to make sure you don’t miss any of the excitement before, during, or after the clean up! Before the Clean up:  Any volunteers who show up that are not registered but want to volunteer anyway, whether you come with friends,…

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Cleaning from the Corridor – Saturday, April 29th from 9am – 12pm

Cleaning from the Corridor – Saturday, April 29th from 9am – 12pm

Spring is around the corner and so is the city’s annual volunteer event, Cleaning from the Corridor (CFTC). This year the event CFTC will be focusing on the Monroe corridor and the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood with some satellite projects north and south along the corridor. CFTC aspires to create projects that leave a lasting impression and impact for those who live, work and play in the area we focus on. In addition to volunteering, CFTC is holding a month long donation…

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Call for Volunteers: Weeding Day on Maple

Call for Volunteers: Weeding Day on Maple

It’s that time of year again! Help keep Emerson-Garfield beautiful and join your neighbors to ready the yucca and horizontal juniper bushes on Maple (planted by neighborhood volunteers) for fall. Meet up at the intersection of Euclid and Maple on Saturday, October 22 at 9 am. Let us know you’re going here!

Call for Volunteers: 13th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up

Call for Volunteers: 13th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up

The 13th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up is September 17, 2016 Each year, hundreds of volunteers spend their Saturday morning picking up garbage and recyclable materials from our public lands along the Spokane River. In 2015, volunteers removed about 4 tons of debris – from High Bridge Park all the way to the University District and we sorted and recycled about a ton of the material collected. The Spokane River Clean-Up is a great chance to give back for the great…

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Call for Volunteers: Weeding Day on Maple

Call for Volunteers: Weeding Day on Maple

It’s been about a year since neighborhood volunteers planted yucca and horizontal juniper bushes on Maple, and now it’s time for some spring cleaning. Join your neighbors to weed and beautify the area to keep it looking great. Meet up at the intersection of Euclid and Maple on Saturday, June 25 at 11 am. Bring your garden gloves and some light weeding tools. Let us know you’re going here!

Seeking Citizens to Help Define North Monroe Corridor Project

Seeking Citizens to Help Define North Monroe Corridor Project

In an important announcement, the City of Spokane is seeking property and business owners, area residents, and representatives from the Emerson-Garfield, North Hill, West Central, and Riverside neighborhoods to serve on the advisory board that will work with City staff to inform the public and stakeholders about the project and its elements and to help make choices about the final scope of work. Much of the work will be concentrated over the next year. Applications are being accepted through Wednesday,…

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Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on May 11, 2016, led by newly elected co-chairs Carlie Hoffman and Tim Musser. Guest speaker Kate Burke of the Spokane Edible Tree Project talked about how her organization searches the city for fruit and nut trees that aren’t being harvested and then takes on that task. The harvest is then donated to area food banks. They are currently mapping trees they can harvest and encourage both…

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