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Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

The City of Spokane is initiating a short land-use study process regarding the North Monroe Corridor and the residential uses around it which is being led by Kara Mowery and Kevin Freibott at the City Neighborhood and Planning Services Department. At this point, the North Monroe Corridor has been designated and planned, and the City has updated its Comprehensive Plan and Municipal Code policies accordingly.  However, when the City considers the transition between the Corridor and the surrounding Emerson-Garfield neighborhood, as well…

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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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Volunteer Opportunity – Help Build Spokane’s Pop-Up Cycle Track!

Volunteer Opportunity – Help Build Spokane’s Pop-Up Cycle Track!

The City of Spokane will install a temporary two-way cycle track, or protected bike lane, on Spokane Falls Boulevard. This popup pilot will test a cycle track as a protected bikeway that supports people of all ages and abilities. It will be installed on Saturday, Sept 28th and removed on the following Saturday, Oct 5th.  They need your help if this is to be successful! They are looking for people willing to help stripe and install the temporary barriers, direct cyclists,…

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Market Manager Opportunity

Market Manager Opportunity

Reminder – last weeks of this season’s market!Friday, September 20 – Craft WalkFriday, September 27 – Last market of the season The Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market is looking for a new manager to lead the market into its eighth season in 2020. This is a unique and profoundly rewarding volunteer opportunity for someone — or several someones — to make a lasting impact on multiple fronts: Helping fledgling or small-scale farmers get a vital foothold in the local economy. Providing nonprofits…

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Neighborhood Clean Up – June 23, 2019

Neighborhood Clean Up – June 23, 2019

Join your neighbors to help clean up the neighborhood. Stop by Alter Church (2308 N Lincoln) on Sunday, June 23 at 10:30 am. A BBQ at Bellwether Brewing (2019 N Monroe) will follow the clean up!