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AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps Opportunities

Gabby Ryan, our neighborhood staff liaison, wanted to share this opportunity for community members to serve in the Spokane County United Way’s AmeriCorps VISTA Program. She stated in her email: It’s often described as the domestic Peace Corps, and allows for folks to do intentional and impactful community-based work. Being an AmeriCorps VISTA was what allowed for me to begin my work in the Spokane community, as I served as the AmeriCorps VISTA in Eastern Washington University’s Office of Community…

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Paws on Patrol and Mounted Patrol Unit Are Back in Action

Paws on Patrol and Mounted Patrol Unit Are Back in Action

Now that summer is here, Spokane C.O.P.S. are moving forward with Paws on Patrol and the Mounted Patrol Unit! They still social distancing and wearing masks, but they are out there! Join up with Paws on Patrol today to fight back against crime in a “pawsitive” way as we get together to keep our neighborhoods safe. The Mounted Patrol will be at Corbin Park this summer. Sunday, July 12th – 12:00-1:00pm Saturday, July 18th – 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, August 6th – 12:00-1:00pm Sunday, August…

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PPE Distribution for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

PPE Distribution for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) and Spokane County are distributing free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help Spokane County small businesses and non-profits reduce barriers to reopening and continue operations to keep employees and the public safe. Spokane County allocatedCARES Act funds to purchase the PPE. OPENTogether, a free event (registration required), will to provide businesses and non-profits with 49 and fewer employees PPE supplies which will include hand sanitizer, disinfecting cleaner, disposable facial coverings and cloth facial coverings. What: Free…

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Cancelled – C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol

Cancelled – C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol

In an effort to keep volunteers and their horses safe, Spokane C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol is cancelling the 2020 Season at Corbin Park till further notice.The dates previously released for C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol to visit the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood in Corbin Park were: ·         Saturday, June 6th – 12:00-1:00pm ·         Sunday, July 12th – 12:00-1:00pm ·         Sunday, August 23rd – 12:00-1:00pm If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Spokane C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol Crime Victims Advocate/Captain Traci Ponto 509-954-9389.  

Spokane Creatives Emergency Relief

Spokane Creatives Emergency Relief

Spokane Arts is conducting a fundraiser for the creative community in Spokane, and they need your help. Many self-employed and freelance artists’ primary income to pay rent and buy food/medicine comes from gigs and events that are cancelled due to COVID-19. This includes musicians, photographers, teaching artists, authors, actors, and many, many others. They are raising money to benefit local individual creatives during this difficult time. Every penny donated to this fundraiser, after the fees taken out automatically by the…

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