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STCU Contest: Nominate Your Favorite Nonprofit

STCU Contest: Nominate Your Favorite Nonprofit

You’ve got one day left to nominate your favorite local nonprofit as part of STCU’s Who Do You Love? contest. To do so, just fill out the simple form on this page or visit STCU’s Facebook page by tomorrow (February 20). For those who are unfamiliar with the Who Do You Love? contest, STCU annually donates a total of $5,000 to be divided among the top three vote-getting nonprofits in our community. First, nonprofit organizations have to be nominated. The ten eligible organizations that receive the most nominations will…

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October Neighborhood Council Meeting Recap

October Neighborhood Council Meeting Recap

Mere days before the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council convenes for its meeting on Wednesday, November 13 at 7pm in the Corbin Senior Center, we thought it a good time to bring everyone up to speed on what the EGNC did last month. After the meeting kicked off in the usual manner shortly after 7pm, Matt West of the Lands Council gave a presentation about Spokane River toxins and eating fish caught there. One of the two more common toxins is PCBs/PBDEs (flame…

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Neighborhood Training: 501(c)3 Status, Oct 21

Neighborhood Training: 501(c)3 Status, Oct 21

In conjunction with the Building Stronger Neighborhoods committee, Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council is hosting a Neighborhood “Hot Topic” Training session on Nonprofit Formation on Monday, October 21. It will take place at the Corbin Senior Center (827 W Cleveland) [map] and run from 6 to 7:30pm. This session will be of interest to neighborhood councils — including our own — who are currently pursuing or thinking about pursuing nonprofit status. Participants will hear some of the benefits and potential pitfalls of 501(c)3…

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Vintage, Hearts & Flowers Charity Event, Aug 24

Vintage, Hearts & Flowers Charity Event, Aug 24

The annual North Monroe Vintage, Hearts & Flowers charity event to benefit the Women and Children’s Free Restaurant here in Emerson-Garfield will take place tomorrow (Saturday, August 24) at The Heart of Spokane (3017 N Monroe) [map] between noon and 5pm. The event is both a canned food drive and family-friendly shopping extravaganza. In addition to face painting for the kids and fundraising raffles, you can wander up and down North Monroe and visit the many individually owned retro, craft, and…

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Materials for the June 12 EGNC Meeting

Materials for the June 12 EGNC Meeting

This month’s Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council Meeting (and the last one until the potluck in August) will take place this Wednesday, June 12 starting at 7pm in the Corbin Senior Center. Materials are available from the Downloads page. Or grab ’em here: Agenda for the June 12, 2013 meeting Minutes from the May 8, 2013 meeting (pending approval) We have one presentation scheduled for this meeting. Andrew Worlock begged off (please read his e-mail to the EGNC), but we still have police…

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