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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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Project Hope Looking to Hire Lawn Care Supervisor

Project Hope Looking to Hire Lawn Care Supervisor

Project Hope is looking to hire a supervisor for its West Central Lawn Care team starting immediately. The West Central Lawn Care Supervisor will oversee the daily operations of West Central Lawn Care, including supervision of a crew of youth, aged 11-18, in all aspects of a lawn care business. The supervisor will provide all instruction that is necessary to the crew, will know how to operate all the required lawn care equipment, and represent Project Hope Spokane to West…

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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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