Spokane-based Avista Utilities has received Edison Electric Institute's 2017 National Key Accounts Award for Outstanding Customer Services. The award is given to electric companies that provide superior service to national, multisite energy customers. Avista was one of eight recipients chosen by customers in a nationwide open-ballot process. Congratulations Avista!
Plese Printing and Marketing is a locally owned commercial printing company. The company employs nine fulltime employees and offers graphic design, high speed duplicating, digital color printing, offset printing, and direct mail marketing services. Kim described her proudest moment or biggest success as follows: I became vice president then president of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs at the same time I was going through a bitter divorce. Going through a divorce trial, raising two boys, running a business and working with a successful board of 32 members—and surviving—...
In the spirit of bonding and engaging with our community, the EWI Communications Committee has created a team for the first annual Pink Ribbon Run on Sunday, April 23rd. We invite you to join our team and walk or run with us! Click here https://www.flipcause.com/secure/team_fundraiser/MTU0Nzk=/823 to register and join the EWI team.
Women Helping Women Fund will hold its 25th annual benefit luncheon on Tuesday, May 23 at the Spokane Convention Center from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Glennon Doyle Melton, author of the New York Times Bestsellers Carry on, Warrior and Love Warrior and the founder of Momastery.com, will be the keynote speaker. The cost to attend the event is a minimum donation of $125 which will go to programs empowering local women and children. EWI Representative Mary Tracey with Transitions is hosting a table. Please let her know if you'd like to join her!
Thank you to our Representatives and Executives who give their time and talents to Boards throughout the community. The following were named in a recent How's Business Newsletter:
• Julie Van Wormer, Mirabeau Park Hotel: Valley Chamber of Commerce, Secretary
• Paul Read, Spokane Journal of Business: Valley Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer
• Jean Berg, Ramada Spokane Airport: Inland Northwest Business Travel Association
Congratulations to Melissa Boland, who was instrumental in helping Leadership Spokane raise $57,000 at their annual Gala. She helped move the event to a Saturday and introduced event management software for the organization. Leadership Spokane is lucky to have you!
Congratulations to Rick Richard at The Rick Richard Home Team with John L. Scott Citywide for receiving the Presidents Elite award!! Rick leads by example through his dedication to clients and knowledge of real estate. Way to go Rick!!
Zak Designs Inc.'s HydraTrak Straw Tumbler has received a GOOD DESIGN Award for Design Excellence from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture & Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design & Urban Studies. By receiving the award, the HydraTrak tumbler will become part of the museum's Permanent Design Collection.
Each year, EWI of Spokane honors two outstanding members – The Most Valuable New Player of the Year and the Representative of the Year. These awards recognize the representative that exemplifies the principles and the mission statement and goals of EWI.
The Representative of the Year Award is given to a representative that has been a member of the Chapter for more than two years, and the Most Valuable New Player Award is given to a member of less than two years.
Each recipient receives a plaque and a Chapter-paid scholarship to the following year’s Leadership Conference and...
Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, announced the opening of its Finance and Accounting division in Spokane, Washington. Robert Half Finance and Accounting provides direct hire services for professionals in the Finance and Accounting field. “We see tremendous opportunity in the Spokane market,” said Dianne LaValley, Recruiting Manager for Robert Half Finance and Accounting. “Spokane is a dynamic and economic hub for many corporations. This means businesses are expanding and need to add staff. We are eager to help companies with their accounting and finance...