Congratulations to member representative Megan Kennedy of Rogue Heart Media, who's photography was selected to be featured as the cover image for the Inlander's 2016/2017 Annual Manual. The cover image for this year’s manual was selected for the first time ever from a photo contest, and Megan's image was declared winner out of hundreds of submissions. The Annual Manual is a free annual resource available at over 1,000 Inlander distribution locations around the region. Check out the digital edition at https://issuu.com/...
Alice Sanders will be our guest speaker at the September Officer Installation meeting. The title of her speech is "Return to Our Roots."
Alice Sanders joined the Spokane Chapter of EWI April 1979 as the second representative for her chartering firm HollisterStier Laboratories. For the past 37 years she has actively participated in the Chapter serving in a variety of Board positions and as President in 1992. She’s attended 10 Annual Meetings and was elected to the Corporate Nominating Committee in 1993. She served in Corporate leadership as Western Division Advisor, NW Regional...
Every year the Past Presidents hold a fundraiser, and this year the Past Presidents held our July meeting at the home of EWI representative Rick Richard. Special thanks to Rick for opening his home to EWI of Spokane, for hosting this wonderful event and to David’s Pizza for some amazing pizzas and salad!
Each year, at the Past President’s fundraiser we announce our Past Presidents’ Scholarship winner. The scholarship provides for attendance at the Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting (LCAM). Because the conference is being held in Spokane this year, we were able to provide four...
Congratulations to member representative, Alissa Kensok with Umpqua Bank for being named one of Catalyst Magazine’s 20 Under 40 winner’s in 2016. This honor celebrates impressive young professionals of the Spokane region that are making a name for themselves in business and in their community. Congratulations Alissa!
Congratulations to member representative Kerry Wiltzius with the Spokane Humane Society! Kerry placed 3rd among her age group at the Tiger Triathlon in Colville on July 16, an amazing accomplishment! Congratulations Kerry!
Blood Center Foundation of the Inland Northwest recently announced five grants totaling nearly $45,000 to local organizations. The recipients include Providence Health Care Foundation Eastern Washington (Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center School of Medical Laboratory Science), Wenatchee Valley College Foundation, Providence Health Care Foundation Eastern Washington (SHMC Student Scholarships), INBC technology and INBC Center for Bedside Transfusion Verification at Rockwood and Providence Hospitals. Thank you to the Foundation for the great work they’re doing in our community!
In accordance with the Chapter Bylaws Article VII, Section 1B, the Nominating Committee is pleased to present its recommendation for the 2016/2017 slate of directors. All nominees have indicated their willingness to serve in the positions recommended.
President - May Ward, Larry H. Miller Hyundai
VP/President Elect - Jennifer Koenig, Robert Half International
Secretary - Alissa Kensok, Umpqua Bank
Treasurer - Nancy Ledeboer, Spokane County Library District
Assistant Treasurer - Patty Roll, Patty Roll, Inc.
Sergeant At Arms - Julie Van Wormer, Mirabeau...
Congratulations to member executive Dr. Rachae Bell of Clear Chiropractic on her extreme honor of being inducted into the Hall of Fame at her Alma Mater, University of Redlands. Dr. Bell was a dual-athlete at the University, excelling in both volleyball and basketball, becoming the Volleyball program’s first All-American and held the honor for back-to-back seasons and currently holds the school’s record for digs! She was team captain for the basketball team and was named Best Defender in three of her seasons! Dr. Bell sees this great honor as a true testament of “always do your best no...
On June 18, 2016, four members from EWI of Spokane (Jill Gaffney, May Ward, Sue Fleming and Terinda Payton) attended the Southwest Board Forum in San Diego, California. Following are some notes that Sue took during the meeting.
Leadership panel – Women in Leadership – Navigating Today’s Business World
Rebecca Collier, Dale Carnegie/Board Chair, North Island Credit Union
Felena Hanson, Founder, Hera Hub
Jamie Fleming, Founder & CEO, Fleming & Associates
What makes a good leader?
• Being able to delegate.
• They feel a passion for what...
Are you interested in continuing your EWI career? Have you been active in EWI for the past several years including leading and/or serving on a committee or donating your time?
Apply for the EWI Spokane Past President’s Scholarship! Four (4) scholarships available! Download the Scholarship Application http://s3.amazonaws.com/ewispokane.org/downloads/Email%20to%20Membership..., and e-mail to Adrienne Torre at...