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...
A very special congratulations is in order for our very own May Ward! She got engaged to her sweetheart, Chad Riggan this past weekend. We are so happy for you!
Avista and the Avista Foundation have made more than $500,000 in seasonal contributions to nearly 90 nonprofits in its Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Alaska service areas. About $215,000 of those donations went to Project Share, which provides one-time emergency energy assistance. In all, the company and the foundation donated $2.1 million this year.
Thank you to member firm Avista for helping those in need!
Zak Designs Inc., of Airway Heights, has received the 2016 Governor's Trader of the Year Award from the World Trade Club, an international trade organization established in 1946. The award is given to a company in Washington state that has "demonstrated success and industry leadership through its innovation in products or services, its contribution to the local economy, and its service to the community."
Landie has created a team (The Elves of EWI) for the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run on December 3. Is anyone interested in joining the team and helping raise money for the Arthritis Foundation? Please feel free to pass this on to others who may be interested.
Here is the link to Landie’s page. Click on the green “Join My Team” button (right-hand side of the page) and it will take you through the steps.
Jean Berg's Assistant, Hannah Seagrave, recently was awarded the Washington Hospitality Association's Rising Star Award for a Full Service Hotel. Congratulations Jean, Hannah and Ramada Spokane Airport!
Congratulations to Joyce M. Cameron, Chief Development Officer for Providence Health Care Foundation for being awarded the YWCA Women of Achievement Award for Business & Industry.
Prior to her role at Providence Health Care Foundation, Joyce was the Director of Development & Public Relations for the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) and the Executive Director of the MAC Foundation.
Joyce has been involved in many professional organizations over the past 30 years and currently sits on the boards of Visit Spokane, Northwest Harvest, and the American Red...
The Lucille Johnson Perkins Awards were decided upon in late August and we are honored to announce that two Spokane member firms were the recipients of these outstanding service awards, recognizing their support displayed within the EWI network on both the Corporate and Chapter levels. Avista Corporation has been awarded the Outstanding Large Member Firm award and Providence Health Care Foundation was awarded the Outstanding Member Firm, Non-Profit award. We are incredibly proud to have both organizations and their member representatives and executives as a part of EWI of Spokane,...