May Ward awarded Committee Chairperson for LHM Charities

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Congratulations to member Representative May Ward with Larry H. Miller Hyundai, on her appointment to the Larry H. Miller Charities Committee Chairperson position. All employees of the LHM group participate in the “Give 5” program, allocating funds from their paycheck to a local pool that will be distributed in their market to local charities. This position will give May the opportunity to assist in determining the local recipients of those funds in her market. Congratulations May, what a great opportunity!

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EWI of Spokane 2016 Scholarship Program Awards $15,000 to Local Students

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

On May 17, EWI of Spokane held our annual EWISP (Executive Women International Scholarship Program) and ASIST (Adult Students in Scholastic Transition) Scholarship Awards Banquet. We were treated to a powerful presentation by Sharma Shields, Author and past Spokane Lilac Princess who was dethroned as a result of life choices she made as a teenager. Her open and candid speech encouraged our students and audience to own up to your mistakes upfront to prevent additional repercussions in the future.

It was deeply moving to learn a bit about each of our award recipients as they shared...

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EWI Corporate Reading Rally Literacy Program – Read Discover Grow

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

LCAM Reading Rally author presentation was on May 23rd. Students came to the library and author Kelly Milner Hall tailored her presentation to each age group. As they left students received a reading journal and a bookmark provided by the EWI Spokane Philanthropy committee. The week of June 6-10 each class visited the library and students selected three (3) books from the Scholastic Book Fair. The following week students will receive a fourth book. The Corporate Literacy Program Committee did an excellent job selecting the early reader books: Kindergarten through second graders will...

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President's June Message

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

It’s hard to believe it but by the time you receive the June issue of EWI Spokane Connect we will be 90 days away from the opening of the 2016 Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting (LCAM). The LCAM Planning Committee has been meeting for over a year and things are falling into place and getting very exciting!

Network, Connect, Develop and “Return to Our Roots” as we celebrate this year’s accomplishments, share best practices, learn from some of the nation’s most dynamic speakers, and promote your member firms and businesses. This is EWI Corporate’s biggest event of the year and...

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Congratulations Rogue Heart Media!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Congratulations to the team at Rogue Heart Media for their wins at the Spokane Regional MarCom Association’s annual SPARK Awards, held in the beautiful Skyline Room at the Red Lion Hotel (another Member Firm!). Rogue Heart won two merit awards: one for their Fire Ops 101 video for SVFD and one for their own 58/25 Washington State Parks Photo Adventure blog. Congrats to Megan and her team!

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Congratulations Becka Shelley!

Friday, May 13, 2016

We are so proud of Becka Shelley on her unanimous election to the KSPS Community Advisory Board! Becka will be a fantastic representative, and has shown her care for the KSPS mission in part through her participation in the Annual KSPS Pledge Drives, representing EWI of Spokane. Thank you, Becka, for serving our community in so many ways! You make us proud.

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Pet Food Drive at EWI June meeting!

Friday, May 13, 2016

In June, the Philanthropy Committee will be holding a pet food drive for the Spokane Humane Society. Donations can be brought to the June meeting which will be conveniently held onsite at the Spokane Humane Society.

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Spokane Humane Society 13th Annual Parade of Paws

Friday, May 13, 2016

13th Annual Parade of Paws
Raising Funds for Animals in Need
Saturday, June 18, 2016, 10 a.m.

Spokane Humane Society
6607 N. Havana St. Spokane, Washington

Day of event registration, check-in and the vendor fair starts at 8 a.m. Early registration is available at the shelter on Friday, June 17, Noon – 7 p.m.

Join the community in raising funds for animals in need with a fun-packed two or four mile walk to benefit the animals waiting for a forever home. You, your dog, family, co-workers and friends are all welcome to join in the fun for a great cause...

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President's May Message

Friday, May 13, 2016

Dear fellow EWI of Spokane Members,

Hooray, hooray it’s the month of May! I absolutely love this time of year! I’ve especially enjoyed the past four weeks of unusually sunny, warm weather that created an explosion of beautiful, vibrant hues of spring! Another school year is coming to a close and our annual scholarship banquet is upon us. On Tuesday, May 17, EWI Spokane will honor three area high school students for their academic excellence and the impact they’ve made within their school and our community and two nontraditional students committed to obtaining a college degree. I...

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