Conversion of EWI Corporate Database/Website Timeline & Disruption to Service Guidelines

Monday, February 8, 2016

This announcement comes as an update to all of our members about some immediate changes that are occurring regarding the EWI website and database system. I'd like to provide you with the latest information, how it will affect you as our member, what you can expect and a brief timeline to anticipate our next steps. Please understand that our organization's staff and your board of directors are here to support you through the upcoming transition and if you have any questions, comments or concerns, we are open to receive them and help answer them for you. We ask for your patience and teamwork...

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St. Patrick's Day Cookie Sale

Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Support your EWI Spokane Chapter and put a smile on all your Irish and Irish wanna-be friends and family with a delicious large frosted shamrock sugar cookie.

This year EWI is partnering with New Leaf Bakery/Transitions. For a nominal price of $3.00 you can sweeten someone’s day. So buy one or two for your sweetheart, children, grandchildren, parents, aunts, uncles, clients, customers, neighbor and don’t forget to get one for yourself.

The cookies will be individually packaged and delivered at the March 15th Chapter Meeting....

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Food for Thought

Friday, January 15, 2016

Approximately 24,280 children in Spokane County are Food Insecure. That means 1 in 4 local children struggles with not having enough food at home. Children who don’t get enough to eat have less energy and struggle to focus in the classroom.

To help combat this, the Philanthropy Committee will be accepting food and cash donations at the January and February meetings for the Spokane Valley Partners Food for Thought program.

Food for Thought provides homeless students with two days worth of food to carry them through the weekends. Ensuring good nutrition will help provide a...

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January President's Message

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Do you remember where you were at and what you were doing on New Year’s Eve 2000? I remember very distinctly. In fact, it’s a New Year’s Eve that I’ll never forget.

We gathered at the Morgan Family’s home with several other families to play games, munch our way into midnight and soak in the hot tub. Kevin wasn’t able to join his wife and children because he worked at Avista and they were dispatched to headquarters to be ready to go, if necessary. We were all confident that the clock would strike 12:01 and nothing would happen. We were all standing in front of the TV engaged in...

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Avista's Scott Morris Receives King Cole Luminary Award for Visionary Leadership

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Leadership Spokane is proud to announce the 4th annual King Cole Luminary Award will be presented to Scott Morris, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Avista Corporation. The presentation will be made on Jan. 29, 2016, during the “Leadership Lights the Way Gala” at Northern Quest Resort & Casino.

Leadership Spokane created the King Cole Luminary Award to recognize exceptional servant leadership that lights the way within the community. In March 2013, the first award was made posthumously to King Forrest Cole. Cole is known as the “father” of Expo ’74, which...

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President's Message

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

I’ve had the opportunity to go on two Medical Mission trips to Honduras with the Impact Team of Lake City Community Church, led by Dr. Brett Dirks and his wife Michele. Before my first trip, I was excited and nervous because I didn’t know what to expect. As we were preparing to depart to our first village on Roatan Island, Dr. Dirks got everyone’s attention and explained that it was critical that we remember three very important rules: 1) be flexible, 2) be flexible and 3) be flexible. I laughed and thought his advice was rather silly. I was expecting something really profound and...

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Please join BBB as they celebrate their BBB Accredited Businesses!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Please join BBB on Thursday, November 12, as they celebrate their BBB Accredited Businesses! Hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer will be available along with raffles and giveaways throughout the evening. This will also be a great opportunity to network with other accredited businesses in the area from a variety of industries.

​​ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Marketplace Winery,
39 W Pacific Ave, Spokane, WA 99201

Note: You must be a current BBB Accredited Business or BBB Accredited Charity to attend. This is a FREE event.

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Congratulations Sonderen Packaging!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Congratulations to member firm Sonderen Packaging on receiving the Galliard Excellence Award from the Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute. Sonderen began using Galliard Advisor in 2009 to assist in the transition of company ownership from a second to third generation and has since successfully transitioned the company of over 50 years of service.

In addition to the Galliard Excellence Award, Sonderen Packaging was also recently recognized with a 2015 Paperboard Packaging Council Carton Competition Excellence Award! Congratulations, Sonderen Packaging!

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Congratulations Dermatology Specialists of Spokane!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Join Dermatology Specialists of Spokane at their 10 year anniversary party on Thursday, November 12 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, skin specials and one grand prize. DSOS is celebrating 10 years of the amazing Laser and Cosmetic Center.

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