Fundraiser Update

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Prepare to take advantage of relaxation and FUN fundraising! Enjoy a mini spa experience and help EWI of Spokane at the same time! Space is limited to 20 people, first come first served! Sign up at our March Meeting!

EWI Mini Spa Night at LaRive Spa at Northern Quest Resort and Casino, April 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Cost is $50 - A portion of the proceeds will benefit EWI of Spokane.

INCLUDES:

- Use of the Spa amenities (Whirlpool, robes, lockers, sauna and more!)
- Champagne and Appetizers
- And Your Choice of Two Mini Services:

Chair...

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Inland Business Catalyst honors three EWI members with Women in Business Leadership Awards!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Congratulations to three of our very own EWI executives and their member firms for being recognized by Inland Business Catalyst’s Women in Business Leadership Awards!

The following members are being recognized for their accomplishments:

Shayna Wood – Eide Bailly (Emerging Business Women)
Rachae Bell – Clear Chiropractic (Emerging Business Women)
Cheryl Kilday – Visit Spokane (Movers & Shakers)

Help us celebrate these wonderful women by joining us at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 7:30am-9:00am at Chateau Rive at 621 W. Mallon Avenue...

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Member Firm Steam Plant Celebrated Centennial

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

On March 5, 2016, Spokane’s Iconic Steam Plant celebrated 100 years as a community icon! On March 5, 1916, Harry A. Flood, President of Merchants Central Heating Company (now known as Steam Plant) opened the valves to start operation, and the plant operated in downtown Spokane until 1986. After sitting idle for 10 years, the plant was remodeled into the beautiful, functional building it is today, complete with a restaurant, brewery, shops, and other businesses. Learn more about Steam Plant by watching their Centennial video at https://vimeo.com/...

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Scholarship Update

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The EWI Scholarship committee would like to introduce and send a special thanks to the following judges who have been so gracious to help determine our 2016 EWISP and ASIST scholarship recipients. Being a judge for our applicants is a very rewarding position; however, we are also mindful and appreciative of the time each judge has to take away from their work and family to be a part of this process. We wish to extend our sincerest thanks to all of them for their assistance in selecting our scholarship recipients for 2016.

EWISP JUDGES:
Business: Callie Bendrickson, Director...

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Philanthropy Update

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Thank you to everyone who donated during the Food For Thought Food Drive. Your kindness and generosity is heartwarming! We were able to raise $204 and 54 pounds of food which were given to the Spokane Valley Partners Food for Thought Program.

Your generous donations will help school children in our community get enough to eat on the weekends so they have more energy and struggle less in the classroom. For more information on their program, you can visit their website at: http://www.svpart.org/food-for-thought/.

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March President's Message

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Dear fellow EWI of Spokane Members,

When I was in elementary school there was a lot of hoopla around the three R’s, Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. I bought into how writing was included in the three R’s because the “w” is silent. However, I was always baffled that arithmetic was part of the trio. Hello, did anyone notice that the word starts with an “a” and the “r” isn’t even a hard “r”? As a child I would have just as soon excluded arithmetic because I wasn’t a huge fan of math back then. I have several friends that teach elementary school and not only have they excluded the...

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Corporate Volunteer Opportunity to Help Remodel Spokane Humane Society!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Spokane Humane Society has been chosen by the KXLY Extreme Team for a major remodel. As a shelter that cares for more than 3,500 homeless pets a year this is an amazing opportunity to update their building, which hasn’t seen a major remodel since it was built in 1973.

The team is looking to fill multiple volunteer shifts during this project. Each shift has the need for 10 individuals who will be helping to remove debris, build, paint, clean, organize and more. Currently these are the empty shifts that need to be filled:

February 22nd
5:00 AM – 12:00 PM
7:00...

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Philanthropy Opportunities

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Join us Wednesday, March 9th from 6:15p-10:00p for KSPS Public Television’s upcoming pledge campaign. We need 10-12 volunteers to answer phones and take pledges. It’s a good time and a good cause, so sign up yourself and a friend and make it a fun night out! KSPS and EWI will be providing food and snacks for the evening. To Volunteer, please contact Laura Lahr or Becka Shelly with your name and email no later than February 21st. llahr@triumphgroup.com and/or Shelley@dermos.com

The Philanthropy...

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Providence Health Care Chief Executive Named 2016 chair-elect to American Hospital Association governing council

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Elaine Couture, R.N., chief executive of Providence Health Care has been named 2015 chair-elect of the American Hospital Associations Section for Metropolitan Hospitals, and will assume role of chairperson in 2017.Couture oversees a health system that employees nearly 7,000 employees in Spokane and Stevens counties, including Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital and Providence Holy Family Hospital.

It is a great honor for EWI of Spokane to also have Elaine as our keynote speaker during our April 2016 meeting. Please join us in congratulating Elaine on...

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Transitions “SOCK HOP” drive on Friday, March 10!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Member firm, Transitions will be hosting a “Sock Hop” donations drive to collect socks, bras and underwear for transitions participants on Friday, March 10 from 12:00-1:00pm.

Drop off all sizes of new socks, bras or underwear, enjoy food from New Leaf Bakery and Café and bop to some 1950’s music – all in a lunch hour!

RSVP’s can be made to rsvp@help4women.org, 509.328.6702 or at our February EWI meeting.

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