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Restoration of the Bing Crosby Theater continues

The Bing Crosby Theater announces one more step in the continued restoration of the historic building at Sprague and Lincoln. For the first time in 25 years, today at 10, Mauer Construction will begin the cleaning, treating and sealing of all of the original cladding of the exterior of the theater. The exterior of the building will be washed, polished and preened. This is one of many projects the Bing is undertaking to revitalize and restore the theater as a world class performing arts center in downtown Spokane.

It is the owners' goal to maintain the integrity and beauty of this building as a landmark in the downtown arts and entertainment district. Stay tuned for more exciting advancements on the Bing horizon.

LaunchPad Aerospace/Aviation and Manufacturing event this Wednesday

LaunchPad is having an event at the Lincoln Center 4 pm, this Wednesday, October 3rd, connecting with industry experts in Aerospace/Aviation and Manufacturing Communities. Speakers will discuss key initiatives helping to increase business opportunities and employment in Aviation/Aerospace and Manufacturing in our region. For more information go to launchpadinw.com.

Waxie Sanitary Supply to open in Spokane Business and Industrial Park

Waxie Sanitary Supply has leased approximately 4,000 square feet of space in Building 25 of the Spokane Business & Industrial Park at 3808 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Their primary business at this location is warehousing and distribution of sanitary maintenance supplies.

WAXIE Sanitary Supply has 21 Inventory Centers strategically situated in nine Western states. Other locations in the northwest are Seattle, Portland, Boise and Idaho Falls. Each Inventory Center carries a full supply of sanitary products, janitor supplies and equipment. The website is waxie.com.

Rosauers’ CEO Jeff Philipps new GSI Chair

Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) announces that Jeff Philipps, President of Rosauers Supermarkets, Inc. will serve as Chairman of the Board for 2012 - 2013.

The Bar Method Studio opens this month

The Bar Method Studio is part of a fast growing franchise on pace to be over 70 studios strong by the end of the year. The Bar Method focuses on protecting your body and ensuring a great workout. The non-impact, one-hour workout targets all major muscle groups and improves posture. It integrates the fat-burning format of interval training with muscle-shaping isometrics to quickly and safely reshape the entire body. The result is a recognizable 'Bar Method Body' featuring sculpted arms, flat abs, teardrop shoulders, a lifted seat, elongated thighs and other noticeable changes to your body. The Bar Method founders have developed an extremely detailed and intense training program for all teachers ensuring that students only receive instruction from certified teachers.

The studio will have all the amenities needed to create a fantastic workout experience and give students an opportunity to discuss technique and purchase merchandise. There will be a large reception area, lockers, showers and bathrooms. The studio room itself will be equipped with weights, balls, mats, towels and other needed equipment to ensure an intense, enjoyable and fulfilling workout.

The Bar Method Studio will open later this month and is located in Grapetree Village on Spokane's South Hill, 2023 East 29th. Free parking is available. For more information, contact Kerrianne Thronson, Studio Owner at 509-951-9653 or Kerrianne@barmethod.com or Spokane@barmethod.com or Mary Conklin, Marketing Director at 509-714-3225, mconklin78@gmail.com. Visit Spokane.barmethod.com or www.facebook.com/TheBarMethodSpokane.

Stella Evans joins US Linen and Uniform

Stella Evans has joined US Linen as regional sales representative. She is pictured with Rick Snyder, current GM and third generation owner operator holding the Association of Washington Businesses 2012 Environmental Excellence Award. US Linen and Uniforms, headquartered in Richland, WA is a family-owned and operated business that evolved into a full-service commercial laundry after getting its start cleaning clothing, sheets, and other linens for local residents. Today the company processes linens, uniforms and mats, with each item accounting for roughly one third of USL workload. The website www.uslinen.com.

Women’s Resource Partnership presents 'Inside the Conversation'

The Women's Resource Partnership is having a Launch Party October 7th 3-7pm of 'Inside the Conversation' at nYne Bar and Bistro, 232 W Sprague, downtown. The Women's Resource Partnership vision is to enhance the lives of women in all walks of life and was created for women of all ages to come together and share their friendship, business, ideas, and connections. To further that vision they have created 'Inside the Conversation' presented by Women's Resource Partnership, an interview webisode series that features local women, non profits, and musicians. They are interviewing women with 10 questions, in the same format as 'Inside the Actors Studio.' If you would like to be interviewed and featured on the show, sign up at the event.

The first 50 people through the door of the launch party will get a gift and there will also have door prizes given throughout the event. They are raffling off several items with the proceeds going to featured non-profits, Inland NW Baby, KZZU's Christmas Wish, Safety Net, and The Isaac Foundation.

You can get more information at facebook.com/insidetheconversation.

Carrington College Spokane Celebrates Dental Health Week

Carrington College Spokane, 10102 E Knox Ave., Suite 200, will host a variety of events offering complimentary health care services in celebration of Health Care Recognition Month. This week, Tuesday through Thursday, from noon until 1pm, with the focus on dental health, students at the campus will provide oral health demonstrations and give away dental supplies. Health Care Recognition Month events are free and open to the public. Carrington students enrolled in related programs, such as dental hygiene, nursing, medical assisting and respiratory care, will help host the events. The students will use the experience as a learning opportunity to refine their skills and promote career growth within expanding health care fields they can pursue following graduation. The campus currently offers programs in dental assisting, medical radiography, and medical billing and coding, among others.

For more information about Carrington College, visit www.carrington.edu/cc.

Hire Ability Day announces October 9th events

Hire Ability Day announces two events for Spokane on Tuesday, October 9th. Both events will demonstrate the value of employing people with developmental disabilities in businesses throughout Spokane County.

Morning on the Job. 9 to 11am (various locations throughout Spokane County). Hire Ability Day starts in the morning with nearly two dozen participants going to different workplaces throughout the area for a 'morning on the job' experience. Each participant and his/her job coach will tour a job site and learn about that business from a company representative.

The Celebration Luncheon is 12 noon to 1:30pm at The Davenport Hotel's Grand Pennington Ballroom. This event highlights local employers and employees in our community who now both can benefit from including people with developmental disabilities in the workforce.

Spokane area businesses and employers can RSVP for the free lunch at hireabilityday.org.

Design a Library Card Art Contest

Spokane County Library District is presenting a 'Design a Library Card' Contest for high school students, with the winning artwork to be used for a student library card. Artwork submissions can be submitted at any Spokane County Library between October 1 and October 31, 2012.

The winning design will be chosen by a panel of area graphic artists and used for a new student library card for SCLD members. The student card will be available in 2013. Entry forms and contest rules are available at Spokane County area high schools and at www.scld.org.

EWU Young Professionals Network event October 4

EWU Young Professionals Network, sponsored by STCU, is holding an October networking event, Startup Smart, Thursday, October 4, 5 to 7 pm at Ripples Riverside Grill, 700 North Division, offering frontline advice from successful entrepreneurs. It’s part happy-hour mixer, part career booster. a chance to get insider career advice from experts, network with area business leaders and meet other young professionals in a happy-hour setting. You'll impress your boss with your professional development efforts while meeting new people over drinks and appetizers.

The panel includes Jim & Cher Desautel, Desautel Hege Communications; Jason Clerget, The Basement, Propaganda Creative & Dollar Per Month; Tyler Lafferty, Seven2, 14Four, Passenger Pets, Method Juice Cafe & Access2Experience, and Paul Wham, LaserDirect, Broadreach & Cohesion.

Registration will automatically enter you into our prize drawings. You will also get an additional entry for each guest you include in your online registration. Prizes include an iPod nano 16GB; Broadway Night Out; 2 tickets to Flashdance and a night at the Red Lion River Inn; Manito Tap House gift certificate for $50; a one-on-one lunch with Jim & Cher Desautel of Desautel Hege Communications; and a one-on-one lunch with Tyler Lafferty of Seven2.

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