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Kids at Heart luncheon raises $125,000 to support Sacred Heart Children's Hospital

The 13th annual Kids at Heart luncheon raised $125,000, after expenses, to purchase new state-of-the-art equipment for pediatric trauma and emergency services at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital.

The 2018 Sacred Heart Children's Hospital Advocate of the Year awards were presented at the lunch. These awards recognize those who continually advocate for the health, safety and education of the children and families in our community.

This year's awards went to:

Dr. Paul Thorne, pediatric surgeon, Providence Medical Group
LaRae Wiley and Chris Parkin, The Salish School
Linda Stone, Children’s Alliance
Molly Crumet, Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
Jackson Lino, World Relief Spokane
The KXLY4 Extreme Team and Mark Peterson
Dr. Judy Felgenhauer, pediatric oncologist, Providence Medical Group
Denis Felgenhauer, community volunteer

For more information, visit www.kidsatheartcharitylunch.org.

Registration open for Vanessa's Promise Benefit Luncheon

This year's The luncheon is on Tuesday, June 5, at the Davenport Grand Hotel. Doors open at 11:15am and the program will begin at noon. The lunch is free to attend, and there will be an opportunity to support the Nursery during the lunch. The cost of the luncheon will be covered by generous sponsors, so every dollar raised at the event will go directly to supporting the mission of the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

To register for the luncheon, click here The deadline for registration is May 31.

Inland Imaging's Dr. Robin Hines takes on new role

Inland Imaging has recently announced that Dr. Robin Hines has been elected president of the executive committee governing the combined medical staffs at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Providence Holy Family Hospital. Dr. Hines has been an active participant in medical leadership at both hospitals since 2013, and was instrumental in unifying the two medical staffs to streamline the administrative functions of the medical staff, and more importantly, to improve safety and quality of care for the many patients treated at both facilities.

Dr. Hines specializes in Emergency Radiology and has been with Inland Imaging since 1998.

New Wishing Star Foundation Board Members named

The Wishing Star Foundation has named three new members to its Board.

Randi Johnson, owner and managing attorney at Lilac City Law, focuses on fighting for disabled children, workers, and veterans in their claims for federal disability benefits, as well as guiding young parents though estate planning. Randi attended J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School; B.A., Florida State University. Since moving to Spokane in 2012, Randi has been recognized as a Rising Star by the Spokane Journal of Business, the list of Top Attorneys in Spokane 2017 by Spokane CDA Living and the Rising Star Attorney in WA by Super Lawyers in 2018.

Desiree Renshaw, a Realtor at Windermere City Group-Spokane, has spent the past decade calling Spokane home and building authentic relationships. These relationship have proven to be the cornerstone of her Real Estate business. Desiree attended Boise State University, receiving a B.A. in Psychology.

Kyle LaPierre is co-owner of LaPierre Homes and LaPierre Enterprises in Kennewick. Since graduating with his MBA from Washington State University, Kyle has been recognized as the Washington State Builder of the Year, and has served as President of both the Tri-Cities Home Builders Association and the Washington State Homebuilders Association.

For more information, visit www.wishingstar.org.

My Fresh Basket recognized nationally

Spokane's My Fresh Basket grocery, which opened last summer in Kendall Yards at the corner of Monroe Street and Summit Parkway, has been awarded a prestigious national honor, the Progressive Grocer's Most Outstanding New Concept Store for 2017-18. My Fresh Basket is also featured on the cover of Progressive Grocer's February magazine.

Spokane named one of America's top coffee cities

And another honor for Spokane, National Geographic Traveler magazine has listed Spokane as one of America's top coffee cities in its March 2018 issue.

Spokane HomeStreet Bank Grand Opening on March 20

Grand opening festivities for the new Spokane HomeStreet Bank branch in downtown's Lincoln Building at 818 West Riverside is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, from 5-7pm. There is no request to RSVP, just come by and have some fun.

Another successful Inlander Restaurant Week

Inlander Restaurant Week raised a record number of meals for Second Harvest this year, during its sixth annual event held February 22-March 2. Participating restaurants, diners, and sponsors Sysco and Dairy Farmers of Washington, collaborated to donate 54,359 meals. Since 2015, Inlander Restaurant Week has partnered with Second Harvest to raise awareness about food insecurity in our region, and to help meet the needs in our community

Mark Irving joins ALSC Architects

Mark Irving has joined ALSC Architects as a Project Architect. A 2015 graduate of the University of Idaho, Mark is applying his skills to the $30 million Cheney High School Modernization & Expansion project.

For more information, visit the website at www.alscarchitects.com.

Integrus Architecture Promotes Staff

Integrus Architecture, with offices in Spokane and Seattle, recently recognized the commitment and professionalism of several staff through the advancement to Associate within the firm. Associates are individuals that are committed to the firm and the profession, and are persons who have demonstrated professionalism in their work.

New Associates include:
John Baldauf, AIA, NCARB - Project Architect (Seattle)
Dave Buescher, AIA - Project Manager (Spokane)
Andrea Hougen, PE, SE - Structural Engineer (Spokane)
Kandis Larsen, AIA, NCIDQ (Spokane) - Project Architect & Interior Designer (Spokane)
Jeff Luedeman, RA, LEED AP BD+C -Project Architect (Seattle)
Sara Wilder, AIA, LEED AP - Project Manager (Seattle)
Kim Young, AIA, LEED AP BD+C - Project Manager (Seattle)

For more information, visit www.integrusarch.com.

The Business Thought of the Week

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