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The Gallery retirement community premiers

With finishing touches freshly completed at the 121,400-square-foot The Gallery at Spokane senior community, more than 200 visitors attended its Nov. 15 open house event, says Becky Monday, executive director at the facility. ...


Cd’A investment firm plans to expand its reach in 2024

Coeur d’Alene-based Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC has been recognized as the highest-ranked...


Note to younger self: Prioritize integrity, self-care

My daughter Sue is starting her career in Chicago and recently asked me for advice I would give my...


Vickerman Investment Advisors focuses on future

Mike Vickerman Jr., founder of Vickerman Investment Advisors Inc., says his constant mantra to his ...


Wealth managers help clients reach financial goals

Four types of wealth are equally important to our overall well-being. They include financial, social...


Succession by design at MMEC Architecture

MMEC Architecture & Interiors LLC’s three remaining founding partners retired in July, marking the end of an era at the Spokane-based firm. Doug Mitchell, Marian Evenson, and Craig Conrad—who make up the second M, the E, and the C in MMEC—founded...


Re*Imagine Medical Lake steps in for wildfire victims

In the aftermath of the Gray Fire that destroyed 240 homes in and around Medical Lake over the summer, Re*Imagine Medical Lake has partnered with the city, churches, businesses, and other nonprofits to coordinate resources available for the victims, says ...


Dollars up, donors down at INW universities

Despite a record-breaking year for donations at some Spokane-area universities, many higher education institutions are facing a decline in donor numbers—a worrying trend for the continued sustainability of major gifts, some university leaders here say....


Women & Children’s Free Restaurant surpasses 1M meals a year

Women & Children’s Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen provides about 10 times more meals now than it did prior to the pandemic, and that isn’t expected to change anytime soon. “Our meal count went up from about 100,000 a year to over a million...


Private donors help fill health care revenue gap

Most nonprofit organizations rely on the generosity of their neighbors to fulfill their mission, and health care is no different. Private donations help fill the gap between revenue and the rest of the operating budget....

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