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OCTOBER- NOVEMBER EVENTS SIGNATURE CHEFS AUCTION Annual fundraiser event for the March of Dimes featuring an auction, food prepared by notable Inland Northwest chefs and beverages from local wineries and breweries. Oct. 12 at 6 pm. $150/person. Red Lion at the Park, 303 W. North River Dr. Visit: marchofdimes.com Contact: dheinemann@marchofdimes.com BISHOP’S POOR MAN’S MEAL BRUNCH This annual fundraiser, now in its 28th year, offers an open house and brunch meal to benefit Catholic Charities of Spokane’s House of Charity men’s homeless shelter’s sleeping program. Oct. 13 from 10 am-1 pm. Ticket prices TBA. House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific Ave. Visit: catholiccharitiesspokane.org Call: 358-4250 GOLF BENEFIT Breast Cancer awareness golf benefit--$10 of each entry is donated to Spokane’s American Cancer Society. Oct. 13 at 1 pm. $65 includes coupons for food. Coeur d’Alene Casino, 25 miles south of Coeur d’Alene at the junciton of US-95 and Hwy. 58. cdacasino.com GUARDIANS OF HOPE Annual breakfast benefiting Cancer Patient Care. Oct. 17 from 7:30-8:30 am. The Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom, 10 S. Post St. Visit: cancerpatientcare.org Call: 456-0446 THE PUMPKIN BALL Annual black-tie gala benefiting the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, featuring dinner, auction and entertainment. Oct. 19 at 5:30 pm. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $150/person. Visit: thepumpkinball.org Call: 474-2819 PEOPLE WHO CARE Eleventh annual fundraiser breakfast and luncheon benefiting Transitions for Women, serving women and children in the Inland Northwest. Oct. 23, breakfast at 7:30 am, lunch at noon. Free admission. Red Lion Inn at the Park, 303 W. North River Dr. Visit: help4women.org Call: 328-6702 MASQUE-YOUR-AID BENEFIT The sixth annual fundraiser gala raises funds for Communities In Schools of Spokane County, a public school dropout-prevention organization. The event features food, drinks, student stories and more. Oct. 25 from 6-9:30 pm. $50/person, $75/couple. Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 201 W. North River Dr. Visit: cisspokane. org Call: 413-1436 YWCA WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT LUNCHEON The 31st annual event, themed “A Day of Inspiration” features keynote speaker Leslie Morgan Steiner, author of the NYT best-selling memoir Crazy Love, recognizes local community leaders and raises funds to support women

and children through YWCA programs. Oct. 30 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. $125/person. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Visit: ywcaspokane. org Call: 789-9299

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HOPE HOUSE CELEBRITY FASHION SHOW Fashion show featuring local celebrities, luncheon, wine tasting, a silent auction and more to benefit Volunteers of America’s Hope House. Nov. 1 at 11 am. $45/person. Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Ct. Visit: voaspokane.org Call: 624-2378 LINKING FAMILIES FOR LIFE The fourth annual benefit dinner supports Catholic Charities of Spokane’s CAPA (Childbirth and Parenting Assistance) program, which works with vulnerable families to provide parenting support to change generational cycles of abuse and neglect. Nov. 1 at 5:30 pm. $50/person. Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. Visit: catholiccharitiesspokane.org Call: 455-4986 EPICUREAN DELIGHT The 32nd annual black-tie gala event features 30 local wineries and breweries and more than 30 local restaurants, with proceeds benefiting the Inland Northwest Blood Center. Nov. 8 from 6 pm to midnight. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Visit: epicureandelight.org Call: 232-4567 HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES The annual Red Cross luncheon event honors local leaders who have significantly contributed to the community through heroism and service. Nov. 13 from noon5 pm. Northern Quest, 100 N. Hayford Rd. Visit: redcross.org Call: 326-3330 LITTLE BLACK DRESS OF THE YWCA This quarterly program is intended to encourage local women to network and find meaningful relationships with other women, and to keep YWCA supporters informed of the organization’s work and needs. Nov. 14 from 5:30-7:30 pm. $25/ event or $300/annual membership. Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave. Visit: ywcaspokane.org Call: 789-9299 JINGLE BELL RUN This festive 5K run/ walk is a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation and features holidaythemed costumes. Nov. 16 starting at 9 am. $10-$20. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Visit: spokanejinglebellrun. kintera.org Call: 315-9862  The calendar is a free service, on a space-available basis. Mark submissions “InHealth Calendar” and include the time, date, address, cost and a contact number. Mail: 1227 W. Summit Parkway, Spokane, WA 99201; Fax: 325-0638; or E-mail: calendar@inhealthnw.com.

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