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2010-04-07 06:57:00

SPOKANE, Wash., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this summer with a new travel program called "Leadership Summit: Remembering Hurricane Katrina," which actively engages participants in community service projects throughout New Orleans and sheds light on the region's rebuilding efforts. In addition to the travel program, the company has launched an online...

2010-02-11 16:05:00

SPOKANE, Wash, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses in Spokane and throughout the U.S., today announced that Washington Trust Bank has selected the company to provide IP VPN services to connect the bank's 41 branches and offices in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Utah with its technology support centers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "It's...

2010-02-08 07:15:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan Murphy Media today announced that it will launch a network of hyperlocal neighborhood web sites in the Madison, WI and Spokane, WA markets, increasing local content offerings and expanding advertising opportunities for local businesses. The new sites provide a way for Morgan Murphy's television stations NEWS3 - WISC-TV, Madison and KXLY4, Spokane to better serve local communities by combining the stations' valuable content with community...

2010-01-28 11:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avista issued the challenge for its Every Little Bit Video contest and high school students from throughout the company's three-state service area stepped up. The result was 138 student-created short videos that inform and inspire others to take part in saving energy and conserving resources. "Cleaner, Greener, Healthier" from Mead High School (Spokane, Wash.) students Rachael Becker, Shelby Foo and Isabel Apperson was selected as the...

2010-01-28 09:40:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CXT, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR), has been awarded a contract by West Rail Construction to supply 23,000 concrete rail ties for the unloading system at EGT's Columbia River Grain Terminal. CXT plans to start shipment of ties from its Spokane manufacturing plant to the new Longview, WA riverside facility in February 2010. CXT Concrete Ties will support a high capacity rail unloading system capable...

2009-12-28 10:40:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Quest Resort & Casino's new 250-room hotel and spa opens its doors on December 31st, 2009. The contemporary hotel features sophisticated technology and a world-class spa in an urban lodge environment, making it one of the region's most unique destination resorts. The Resort and related infrastructure represent an investment exceeding $200 million, creating an economic bright spot in the region. Northern Quest Resort & Casino is...

2009-12-03 06:58:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, today named Steve Sampson, former U.S. World Cup, Costa Rica National Coach, Los Angeles Galaxy and Santa Clara University head coach, as Soccer Commissioner for the 2010 Sports Ambassadors travel season. Sampson, who has been actively involved with People to People Sports Ambassadors Programs for the past three years, will lead elite coaches and...

2009-11-20 07:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy challenges more households who are struggling to put food on the table, Hirai Farms, Annie's Fun, Sodexo, Gonzaga University and McCain Foods teamed up on November 16th to help Second Harvest provide food for holiday meals. At a special event on Monday, November 16th at the McCarthey Athletic Center parking lot at Gonzaga University, Sodexo, Hirai Farms, Annie's Fun, Gonzaga and McCain Foods partnered to make a substantial donation to...

2009-11-19 06:58:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, joins together on a nine home project build for Habitat for Humanity®, Spokane on Friday, November 20th. The build at 1600 E. Boone in North Spokane, will produce a five-plex and two duplexes. . For the building projects, 70 employees have committed their time and manpower so that area families will have homes. "We are thrilled to partner...

2009-10-27 15:10:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avista (NYSE: AVA) has been chosen to receive a matching grant in the range of $20 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project to upgrade portions of the utility's electric distribution system to smart grid standards. Avista will contribute approximately $22 million to the project cost. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040128/SFW031LOGO) Depending on final grant terms, the project is expected to improve electric...


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