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Unaccompanied Refugee Info Night, emergency preparedness course and "Stories of Goodwill"

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Yvonne and Ron Rentner are one of the couples fostering refugee children 
through Lutheran Community Services Northwest. - YOUNG KWAK
  • Young Kwak
  • Yvonne and Ron Rentner are one of the couples fostering refugee children through Lutheran Community Services Northwest.

Unaccompanied Refugee Info Night

Lutheran Community Services Northwest is looking for local families who want to provide a loving and caring environment for refugee youth coming to the U.S. Meets on the second Tuesday of the month (Dec. 11), from 5:30-7:30 pm. Lutheran Community Services, 201 W. Sprague. lcsnw.org/program/foster-care (381-4945)

Emergency Home Preparedness Course

During this three-hour interactive lecture, local preparedness expert Vern Page covers everything from surviving a winter power outage to keeping safe during a natural disaster. Learn how to be more prepared whether you live in a home or apartment. Free; no registration required. Sat, Dec. 8 from 1-4 pm. East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. (444-5300)

Dollars & Sense: Navigating Your Credit

Learn how to get free access to and how to understand your credit report in this workshop from SNAP Spokane. The session covers ways to improve your score, establish good credit and deal with collection agencies. Free. Tue, Dec. 11 from 6-8 pm. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Rd. scld.org (893-8350)

Greater Spokane Valley: Stories of Goodwill

Celebrate local businesses and nonprofits partnering to create a better community at the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber's annual event. Chamber member businesses sponsor a nonprofit to host for this lunch, while nonprofits have a chance to share about their mission. Includes a strolling lunch with tasting stations throughout the room, networking time and plenty of holiday cheer. $175/table. Fri, Dec. 14 from 11 am-2 pm. info@spokanevalleychamber.org (924-4994)

The original print version of this article was headlined "Unaccompanied Refugee Info Night"