140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Bowl-A-Thon helps Shriners Hospital

Washington Voices The Spokesman-Review

SPOKANE COUNTY – Supporters of Shriners Hospital for Children were relieved when the announcement came that the hospital would not be closed for the present. But Spokane Valley resident Carol Gibson said it’s important to continue to generate funds for the nonprofit institution. “Even though the hospital remains open, we’re still raising funds to help with patient care, especially for uninsured patients,” she said.

On Saturday, the community joined Gibson and other supporters at Lilac Lanes, 1112 E. Magnesium Road, from 6 to 9 p.m. for a Bowl-A-Thon. The proceeds going to Spokane Shriners Hospital. The cost was $25 per person or $40 per family, and included shoe rental.

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