Alumni in the News:
“The Rev. Thomas S. Altepeter leads a small Ecumenical Catholic Community group that meets in the former chapel at the SNAP building.” Click HERE for the full story.
“My leadership Spokane training has greatly enriched and enhanced my passion to serve effectively in various roles since 2002.” – Vang Xiong, Class of 2002
Congratulations to Christopher Patterson (Class of 2007) and his team at Breakthrough Incorporated for receiving the DDA Agency of the Year Award.
Breakthrough Inc. works to help children and adolescents develop ethically sound life goals in a safe environment through specialized programs in both homes and schools that address each individual’s specific problems. Their programs include training, therapy sessions, and community and social activities.
Dave Richardson, Class of 2005, Executive Director of the Spokane Humane Society, does the Harlem Shake on KHQ
Arlene Fisher, Class of 2005, works as the City Administrator in the City of Cheney
Spokane-based Bouten Construction Co. has changed the way it approaches projects by looking at how to cut waste from the building process, while increasing productivity and efficiency, through the business practice known as lean construction.
Buzz Heston and Paul Boysen say the Providence Medical Park-Spokane Valley project, in background, is the fourth on which the contractor has used lean construction practices.
—Staff photo by Jessica Valencia
Breaking news! Elaine Couture, another GSI Board member and Chief Executive for Holy Family and Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, has been selected to become CEO of Providence Health Care effective early December. Elaine replaces Mike Wilson, who will become a senior advisor to Providence through 2013. This selection ensures a continuity of commitment to the community and the region.
A look at Dan Hansen by the Liberty Lake Splash.
A profile by the Spokesman-Review.
Check out Kate Armstrong on KXLY Good Morning Northwest participating in a Zumbathon!
Christopher M. Patterson leads a company that helps troubled children in the Greater Spokane area.
Chris Patterson, Class of 2008, works with children at Breakthrough, a behavioral rehabilitation service.
Vang Xion X.Toyed is working to secure a UN resolution to prevent the desecration of Hmong refugee graves in Thailand.
When Brian Burrow returned to West Central – the neighborhood where he grew up, where his parents grew up, where four generations of his family now live – it wasn’t by choice…
In the 1990-’91 school year, Brian Burrow and 26 other sixth-graders from Holmes Elementary lined up for a class photograph.
Twenty-one years later, Burrow set out to find what had happened to his classmates. He found all but two of those who had been in his classroom, and he tracked down more than half of all Holmes sixth-graders from that year, he said.
2 February 2012 - 6:00-9:00 pm
The Gala was a wonderful success, thanks to you! 250 guests, 29 auction items and over $16,000 raised. Funds will benefit the Leadership Spokane Scholarship Fund and the Leadership Spokane Foundations.