You're Invited To Thursday's Noon Lunch/Program at Luigi's

Oct. 29 - John Meekhof, Principal, Capstone Consulting Group, LLC

November 5 - One Nation Under God Program of Service, Michelle Wheatley, Director and Fr. Brad Reynolds, Gonzaga University Ministry

November 12 - TBA

November 19 - Mike Fitzsimmons, KXLY Radio Host, "There Is No Joy in Cowtown" Apple Cup Address

November 26 - No Lunch or Program, Happy Thanksgiving!



Luigi's Restaurant

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Child Abuse Prevention
Through the proceeds of the annual holiday crab feed/auction in December, the club has donated over $500,000 to support the programs and services of Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, Children’s Home Society and Spokane Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Center.

The club annually donates and distributes thousands of flags to children along the Children’s Lilac Festival, ValleyFest and other community parade routes.

Youth Programs
The club recognizes youth in our schools for citizenship, achievement and volunteerism. The Exchange Club of Spokane Foundation annually awards two college scholarships at Lewis and Clark and Central Valley High Schools. The overall winner of the Youth of the Year award advances to District and National competition. Four college scholarships are annually awarded to students who have turned their lives around through programs at local alternative high schools. The overall winner advances to District and National competition. The Young Citizenship Award honors students from five elementary schools for school involvement and volunteering!

Community Service
The club coordinates and provides volunteers to distribute Bloomsday t-shirts...for over twenty years…Over one million shirts and more than two hundred volunteers each year! In addition, Exchange Club recognizes a community hero through its annual Golden Deeds program. The Exchange Club Foundation uses its proceeds to fund local grants to non-profit agencies working to improve the lives of community members in need of assistance.

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Exchange, America's Service Club, is a group of men and women working together to make our communities better places to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities, and its national project, Child Abuse Prevention.

The Exchange Club of Downtown Spokane, chartered in 1948, provides a wonderful opportunity for networking and fellowship with a group of men and women working together to strengthen our community through its programs of service, making it a better place to live!


During Child Abuse Prevention month in April, checks were presented to Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, Children's Home Society and Spokane Child Abuse Network, as a result of the club's annual crab feed/auction in December, which netted $45,000!

College scholarships of $2,200 each were awarded to graduating high school seniors, Sidney Orr of Central Valley and Laura Mikesell of Lewis and Clark through the Youth of the Year program. Sidney Orr was selected as the District Youth of the Year, earning another $1,000 scholarship!

Six seniors graduating from local alternative high schools were recognized in the ACE award program, Accepting the Challenge of Excellence in turning their lives around. All received $500 and are eligible to apply for a $1000 scholarship if they are enrolled to further their education.

The Exchange Club of Spokane Foundation Partners With Inland Northwest Community Foundation

The transfer of $1.1 million to INWCF established new endowments that are now being used for specific purposes. The Nystuen Scholarship Endowments fund an annual scholarship for a graduating senior at both Lewis and Clark and Central Valley High Schools; The Exchange Club of Downtown Spokane Endowment funds charitable activities of the club; and the Grantmaking Endowment funds charitable nonprofit agencies, primarily involved in the prevention of child abuse.
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