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April 23: WSU Spokane to participate in city cleanup project


SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane’s Cougs in the Community group will participate in a city cleanup effort in the east central neighborhood between 8 a.m. and noon Saturday, April 23.

WSU alumni interested in participating may register to volunteer through Elysia Spencer at or 358-7864.

WSU Spokane has been assigned the project of painting over graffiti on the exterior of three businesses at 1915 E. Sprague Ave., and freshening up the paint on the doors and windows before another group gives the businesses some updated signage. Painting supplies will be provided on site.

This is one of more than 30 neighborhood projects that will be tackled by volunteers that morning as part of the city’s Cleaning from the Corridor ( project during Spokane Gives month.


Elysia Spencer, WSU Spokane community engagement coordinator, 509-358-7864,



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