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It has been a busy year for Recovery Café Spokane. In September, the Café hosted its first annual Hand Across the Falls event and was the recipient of a makeover courtesy of KXLY’s Extreme Team. Now, more exciting news to share. The Café was awarded a grant worth up to $50,000 from the Seattle based Recovery Café Network. “We are honored to be chosen, and are grateful to the Recovery Café Network for its support of our work” said Georgia Butler, Recovery Café Spokane’s Program Director. “This year has truly been one of blessings for the Café.” The money is earmarked for...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2017 Jill Johnson Communications Specialist Community-Minded Enterprises (509) 822-8040 JillJ@community-minded.org   Spokane, Wash.  --   Recovery Café Spokane is bringing Hands Across the Falls to Spokane Saturday, September 30. The event is designed as a public show of support celebrating recovery. “This is the first of its kind in Spokane,” said Kathy Thamm, Executive Director of Community-Minded Enterprises, the parent organization of Recovery Café Spokane. “We want this event to be a way for members of the community to show their support for those who have overcome addiction.” Organizers expect several hundred attendees. The first 500 will receive a commemorative medal. Family, friends and individuals who support recovery...
In 2015, Community-Minded Enterprises launched Access to Recovery (ATR) providing free and low cost assistance to men and women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction in Spokane. In 2017, Recovery Café Spokane opened its doors in Peaceful Valley, offering people in recovery a place to drop in and get support  - whether that is a meal, a friendly ear to listen to, job training or a life enriching class. Statistics taken from the Life in Recovery Survey, conducted by Alexandre Laudet, P.h.D. in collaboration with Faces & Voices of Recovery.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2017                                            Traci Logan-Demus Community-Minded Enterprises (509) 960-7455 Tracil@community-minded.org   For the 5th Consecutive Year Community-Minded Enterprises is Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices Spokane, Wash.  -- Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) has once again been honored with the “When Work Works” award for exemplary workplace practices by the Society for Human Resource Management. The award recognizes employers that offer flexible scheduling and transition to parenthood programs as well as opportunities for learning, a culture of respect and trust, and job autonomy. Community-Minded Enterprises was singled out for its workforce flexibility with 2/3 of its staff regularly working in the field. CME also scored high...
Go Beyond Facebook and YouTube Air your video on Community-Minded Television FREE! Since 2008, Community-Minded Television (CMTV14) has been a place where local video storytellers could share their work, their passion, their point of view. We are dedicated to providing cable access to the people of Spokane. Right now, we’re accepting video submissions. And we need you! We’re looking for videos that: Entertain Inform Educate Uplift Frequently Asked Questions Who can submit a video?  Anyone. You will need to fill out a little paperwork. What kind of videos are you looking for? Here are some examples, but don’t be limited by this...
Spokane’s Recovery Café didn’t look like itself when “Breast Intentions” borrowed the space for a bra fitting session for women in need. Usually, the Recovery Café is a place to visit with a recovery coach, connect with services or just have a cup of coffee and spend a moment to recharge. But on the evening of April 20 it looked more like the women’s undergarment section of a department store: it was overflowing with racks of bras. Spokane-based Breast Intentions provides women in need with a bra that fits, and the nonprofit and its volunteers teamed up with the Recovery Café to...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2017                                                   Jill Johnson Community-Minded Enterprises (509) 960-7459 JillJ@community-minded.org Community-Minded Television (CMTV14) Opens State of the Art Studio to the Public and Expands Class Offerings in Partnership with AltLens Spokane, Wash.  -- CMTV14, Spokane’s nonprofit community access television station has a new home. CMTV14 recently moved into a custom-built production studio, located at 104 West 3rd Avenue on the corner of Third and Browne in Spokane. The move coincides with the launch of new classes offered by...

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