Thank you for a great Coffee Talk today. About 25 people attended. Portions of the conversation are available on the SpokaneFāVS Facebook page.
Today SpokaneFāVS will host its monthly Coffee Talk forum, which the Spokane community is invited to attend.
The topic is “Work Ethics,” in honor of Labor Day Weekend. Labor Day become a federal holiday in 1894 as a way to pay tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.
- Patricia Bruininks, associate professor of Psychology at Whitworth University. On the topic she wrote, “To Work or not to Work: That is the Ethical Question“
- John Hancock, of Deep Creek Consulting
- Dave Kovac, of the Spokane Firefighters Union.
Coffee Talk is in the Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave (outside Kizuri) from 10-11:30 a.m.
Guests who visit Boots Bakery across the street can get a free coffee with a pastry if they indicate they’re with the FāVS Coffee Talk.
The next Coffee Talk will be Oct. 8 on “Faith, Resiliency and Natural Disasters.”
Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.