On April 25 Union Gospel Mission will host its annual banquet “Impacting Lives Together.” The event will be at Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley. The lunch banquet will be served at 1:30 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) and the dinner banquet will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Reservations can be made here. Table sponsorships are also available for $250. For details visit the event website.
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