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CHENEY FREE PRESS Thursday, November 12, 2015 By PAUL DELANEY Staff Reporter There's a new twist on the age-old idea of the treasure hunt being promoted by the Cheney Merchant's Association. The CMA, a local organization that seeks to promote business in the city will conduct their Cache for Cash, Dec. 3 and 4. Based on'the popular scavenger hunt game of geocaching, this interactive event is open to all Cheney residents, students and visitors. Partici- pants will complete their Cache for Cash "treasure map" by collecting stamps at CMA merchant busi- nesses in Cheney and then turn in their map to enter a drawing for one of three $100 prizes. The rules are simple. Pick up your "treasure map" entry form at Copy Junction, 1921 First St. in Cheney, starting on Monday, Dec. 1. A map can also be downloaded from www.cheneymerchants. org or the Cheney Merchants' Facebook page. On Thursday, Dec. 3 and Friday, Dec. 4 visit each of the businesses on the map to collect your stamps. Once you have the number of stamps Cheney Merchants Association Promoting A Vibrant Locat MarketpLace Graphic contributed by Cheney Merchants Association indicated on the entry form/map, turn it in to the Cheney Free Press, located at 1616 W. First St., on Dec. 4 to be entered into the $100 cash prize drawing. "Most of the merchants will have fun activities, giveaways and/or coupons to thank you for visit- ing," CMA member Kathleen Schreiber with Cheney Federal Credit Union said in a statement. She added, "Remember to take a 'selfie' when you submit your entry and post it to the CMA Facebook page." The three winners of the cash prize drawing will be notified by Dec. 10. Dr. Scott Borgholthaus ;ii!~; iii i i ::::iii]i i~ with Vision Haus, Brian and Debbie Anderson with Holiday Inn Express and Doug Nixon with Nixon Agency are sponsoring the cash prizes. The Cheney Free Press and the Easterner are the advertising sponsors of this event. The Cheney Merchants Association is a group of business owners, organizations and community leaders working together to promote a dynamic marketplace in Cheney. The CMA promotes its member's businesses; Helps to build relation- ships; Facilitates activities that assist or educate business owners; and Promotes activities that enhance the community. CMA is open to all store- front, home-based and non-profit businesses and organizations in Cheney. Paul Delaney can be reached at EWU Downtown Gallery highlight Cheney arti By AL STOVER Staff Reporter Cheney residents who wander inside the Eastern Washington "When they said they wanted work from Cheney artists, I thought 'I need to be in there.'" Cheney artist Janet Wilbanks University Downtown Studentat 404 SecondGallerY'st.lcatedmay .................................................. i i!i i i ;iii:!i notice some familiar ar- tifacts or landscapes. W h e g all e r y h e 1 d i !i i i!;II an artists reception iiiii!i for the "Everything Cheney" art show, Nov. 6, where onlook- and "Williams Lake andthey wanted work ers had a chance to Gilliard'sCove." from Cheney artists, observe the artwork on Janet Wilbanks, a I thought 'I need to be display, as well as meet Cheney resident since in there,'" Wilbanks some of the artists. 1991, had oil paintings on said. Some of the local canvas of cowboy boots, Although Wilbanks landscapes include Ben hats and gloves, whichshe has been a part of the Wolen's paintings of said is a representation of West Plains Artist Tour, "Rock Lake Sunrise," the Cheney rodeo. "Cheney Springs School," "When they said See Gallery page 9 Photo by AI Stover Ron S. Yorke (left) explains his art form of "Digital Manipulation" to Eastern Wash- inton University President Dr. Mary Cullinan. Thanksgiving Worship Service Emmanuel Lutheran and St. Paul's Episcopal Church Invites you to join us as we give thanks and praise to God for His bountiful harvest. Offering will go to Cheney Outreach. Please bring nonperishable goods for the food bank. November 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm 639Elm Street, Cheney, WA (Next to Rockwood Clinic) BAKER i (509) 535-3568 Tuesday, #A1ROORC~430N Baker Construction from Spokane is building a brand new truck lube and tire changing 90 at State Route 902. Photo by Paul Delaney facility along Interstate N ;hville-based Speedco to open at SR 902 By PAUL DELANEY Company is building Staff Reporter the facility on three The first location of acres of property on a Speedco truck lube Westbow Boulevard and tire changing fa- near the Super 8 Mo- cility in the state of tel. Another Speedco Washington is current- Northwest location is ly under construction in the Portland area. along Interstate 90 at The 11,000 square- the State Route 902 foot building will pro- exit. vide both lube and tire The Nashville, Tenn. services to the heavy m E ,o iii :: ......... W~~i~iiii. ~il , %Did yon know that both Lon$ cemmodatc your special party. ! l chcar sol dlnncr or any event in oar banqi j';: 6ivc us a call and wc can put tol!cthcr the risht mona For andyeur pcsts, with the rlshtprlcct .......... ," iNBBllo. _ LONCIiOIIN TO i]l]H TO .... Wc can cater oar world famous flxcn's to Tout G to0 ,.,, f,, ,,, =h,.., to,', t, ill Catrme0ffi: SO J-SS4-S=O0 Airway Heights ,, trucks, according to general contractor, Baker Construction of Spokane. Construction began in October and is scheduled to be com- pleted May 2016. According to its website, Speedco is the only national net- work to specialize in quick lubes and tire services for the truck- ing industry. 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