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Feb
1
Sat
Hospice Wine Taste 2020 @ Coeur d'Alene Resort
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join a community of local philanthropists who support Hospice care for all! Games ~ Prizes ~ Lavish Live Auction ~ Silent Auction ~ Fine Wine ~ Gourmet Appetizers ~ Black Tie Hospice Wine Taste is the community’s choice fundraiser for Hospice of North Idaho. Make a difference for a Hospice patient in our community! TICKETS DO SELL OUT! Don’t Miss the Trip Raffle! Open to the public! Win a $4,995 travel voucher for 8-days on the Aegean Sea including Italy and Greece! Customizable! The winner is drawn at Wine Taste. (Sold separately at www.hospicewinetaste.org , need not be present to win, only 500 tickets available!)

Feb
6
Thu
CDAIDE 2020 Care Affair @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the 3rd annual CDAIDE Care Affair to support those who work in our local restaurants and hotels.

Feb
8
Sat
5th Annual Chili Open @ Pinehurst Golf Course
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am

Come taste yummy chili, test your golfing skills with tennis balls and hula hoops, and browse great selection of silent auction items. Yeti sightings!

All funds raised stays in the community.

More details to follow!

Family Promise Annual Northwest Fest Dinner/Art/Auction @ Coeur d'Alene Eagles
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We invite you to join us for Family Promise of North Idaho’s February 8, 2020 Northwest Fest. This is your opportunity to help and give hope to children and their parents experiencing homelessness.

Enjoy a buffet dinner, catered by Greenbriar Catering, featuring chicken and salmon. Bid on silent and live autions items offering a broad range of art pieces and other goodies. Hear Family Promise families share their success stories.

Feb
14
Fri
11th Annual Sweethearts Ball @ Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

11th Annual Sweethearts Ball
Friday February 14th, 2020 5-12pm
Put on by Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho

Sweethearts come in many forms: spouse, significant other, close friends and children. Spend Valentines Day with your Sweetheart(s) while helping Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho by opening up your “Hearts for Homes”. All funds raised stay here to support our local Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho office.

Our His and Hers Pop Up Boutiques will top off your night. No need to pre-buy your Valentine (or yourself 😉) a gift. We’ll have you covered with our great array of items to choose from. No bidding, no stalking that Silent Auction bid sheet to make sure you win. Just see it, love it and buy it!!

Silent Auction, Live Auction & Raffles items also still available.
Dance Party with DJ Tripp from 9-12pm.

Surf and Turf All you can eat Buffet:
Smoked tri-tip roast and snow crab clusters, Northwest shrimp cocktail and fresh chilled mussel display, mixed green salad with assorted dressing, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, wild rice pilaf, greek couscous salad with asparagus tips and sun dried tomatoes, sautéed seasonal vegetables, fresh fruit array, oven fresh rolls and butter, and chef’s choice dessert array.

Business Casual to Semi-formal.
Families and kids welcome.

A Romantic Night at the Museum – Supporting Good Samaritan Ranch & Safe Passage
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

You’re Cordially Invited To A Romantic Night At The Museum

Please join us for a Romantic Night at the Museum Four-Course Dinner Event Supporting Good Samaritan Ranch on Friday, February 14 and Supporting Safe Passage and Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 6pm – 9pm

YOUR EVENING INCLUDES

  • Four-course candlelight dinner catered by The Coeur d’Alene Resort
  • Hear from Family Promise about their mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence
  • Live music performances from your favorite operas and arias
  • Inspirational charitable strategy insights from Dan Pinkerton
  • Self-guided tour of the Idaho Wildlife Museum private art gallery

Tickets only $150 per couple
All of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Good Samaritan Ranch (Feb. 14) or Safe Passage (Feb. 15).

Feb
15
Sat
A Romantic Night at the Museum – Supporting Good Samaritan Ranch & Safe Passage
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

You’re Cordially Invited To A Romantic Night At The Museum

Please join us for a Romantic Night at the Museum Four-Course Dinner Event Supporting Good Samaritan Ranch on Friday, February 14 and Supporting Safe Passage and Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 6pm – 9pm

YOUR EVENING INCLUDES

  • Four-course candlelight dinner catered by The Coeur d’Alene Resort
  • Hear from Family Promise about their mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence
  • Live music performances from your favorite operas and arias
  • Inspirational charitable strategy insights from Dan Pinkerton
  • Self-guided tour of the Idaho Wildlife Museum private art gallery

Tickets only $150 per couple
All of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Good Samaritan Ranch (Feb. 14) or Safe Passage (Feb. 15).

Feb
22
Sat
Miss Gem State Stampede 2020 Coronation Dinner & Auction @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a fun evening to celebrate Miss Gem State Stampede 2020, Ashley Bennett .This event will help raise funds for Ashley’s travel expenses as she represents our rodeo and fair across the Pacific Northwest.
Purchase tickets now to save.
$12 per person or Family of (4) for $40.
$15 per person at the door.
Interested in sponsoring a table? $150 for a table of 8. Table sponsors will receive recognition in the program and announcement during the evening, first to receive dinner, drink tickets and signed autograph of Ashley. If you’re interested message us.

Feb
29
Sat
Royal Raffle Benefit Ball 2020
Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Help us further the mission of Christian and classical education in North Idaho!

Classical Christian Academy is holding our annual fundraising auction February 29th, 2020. We’d love to have you attend!

The funds raised will be used to enhance the mission and ministry of CCA teachers and staff as they seek to provide the children and young people who attend CCA with an education founded on Christian principles and values. Thank you for your commitment to Classical Christian Academy and the students and families who are a part of this community.

Mar
6
Fri
Bogdan Ota – BLISS – Concert at The Kroc Theater @ The Krock Center
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm

BLISS is a musical journey. It is a complex mix of music, lights and video projections, huge hybrid orchestrations and special sound effects.

Mar
7
Sat
Tesh – Home on the Range @ Best Western Plus CDA Inn
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Raffles, silent and live auction, music, fun, games

24th Annual Wine, Stein and Dine @ Post Falls Greyhound Park & Event Center
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wine, Stein and Dine is an exciting annual event that includes tasting from over 85 vendors of wine, microbrews and hard ciders from local breweries, area wineries, along with an array of foods from a dozen local restaurants, dancing and listening to live music with Bill Bozly, huge wine & brew tree raffle, and silent auction. Everyone receives a wine, or beer glass. This annual fundraiser of the Post Falls Education Foundation funds innovative classroom grants for Post Falls School District educators of grades K-12. Your ticket includes all food and beverage for the evening. 21 and over.

Tickets available online at www.pfefwsd.org or these locations:
Post Falls:
Mt. West Bank, Columbia Bank, Super One Foods, Yokes, Post Falls Brewing, Selkirk Abbey Brewing, Post Falls Chamber of Commerce, Post Falls School Dist. Office, & Washington Trust Bank.
Visit our website at www.pfefwsd.org

Mar
12
Thu
Wild and Scenic Film Festival @ pin Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ticket link coming soon!

Kootenai Environmental Alliance presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the North Idaho College campus!

SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival celebrates 18 years of inspiring activism through film and art.

Location:
North Idaho College
Boswell Hall / Schuler Auditorium
880 W. Garden Avenue
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

Mar
13
Fri
12th Annual PEAK Charity Bike Ride @ Peak Health & Wellness Coeur d'Alene
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Get ready for March Madness! The 12th Annual PEAK FITNESS INDOOR Charity Bike Ride to benefit the Kootenai County Police & Fire Memorial Foundation will be held at Peak Health and Wellness Center in Coeur d’Alene again this year! Teams of 12 will get sponsors and take 1 hour shifts cycling, starting at 10am and ending at 10pm! But wait, there’s more!

While the teams are hard at work, there will be lots of activities going on throughout the day. Best dressed March Madness themed costume prizes, silent auction, beer garden & food, and more, including live screenings of the March Madness games!

Stop by throughout the day to support the Foundation and bid on some awesome silent auction baskets! Need not be present to win. Winners will be announced and contacted.

For sponsorship opportunities please Contact Tabitha Kraack: tabitha@nictf.org. For team registration please contact Christina: events@KCPFMF.org, or For general questions please contact Bud Arce: info@KCPFMF.org or Lindsay Cantrell (208-773-0601 or lindsayr@thepeakid.com.

#LetsRidePeak2020

Online registration will start January 1st, 2020 at KCPFMF.org! Online corporate sponsorships are live online NOW! See you over there! THANK YOU to our Diamond Sponsor TDS Fiber!

Christian Center School 40th Anniversary Auction @ CDA Inn Best Western
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrating 40 years of education in Hayden. CCS is located at 3639 W Prairie Avenue, Hayden, ID.

Mar
14
Sat
Fundraiser Dinner for Athol Elementary @ Athol Community Center
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a night of dinner, drinks and fun to raise money for Athol Elementary’s playground equipment.

Apr
18
Sat
Children’s Village CDA Spring Benefit: Our 30th Year @ Coeur d'Alene Resort
Apr 18 all-day
Apr
21
Tue
On Site for Seniors breakfast @ Best Western Coeur dAlene Inn
Apr 21 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

Friend/Fund raiser for local fairh based non profit providing medical services and support to frail and disabled seniors in their place of residence.

May
12
Tue
Dr. Wolfelt Community Evening: Exploring Death, Grief and Mourning (Free) @ Hospice of North Idaho
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

(Registration required at: https://community-evening-dr-alan-wolfelt.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw )

Learn practical ways to support yourself and others in your community through grief.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator and grief counselor. He serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO.
Purpose:

We look forward to having you join us for this evening of hope and healing. Someone in your life has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. This compassionate program provides you support in your personal grief experience.

Why This Program:

The capacity to love requires the necessity to mourn when someone you love dies. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an evening with one of North America’s leading grief counselors and authors. Dr. Wolfelt can and will help you feel support in your grief.

Who Should Attend:

This compassionate program will be helpful to anyone who is experiencing grief in their lives. If you know anyone who may benefit from this opportunity to embrace hope and healing, please let them know about this program. We look forward to having you with us.

Agenda:

Among the content areas to be explored in this workshop are the following:

Acknowledging the Need to Mourn
Exploring a Broader Framework of Loss/Grief
Recognizing Unique Aspects of Your Personal Grief
Understanding the Importance of Self-Care
Identifying the Value of Support Systems
Describing Six Important Needs of Mourning
Exploring the Transformative Nature of Grief
Having Hope for Your Healing
Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.

Special Thanks to the Following for Their Generous Support

Schneidmiller Family Foundation

Coplin Family Fund

May
13
Wed
Dr. Wolfelt Professional Training: Special Features of Sudden Death, Suicide Grief & Trauma Loss @ Hospice of North Idaho
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

(Registration Required: https://alan-wolfelt-professional-training.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw )

Professionals gain clinical skills from Dr. Alan Wolfelt to address the special features of grief regarding sudden death and traumatic loss.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. He serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO.
Three CE’s and lunch are offered
Purpose:

This information workshop will help members of the caregiving community who want to further develop their knowledge and skills in helping the bereaved. Dr. Alan Wolfelt will explore a variety of topics related to understanding and supporting survivors of sudden, unexpected deaths. Content areas include: enhancing your understanding of trauma loss, special features of suicide grief, introduction to a model to identify the natural “complications” of grief.

Who Should Attend:

This compassionate workshop will help anyone who wants to learn more about how to support those who have experienced loss. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, nurses, and other interested health care professionals helping individuals cope with traumatic grief are invited to attend. Regardless of your specific job title or life role, you can and will benefit from this learning experience.

Objectives:

Define Trauma Loss
Demonstrate sensitivity to the special features of sudden, violent death
Recognize and respond to the unique needs of suicide survivors
Learn a model to identify and understand “complicated grief”
Agenda:

Among the content areas to be explored in this seminar are the following:
Introduction to the Importance of the Topic
Essential Ingredients of the Grief Caregiver
Definition of Trauma Loss
Special Features of Sudden, Violent Death
Distinction Between “Treating vs. Companioning”
Understanding the Difference Between “Curing” vs. “Caring”
Understanding the Concept of “Liminal Space”
Special Features of Suicide Grief
Introduction to “Complicated” Mourning: A Model to Enhance Understanding
Warning, Challenge, Reminder, Hope
Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.

Special Thanks to the Following for Their Generous Support

Schneidmiller Family Foundation

Coplin Family Fund