West Plains Briefs
Deadlines for submitting West Plains Briefs is noon Monday. Briefs should be under 100 words if possible. Briefs may be edited for length.
Feed Medical Lake Feb. 10
Feed Medical Lake celebrates the Seahawks’ victory over the Broncos with “Super Bowl Fare” of BBQ ribs/chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, chips, and cookies on Monday, Feb. 10, 5-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 223 S. Hallett St. For more information call Joanna at 509-714-1150.
Gardeners of Cheney meeting
The Gardeners of Cheney Club will meet Monday, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m. at the Sessions Village Center of the Cheney Care Center. John Taves will speak about food preservation. Visitors are welcome to attend.
‘The New Black: Is Gay Rights the new Civil Rights?’ screening
The EWU Pride Center and Africana Studies department is sponsoring a screening of “The New Black: Is Gay Rights the new Civil Rights?” Thursday, Feb. 13 from 3-5 p.m., in Monroe Hall Room 207 The film has several nominations including the NCAAP Image Award for Best Documentary and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary.
This film shows activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community’s institutional pillar-the black church. Guest speaker LaKecia Farmer, former EWU student and openly gay candidate for Pullman City Council will follow the film.