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Avista to Host Energy Fair at West Central Community Center in Spokane
Free samples of energy-saving materials will be available

October. 24, 2013 Area residents willlearn about energy efficiency, managing their home energy bills and more at the Avista Energy Fair. The event is free and will be held in Spokane on Thursday, October 24 from 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the West Central Community Center at, 1603 N. Belt. Fair goers will see demonstrations of how to install energy efficiency materials and Avista is providing complimentary food and beverages, door prizes, and activities for the kids.
 
 The Avista Energy Fair will offer demonstrations of ways to keep homes comfortable and safe for the winter ahead. Fair attendees can speak with Avista staff and learn first-hand about low-cost and no-cost energy efficiency tips. They’ll see how to install draft stoppers like rope caulk, window plastic and v-seal. Free samples of these and other materials to help people maximize energy efficiency in their homes will be given out at the fair.
 
In addition, Avista’s community partners will be on hand to provide information about services and resources they provide to the community. Scheduled to attend in Spokane are: Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington (ALTCEW), Bank On, Community Frameworks, Community Minded Enterprises, Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest, INHS Community Wellness, Kiemle & Hagood Company, Molina Healthcare, Money Management International, SNAP, Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency, and WorkSource.
 
“Each year our customers ask for help in managing their energy use and costs during the winter. It’s never too early in the year for us to offer a broad range of ideas and demonstrations that will help residents keep the warm air inside and the cold air outside their homes,” said Ana Matthews, Avista’s consumer affairs manager.  “This event provides a great way for customers to conveniently access Avista’s many services. Information about payment options, energy assistance and energy efficiency will be especially helpful to those struggling to pay their bills.”
 
To see the event details visit avistautilities.com.
Avista will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations requested for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed, please contact Lisa at Avista at least two weeks in advance of the event: (509) 495-8024 or email AvistaOutreach@avistacorp.com.
 
About Avista Utilities
Avista Utilities is involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy. We provide energy services and electricity to 362,000 customers and natural gas to 322,000 customers in a service territory that covers 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and eastern Oregon, with a population of 1.5 million. Avista Utilities is an operating division of
Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). For more information, please visit www.avistautilities.com.
 
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