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Movers & Shakers April 13, 2010

| April 13, 2010 9:00 PM

Convenient store, Subway to open in PF

Best Food Convenient Store and a Subway will soon open in the former Northwest Flooring and Post Falls Hardware building at the northwest corner of Seltice Way and Spokane Street in Post Falls following an extensive remodel.

The 3,500-square-foot convenient store, which will offer groceries, beer and wine and cigarettes, is expected to open Wednesday, April 21.

The 1,500-square-foot Subway is expected to open in two to three weeks.

Martial arts firm opens at The Plaza

A Warhorse martial arts business has moved into The Plaza at Post Falls, across from Wal-Mart between the Dollar Tree and KC's Breakfast Club.

The business offers lessons in karate and Jui Jitsu.

One special offers two weeks of self-defense classes and a uniform for $29.99.

Information: 699-6901, www.warhorsemartialarts.com

Timber framers return to North Idaho

Artisans from around the world will meet in Coeur d'Alene this month as timber frame craftsmen from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia visit The Coeur d'Alene Resort. The artisans will examine the history of and demonstrate skills in traditional post-and-beam building. This will be the second time The Resort has hosted the event.

This year the show will be held April 22-25.

The Timber Framers Guild is an international educational organization of 1,500 members dedicated to preserving and promoting the craft of timber framing, which uses large wood beams connected by wooden, pegged joinery.

This 25th annual Western Conference will feature Chinese woodworker, author and architect Ma Bing-jian and architect Johnpaul Jones, who will speak on Northwest Native American wooden art and architecture.

The conference will also include presentations for architects and engineers, a business track, demonstrations by blacksmiths and hewers, hands-on work with heavy timber construction and a children's timber framing workshop. More than 25 presenters are on the schedule, along with a Trade Fair, Benefit Auction and Book Store.

The public is invited to the events; advance registration and a fee are required to attend the conference.

For further information, or to register, contact the Timber Framers Guild at (559) 834-8453, or visit their Web site at www.tfguild.org, which includes a detailed conference schedule. Membership in the guild is open to all.

If you have a new, relocated or expanded business, or announcement of events, promotions or awards, The Press wants to let our readers know. The service is free and items run Tuesday through Saturday. To get the word on the street on your movers and shakers, call city editor Bill Buley at 664-8176 Ext. 2016 or e-mail bbuley@cdapress.com.

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