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Below are the 16 most recent journal entries recorded in Spokanes Quest Youth Group's LiveJournal:

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005
9:49 am
Quest Live Journal Change
The Quest Youth Group live journal can now be found at questyouthgroup Buddy list that screen name to stay updated on the activities and events of the Gay Youth Association and Quest Youth Group.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2005
12:13 am
Change of Quest Live Journal Name
The Quest live journal has changed. It's now questyouthgroup. Please change your friend's lists accordingly. You'll also be able to view our Quest live journal through out website at www.QuestYouthGroup.org under the "NEWS" page.
Monday, February 14th, 2005
12:27 pm
You're Invited!
We Want To See You This Friday At an Event That Will Tear Down Walls, Spark Friendships, and Provoke Thought.  If You've Never Tried The Quest Youth Group Before, This Is Your Night To Do So.  If You Haven't Been In a While, This is One Event You Won't Want To Miss. 
Join Us This Friday, Feb. 18, at 7p.m. at the Quest House.
Prizes (we're giving away DVD's!!!), Food, Games (Mafia!), New Friends, & Total Fun!
Dear Members and Friends of the Quest Youth Group,
Our Quest Youth Group has experienced new growth as well as other changes over the last several months with the addition of almost a dozen new members and several  new policies.  After such growth and change it's important to "regroup," make sure we're still on the same page, and obtain your feedback.  I want to invite you to attend a very special event this Friday at 7p.m. at the Quest House.  The main purpose of this evening is to build unity and friendships.   We have some amazing new members that need to be welcomed into our brotherhood, as well as old members who need to reconnect with both new and old friends.  This is the night to do so, and to find out what Quest is really all about.
Bring Pillow...
Also, if you're a new member or haven't yet brought a pillow, Quest has a fun tradition we'd like to invite you to participate in.  We ask you to find a pillow (any shape, color, or size) that somehow represents you.  (Walmart or Value Village usually have a good assortment for a small price.)  Bring this pillow with you on Friday night, and be prepared to share briefly how this pillow represents you.  You'll then leave this pillow in our Quest meeting room to mark your place in our brotherhood.  Please do your best to attend, and call or e-mail us with any questions.  We look forward to seeing you Friday night!
(P.S.- if you know of someone you think would benefit from participating in the Quest Youth Group, please forward this invitation onto them.)

G.Y.A. & Quest Youth Group
Friday, February 4th, 2005
10:38 am
First Friday Tonight

Spokane's Quest Youth Group (www.QuestYouthGroup.org) invites you too...

First Friday:  Food & Flicks!

WHEN:  TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 4th at 6p.m.

WHO: You!  All GLBTQ young men and women, 18-25, in the Inland Northwest!

WHERE:  Kress Art Gallery, behind the food court on the 3rd floor of River Park Square

WHAT:  Grab your dinner from a food court vendor, and meet in the Kress Art Gallery for food, friends, fun, and a great flick!  You'll meet some awesome new people, maybe play a game or two, and then vote on which movie we'll see.  You'll also have the opportunity to win free movie tickets. 

Tuesday, January 18th, 2005
9:24 am
Quest Events This Week

The Quest Youth Group has three great events this week...

(our website & e-mail are currently down but are expected to be back up soon- in the mean time please e-mail us at GYAgroup@yahoo.com or call (509)290-3519 with any questions)

Tonight, Tuesday, January 18th at 7p.m. at the Quest House-  FINANCIAL WORKSHOP with Guest Speaker Tonya Conklin.  This is an event you need to attend, and won't want to miss.  Learn about budgeting, investing, and planning for the future.  Bring your financial related questions and expect to learn.  Open to all gay, bisexual, and questioning young men 18-25.

Friday, January 21 QUEST IN PULLMAN!  If you're a resident of the Pullman/Moscow area and area  gay, bisexual, or questioning male between 18 and 25 e-mail us for details on our fun event in your area!  (e-mail GYAGroup@yahoo.com)

Saturday, January 22nd at 7p.m. at the Quest House.  GAME NIGHT!  Join us at the Quest House for all your favorite board games, friends, food, and fun!  Open to all gay, bisexual, and questioning young men 18-25.

Monday, December 13th, 2004
11:47 am
Quest Has some GREAT Events This Week
...and you're invited to attend!
Tuesday, December 14th 7p.m.-9p.m. Presentation on the Art of Drag
(open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25)
Join us at the Quest House as we listen to three local drag queens discuss their talent and the Court system.  Come with questions and an open mind.
Thursday, December 16th 7p.m.-9p.m. at the Quest House "DIVING DEEP"
(Open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25)
This is one of our most popular programs, and this week's "Diving Deep" is going to be extra special.  You're asked to bring a small photo of yourself to use in an activity.  Do you struggle to make friends and express yourself?  This program is your chance to do so, and if you've never been to a Quest event before this would be the perfect opportunity.
Saturday, December 18th Quest Christmas Party!   6p.m.-? (location TBA)
(Open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25)
We're still working to verify the location of this event, so that information will be e-mailed out shortly.  You are asked to bring a white elephant gift to participate in a gift exchange.  Come for games,  food, gifts, and fun!  RSVP required.
Call or e-mail us with questions and visit our online calendar at www.QuestYouthGroup.org  for information on upcoming Quest Youth Group events.

G.Y.A. & Quest Youth Group
Monday, November 29th, 2004
10:30 am

Spokane's Quest Youth Group has some exciting events in the month of December!

A few of December's events are:  First Friday:  Food & Flicks!, A day trip to historic Wallace, ID, Diving Deep, Quest's Christmas Party, Baking for PFLAG and more!

Visit our event calendar at www.QuestYouthGroup.org for more information and a complete list of the month's events. 

           Merry Christmas!

Friday, November 12th, 2004
4:43 pm
Quest People Scavenger Hunt tomorrow night- You're invited!
WHEN:  (tomorrow night!)  Saturday, November 13th @ 7p.m. sharp (we'll be done by 9p.m.)
WHERE:  Spokane's Northtown Mall- meet by the metal gates in the main Food Court
WHO:  All gay and bisexual young men 18-25  (Quest membership not required!)
Join us at the Northtown Mall for a scavenger hunt unlike any other. Instead of tracking down items, you'll be placed on a team to try and find members of Quest's Gateway Team who will all be wearing clever disguises.  The first team to obtain all their signatures wins cool prizes.  Come meet new friends and have some fun!  Call (509)290-3519 with any questions.  See you there!
Monday, November 8th, 2004
12:09 pm
Spokane's Quest Youth Group Weekly Events
Quest's Events For This Week Are...
WEDNESDAY, November 10  7-9p.m.
Diving Deep
7p.m. at the Quest House.  The theme for this Diving Deep is "Relationships" and is open to current Quest members only.  (not a member?  Contact us to join!)  Do you struggle with making new friends and expressing yourself?  This is your chance to break out of your shell.
SATURDAY, November 13  7p.m.
Quest People Scavenger Hunt!
Join us at the Northtown Mall for a scavenger hunt unlike any other.  Instead of tracking down items, you'll be trying to find members of Quest's Gateway team, Board Members, and Volunteers who will all be wearing disguises.  Once your team finds them, they will assign you a specific task. When the task is completed you'll gain their signature, and the first team to obtain all the needed signatures wins!  Prizes for the winning team, and this event is open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25.  Meet at the metal gates in the food court at Northtown mall at 7p.m. sharp.  Invite your friends! (as long as they're between 18 and 25 and identify as gay, bisexual, or questioning)
Monday, October 25th, 2004
12:10 pm
Spokane's Quest Youth Group has some SCARY events this week!            ...and You're Invited!
Guest Speaker, Monty Danner
Wednesday, October 27th at 7p.m. at the Quest House:  Guest Speaker Monty Danner, owner of the Clark House, successful businessman, and considered a founding father of Spokane's gay community.  Come listen to Monty share about his experiences growing up gay in Spokane and about his successes in business and life.  This is one you won't want to miss!  Open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25.
Haunted Corn Maze
Meet at the Quest House at 7p.m. sharp on Friday, Oct. 29th to carpool to the "Amazing HAUNTED Corn Maze."  Quest will pay for half your ticket, so admission will be $3.  We'll be outside and it is rather chilly, so bring gloves, hats, warm coat, etc.  You might also want to bring an additional couple dollars for hot chocolate and other snacks available at the corn maze.  We need to know how many tickets to reserve so please RSVP by replying to this e-mail.  Open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25.  RSVP required.
Quest Halloween Party!
Quest's Halloween Party is going to be one spooky good time!  The party will be held at the Steven's house starting at 7p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30th.  Prizes for the best costumes (please keep the costumes at or under PG-13), games (including a live game of Mafia Murder!), great food, and the night will end with the viewing of a classic Halloween Horror film.
Open to Quest members only.  The Steven's house is located at 6807 S. Tomaker Lane in "The Pines" housing development (look for the balloons and signs).  Parking is limited so carpooling is suggested.   Park on the street or in the parking spaces adjacent to the park (which is directly across the street from the Steven's driveway).  If you'd like to carpool, meet at the Quest House at 6:30p.m. sharp, and we'll carpool over. 
E-mail us at Ryan@QuestYouthGroup.org or visit www.QuestYouthGroup.org for more information

Current Mood: excited
Tuesday, October 19th, 2004
6:16 pm

The Quest Youth Group has two great events this week.  On Wednesday, October 20th at 7p.m. sharp is our monthly "Diving Deep" program, theme: "What does it mean to be Gay?" and Friday, October 22 at 7p.m. Quest is having a Movie night and working on set decorations for a Pride fundraiser to take place in November.  The movie, "Latter Days" will be shown and snacks will be provided.  Diving Deep is members only, but our service project and movie night is open to all gay and bisexual young men 18-25.  E-mail us at Ryan@QuestYouthGroup.org for details or visit www.QuestYouthGroup.org  We look forward to seeing you there! 

Thursday, September 30th, 2004
11:54 am

The Quest Youth Group Presents:

Marabeau Park Hike, Quest Board Member Meet & Greet, & Viewing of the Location of Quest's Future Home!

All GLBT young adults, 18-25, are invited to join us this Sunday at 1p.m. for a short hike through the Spokane Valley's beautiful Marabeau Park.  Meet in the park's parking lot at 1p.m.  Afterwards we'll meet at the future location of our new Quest Youth Facility at 3p.m. to view the property, meet Quest's awesome Board of Directors, and enjoy refreshments.  Join us for both events or just one. 


Marabeau Park- Take the Pines Exit and head North on Pines.  Turn right on Marabeau Parkway.

Quest Property (Home of Future Quest Youth Facility) - take the Pines Exit and head South on Pines.  Turn right on Mission at the first stop light.  Head down mission a few blocks, and take a right onto Wilbur Rd.  Follow Wilbur towards the interstate a few blocks until it turns into a dirt/grass road and dead ends at the interestate.  The Quest property is immediately to the right on the corner of I90 and Wilbur.  Park on the street and walk down.

Visit www.QuestYouthGroup.org

Monday, September 27th, 2004
3:10 pm
First Friday This Friday

Quest Youth Group Presents: First Friday: Food & Flicks!

...takes place this Friday at 6p.m. in the Kress Art Gallery on the 3rd floor of River Park Square (behind the food court).  Open to all GLBT youth 16-25.  Visit the calendar page at  www.QuestYouthGroup.org  for more information. 


Thursday, September 23rd, 2004
11:15 pm
The Quest Youth Group newsletter will be mailed out next week.  If you're not already on our mailing list and would like to be, e-mail us at Ryan@QuestYouthGroup.org.  Send us your mailing address and place "SUBSCRIBE" in the e-mail's subject line.  If you'd like your newsletter mailed confidentially inside a plain white envelope also mention this, otherwise it will be sent with the Quest Youth Group logo in the return address.
Tuesday, September 21st, 2004
11:48 am
Quest October Events!
Quest has exciting things happening in October! A trip to the Greenbluff Orchards, a visit from the TriCities' beloved weatherman Jeremy Baker, a journey through a Haunted Corn maze, and a great Halloween Party, are just a few of the great events the Quest Youth Group has planned for October. More information on all these events is now posted online at www.QuestYouthGroup.org under the calendar section. You can also call us at (509)290-3519 for more information. If you've never attended a Quest event before, this is your opportunity. See you there!
Monday, September 20th, 2004
2:32 pm
Welcome to the Quest Youth Group LJ!
Welcome to the lj community,spokanequest, the official live journal of Spokane's non profit Quest Youth Group. If you're currently a member of Quest, have attended Quest events, or are interested in what we do and stand for, feel free to join our community. This will be a place to discuss past Quest events, offer ideas for future events and programs, and discuss GLBT issues and news.
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