July 4, 2004 in Business

Week Ahead

The Spokesman-Review


SCORE Business Counseling – SCORE Counselors to America’s small business are offering appointments to potential and existing small-business owners. These services are free and confidential. Counselors will be available today from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Panhandle Area Council, 11100 Airport Drive, Hayden, Idaho. To schedule an appointment call (208) 772-0584.

Basics of Starting a New Business – Start your business with the right legal, tax, insurance and accounting advice. Meets today at 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Business Information Center, 801 W. Riverside, #240. The cost is $25. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For information call James Ingebritsen at 353-2820 or Velda at 353-2822.


Good Morning Spokane Region: Forward Fairchild – Learn more about Fairchild Air Force Base’s mission, economic impact and how the Spokane Regional Chamber of Commerce is working with the Forward Fairchild Task Force to secure the base’s presence in Spokane, at the Chamber’s monthly membership breakfast today, 7:15-9 a.m. at the WestCoast Ridpath Hotel, 515 W. Sprague. For information about this event or to register, call 624-1393.

Regular Meetings


Rotary club of Spokane North, noon Red Lion Grand Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. For information, call 455-6470.

Spokane Valley Toastmasters, 6:15-7:30 a.m., Valley Hospital and Medical Center, Caduceus Room. For information, call Dave Scott at 389-2500.

Toastmasters Club 14, Southsiders, 5:30-7 p.m., Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard. For information, call Richard Dalke at 326-4163 or e-mail rvdalke@worldnet.att.net.

Lamplighters Toastmasters Club 449, 6:15 a.m., Ridpath Hotel. For information, call Wanda Howie at 838-8294.


Spokane Valley Rotary, noon, Spokane Valley DoubleTree Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan. For information, call Holly Montgomery at 892-4503.

The Focus Groups, Spokane Valley, 7-8:30 a.m. at Old European, 11520 E. Sprague. For information, call Paul Peterson at 928-4699.

Spokane Central Lions Club, noon, Red Lion Grand Hotel, 303 W. North River Drive. For information, call 328-6900.

Spokane Uptowners Toastmasters, noon, Eastern Washington University Spokane Center, 705 W. First, Room 222. For information, call Rich Dickman at 924-9449.

Rotary West, noon, Holiday Inn-Airport, 1616 S. Windsor Dr. For information, call James Patterson at 455-6412 or e-mail: rotarywestsce@aol.com.

Spokane Daybreak Rotary, 7 a.m., Spokane Club library room. For information, call Steve at 922-4522.

Kiwanis Club of Downtown Spokane, noon, Ridpath Hotel, 515 W. Sprague. For information, call 624-6161.

River City Networkers, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Spokane Club. For information, call Matthew Reilly at 353-3428.

Northside Power Networking, 7 a.m. For information, call 468-9695 or 467-2081.

Spokane Business Builders of Business Network International, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 a.m., IHOP, 5403 E. Sprague. For information, call 922-1412.

Spokane Valley Kiwanis, 6:45 a.m., Shari’s Restaurant, 320 N. Sullivan. For information, call 922-8914.

Exchange Club of North Spokane, 7 a.m., Solicitor’s Corner, 6301 N. Division. For information, call 489-0741.


Business Network Alliance meets at 7 a.m., Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division (For information, call David Scott at 389-2500), and at noon, Rock Inn, 8122 E. Sprague (For information, call Tim Osterholm at 991-0992.

Coeur d’Alene Business Referral Group – meets at 7 a.m. at the Greenbriar Inn, 315 Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. For more information, call Todd Damschen at (208) 676-9639.

Enlightened Entrepreneurs Alliance – 6:30-7:45 a.m., Frankie Doodles, 30 E. Third. For information, call (877) 222-7964.

Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship – meets at noon in the banquet room of the Pizza Factory, Highway 395 and H Street, in Deer Park. For information call Tom Stradling at 499-0118; Time White at 276-1035; Marlin Roberts at 276-3123; Don Murphy at 292-0502.

Spokane Business and Professional Association – 7:30 a.m., Solicitor’s Corner, 6301 N. Division. For information, call Randy Beigh at 327-3883.

The Inland Northwest Association of Financial Professions – meets at 11:45 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month, Hotel Lusso. For information, call Marlene at 363-6861.

Spokane Chapter of NALS – an association for legal professionals, meets at noon on the third Wednesday of every month, Washington Trust Bank, 717 W. Sprague. For information, call Ev Garrett at 624-8200.

Spokane Referral Network – Meets from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Marie Callanders at Argonne and I-90. Contact Ken Price at 999-4798, e-mail kprice@thecareforce.com or David McKenzie at 868-9801 or e-mail david@dreamworldconsulting.com.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club – 6:15-7:40 a.m., 315 E. Montgomery. For information, call Walt at 747-3231.

Network Navigators of Business Network International – 7-8:30 a.m., Old European Restaurant, 11520 E. Sprague. For information, call Debbie Navin at 991-1367.

International Association of Administrative Professionals – 6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the WA/CA room at Gonzaga University. For information, call 533-7065.

Coeur d’Alene Metro of Business Network International – 7-8:30 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Inn, 414 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene. For information, call Thomas Orjala at (208) 640-0660.

Building Owners and Managers Association – noon-1 p.m., Red Lion Grand Hotel. For information, call Lisa Quigley at 344-2662.

Inland Northwest Business Travel Association – (INBTA) is a professional organization comprised of business travel arrangers/planners, corporate meeting planners and vendors. INTBA meets once a month at various area locations. Meetings are usually held the first Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For information, call Dana Divine at 789-6812.

Spokane Hispanic Business Professional Association – meets the second Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m.; meeting location varies. For information, call 363-5330.

Inland Northwest Business Alliance – a professional gay and gay friendly business organization, meets the second Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m., Café Europa, 125 S. Wall. For information, call 455-3699.

Spokane Valley Business Association – meets the second Wednesday of each month, 7:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Fire Station One, 10319 E. Sprague. Local government officials discuss upcoming projects and other ongoing plans and issues. For more information, call 924-7800.

Post Falls LEADS Club – meets at noon at Godfather’s Pizza, Seltice Way, Post Falls. Call Kyle Koski at (208) 292-1942.

Spokane Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers – meets the third Wednesday of each month, noon, US Bank Building, third floor conference room, 422 W. Riverside. Call 624-5265.

Hillyard Rotary – meets every Wednesday at noon at the Northeast Neighborhood Community Center. For information, call Marilyn at 354-7339.

Liberty Lake Toastmasters – 5:45-6:45 p.m., Liberty Lake Sewer and Water Building, 22510 E. Mission. For information, call Carrie at 891-0110.


Business Network Alliance – noon, Bobby D’s restaurant, 7102 E. Sprague. For information, call Tim Osterholm at 991-0992.

Rotary Club of Spokane No. 21 – noon, Ridpath Hotel. For information, call Lucretia Auble at 534-8998.

Post Falls Toastmasters – 6:30 a.m., Templin’s Resort, 414 E. First Ave., Post Falls. For information, call Lin at (208) 765-5004, or Brad at (208) 762-2227.

Uptown Women’s LEADS Club – 1 p.m., Steam Plant Grill.

Inland Northwest ASTD – meets the third Thursday of each month, noon, Red Lion Grand Hotel. For information, call Gloria Lopez at 928-0423.

Spokane Aurora Northwest Rotary – noon, Solicitor’s Corner, 6301 N. Division. For information, call Rex Reed at 838-9172.

Medical Center Toastmaster’s Club – 6:30 a.m., St. Luke’s Medical Office Building, Room 200, 715 S. Cowley. For information, call Marilyn at 448-0609.

Spokane Business Builders – 7 a.m., Hotel Lusso, 808 W. Sprague. For information, call Chris Burns at 483-3355.

Spokane Referral Group – 7:15 a.m., Conley’s Place, 12618 E. Sprague. For information, call Guy Williams at 893-8077.

Spokane Leads Club – 1 p.m. at the Steam Plant Grill, 159 S. Lincoln. For information about the Leads Club visit www.leadsclub.com or call (800) 783-3761. To make a reservation call Katrina Miller of Synergy Design Studio at 747-7100.

Networkers at Noon of Business Network International – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Shenanigans. For information, call Clark Bergerud at 363-6565.

Coeur d’Alene Alliance of Business Network International – 7-8:30 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, Dockside. For information, call Joshua Sprague at (208) 773-0504.

Lake City Women’s Chapter of LEADS Club – meets every Thursday at 8 a.m. at Elmer’s Restaurant at Highway 95 and Neider in Coeur d’Alene. Contact Barbra McClure at (208) 772-6662.

Business Network International – in Sandpoint, 7:30-9 a.m., Ivano’s Restaurant. For information, call Michele Berger at (208) 265-5082.

Downtown Leads Group – noon to 1:15 p.m., Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division. For information, call Dale Peringer at 981-1759.

The American Society of Women Accountants – meets the third Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m., Red Lion Grand Hotel. For information, call Lisa Kroiss at 624-2378.

The Exchange Club of Downtown Spokane – noon-1 p.m., Ridpath Motor Inn. For information, call Mark Smith at 455-3550.

Spokane Area Masters of Business Administration Association – noon, the fourth Thursday of each month, September through May, O’Doherty’s Irish Grille, 525 Spokane Falls Blvd. For information, call 534-0423.

Spokane Valley Golden ‘K’ Kiwanis Club – 9 a.m., the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Holman Gardens, 12912 E. 12th. For information, call 926-1031.

Coeur d’Alene LEADS Club – 7:30 a.m., Elmer’s on Neider Avenue in Coeur d’Alene. Call Barbara McClure at (208) 772-6662.

Toastmasters Moonlighters Club #431 – 5:15 p.m., Stamper, Rubens, Stocker & Smith, P.S., basement conference room, 720 W. Boone. Call 326-4800.

Deer Park PowerTipps – a business networking/referral group, 7:30 a.m., Jerry’s Restaurant, Highway 2 north of Riverside. For information, call John Simpson at 276-6619 or Cathie at 276-5043.

Spokane Falls Toastmasters-meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. on the second floor of Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main. For information call 325-2574.


Northwest Kiwanis – 6:45-7:45 a.m., downtown Perkins, 12 E. Olive Way. For information, call Rich Richard at 448-0138.

Northwest Human Resource Management Association – conducts monthly luncheon meetings the first Friday of each month. For information, call Claudia Campbell at 232-4496.

Spokane Executives Association – Meets at noon at the Hotel Lusso, 1 N. Post. For information call the executive director at 747-5254.

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