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Sun., April 20, 2008, midnight

MONDAY

Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

Starting a Construction Business – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $50. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

TUESDAY

Buying and Selling a Business – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

WEDNESDAY

The Enlightened Employer: How to Hire – Greater Spokane Incorporated is presenting this workshop, today from 8-9:30 a.m. at BIZstreet, 801 W. Riverside. The cost is $10-$20. Call (509) 459-4118 to register.

Setting and Communicating Realistic Performance Expectations – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 8 a.m.-noon at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 Discovery Place. The cost is $59. Call (509) 533-4724 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

Basics of Endowment Development – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 9 a.m.- noon at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

Business Loan Briefing – The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center is presenting this workshop, today from noon-1 p.m. at the NIC Workforce Training Center, 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. The cost is $9. Call (208) 666-8009.

Determining the Feasibility of Your Business - The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $40. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

Patents/Trademarks/Copyright – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

THURSDAY

IT Protection Issues - The Spokane Chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants will host this workshop, today from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Gonzaga University, C.O.G. building, 702 E. Desmet Ave. Attendees will receive breakfast and can earn two CPE credits. The cost is $10/students, $50 if pre-registered, and $55 at the door. Free parking will be available in Lot G. Register at www.wscpa.org. Call (509) 321-9535.

Building High-Performance Teams – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 8 a.m.-noon at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 Discovery Place. The cost is $59. Call (509) 533-4724 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

Developing Managers Series – The Center for Educational Reform is presenting a monthly series of networking meetings for beginning and first-time managers to help them gain the skills to be effective in the workplace, beginning today from 2-5 p.m. at Clare Center Campus, 4624 E. Jamison Road. The cost is $275; nonprofit and student rates are also available. Register online at www.corhome.org or call (509) 389-3363.

Beginning Recordkeeping – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present this workshop, today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (Sirti), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $50. Call (509) 358-7890 for more information or (509) 279-6000 to register.

FRIDAY

Planning for Business Success – The North Idaho College Small Business Development Center is presenting this workshop, today from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the NIC Workforce Training Center, 525 W. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls. The cost is $29. Call (208) 666-8009.

Small Business Financial Records Keeping – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business is presenting this workshop, today from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Spokane Community College, Center for Entrepreneurship classroom, 1810 N. Greene St. The cost is $25, $15/SCC students. Pre-registration is required. Call (509) 459-4118 to register.

CONVENTIONS

The Sysco Culinary Expo – Wednesday, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.

Sweet Adelines International Annual Spring Region 13 Meeting – Thursday-April 27, INB Performing Arts Center, Doubletree Hotel, 600 attendees.

Jim Custer Enterprises Spring Antique Show and Sale – Friday-April 27, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 7,000 attendees.


 

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