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Introduction to Government Contracting – The Eastern Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center will host this seminar that will discuss how federal, state and local governments buy goods and services, and the seven phases of government procurement, today from 8-11 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave. For more information, call (509) 321-3611.

Roof Deck Rendezvous – A networking event hosted by Greater Spokane Inc. Enjoy summer culinary creations paired with local wine and brews. Reservations required through 4-7 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. The cost is $25. 21 and older only. Call (509) 321-3611 for more information.


Business Marketing and Sales Workshop – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop that will discuss how to identify prospective customers, how to attract them to your business and how to get them to buy your products and services from 9 a.m.-noon at the BizStreet Resource Center, second floor, 801 W. Riverside Ave. The cost is $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Call (509) 353-2800 to register.

Free Tax Workshop – The Washington State Department of Revenue will host this workshop for new and small business owners that will discuss Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives and more from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at 1330 N. Washington St., Rocky Pointe III, third floor, Conference Room A. For more information or to register, visit or call (509) 327-0200.


Real World Small Business Marketing Seminar – The Washington State University Small Business Development Center will host this seminar that will discuss sales and profit growth for small businesses, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Sirti, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 201. The cost is $99 and includes a workbook and case study material. For more information or to register, visit or contact Cindy Doyl at (509) 358-7890 or e-mail

Spokane Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting – A networking event, today at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Saranac Building, 25 W. Main St. Free. Call (509) 844-4206 or (509) 389-7290 for more information.


Complete Count Committee Training – The Kootenai County Board of Commissioners will host this workshop featuring Linda Clark, information services specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau. 10 a.m. at Kootenai County Administration Building, Meeting Room 1A, 451 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Please RSVP by calling (208) 446-1600.


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