Business


Week Ahead

SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2009

Tuesday

Second annual Power Women’s Summit: “Staying Up in Down Times” – The Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will host this event to help women refine skills to be competitive in business and the workplace from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. The cost is $65.95 and includes breakfast and lunch. Exhibit tables are $175 and include one registration. For more information, call (509) 924-4994.

Cattle Producers of Washington Meeting – The group will host a general meeting featuring Mary Lou Casey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency at 7 p.m. at Monte and Vicki McPeak’s Ranch, 26110 W. Martin Road, Cheney. A potluck will also be held at 6 p.m. RSVP at (509) 632-5358 or (509) 235-6365.

Wednesday

Access 2003: Advanced – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning. Learn and access advanced relational database concepts, today from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. The cost is $130. Call (509) 533-4724 for information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/ services/enroll/register.php to register.

How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop from 9 a.m. to 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.

Inland Northwest Business Alliance Luncheon – PRIDE Week meeting will discuss the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce National Business and Leadership Conference and updates on the GLBT business movement. 11:30 a.m. at Dempsey’s Brass Rail, 909 W. First Ave. The cost is $20 for members and first-time guests, $25 for returning guests. Call (509) 455-3699 or go to www.inbaspokane.org.

Physical Inventory – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning. Review essential inventory preparation steps and identify activities to perform in advance, 1-5 p.m., at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. The cost is $100. Call (509) 533-4724 for information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/ services/enroll/register.php to register.

Excel 2003: Intermediate – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning. Learn how to create spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics, formulas and more, today and Thursday from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. The cost is $85. Call (509) 533-4724 for information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/services /enroll/register.php to register.

Homebuyer Education Class – Community Frameworks will host this class that will discuss “Managing Your Finances” at 6 p.m. at 315 W. Mission Ave. Free. To register, call (509) 484-6733, Ext. 117, or for more information, visit www.community frameworks.org.

Thursday

Foundations of Business Ethics – Level 2 – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning, Business and Community Training division will present a workshop on core decision-making specific to ethics from 8-noon at CenterPlace at Mirabeau, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. The cost is $59. Call (509) 533-4724 or (509) 533-4700, or register online at www.iel.spokane.edu/ services/enroll/register.php.

Friday

Leadership Spokane Graduation and Community Leadership Day – Reception and Volunteer Fair begin at 2:30 p.m.; Classes of 2009 ceremony at 4 p.m. Keynote speaker is Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker. Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 4000 W. Randolph Road. RSVP to leadership@Leadership Spokane.org or call (509) 459-4110.

Conventions

Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Washington Annual State Convention – Thursday through Saturday, Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 800 attendees.


 

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