Week Ahead

SUNDAY, NOV. 8, 2009


Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Registration is due today for this meeting featuring consultant Merrily Bjerkestrand, who will discuss business etiquette. Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers and includes lunch. Reservations: For more information, call (208) 676-8001.

Workshops for Women Involved in Agriculture – Washington State University Extension will host a series of workshops for women managing their own farming operations. Topics will include: financial management, marketing, organizational and time management skills and risk management strategies. Classes will be held today, Nov. 23, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at WSU Spokane County Extension office, 222 N. Havana St. The cost is $25 for the series and preregistration is requested. Call (509) 745-8531 to register or for more information.


Gonzaga University Graduate School of Business Information Meeting – Learn more about Gonzaga’s graduate business programs today from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. in Coeur d’Alene. Call (509) 313-7047 or visit for more information.


How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the BizStreet Resource Center, Second Floor, 801 W. Riverside Ave. The event is $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Call (509) 353-2800 to register.

Washington Society of CPAs – This Spokane chapter meeting will feature attorneys Richard and Karen Sayre, who will discuss “How to Protect Family Assets Before or During Failing Health.” Noon to 2 p.m. at the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. The cost is $40; lunch is included. Call (509) 747-2158, ext. 218 for more information or visit


Local Producers Forum – The Moscow Food Co-op’s Green Commerce Committee will host this event that will discuss how to increase sales of locally produced food and consumer goods in Moscow. All producers of the Palouse are encouraged to attend. 6 p.m. in the Great Room, 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow. For more information, call (208) 882-8537.


Inland Crafts 27th annual Sale and Exhibition – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 4,680 attendees.

Log Home and Timber Frame Show – Friday through next Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 2,000 attendees.


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