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Week Ahead

Tuesday

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.

“Learning to Learn/Creating a Learning Environment” – The American Society for Training and Development will host this event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Washington-California Room, second floor, COG, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Light refreshments will be provided. The cost is $5/ ASTD members, $10/nonmembers. For more information, call (509) 468-9481 or visit www.astdinw.org.

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Report to the Community – Representatives from Hawaii will discuss the Akaka Bill, Census 2010, native rights issues and more. 6:30 p.m. at the Waste to Energy Plant, Conference Room, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd., Airway Heights. For more information, call (509) 468-9954.

Governor’s Aerospace Summit – Lower-cost registration is due today. The Aerospace Futures Alliance, Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium and Greater Spokane Incorporated will present this event that will include a reception, trade show, keynote speaker, general sessions, networking opportunities and more, Oct. 6-7 at The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. The cost is $125 before Sept. 16, $150 until Oct. 6 and $200 at the door. Call (253) 277-1844 or visit www.afa-wa.com for more information.

Wednesday

“The Faces of Sustainability: The Bottom Line of Going Green” – Part of the Sustainable September campaign sponsored by Community-Minded Enterprises. Learn how to incorporate green practices into your business and save money. Representatives from Lloyd Industries, UNICO Property Management, The Spokane Club, Avista and Community-Minded Enterprises will share examples. 7:45-9 a.m. at The Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. The cost is $20. Tickets are available at the door or at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/72982. Call (509) 869-9438 for information.

Thursday

Post-Carbon Economies – Part of the Sustainable September campaign. The Inland Chapter of Northwest Ecobuilding Guild, Washington State University Design Institute and Emerging Green Builders will present this Webcast featuring author Richard Heinberg, who will discuss post-carbon economies. 7-8:30 p.m. at WSU Spokane, Student Academic Center Room 20, 600 N. Riverpoint Campus. Parking permits required; hourly metered parking available in lot adjacent to building. Call (509) 869-9438 for more information or visit www.sustainableseptemberspokane.org.

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 information.

Saturday

Solar Power Class – Learn the basics of Solar PV and how to get started with projects, today from 9 a.m.-noon at Eco Depot, 1326 E. Sprague Ave. The cost is $35 and includes materials. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (509) 924-8803 or e-mail Nadine@ecodepotinc.com for information.

Conventions

Air Force Gunners Association Fall Annual Reunion – Today through Monday, Doubletree Hotel, Spokane City Center, 300 attendees.

58th annual Spokane Interstate Fair and Stock Show – Today through Sept. 20, Spokane Fair and Expo Center, 240,000 attendees.

Advanced Fetal Monitoring Seminar – Monday through Tuesday, The Davenport Hotel and Tower, 75 attendees.

Washington State Lake Protection Association Annual Conference – Monday through Wednesday, Doubletree Hotel, Spokane City Center, 120 attendees.

Jensen Distribution Services Falls Merchandising Show – Monday through Sept. 20, Spokane Convention Center, 1,000 attendees.



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