February 7, 2010 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Registration is due today for this meeting featuring Brad and Sara Greene from The Purple Turtle Inc., who will discuss the art of social media. Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Dr. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers and includes lunch. Reservations: www.maspokane.org. For more information, call (208) 676-8001.

Tuesday

Computer Basics: Job Search Series – Whitman County Library’s Occupational Resource Connection Program will offer this class on the basics of the job search process, how to create a cover letter and resume, the set up and use of e-mail and how to store documents online. 4-5:30 p.m., Neill Public Library, 210 N. Grand Ave., Pullman. Free. For more information, call (877) 733-3375 or visit www.whitco.lib.wa.us.

Dine with Style Etiquette Dinner – The University of Idaho is sponsoring this annual professional development event where participants will enjoy a multi-course meal while learning about professional dress and dining etiquette. 5 p.m. in the Idaho Commons, Clearwater/Whitewater Room, University of Idaho, 875 Line St., Moscow. The cost is $20 and tickets are required. Call (208) 885-6121 for more information or visit www.uidaho.edu/careercenter/ events/etiquettedinner.aspx.

Wednesday

How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop from 8:30 a.m.-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 a panel presentation moderated by Bob Cole, CPA for KXLY Broadcast Properties, that will discuss “Best Practices in Accounting and Auditing in the Inland Northwest.” Noon-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 www.wscpa.org.

Job Search Tools: Job Search Series – Whitman County Library’s Occupational Resource Connection Program will offer this class on the WORC Career Program Web site. Participants will learn how to access the site’s career exploration, education, training, resume, cover letter, interviewing and community resources. 4-5:30 p.m., Neill Public Library, 210 N. Grand Ave., Pullman. Free. For more information, call (877) 733-3375 or visit www.whitco.lib.wa.us.

Educational Seminar – Edward Jones financial adviser Kelly Leonard will discuss “Preparing Your Estate Plan,” at 6 p.m. at the law offices of Jay Strugell, 100 E. Neider, Suite 2, Coeur d’Alene. Free. For more information, call (208) 667-8284.

Thursday

“Spokane River Quality and the Law” – Spokane Community College water resources students will host two panel discussions about legal issues involving Spokane River water quantity and quality at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in the Hagan Foundation Center for the Humanities, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. Call (509) 533-7278 or (509) 533-8048 for more information.

Friday

Computer Basics and Job Search Tools – Whitman County Library’s Occupational Resource Connection Program will offer this class that will discuss the basics of the job search process and will introduce the WORC Career Program Web site. 1-3 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St. Free. For more information, call (877) 733-3375 or visit www.whitco.lib.wa.us.

Conventions

National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boating Accident Investigation Seminar – Today through Friday, Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 60 attendees.

Inland Northwest Motorcycle Show and Sale – Friday through Feb. 14, Spokane Convention Center, 11,000 attendees.

International Auto Show – Friday through Feb. 15, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 13,000 attendees.

National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships – Saturday, Plantes Ferry Complex, 750 attendees.


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