How to Start a New Business – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will present this workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 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 or for more information.
“Top Five Ways to Help Fight Fraud in Your Organization” – Marnie Schroer, financial advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, will sponsor this seminar for business owners, HR managers, nonprofit board members and executive directors. 6 p.m. in the Palm Court private dining room, the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. Free. For reservations, contact Dee Curtis at (509) 455-6069.
Spokane Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting – A networking event today at noon at One World Spokane Community Kitchen, 1804 E. Sprague Ave. Call (509) 389-7290 for more information.
Gonzaga University Aram Lecture on Business Ethics – Annual event will feature author John Dienhart, who is the Frank Shrontz Chair for Professional Ethics at Seattle University. Dienhart will discuss “A CUP of Ethical Leadership: Compassion, Understanding and Pursuit.” Reception begins at 6 p.m.; lecture at 7 p.m., Wolff Auditorium of the Jepson Center, Gonzaga University campus. For more information, call (509) 313-5991.
WSU Executive MBA Program Open House – Reservations are due today. Learn more about Washington State University’s executive master of business administration degree program, Saturday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Riverpoint campus, Student Academic Centre Building, fifth-floor lobby. Call (509) 358-7504 for more information.
32nd Annual Home and Yard Show – Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 18,000 attendees.
WIAA Washington State Boys and Girls 2B Basketball Championships – Wednesday through March 7, Spokane Arena, 7,640 attendees.
Jim Custer Enterprises Spring Arts and Crafts Show – Friday through March 7, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 12,300 attendees.
Great Western Sportfishing Expo – Friday through March 7, Spokane Convention Center, 4,800 attendees.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.