February 28, 2010 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Wednesday

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.

Thursday

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.

Conventions

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.


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